| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:45 PM
One of the most challenging things anyone can do is to put him or herself in the shoes of another, especially someone from a different racial or religious background.
Yet in a pluralist, diverse society, it's essential that we all be able to do that. As...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Congratulations to Sen. Barbara Mikulski on her stance regarding the Patuxent River Air Station and the prolonged initiative to place wind turbines in Somerset County ("Eastern Shore wind farm: Let the Navy decide," Aug. 18).
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Providing incentives to our best teachers to instruct our students with the greatest needs will improve these children's education. Rewarding teachers for their exceptional efforts in improving outcomes for these students will help keep them in the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:18 AM
On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday.
Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Diners rejoice! Baltimore City is celebrating its summer Restaurant Week through Aug. 10, and Baltimore County restaurants kick off their celebration Friday. The events offer a great way to discover new places and fresh tastes or revisit old favorites...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:39 PM
As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school.
More than from any other school...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Ruling that the popular ride-sharing company Uber Technologies is subject to the same regulations imposed on other for-hire vehicle services in the state, state regulators at the same time ordered a revision of those rules to reflect the changing...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Beretta U.S.A., the American arm of the iconic Italian firearm maker, said Tuesday that it would move all of its U.S. manufacturing activities from Prince George's County to Tennessee in response to the gun control law the Maryland General Assembly passed...
| Jul 7, 2014
Last week, D.C. Vote, a 40,000-member advocacy group pushing for District of Columbia voting rights, called on supporters to boycott Eastern Shore vacation spots — including Ocean City — this summer. Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray even...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Maryland's next governor will have great control over our tax rate as well as how that money is spent. Larry Hogan, the Republican candidate, does not want to discuss the latter in the context of family planning. He avoided that subject in his response to...