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  • Letters: Confederate flag; Police records; O'Malley's a scream

     Letters: Confederate flag; Police records; O'Malley's a scream
    Confederate flag I do not ever remember agreeing with Carl Snowden. He was quoted in the article on the Confederate battle flag (The Sunday Capital, June 28) as having agreed with the idea that the battle flag had been stolen by "hate groups". If he was...
  • Minimum wage is going up a quarter in Maryland

    Maryland's minimum wage is going up a quarter. It increases from $8 to $8.25 on Wednesday. The increase is one of several approved by the Maryland General Assembly last year, when then-Gov. Martin O'Malley made the increase a priority of his last...
  • Politics isn't all electioneering, Dominion's Farrell notes

    Politics isn’t all electioneering and legislative deal-making, as Dominion Resources CEO Tom Farrell (who knows a bit about deal-making himself) pointed out last week at a recent industry conference in Williamsburg. Farrell believes that social...
  • Jaffe for U.S. Senate

    Reporter John Fritze's article on the U.S. Senate race in Maryland infers that a credible Baltimore candidate has to be either a career politician or a person who has the capability of raising millions of dollars in campaign contributions ("Senate...
  • An open letter to Gov. Hogan

    Dear Gov. Hogan: I met you just once when you were on the campaign trail last summer, so I won't pretend that I know you very well. But, like many other Marylanders, I couldn't help but feel deeply saddened by your announcement earlier this week that...
  • City leaders seek path to reverse Hogan Red Line call

    City leaders seek path to reverse Hogan Red Line call
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore lawmakers and other city leaders vowed Monday to find a way to revive the $2.9 billion Red Line that has been flatly rejected by Gov. Larry Hogan. After a closed-door meeting that included business...
  • Sykesville seeks state amendment to alcohol law

    Sykesville seeks state amendment to alcohol law
    Sykesville's Wine and Arts Festival in May was seen as arguably the most successful event in the town's history, drawing 6,000 visitors and bringing in more than $20,000. Town officials are hoping to duplicate the event's success in the future, only...
  • Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland

    Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland
    With the state publishing draft regulations for medical marijuana and an infrastructure for growing and distributing it coming into view, Marylanders who suffer from chronic pain or debilitating disease could gain access to the drug by the middle of...
  • Five questions with Michael Frenz, stadium authority executive director

    Five questions with Michael Frenz, stadium authority executive director
    For a longtime sports fan, Michael Frenz's job allows him to stay close — literally — to athletics at the highest level. As executive director of the Maryland Stadium Authority, Frenz has an office in the warehouse at Oriole Park at Camden...
  • In West Baltimore, frustration over Red Line's demise

    In West Baltimore, frustration over Red Line's demise
    At the Edmondson Village Shopping Center on Friday, folks weren't happy. For at least a decade, residents had heard that the light rail project known as the Red Line was going to help revitalize the area, which is marked with potholes and dilapidated...
  • Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling
    Matt Gibbons shed tears of joy Friday morning when he heard about the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming the right to same-sex marriage. "In my lifetime, I thought this would never happen," the 58-year-old Union Bridge resident said. "It was just one...