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  • The failed war on drugs continues to amass casualties in Baltimore and beyond

    The failed war on drugs continues to amass casualties in Baltimore and beyond
    As rightly concerned and upset as we are about Freddie Gray's death in police custody, we ought to be just as concerned about the body count that existed prior to his death and has been on the rise ever since (there have been roughtly three dozen...
  • MVA drops parallel parking from driver's test

    MVA drops parallel parking from driver's test
    The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration has eliminated its parallel parking requirement for its driving skills test. The change went into effect on Tuesday, MVA spokesman Buel Young said. Young said the MVA made the decision after realizing that...
  • County, municipalities question state ethics law

    County, municipalities question state ethics law
    Several local municipalities have failed to implement a five-year-old state ethics law that has been called confusing by some Carroll County officials. State jurisdictions were supposed to comply with the law by late 2011, but confusion regarding...
  • Leaders call for regional approach to disparities

    Leaders call for regional approach to disparities
    A group of thinkers from government, academia and nonprofits unveiled Monday the last piece of a three-year, $3.5 million plan outlining ways to address poverty and other deeply entrenched problems facing the Baltimore region. The catch: It's not...
  • Edwards hits Van Hollen over Medicare letter tied to trade

    Edwards hits Van Hollen over Medicare letter tied to trade
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Donna F. Edwards' campaign for Senate criticized Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday for not signing a letter opposed to Medicare cuts included in a trade bill pending in Congress, her latest effort to draw a distinction with him in...
  • City Council: All bark but no bite on school layoffs

    City Council: All bark but no bite on school layoffs
    Some members of the Baltimore City Council are fuming over city schools CEO Gregory Thornton's handling of layoffs within the system and have decided to hold up the school budget for at least a few days over their concerns. And while there may be some...
  • Vogt tells supporters he's in for 6th District

    Vogt tells supporters he's in for 6th District
    WASHINGTON -- A Republican state lawmaker and Marine veteran announced Tuesday he will run against Rep. John Delaney in Maryland's 6th Congressional District. David E. Vogt III of Brunswick briefly sought the GOP nomination for the seat in the 2014...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Our electoral structure not only shuts out third parties; it shuts out women

    Our electoral structure not only shuts out third parties; it shuts out women
    During lectures and public appearances, I'm sometimes asked why Libertarians and other third-party movements make ample noise yet never win a sufficient number of elected offices in the United States to at least rattle the cages of the Democrats and...
  • Maryland embraces solar power

    Maryland embraces solar power
    For too long, solar energy has primarily been available to Maryland residents who live in single-family homes with maximum sun exposure who can afford to pay for the installation of solar panels on their sloped roofs. Thanks to two bills passed by the...
  • Democratic club asking Hogan to restore education, Maryland Hall cuts

    Democratic club asking Hogan to restore education, Maryland Hall cuts
    The District 30 Democratic Club released a blog post Wednesday, urging people to call Gov. Larry Hogan's office and ask him to reverse his decision on education and Maryland Hall funding. Hogan has announced he won't release $68 million in money for...