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  • Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Global warming; Heart surgery

    Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Global warming; Heart surgery
    Global warming A letter was published stating that global warming was a hoax (The Capital, April 26). This just isn't true and here are facts that anyone can check for himself. Data collected by scientists around the world, including those at the...
  • Md. must protect bees

    Md. must protect bees
    It is unfortunate that the U.S. Department of Agriculture findings that show Maryland beekeepers lost 61 percent of their colonies last year were not available just a few months earlier when the legislative committee I serve upon listened to chemical...
  • An agenda for welfare reform

    An agenda for welfare reform
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rightly points out that we need to address the "epidemic of out-of-wedlock pregnancies and the central roles of fathers in the home" ("Who will lead a new Baltimore?" June 5). Here's a partial agenda proposed by Ron...
  • Baltimore police contract hurts accountability, study says

    Baltimore police contract hurts accountability, study says
    The contract between Baltimore and the Fraternal Order of Police contains several impediments to accountability, according to a report from a criminologist who often examines policies for the U.S. Department of Justice. In an 11-page report, Samuel...
  • What if 'Veep' elects to leave?

    What if 'Veep' elects to leave?
    The HBO comedy "Veep" has been a big success for its network, its producers and its stars including Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays the title character, a former Maryland senator and presidential candidate propelled into the vice presidency and now the...
  • A new track for the Preakness

    A new track for the Preakness
    The Inner Harbor, Harbor East, Camden Yards and many other such projects were all success. Now it's time to take Baltimore and its image to the next level. I propose the creation of a Super Track, which would combine a horse racing facility with a new...
  • Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Key School plan; Patriots' cheating

     Letters: Maryland Hall funding; Key School plan; Patriots' cheating
    Maryland Hall funding The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is extremely disappointed to learn that funding for capital improvements at Maryland Hall was singled out for deletion from the state's 2016 budget. Moving this project forward is vital to us...
  • Former Republican governor of Puerto Rico speaks at Anne Arundel Lincoln-Reagan Day

     Former Republican governor of Puerto Rico speaks at Anne Arundel Lincoln-Reagan Day
    Instead of staying in Prince George's County last night, Provi Ortiz, 54, traveled to Glen Burnie to hear remarks from a fellow Puerto Rican. She had never attended the Anne Arundel Lincoln-Reagan Day before, but Luis Fortuño the former Republican...
  • Who raises a rioter? Not a two-parent family

    Who raises a rioter? Not a two-parent family
    First things first. It's too late to ask, "Where are the parents?" (May 30) as letter writer Rita Animashaun did. In he case of most rioters, there are not parents plural but only one, a single mother. Although many single mothers succeed in raising...
  • State police on hook for funding Annapolis barrack

    State police on hook for funding Annapolis barrack
    Money cut from Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts won't be used to reopen the state police barrack in Annapolis by this fall. Instead the state police will have to come up with the money from its current budget, a figure that dropped this week from a...
  • 'Veep' may be on the move. Maryland-based HBO series gets tax credits to film in California

    'Veep' may be on the move. Maryland-based HBO series gets tax credits to film in California
    The political comedy series "Veep," which has been filmed the past four years in Columbia and elsewhere in Maryland, might be on the verge of pulling up stakes after landing $6.5 million in tax credits from California to shoot there. An HBO spokeswoman...