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  • Announcements: South county rabies clinic, 'Jumping the Broom' and more

    Rabies clinic Owensville Primary Care, in partnership with Anne Arundel County Animal Control and the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, will hold a summer rabies clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. June 14 at its parking lot, 134 Owensville Road in West...
  • Object Lesson: The León Ferrari bomber crucifixion that Pope Francis called 'blasphemy'

    Object Lesson: The León Ferrari bomber crucifixion that Pope Francis called 'blasphemy'
    It is the sort of sculpture that elicits a gasp. At least that's what I did when I rounded a corner in the galleries at the Walker Art Center when I was in Minneapolis recently and came upon Argentine artist León Ferrari's "La Civilización Occidental y...
  • Lifelong conservationists continue fight

    Lifelong conservationists continue fight
    For Herb and Charlotte Read, protecting the dunes is just like breathing, eating, and sleeping. Herb, 89, and Charlotte, 86, began their love affair with Lake Michigan and the dunes before they were married, and for Herb, before he was born. "I like...
  • Around Annapolis: Indian Creek grad has the drive and determination to get it all done

    Around Annapolis: Indian Creek grad has the drive and determination to get it all done
    Ric Hughen said signs of his daughter Rachael Hughen's determination and drive to push herself were present since her kindergarten days. "Literally the signs were there in kindergarten," he said. "I remember when she was a little kid in kindergarten and...
  • Texas universities seek curbs on new law allowing concealed guns on campus

    Texas universities seek curbs on new law allowing concealed guns on campus
    Just days after the Texas Senate voted to legalize concealed guns on college campuses, university officials and opponents of the bill are already thinking of ways to limit its reach. Although some university faculty members and students fought the...
  • Pay attention to this political power-grab of a court case

    Pay attention to this political power-grab of a court case
    For some unknown reason this basic principle had escaped me. I knew the basis for drawing up congressional and state legislative districts is based on the census done every 10 years. And I also knew the census counts not only citizens who live in the...
  • Madonna and Young: Is Rick Santorum campaigning to be vice president?

    Madonna and Young: Is Rick Santorum campaigning to be vice president?
    It was quite a run. Since 1968, the Republican presidential nominee has been an incumbent president, incumbent vice president, a former vice president, son of a president or a runner-up in the previous presidential primary. Just being the previous...
  • Rubio's youth is no advantage without ample war chest

    WASHINGTON -- In announcing his formal candidacy for the presidency, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio started out in the shadow of a video -- Hillary Clinton's electronic declaration that she is after the same job. Making his opening bid at a Miami rally,...
  • Place blame where it belongs [Letter]

    Editor: This is in response to Frank Batavick’s article “Blame to go around in Baltimore.” Frank said “the conservative media blaming the fatherless sons, welfare mothers and ineffective civil rights leaders is a tactics of the...
  • Wandering Eye: Why Hillary Clinton could benefit from Martin O'Malley, 'Trickle-Down Gentrification,' and more

    Wandering Eye: Why Hillary Clinton could benefit from Martin O'Malley, 'Trickle-Down Gentrification,' and more
    Jacobin Magazine's "Trickle-Down Gentrification" makes the larger point that for some reason needs constant repetition: that building lots and lots of luxury condos does not actually make life better—or housing cheaper—for most of us. But...
  • Happy Rockefeller dies at 88; wife of Nelson Rockefeller

    Happy Rockefeller dies at 88; wife of Nelson Rockefeller
    "Most people can get a divorce without having the world hang on it," Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller once told a reporter. But in 1963, divorce was still a scandal. And she and her husband were not "most people." That year, she married Nelson...