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  • Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger

    Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger
    Fifth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. When he campaigns in residential areas, Democrat Douglas F. Gansler practically sprints from door to door. He's trying to meet as many voters as he can. But it can appear he is chasing somebody....
  • Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course

    Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course
    First in a series of profiles of candidates for governor Republican Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep-blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out much hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win his party's primary,...
  • Curb violence with love, attention: My Word

    Tighter gun control is not likely to stop the continual rash of grisly killings by young adult shooters of innocent students, teachers and staff at schools across our country. One remedy to this trend is something available to every parent every day for...
  • Baltimore City endorsements [Editorial]

    Baltimore City endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements for the following races in Baltimore City: District 41 In District 41 in the Northwest reaches of the city, incumbents Samuel "Sandy" Rosenberg, Jill Carter and Nathaniel Oaks, all House veterans, have performed well as a...
  • Supreme Court upholds key element in federal gun laws

    Supreme Court upholds key element in federal gun laws
    The Supreme Court upheld federal gun laws that make it a crime when buying a weapon to lie about plans to give it to someone else. By a 5-4 vote, the justices agreed that a "straw purchaser" of a gun is guilty of a crime, even if he and the ultimate...
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  • U.S. top court rules against 'straw buyer' in gun case

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to gun control advocates on Monday by upholding the conviction of a former police officer from Virginia who lied when he stated he was buying a handgun for himself when it actually was for a...
  • Grayslake discusses gun shops

    Grayslake discusses gun shops
    Retail gun and ammunition shops will be allowed in certain parts of Grayslake if an amendment to the village's zoning ordinance passes at the next board meeting. The village's committee of the whole agreed on the amendment's provisions, which would allow...
  • Maryland Gov. O'Malley tests presidential waters in New Hampshire visit

    Maryland Gov. O'Malley tests presidential waters in New Hampshire visit
    Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley was in New Hampshire this weekend to rub shoulders with influential Democrats in the early-voting state as he begins to test the waters for a presidential run in 2016. The charismatic Democrat, who is considered a...
  • Related story: Gun violence at U.S. schools continues to grow sharply

    A fatal shooting inĀ Oregon on Tuesday was theĀ 31st firearms attack at a U.S. school since the start of the year, marking a sharp acceleration in the rash of violence that has occurred on campuses across the nation. The incidents range from the 20 people...
  • Gun Owners Are Wrong Target

    Regarding the editorial "The Carnage Continues" [June 13]: Drug dealers fight over turf, users steal to pay for their habit. Gang members fight over turf and insults. They kill other dealers, users, gang members and innocent bystanders. Angry people...