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  • Text Of Wyman's Speech Accepting Nomination For Re-Election

    Text Of Wyman's Speech Accepting Nomination For Re-Election
    Here is the text of Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman's speech Friday, accepting the Democratic Party's nomination to run for re-election, as prepared for delivery:  Thank you. Thank you very much.  I want to start by thanking my husband of 47 years Mike, my...
  • Brochin, DeJuliis square off in redrawn north county district

    Brochin, DeJuliis square off in redrawn north county district
    Baltimore County Democrat Jim Brochin calls himself the most independent member of the Maryland Senate. That kind of talk hasn't won him too many friends among party leaders. Gov. Martin O'Malley has endorsed his opponent. So has Baltimore County...
  • GM issues 4 more recalls, affecting 2.42 million vehicles

    General Motors Co.'s recall saga continued Tuesday with the beleaguered automaker recalling another 2.42 million vehicles in the U.S. for four separate issues. None of the four recalls is related to GM's faulty ignition switches. That issue, which has...
  • Letter: Whatever the reason, it's still exclusion

    Re. “Hills residents deserve gates,” Mailbag, May 14. In her letter to the editor, Ms. Pulvers acknowledges that residents enjoy driving up to take in the view, which the gates would preclude. Further her reference to “day hikers”...
  • Return of 'mansionization' has some L.A. homeowners grumbling

    Return of 'mansionization' has some L.A. homeowners grumbling
    Six years ago, Los Angeles politicians imposed new limits on the size of new and renovated houses, promising to rein in what they called "homes on steroids" dwarfing blocks of smaller buildings. But as the housing market rebounds and construction...
  • L.A. County's colorful, corrupt, backstabbing and bookish assessors

    L.A. County's colorful, corrupt, backstabbing and bookish assessors
    In endorsing prosecutor John Morris for county assessor, The Times editorial page on Tuesday referred to a few of the county’s more colorful assessors. How can a person with as bookish a job as tax assessor be colorful? Here are a few shades and...
  • 'Transformers': A Splendidly Patriotic Film, If You Happen To Be Chinese (Opinion)

    Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions. Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
  • Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April

    Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April
    Chicago-area home prices rose 2 percent in the month of April alone, enabling local housing market values to remain more than 10 percent ahead of last year, according to a housing barometer released Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed...
  • In Theory: Shunning the idea of an atheist-in-law

    A section of a recent Pew Center Research poll on political polarization and family life asked Americans how they would react if a member of their immediate family told them they were going to marry one of the following: an atheist, a gun owner, someone...
  • Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide

     Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide
    Just as spring brings baseball and autumn means football, early summer is Supreme Court season. For a few weeks, all eyes turn to the Marble Palace, as the court tackles (or punts) many of the great legal issues of our time. The latest string of...
  • Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued

    Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued
    Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening. The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....