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  • Panel addresses transgender inclusion in Gloucester County schools

    Panel addresses transgender inclusion in Gloucester County schools
    Former School Board member Ronnie Cohen cautioned Gloucester County schools on how it addresses a proposed transgender restroom use policy. Cohen, a professor of business law at Christopher Newport University who previously served on the Gloucester...
  • White, Latino police officers claim racial bias after Cleveland shooting

    While much of the world last week was focusing on events in Ferguson, Mo., or on the case of a 12-year-old who displayed a realistic toy gun and was shot to death by a police officer in Cleveland, a different kind of confrontation involving police and...
  • A home for the holidays, with help from Hispanic Unity

    A home for the holidays, with help from Hispanic Unity
    It was only early November, but already the Anice family's Christmas tree was glowing in a living room corner of their new home. The Anices bought their West Park house in July, marking a milestone years in the making. Now, the family is excited to...
  • Ferguson protests probed; Brown's stepfather investigated

    Ferguson protests probed; Brown's stepfather investigated
    The Missouri National Guard is starting to scale back its presence in the St. Louisarea as angry protests over the lack of an indictment in the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager ease, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said on Tuesday. St. Louis...
  • Obama vows to address 'simmering distrust' between police, minorities

    Obama vows to address 'simmering distrust' between police, minorities
    President Barack Obama made a forceful pledge on Monday to use his last two years in office to address the "simmering distrust" between police and minority communities as he requested $263 million for the federal response to the civil rights upheaval...
  • U.S. attorney general to issue new guidance on racial profiling

    U.S. attorney general to issue new guidance on racial profiling
    Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday he would soon release new guidelines to limit racial profiling by federal law enforcement, a move long awaited by civil rights advocates. Holder announced his plan at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where...
  • Hopkins joins Pa.-based health system in buying medical equipment company

    Hopkins joins Pa.-based health system in buying medical equipment company
    Johns Hopkins Home Care Group acquired a minority ownership stake in Klingensmith Healthcare, a supplier of respiratory and home medical equipment in Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network bought a controlling interest in...
  • Who's next?

    Who's next?
    What Marylander had the biggest impact on the state in 2014? The Sun is asking for your nominations for the 2014 Marylander of the Year. Please send them to talkback@baltimoresun.com and include "Marylander of the Year" in the subject line. We'll announce...
  • Outgoing L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina opts for new challenge

    Outgoing L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina opts for new challenge
    As departing Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina was being honored last week for her 23 years in the office, she paused to reminisce about her rocky beginning. "Everything seemed like a battle in those early years," she told gathered family,...
  • Dec. 2 Letters: The Virginia Way, civil rights protests

    Plenty of room for reform Your Nov. 30 editorial ("A thorough examination,") about legislative reform in Virginia, following the eight-part series "The Virginia Way," was encouraging. It is great that you will look for remedies to "… some of the...
  • No severance for Ferguson cop who resigned over safety concerns

    No severance for Ferguson cop who resigned over safety concerns
    The white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, this summer, got no severance deal when he resigned from the force, the mayor of the St. Louis suburb said on Sunday. The officer, Darren Wilson, announced...