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  • Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss

    Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss
    Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday. "It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
  • Justice for Maryland's HBCUs

    Justice for Maryland's HBCUs
    For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate. The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
  • Giving illegal immigrants drivers license encourages them to break more laws

    As a life-long Maryland citizen, I completely oppose efforts within our misguided General Assembly to pass the Maryland Highway Safety Act of 2013, which would allow the state to issue a Maryland driver's license to illegal immigrants ("State Senate...
  • Immigrant family in U.S. sees better life back home

    Immigrant family in U.S. sees better life back home
    Luis Barcenas still recalls the terror of being kidnapped at gunpoint while driving a truck on a Mexican highway 14 years ago, a traumatic two days that compelled him to move his family to Chicago in search of a better life. But after years of...
  • 2012 in review

    2012 in review
    It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1. But if the state's newly...
  • Will we be who we say we are?

    Will we be who we say we are?
    I devoted most of my columns over the last several weeks to the holidays, the memories they invoke and the way they bring people together. But as the year draws to a close, even I am surprised to see that none of the scenes I drew took place in church...
  • 33 'Dreamers' detained at Texas border crossing, activist says

    An update to our Q&A posted earlier about a group of undocumented youths attempting to cross the U.S. border into Texas: 30 of them and three of their parents were detained at the Laredo crossing, one of the organizers told the Los Angeles Times on Monday...
  • It's morning again in Maryland

    It's morning again in Maryland
    Lost amid our gloom and doom over the tea partiers' nonsensical, reactionary effort to bring down effective government in Washington is this happy local counterweight: 2013 has been an incredibly fruitful year for the forces of forward-thinking government...
  • New Voices: Reform must include students who arrived in the U.S. legally

    On April 17, I got a call around 3 a.m. My friend Melissa said, "It's here! It's here!" I was half asleep, but I knew exactly what she was talking about. I started up my computer before I even turned on the light in my dorm room. I had been waiting...
  • For Maryland Republicans, new messenger, same message

    For Maryland Republicans, new messenger, same message
    Maryland's House Republicans decided this week to jettison Del. Anthony J. O'Donnell from the leadership of their caucus on the grounds that a new messenger is needed to revitalize the party's prospects and pick up seats in the 2014 election. We wish...
  • Ruben Barrales, party guy

     Ruben Barrales, party guy
    When President Obama told students in Mexico that without the support of U.S. Latinos he would not be president, he wasn't talking about the GOP's Ruben Barrales. But Barrales gets the message. He is the son of immigrants, and San Mateo County's first...