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  • Amid all the talk of legalizing marijuana, treatment gets forgotten [Letter]

    Amid all the talk of legalizing marijuana, treatment gets forgotten [Letter]
    The Maryland Legislature is forgetting one key element in their efforts to fight drug abuse in the state: increased treatment. During the current General Assembly session, legislators introduced and debated bills on legalizing marijuana, decriminalizing...
  • Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95

    Traffic: Crashes cleared on I-95
    Separate crashes that shut down Interstate 95 in both directions near the Caton Avenue exit for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning have been cleared, according to state transportation departments. The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management said...
  • Smoke-free beaches [Editorial]

    Smoke-free beaches  [Editorial]
    Polls show a majority of Americans support bans on smoking in public places. That wasn't true a decade ago, but the numbers are so high now — between 55 and 59 percent in recent years, according to Gallup — that a growing number of cities,...
  • Girls lacrosse preseason poll

    Girls lacrosse preseason poll
    1. McDonogh Coach: Chris Robinson Last season: 22-0, No. 1 Postseason: Interschoalstic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference champion Outlook: The Eagles finished last season ranked No. 1 nationally for the fourth-straight time and every...
  • Baltimore County school board bill passes Senate

    Baltimore County school board bill passes Senate
    The Maryland Senate unanimously passed legislation that would create a part-elected, part-appointed school board in Baltimore County as an issue that came into the legislative session as a point of contention moved toward an amicable resolution. The 45-...
  • Maryland State Police arrest 120 suspected drunken drivers over St. Patrick's weekend

    Maryland State Police arrest 120 suspected drunken drivers over St. Patrick's weekend
    State Police arrested a total of 120 people on suspicion of drunken driving in Maryland during the St. Patrick's Day weekend, a prime time for catching inebriated drivers. From Friday through Monday, state troopers across the state used "sobriety...
  • Bill would allow doctors to write marijuana 'recommendation' for their patients

    Bill would allow doctors to write marijuana 'recommendation' for their patients
    Responding to growing public support for medical use of marijuana, the House of Delegates approved legislation Monday that would allow specially licensed physicians in Maryland to recommend the drug to patients with debilitating medical conditions....
  • Traffic: Accidents cleared, traffic moving as commute winds down

    Traffic: Accidents cleared, traffic moving as commute winds down
    At 9 a.m., there appear to be few issues remaining related to the morning commute. The Maryland Department of Transportation is still reporting an accident in Baltimore City on I-95 north at Exit 52 with the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, but it's off to...
  • Joy Wheeler, conservationist

    Joy Wheeler, conservationist
    Joy Gettel Wheeler, a volunteer who taught children about the environment at the Cylburn Arboretum, died of multiple myeloma March 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. She was 87 and lived in Towson. Born Joy Gettel in Baltimore and raised on Walker...
  • City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students

    City school board considers tuition increase for nonresident students
    The Baltimore school board is considering a more than 20 percent tuition increase next year for students who are not residents, which would make the city's rates higher than Baltimore County's and competitive with some Catholic programs. Officials have...
  • Marijuana hearings reflect public opinion shift

    Marijuana hearings reflect public opinion shift
    An NAACP leader, a former Maryland State Police major, a candidate for governor and a mother seeking to help her son with epilepsy converged Thursday on Annapolis to support more liberal marijuana laws. A number of bills, backed by lawmakers from a...