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  • Death penalty limbo [Editorial]

    Death penalty limbo  [Editorial]
    The continued existence of Maryland's death row a year after the General Assembly abolished capital punishment was brought into question by two events this month, one obvious and one less so. The first is the death, apparently of natural causes, of one of...
  • Harford faces potential flooding, power outages from rainstorm

    Harford faces potential flooding, power outages from rainstorm
    Harford County emergency officials began bracing for potential flooding Tuesday afternoon, with between 3 to 5 inches of additional rain forecast to fall on the county in the ensuing 24 to 48 hours. Representatives from the Harford County Department of...
  • Hogan puts spending cutbacks first

    Hogan puts spending cutbacks first
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Tuesday night that he would focus on controlling Maryland's spending before moving to roll back what he called the "40 consecutive tax increases" adopted under Gov. Martin O'Malley. Appearing at a...
  • First TV debates announced in governor's race

    The first televised debate in Maryland's Democratic primary for governor will be May 7, followed by a second debate on June 2, according to the stations that will broadcast them. The first TV debate matching Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General...
  • Brown wins straw poll in Western Md.; Lollar ahead in GOP convention tally

    Brown wins straw poll in Western Md.; Lollar ahead in GOP convention tally
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown won a straw poll of Western Maryland Democrats who gathered Saturday in one of the most Republican-dominated regions of the state. Brown outpolled fellow gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler 76-64 at...
  • An issue that will be back [Editorial]

    When it comes to the status of marijuana in Maryland, Sheriff Jesse Bane was absolutely right when he told the Harford County Council last week: "I will guarantee you dollars to doughnuts they will be back next year to legalize marijuana..." For better,...
  • Adam Thompson Run raises $25,000 for Harford nursing scholarships

    More than 300 people participated in Saturday morning's third annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk at Harford Community College. The race, conducted on a USA Track and Field certified course, raised $25,000 to benefit nursing scholarships and honored the...
  • Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens

    Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens
    "This started a year ago," Ann Giroux said, surrounded by gift bags and silent auction items in her Greenway mansion with its tulip-lined walkway overlooking Sherwood Gardens. Giroux was referring to the planning for the Champagne and Tulips Gala on...
  • Harford law enforcement officers recognized for DUI arrests

    The Harford County State's Attorney's Office recently honored top area law enforcement officers who made outstanding drunk and drugged driving arrests in 2013. The annual award ceremony was held April 30 in the Harford County Courthouse's ceremonial...
  • Weakened tea [Editorial]

    Weakened tea  [Editorial]
    The centrist shift of the Republican Party, first observed last fall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide re-election, continued this week with GOP establishment candidates defeating tea party challengers in primary races. The most visible...
  • Craig, George call for investigation of Hogan

    Craig, George call for investigation of Hogan
    Two Republican candidates shook up the GOP's placid race for governor Wednesday by asking Maryland election officials to investigate one of their rivals, saying that his use of a conservative advocacy group to raise money violates state law. Harford...