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  • Proposed Marijuana Dispensary Prompts Passionate Response In Wethersfield

    WETHERSFIELD — A proposed zoning amendment that could allow a medical marijuana dispensary to open on the Silas Deane Highway provoked passionate arguments both for and against Tuesday. Speaking at a public hearing before the planning and zoning...
  • After son's suicide, Pennsylvania couple starts foundation

    PHILADELPHIA Dan Maxwell played varsity lacrosse, football, and basketball at Radnor High School. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He had a great sense of humor, and girls at school had crushes on him. Maxwell graduated in June. In July, he...
  • Berks County art collection fetches $4.3 million

    The art collection of Reading hosiery magnate George D. Horst — squirreled away for decades in a building on the family's Berks County compound — was sold by Freeman's auction house Sunday for $4.3 million. The top three works from the...
  • Kathleen Kane furor over corruption probe may be excessive

    At first glance, it looked like another damaging blunder for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. She shut down a corruption investigation of fellow Democrats in Philadelphia — four current legislators and a former judge — even...
  • A better box ban [Editorial]

    A better box ban  [Editorial]
    A proposal in the Baltimore City Council to prohibit employers from asking about the criminal history of prospective employees until late in the hiring process has produced a strong backlash from the business community, and in particular the Greater...
  • A glitch in Obamacare marketplace no one noticed

    Nearly six months after the disastrous launch of HealthCare.gov, with the website running smoothly and more than five million people signed up as open enrollment heads to a close, a new glitch has come to light: Incorrect poverty-level guidelines are...
  • Medical students meet their match

    Medical students meet their match
    Keith King was kicked out at age 18 from the religious commune in Pennsylvania where he grew up. He had $150 and no place to go after he defied the elders, telling them he wanted to leave and pursue his dream of becoming a doctor. Nearly a decade later,...
  • Bill would let NRA sue Allentown, other cities over gun laws

    Bill would let NRA sue Allentown, other cities over gun laws
    Gun-rights advocates could sue Allentown, Wilson and other municipalities that have local laws requiring people to report lost or stolen firearms, according to one of several gun bills approved Tuesday by a House committee. House Bill 2011, which...
  • Harold Jackson: A nomination is scuttled, but justice is the real victim

    One old movie I usually can't help but watch if it is on TV is the film adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "To Kill a Mockingbird." It was a real treat when I returned home to Alabama a few years ago to attend a 50th anniversary...
  • Trudy Rubin: U.S. needs new strategy for humanitarian aid to Syria

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine should finally end the administration's fantasy that Moscow will help stop the war in Syria. And it ought to force the White House to forge a new strategy to deal with the most shocking humanitarian crisis of the century,...
  • Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65

    Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65
    Carol Kinne, who channeled her idealism and her passion for diversity into programs that championed community service and cultural understanding among students at Park School, died of cancer at her home in Baltimore on March 9. The Mount Washington...