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Frosh for attorney general
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:37:00 EDT
Much of the day-to-day work of Maryland's attorney general involves managing a legion of attorneys who provide counsel and legal advice to state government agencies large and small and to various boards and commissions. Nonetheless, the job is not to serve the governor or his administration but...
Spring Ridge danger
Why are airplanes and helicopters free to fly over highly populated areas such as Spring Ridge? If the tragic accident of Oct. 23 happened over Spring Ridge, many more lives likely would have been los
EDITORIAL: The untapped potential oil sheikdom of America
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:09:13 -0400
Saudi Arabia is no longer king of the oil patch, and the United States can put the 1970s oil shortage down the memory hole and act again like the world's No. 1 producer. American drillers pull 12.3 million barrels of oil out of the ground every day. The Saudis pump ...
Challenging voter eligibility
Four Frederick County residents have filed suit against the state and county boards of elections, claiming that local voter rolls include names of individuals who should be ineligible to vote.
Known and respected Blaine since boyhood
I have known Blaine Young since I was a young boy, after first meeting him on the basketball courts at John Hanson.
Jenkins’ ‘last line’ statement concerning
Should Frederick County be at war with the federal government?
General Assembly Republicans right on Question 1
Question 1 on the November ballot proposes a constitutional amendment, which seems equally likely to accomplish nothing at all or to make matters worse. The proposal would create a “lockbox” for the s
Blaine’s positives far outweigh his negatives
I want someone for county executive who will actually answer the questions when asked. I want someone who does what they say they will do, someone I can trust that will follow through with their promi
Carroll’s transit phobia
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:45:00 EDT
Outsiders might be shocked to learn that Carroll County promotes itself as a tourism destination. From wineries to Civil War sights, walking tours and recreational opportunities, the county touts all sorts of things to come see and do. The official visitors guide beckons with a "Welcome to...
It was a Saturday afternoon. I was driving east on Park Mills Road in southern Frederick County following about three car lengths behind a white minivan. Traveling 35 mph on this narrow two-lane windi
If Young, et al. are re-elected, FNP will bear much blame
Congratulations on your Sunday Commentary, “Giving away the farm?” I have to ask, however: Why did you pose it as a question instead of stating it as palpable fact? And why has it taken you so long to
Above the fray
Now that Election Day is near (thank heavens), one person has risen above the fray and that would be Sandra Dalton, clerk of the Circuit Court. No nasty exchanges, just work as usual, where her touche
The Saylors and Chuck Jenkins
I have been astonished at how the Ethan Saylor matter has become a political issue. No question that the death of a loved one, or anyone for that matter, is grievous and deserves sympathy and empathy.
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