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Jesse Jackson is right. In response to the face-off in Arizona between President Barack Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week, Jackson said, "Even George Wallace did not put his finger in Dr. King's face." And it's true; he didn't. Similarly, not...
WDBJ7 Associate ProducerA federal judge has ordered the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors to stop opening its meetings with prayer, at least for the time being. A woman who regularly attended the meetings filed an anonymous lawsuit against the Board. The American...
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is gearing up for a tough fight over her plan to raise Baltimore's bottle tax to pay for repairs to dilapidated city schools. A bill to increase the 2-cent tax to 5 cents – and devote all bottle-tax...
Frank Pape leapt into the city's conscience with a gun in his hand — a gun he wasn't afraid to use during his storied career as a Chicago cop. Before he retired in April 1972, he would be called the "city's toughest cop," "the cop all hoodlums...
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Gov. Martin O'Malley used his State of the State address Wednesday to make his case for his most ambitious legislative agenda since taking office. Now comes the hard job of selling it. In an upbeat, 33-minute speech to both chambers of the General...
As a small-business owner on Clay Street, the rough-and-tumble Annapolis community where he grew up, Michael McFarland was keenly aware of the need for mentors for the neighborhood's youth. In the early 1970s, when he owned a laundromat there, he began...
William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
The Hartford CourantAs a federal judge set a January 2013 trial date for four East Haven police officers charged with civil rights violations, the prosecutor Thursday expressed reservations about turning over witness lists to the defense because fellow officers are on it....
The Hartford CourantDealing with immigration law is primarily a federal issue, but over the past 10 years local police departments have issued 14 tickets under an obscure state statute that prohibits businesses from employing someone who is in the country illegally. Half of...
The Hartford CourantThey were known as "Miller's boys," a small group of East Haven officers on the 4-to-midnight shift arrested Tuesday following a long federal investigation and charged with terrorizing Latinos who dared enter the town's borders. Federal authorities...
Analysts with the National Security Agency see the threats coming at corporate America: viruses, worms and other malware targeting the computer networks that serve the nation's banks, utilities and businesses. But the 64-year-old law that established the...
Sedgwick County Commissioners passed a measure allowing people with concealed carry permits to bring their weapons into some county-owned buildings. Commissioner Richard Ranzau said the law was to help protect the rights of gun owners, "if you can't...
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