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How the ICC will change Maryland

The first phase of Maryland's newest superhighway, the Intercounty Connector, will open to traffic on Feb. 22, running between Gaithersburg and Georgia Avenue. Once that happens, Montgomery County will never quite be the same. On one hand, it's clear...

By Dan Malouff  | February 8, 2011; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Baltimore, HotTopic, Local blog network, Maryland, Montgomery County, traffic, transportation  
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How a storm can break the ice

Despite all the traffic, power outages and inconveniences, last Wednesday’s snow broke the ice between many people.On Thursday morning, I was able to make rounds in the hospital where I’m a doctor, thanks to the help of three children, two...

By Faheem Younus, Baltimore  | February 1, 2011; 3:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Baltimore, HotTopic, Maryland, weather  
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Which part of Baltimore?

Earlier on this blog, William Tunney complained that his enjoyment of Virginia is hampered by the state’s gun laws. He said he grew up in Baltimore and does not recall any problems with crime. His recollection of Baltimore is different...

By Clarence D. Long III, Warrenton  | January 25, 2011; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Baltimore, HotTopic, Maryland, Virginia, crime, guns  
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School reform math in Baltimore:
Fewer suspensions equals better results

At a time when the underachievement of black boys in this country can only be described as a national crisis, there is finally some good news. This fall, Baltimore City Schools chief executive Andrés Alonso proudly reported that black male...

By Jane Sundius and Shawn Dove  | December 31, 2010; 5:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Baltimore, education, schools  
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Airports vs. train stations

During my holiday travel, I've had the chance to see a few of America's airports, train stations, and bus stops. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule, but in general, airports, once you get past the security checkpoint,...

By Rob Pitingolo  | December 27, 2010; 10:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Baltimore, D.C., Local blog network, transportation  
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Sink riverboat gambling in Virginia

There's a movement afoot in the Old Dominion to bring in riverboat gambling to help rescue transportation finances. Let's hope it springs a leak. Norfolk City Councilman Paul Riddick thinks that bringing in water-borne gambling palaces would be a...

By Peter Galuszka  | November 19, 2010; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Baltimore, Chesapeake Bay, HotTopic, Local blog network, Maryland, Va. Politics, Virginia, crime, economy, media, recreation, slots, sports, taxes  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Why I'm not embarrassed by the Baltimore teachers' vote , washingtonpost.com editors , October 20, 2010
The real tragedy in three gun crimes, washingtonpost.com editors , September 20, 2010
Why I put a hold on the Metro oversight bill, washingtonpost.com editors , August 16, 2010
MARC's track record, washingtonpost.com editors , July 12, 2010
Demand is there for passenger rail, Peter Galuszka , May 20, 2010
An African American cultural district for Baltimore?, washingtonpost.com editors , May 19, 2010
 
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