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Separate but equal in Maryland?

Update: March 4, 2011, 10:49 a.m. Del. Alston's position has been clarified -- she would end marriage in Maryland and replace it with civil unions for all. This certainly negates the separate-but-equal issue, but otherwise does not really resolve...

By Todd Eberly  | March 3, 2011; 5:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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A chance for a new day in Prince George’s

I moved to Largo 19 years ago because of the opportunities in the Washington metropolitan region and the promise of a high quality of life for my family. I’m still optimistic about the promise that is Prince George’s County.Yet, our...

By Anthony G. Brown, Largo  | February 19, 2011; 10:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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The value of a Prince George's 'prerogative'

The Feb. 4 editorial “Draining the swamp in Prince George’s County” used flawed logic when it cited a number of scandals, none of which involved County Council members, and then criticized current council members for wanting to keep “prerogatives” that saddled...

By Todd Reitzel, Beltsville  | February 7, 2011; 7:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Blame game in U-Md. student's death

Last Tuesday, police found 22-year-old University of Maryland student Justin DeSha-Overcash dead inside a home he was renting on the 8800 block of 38th Street, across the street from the University's campus. DeSha-Overcash's death, the 11th in a series...

By Aaron Morrissey  | January 18, 2011; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Idaho Rep. puts Prince George's killings in D.C.

Yesterday on NBC's "Meet the Press," freshman Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador mistakenly ascribed the rash of murders in Prince George's County -- nine so far, including two on Saturday alone -- to the District. The slip-up came during...

By Martin Austermuhle  | January 10, 2011; 12:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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As 'American' as a tuition break

I read with bemusement Maia Werbos’s lamentation that she “read with outrage” statements arguing against giving in-state tuition benefits to “undocumented” immigrants in Maryland. She cited the story of a friend who apparently left the country and became a Canadian...

By Al Sartor, Walnut Creek, Calif.  | January 6, 2011; 7:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Older Entries in This Category »

The sacking of Ralph Friedgen, Jim Hoehn, Rockville , December 23, 2010
U-md.'s bad 'business' decision, Thomas Ponton, Columbia , December 23, 2010
Enough beating up on Prince George's voters, Charles Pickett, Upper Marlboro , December 21, 2010
Jack Evans is not a fan of FedEx Field, Aaron Morrissey , November 30, 2010
Avoiding the achievement gap in Prince George's, Victor A. Kwansa, Riverdale , November 29, 2010
The liquor-politics mix in Prince George's, Michele P. Leonardi, University Park , November 23, 2010
The Post's double standard on my legislative work, Paul G. Pinsky, University Park , November 13, 2010
Riemer's success and other good news, David Alpert , September 15, 2010
Hoyer's challenger: The gumption of Andrew Gall, Keith Berner , September 10, 2010
Closing the development gap in Prince George's, washingtonpost.com editors , August 29, 2010
Dean: The experience to get results , washingtonpost.com editors , August 29, 2010
Baker: Customers and capital, washingtonpost.com editors , August 29, 2010
Levi: It begins with education, washingtonpost.com editors , August 29, 2010
Jackson: New jobs within 100 days, washingtonpost.com editors , August 29, 2010
Why I put a hold on the Metro oversight bill, washingtonpost.com editors , August 16, 2010
When it rains, storm stories flow, washingtonpost.com editors , August 13, 2010
Parole didn't cause this tragedy, washingtonpost.com editors , June 24, 2010
D.C. faring better than suburbs on growth, Dan Malouff , June 16, 2010
Cellphones in school: a public safety issue, washingtonpost.com editors , May 14, 2010
Does Sheriff Jackson deserve a promotion?, Washington Post editors , April 23, 2010
Wrong time to replace Pr. George's planning chief, washingtonpost.com editors , March 1, 2010
Closed doors at the White House, washingtonpost.com editors , December 7, 2009
Family or Foster Care? A Death Shows the Stakes, washingtonpost.com editors , September 6, 2009
Slaughter of the Pit Bulls, washingtonpost.com editors , August 28, 2009
Protecting Animals in Prince George's, Marisa Katz , June 21, 2009
 
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