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Md. House Passes Bill Protecting Immigrants, Which Gov. Hogan Promptly Promises to Veto

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 9:53am

Photo via U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Wikimedia Commons

The Maryland House of Delegates yesterday passed a measure restricting law enforcement from stopping individuals due to suspicions about their immigration status. Gov. Larry Hogan promptly said he doesn’t plan to let that bill become law.

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Thursday Morning Headlines: The Rise of Nazism in Baltimore in the 1930s; Friends School Student Charged in Sex Assault Cases; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 7:24am

Police Investigate White Supremacy Literature in a Md. Neighborhood – CBS Baltimore

15-year-old charged as juvenile in alleged sexual assaults at Friends School of Baltimore – Baltimore Sun

Leaders call wide city schools budget gap devastating – WYPR

Our Town: What the rise of Nazism looked like in Baltimore during the 1930s – City Paper

Howard County teacher submits resignation letter over health issues experienced in school buildings – ABC2

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Howard County Council Votes ‘Yes’ on Sanctuary Bill

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017 9:17am

The council chambers, Courtesy Howard County Government

Lawmakers have approved an ordinance designed to shield Howard County’s undocumented residents from police-aided deportation, though the measure’s future remains very much in question.

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Monday Morning Headlines: Anti-Immigrant Incident Unfolds at Hopkins Hospital; Marylanders Push Hogan to Condemn Trump; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 06, 2017 7:24am

Viewing for 6 children killed in Baltimore fire emphasizes family ‘not alone’ in grief – Fox45

Anti-immigrant incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital prompts reminder of “core values” – Baltimore Brew

Hundreds rally for governor to speak out against Trump policies – WBAL-TV

Howard County Council plans vote on immigrant sanctuary proposal – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore sees most January homicides in more than a decade – AP

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Howard County Executive Not a Fan of ‘Sanctuary’ County Proposal

1 Written by: | Friday, Jan 06, 2017 9:30am

Courtesy Allan Kittleman/Twitter

Allan Kittleman wants no part in the collective push by Baltimore-area lawmakers to offer sanctuary to undocumented residents.

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Howard County Legislators Seek to Adopt Sanctuary Status, Too

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 03, 2017 9:03am

Courtesy Howard County Government

Seventeen days before Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as president, a pair of Howard County lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that would make their county the latest “sanctuary” jurisdiction in the area for undocumented immigrants.

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Lifeline

Police Rescue Packages Stolen in Columbia by Baltimore Grinches

0 Written by: | Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 3:32pm

Courtesy Howard County Police

The stolen goods, Courtesy Howard County Police

Howard County police officers are working double-time this holiday season, saving packages from thieves driving through Columbia and playing Santa by delivering them back to their rightful owners.

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Culture, Featured, Real Estate & Home

Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion Has a New Owner

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 3:52pm

Merriweather Post Pavilion Outside

A Maryland landmark by noted architect Frank Gehry officially changed hands today when a private developer transferred ownership of Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion to a community arts organization.

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Howard County Has a New Sheriff in Town

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 3:21pm

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Gov. Larry Hogan has picked former Howard County police chief Bill McMahon as his replacement for James Fitzgerald.

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Embattled Howard County Sheriff James Fitzgerald Calls it Quits

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 2:45pm

Courtesy Howard County Sheriff's Office/Facebook

Courtesy Howard County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

Under pressure from county leaders, state and federal legislators and even the governor himself, James Fitzgerald has agreed to resign from his position as Howard County’s sheriff by the end of the week.

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