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We are all now aware how quickly infectious diseases can spread around the world. In light of COVID-19, we can better see that infectious disease killers continue to be an enormous burden on the world’s population. The largest of these infectious killers is tuberculosis, an airborne disease …

Flags have many meanings. Some indicate a start or a win of an event. Others, if held in certain ways, display messages, but many are particularly special.

As a child, summer was always my favorite season of the year, visiting Grandma Alice’s house in St. Mary’s County. While piling into our family car to leave the “city life” of Norfolk. I could already see the tall swaying willow trees, sunny cornfields and grazing cows. Visions of running al…

Even as St. Mary’s County moves slowly — and we pray, safely — from the coronavirus pandemic, families in our county suffer from job loss and other hardships. These hardships could increase once the moratorium on evictions and utilities shutoffs is lifted.

This is my duty as a white woman in America. It is my duty to use my privilege and voice to speak out against the injustices black people all over the nation have faced not just now, but for years.

This is a time of crisis in our country. Not only are we experiencing a worldwide pandemic which is exposing serious inequities in our health care system, but we are once again witnessing racial injustice in our policing and justice systems.

Things are beginning to go back to normal as businesses begin to reopen, and people start going back to normal life. Have you been in self-isolation with a loved one who struggles with substance abuse?

Some time ago, I looked at the characteristics of cults, compared them to the relationship between the president and the Republican Party, and found a remarkable congruence.

Abortion is legal in the United States, but it is opposite to our basic beliefs and values as a nation. Here are some reasons.

I am so grateful to Maryland’s 5th District, my campaign volunteers and staff, my friends and my family. For so long they have supported my journey to bring real change to my community.

It’s Father’s Day once again. This Sunday, dads all over will awaken to gifts of electronics, socks and neckties. Homemade cards will be given, filled with promises written by earnest children in smudged ink. There will be promises to clean up the yard, clean out the garage or to fulfill any…

We grieve the death of Mr. George Floyd. His death was an injustice with disastrous consequences for all of us. This tragedy goes well beyond policing and is a stark reminder of the deep divisions in our society. Because of the clear injustice of Mr. Floyd’s death, all of America is closely …

The “Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Education” to “restore, reconstruct and redesign” public education and the creation of a “new normal” is a plan for the flagrant exploitation of the COVID-19 virus by the public school bureaucracy. It is a fraudulent means to a self-servin…

The Woman’s Club of St. Mary’s County Inc. would like to thank you for your continued support. We are celebrating our diamond jubilee — our 60th anniversary — this year. We planned a luncheon celebration to honor our members and those who have assisted and supported us over the years. Unfort…

Police officer: “You’ve got no help here. The best thing you can do is keep quiet. You cannot help these people out at all.”

The Brewers Association of Maryland, Maryland Distillers Guild and Maryland Wineries Association thank Gov. Larry Hogan (R) for authorizing direct-to-consumer shipments of Maryland beer and spirits.

As an organization whose mission is focused on inclusion, we have watched along with the world the recent events surrounding the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and we are profoundly saddened.