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Ken Burns’ Vietnam series is fair and balanced

Army soldiers fire an M-60 machinegun in the foreground and an M-16 rifle at rear. U.S. Army Combant Art Collection By Blaine Taylor For MarylandReporter.com The best description of this spectacular new production is even-handed, balanced, and fair. If you’re […]

Ken Burns’ Vietnam series is fair and balanced

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Army soldiers fire an M-60 machinegun in the foreground and an M-16 rifle at rear. U.S. Army Combant Art Collection By Blaine Taylor For MarylandReporter.com The best description of this spectacular new production is even-handed, balanced, and fair. If you’re […]

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Ken Burns’ flawed Vietnam War Voices show: The good, the bad, the ugly

Vietnam War Memorial by Michelle Nicolet with Flickr Creative Commons License With the Ken Burns series running, the Vietnam War is on people’s minds. Here’s a commentary from a veteran

Rascovar’s State Center column was misleading

By Jim Peiffer For MarylandReporter.com Barry Rascovar’s column about State Center is very misleading.  The stakes are high and clarity on details surrounding this project is very important –– particularly as

Hogan strong arms his own state school board

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com In one of the oddest situations Annapolis has seen in recent times, Gov. Larry Hogan is trying to sabotage his own school board. That’s right. A state school board made up almost exclusively of

Truth about ‘truth-in-sentencing’

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Gov. Larry Hogan can’t make up his mind. Last year he was a gung-ho advocate of “soft-on-criminals” reforms aimed at cutting Maryland’s prison population by 1,000 and putting

Howard County’s interim superintendent puts mark on school system

Howard County Superintendent Michael Martirano with children in a classroom. From a HCPSS Facebook video. A version of this column appears in the September issue of The Business Monthly, serving

Standstill at State Center

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Here we go again. Every so often, the prospective developer of the long-stalled State Center re-do in Baltimore stirs the waters and agitates community groups to denounce Gov. Larry Hogan

Kirwan Commission: Public hearings set

Commission chair Brit Kirwan explains the task ahead. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Crunch time is coming for the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, chaired by former University System Chancellor

Red Maryland rips into Rascovar

The Maryland and U.S. flag at the World Trade Center in Baltimore. By Brian Griffiths and Greg Kline Red Maryland It was only a matter of time before Barry Rascovar jumped to

Democrats praise Hogan as Purple Line begins

Gov. Larry Hogan addresses large crowd for Purple Line groundbreaking Monday. From left, state Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Hogan, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen,

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