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  • Racists in One of America’s Richest Counties Are Freaking Out Over a “Forced Busing” [tr]

    10/08/2019 6:41:46 AM PDT · by C19fan · 88 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | October 7, 2019 | Edwin Ross
    Blacks destroy school systems and schools,” read one letter to county officials about the busing plan. “Black families (as a core group) don’t value education like other cultural groups,” read another. “The Black Community needs to take responsibility for the behavior of its people,” a third declared, “or the white man will take them back to place where they don’t want to go.” Don’t worry, though. The writer insisted they were not being racist. These letters were written in recent months in response to a Howard County (Maryland) Council resolution calling on the county school system to desegregate its schools....
  • No way! You won’t believe where America’s highest-income households are located

    12/06/2018 10:46:04 AM PST · by C19fan · 74 replies
    Twitchy ^ | December 6, 2018 | Sarah D.
    Brace yourselves Â… the U.S. Census Bureau just shared some information about the counties with the highest household income in the nation, and youÂ’re in for a major shock: U.S. Census Bureau âś” @uscensusbureau Highest counties by median household income (2013-2017): -Loudoun County, Va. -Fairfax County, Va. -Howard County, Md. -Falls Church City, Va. -Arlington County, Va. https://go.usa.gov/xPuUe #ACSdata
  • Teacher disciplined: Told students to write 'fun' slave song [MD]

    12/14/2016 11:29:36 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 14, 2016 11:57 AM EST
    A Maryland high school teacher has been disciplined after encouraging students to “have fun” writing a slave song for an assignment as part of a lesson on abolitionist Frederick Douglass. […] Principal Andrew Cockley wrote in an email to parents Dec. 7 that the assignment was linked to a lesson on “The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.” Cockley says the activity was culturally insensitive. …
  • Montgomery school scores, rankings fall on Weast's watch(liberals destroy schools)

    01/03/2010 8:29:38 AM PST · by detective · 21 replies · 775+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 3, 2010 | Leah Fabel
    In 10 years on the job, Montgomery County Superintendent Jerry Weast has watched graduation rates slip, SAT scores decline and the racial achievement gap linger. His school system — once hailed as the best in the Washington area and among the top in the nation — has fallen by some measures in comparison with its neighbors in Fairfax County, Howard and Calvert counties.
  • State, Howard County partner to expand Route 32

    01/20/2016 10:30:32 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    WBAL TV ^ | January 15, 2016 | David Collins
    CLARKSVILLE, Md. — Big improvements to Maryland Route 32 will cover more than 20 miles from Clarksville to Eldersburg. Gov. Larry Hogan and Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman announced Thursday that a stretch of Route 32 will get a much-needed expansion. After nearly a decade of pleading with state officials, the traffic and safety nightmare on Route 32 is finally being addressed. Hogan is committing $152 million to widening the highway and making safety improvements. "Governor, there are citizens who have died on this roadway. There are friends of all of us who have died or have been hurt, and...
  • Police identify shooter in Maryland mall shooting

    01/26/2014 7:02:59 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 96 replies
    newstimes ^ | Jan 26, 2014
    <p>COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Police have identified the shooter in the Maryland mall shooting as a 19-year-old teenager from College Park.</p> <p>Howard County Police Chief Bill McMahon said Darion Marcus Aguilar arrived at the mall after 10 a.m. on Saturday and shot to death two people at a store on the upper level before killing himself.</p>
  • Howard County, Maryland to Consider Attack on Hunting Tomorrow!

    01/21/2009 2:45:33 PM PST · by neverdem · 8 replies · 531+ views
    NRA - ILA ^ | January 20, 2009 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   Howard County, Maryland to Consider Attack on Hunting Tomorrow!   Tuesday, January 20, 2009   Please Stand-Up and Make Your Voices Heard!The Howard County Council will be meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss new hunting regulations that will effectively ban all firearm and muzzleloader hunting within Howard County.The measure would double to 300 yards the minimum distance for shooting near a building. The minimum remains 150 yards for those at least 10 feet off the ground in a stand and shooting downward.  The state statutory minimum for...
  • 'He was the first and closest target'[Jihad attack in Maryland]

    06/17/2006 5:02:14 PM PDT · by white trash redneck · 173 replies · 4,723+ views
    Balto Sun ^ | 17 jun 06 | Nick Shields and Josh Mitchell
    In what police described as a random attack, Paul Schrum, a 62-year-old medical supplies salesman from Pikesville, was shot dead while watching a movie at Loews Valley Center 9 in Owings Mills. About 20 minutes into the film, police said, the gunman stood, told everyone to get on the floor and fired four shots. [snip] The suspect is a 24-year-old man, a 2000 graduate of Mount Hebron High School in Howard County and a 2005 graduate of Loyola College, where he majored in biology. Mujtaba Rabbani Jabbar's family home is a house valued at more than $1 million in one...
  • County Executive proposes 30% increase in Income Taxes (Howard County, Maryland)

    04/28/2003 10:32:54 AM PDT · by mr.sarcastic · 17 replies · 298+ views
    County Executive proposes 9.35% increase in Budget and 30% increase in local Income Taxes As many of you have heard, the County Executive has recently released his proposed operating budget for fiscal year 2004. He is requesting that the County Council approve his budget which is a 9.35% increase over last year's budget. While the Governor proposed only a 0.1% increase in the State budget, our County Executive has actually proposed raising the budget nearly 10% in a year when our revenues are very low. To pay for his increase in the operation budget, the County Executive has proposed raising...
  • Teen Charged With Poisoning Friend

    01/10/2003 1:48:26 PM PST · by Xthe17th · 13 replies · 293+ views
    WBAL & AP ^ | January 6, 2003 | Larry Frum, Jr., Staff Writer
    Victim In Critical Condition After Ingesting Cyanide POSTED: 10:41 a.m. EST January 6, 2003 1/10/03 UPDATE: TEEN CHARGED IN POISONING DEATH (see AP article which follows) ELLICOTT CITY, Md. -- Howard County police have charged an Ellicott City teenager with poisoning his friend by putting potassium cyanide in his drink. Ryan Thomas Furlough, 18, (pictured, left) was charged with attempted murder, assault and poisoning. The victim, Benjamin Vassiliev, 17, (pictured, right) is in critical condition. Police said the two teens were spending time at the suspect's house when Vassiliev went into respiratory arrest. Furlough told his parents that Vassiliev was...