6 hrs ago
WNYC-AM New York
A Plan To Eliminate Wild Mute Swans Draws Vocal Opposition
A plan in New York state to eliminate all wild mute swans there by 2025 has drawn protests and petitions on all sides.
Trending on the Topix Network
10 hrs ago
The Village Voice
The Clam's Mike Price: Why Restaurants Celebrating One...
New York has seen a slew of single-item restaurants open in the past few years, but perhaps none as refined as The Clam , a West Village spot that celebrates its namesake shellfish in a sleek dining room rather than the fast casual digs normally devoted to this type of concept.
14 hrs ago
The Wall Street Journal
Kerry's Star Turn Rekindles Thoughts of 2016
That is the question Democrats ask themselves with some regularity these days as they peer down the road toward 2016, assuming but not knowing that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will play her expected role as prohibitive favorite to carry the party's banner in the next presidential campaign.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Maryland Senate Approves Transgender Rights Bill
In a 32-15 vote margin, the Maryland Senate has passed SB 212 - a bill that bans discrimination based on gender identity and expression.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Afro American Newspaper
Hard-working Americans deserve a raise
U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings represents Maryland's 7th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Our Time Press
Ancestral African Presence in Early New York
New York's Seventeenth-Century African Burial Ground in History Enslaved Africans were the City's first union of laborers , an unpaid workforce of men, women and children.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Poll: Most in NY back locally set minimum wages
A new statewide poll shows a large majority of New Yorkers support giving municipalities authority to raise the minimum wage locally, something Gov. Andrew Cuomo opposes.
Polar Air to Lock on Eastern U.S. at Least to Mid-March
A woman walks in the snow past the U.S. Capitol on February 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Close The eastern U.S. will be locked into a pattern of cold air, boosting energy use, through the first half of March, forecasters say.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Maryland Exchange Debacle: Not Really, says MHC
For months, it looked like Maryland would barely meet, or even miss, the first enrollment goal for its new health insurance exchange.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Floodplain manager explains necessity of his position
Code Enforcement Officer and Floodplain Manager Thomas Gould explained to the Hanover Planning Board why a flood plain manager is important and required.
Don't Tell Joe Biden, But Not Only Does The GOP Still Exist, It Governs Most Of The Country
Vice President Joe Biden reminded us again over the weekend that he's no Frank Underwood when it comes to understanding political control.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
As Takeover Hopes Fade, House Democrats Remain Upbeat
Their hopes of wresting control from the GOP look increasingly remote. Their legislative agenda is stymied.
Wall Street Journal
Winter Storm Swings Into Northeast
A winter storm that has layered the Southeast with ice and snow has swung into the Washington, D.C., and New York areas on Thursday, as officials warned of treacherous driving conditions and power failures.
WNYC-AM New York
Northeast, New England Brace As Ice And Snow Move Up Coast
Just as expected and feared, a dangerous winter storm has now spread snow, sleet, ice, freezing rain or some combination of all four from Texas to the mid-Atlantic.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
New York is 7th nationally in AP exam performance
New York placed seventh nationally in the percentage of public high school students succeeding on Advanced Placement exams in 2013, moving one step up compared with 2012, according to a College Board report released Tuesday.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
The Washington Post
Waging a one-on-one battle over Va.a s gun laws
After his son Colin was shot four times in a French classroom at Virginia Tech , Andrew Goddard moved to Blacksburg to help him recover.
The Journal News
Mount Vernon woman charged in Jamaican lottery scam
A Mount Vernon woman is among several accused of bilking dozens of senior citizens out of thousands of dollars through a telemarketing lottery scam originating in Jamaica.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Albany Times Union
Education bloat exists in
Once again the controversial issue of high-salaried district superintendents has made its way to the forefront of discussion regarding school budgets.