| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:23 AM
Get ready for a Crist blitz.
To promote his new book – not-so-coincidentally released around the same time he’s mounting a campaign for governor – Charlie Crist will be everywhere this week.
Seriously, you won't be able to flip a...
| Jan 24, 2014
Those no-good, dirty, rotten poor people. They lie, and they steal, and they spend our money.
Or so I've been told by readers since my last op-ed column, where I did the math proving that government benefits aren't generous enough to make people want to...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Wildly fluctuating temperatures are taking a toll on Baltimore's roads — and travelers.
As the Baltimore region thaws out with a balmy weekend, roads, pipes and other infrastructure weakened by this week's below-freezing temperatures are...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Before he was a teenager, Joseph Cordova’s mother had died, he was living with his alcoholic grandmother and suffering from serious dental problems that tore down his confidence — and could have eventually led to life-threatening health...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
He used to do work that rattled one's teeth. Now, Sam Havrilak's job is to care for them.
A dentist in Parkville, Havrilak tends patients' chompers with the same hands that once passed, caught and cradled the football for the Colts. Every day finds...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
On a snowy, blustery, miserable day elsewhere in the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers played in sunshine and basked in the relatively warm winds of change.
They beat Seattle at home, 19-17, reversing the flow after lopsided losses to the Seahawks in...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The shortage of houses for sale has changed the real estate landscape in numerous ways.
One is that finding just the right place has supplanted obtaining financing and wading through the necessary paperwork as the most difficult aspect of the buying...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Since taking over the Retail Watch column in April, I have received emails, phone calls and face-to-face inquiries regarding Costco Wholesale, the national warehouse club retailer that may or may not be coming to Lower Macungie Township as part of a...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:22 PM
I love it when some player reportedly "calls me" out.
Apparently, that’s what former Ravens safety Ed Reed did last week. He called me out during a conference call with the Baltimore media last week.
I actually listened to the recording before...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:18 PM
The Glendale office of the California Dental Group is holding a free emergency-care clinic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for patients who urgently need dental work but can’t afford it.
Procedures such as fillings, extractions, toothache...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Cavities are practically a given today and no age or ethnic group seems to be immune.
Cavities, or tooth decay, start when plaque forms on the teeth. Plaque is the sticky substance that forms on teeth and combines with the...