| Jan 17, 2012
| 7:19 AM
UPDATE: Morrisey's bill failed in committee
Try to buy a six-pack of beer and leave the store without it wrapped in a plastic bag.
Chances are the cashier will insist — it’s state law, they often say — on putting those suds behind...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Sea-inspired melodies are helping efforts to give terminally ill children, disabled veterans and other special-needs groups glimpses of aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
Musician Greg Pierce is donating $5 from every sale of "Sea Notes,...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Revered by Ernest Hemingway and other anglers, Atlantic blue marlin is among the most sought-after fish in the sea.
It’s also traded on the black market at levels that federal investigators can’t define.
“We don’t know how...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Harris Teeter is discounting its online shopping program during the summer months. The grocery chain's Express Lane program will cost $1.95 per order during June, July and August, instead of the usual $4.95 per order.
There is no fee for first-time...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Carey Howell Taylor, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. manager, died Jan. 27 of pneumonia at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 84.
The son of the superintendent of secondary education for city public schools and a homemaker, Mr. Taylor was born in...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:13 AM
"Heard it from a friend, who heard it from a friend who heard it from another": That's how Black Girls RUN! has developed chapters all over the country in the couple of years since college friends Toni Carey, now of Virginia Beach, and Ashley Hicks of New...
| Feb 10, 2012
Nags Head, N.C., is on the northern peninsula of the Outer Banks. Its unspoiled beaches are free, with plenty of parking available. The inimitable pink-blue sunsets and charming mom-and-pop establishments help it to sustain an unaffected, wholesome vibe....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:33 PM
On a snowy night 50 years ago, University of Maryland senior Janet Holland tuned in to the CBS Evening News not expecting to hear a report on her hometown of Ocean City.
"Walter Cronkite basically indicated the city was washing away," she recalled.
| Jun 30, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Catonsville's Fourth of July parade is bound to be an impressive event Monday afternoon, with 17 marching bands, Lone Ranger look-alikes, wailing firetrucks, color guards, 25 floats and a renowned local waitress drifting by in a long red gown. But...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 12:03 PM
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:54 PM
It's the life he's dreamed of all these years. Traveling from city to city, going to bed at 4 in the morning, waking up at noon … and playing baseball every day.
Jake Cave hopes to be doing that for a living in the very near future, but for now he'...