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  • Maryland braces for mandatory federal spending cuts

    Looming federal budget cuts the nation faces in January could strike a body blow to Maryland's economy, taking $2.5 billion in personal income out of residents' pockets and crimping social programs in health and human services, education, and workforce...
  • Time for major cuts in defense spending

    Time for major cuts in defense spending
    Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
  • 'Jersey Shore Shark Attack' swims into Syfy Summer 2012

    'Jersey Shore Shark Attack' swims into Syfy Summer 2012
    It's the guidos of "Jersey Shore" versus killer sharks this summer on Syfy, with "Jersey Shore Shark Attack" kicking off the network's summer Saturday movies June 9. Joey Fatone of 'N Sync and Vinny Guadagnino of the real "Jersey Shore" head up the cast...
  • Baltimore welcomes a new archbishop

    Baltimore welcomes a new archbishop
    Today's installation of William E. Lori as the 16th archbishop of Baltimore is a noteworthy event, not only for the half-million Catholics in an archdiocese that stretches from Middle River to the mountains of Western Maryland, but for non-Catholics, too....
  • Howard County military notices

    Army Maj. Melissa Covolesky, of Mount Airy, will graduate from The Army's Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School on Thursday, May 24, with a Master of Laws in military law and a specialty in international law. Covolesky, is the daughter of...
  • Castille dominates, Kimbrough repeats in Fit to Run, Fit to Dream 8K

    Castille dominates, Kimbrough repeats in Fit to Run, Fit to Dream 8K
    WILLIAMSBURG — Twelve months ago, Chris Kimbrough had no idea what to expect as she lined up to compete in her first USA Track and Field Masters' class championship race. One year later, a confident and comfortable Kimbrough added a second...
  • Canada, the forgotten ally

    Canada, the forgotten ally
    During one of his stand-up routines, comedian and late-night host Jon Stewart told a joke that encapsulated the often misunderstood relationship between the United States and Canada. Said Mr. Stewart, "A Canadian came up to me and asked, 'What do...
  • Flag Day ceremony in Bel Air

    The Town of Bel Air will be celebrating Flag Day on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
  • Edgewater Marine killed in Afghanistan

    A Marine from Edgewater has died in Afghanistan, defense officials said Wednesday. Sgt. Julian C. Chase, 22, died Monday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, the Pentagon said. Chase was assigned to the 5th Air Naval...
  • Ohio school shooting suspect pleads not guilty in 3 deaths

    Ohio school shooting suspect pleads not guilty in 3 deaths
    T.J. Lane  pleaded not guilty Friday to charges he killed three students and wounded three others in a shooting at a high school in suburban Cleveland in February. Lane, 17, appeared before Geauga County Common Pleas Judge Forrest Burt, who set bail at...
  • Harriet Spicer Allan

    Harriet Spicer Allan
    Harriet Spicer Allan November 7, 1921 - May 27, 2012 Harriet Lee Spicer Allan passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2012, at the age of 90.¬† Harriet, also known as “Spice,” was born on November 7, 1921 in Whittier, California to Catherine...