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  • Slots panel wants to make Rocky Gap more attractive

    State slots commissioners are urging lawmakers to loosen the requirements for prospective developers of a casino at Rocky Gap in Western Maryland, which has proved the least attractive of the five sites approved for slot-machine gambling. Two requests...
  • Md. Senate approves same-sex marriage

    Md. Senate approves same-sex marriage
    Maryland's Senate passed a landmark measure Thursday evening that would allow same-sex couples to wed, pushing the controversial issue to the House of Delegates, which appears nearly evenly split on the issue. The Senate voted 25-21 to approve the...
  • Harris does nothing for the middle class

    Thank you to Dan Rodricks for his excellent assessment of Congressman Andy Harris ("The right's obsession with abortion," April 10). As a resident of Anne Arundel County, represented by Harris, I am appalled at how he has done nothing for his constituents...
  • 2 die in strange, tragic day on Bay Bridge

    On a strange, tragic day at the Bay Bridge, three people were pulled from the waters under the twin spans, one of whom was killed after being thrown into the bay when a truck ran into his car, and another who died in what might have been a suicide....
  • Schaefer's bay, environmental efforts recalled

    Schaefer's bay, environmental efforts recalled
    When William Donald Schaefer was elected governor 25 years ago, Maryland's environmentalists braced for the worst. During his run for statewide office, the longtime mayor of Baltimore had talked about rolling back moves by his predecessor to save a...
  • Schaefer was the neighborhood mayor

    If you lived in Baltimore in the 1970s, it seemed that William Donald Schaefer paved every alley. An exaggeration? Yes. But then, as now, old Baltimore needed a lot of fixing and Schaefer was in his neighborhood mode. He did it well and had the support of...
  • Sheer beauty

    Sheer beauty
    It shimmers and glistens by day, reflecting the sun's brilliant rays. When night falls, beams of moonlight illuminate its crystal-like walls. The landmark 'Glass House' overlooking the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County is an architectural gem that...
  • David Wiesand's design odyssey in Mt. Vernon

    David Wiesand's design odyssey in Mt. Vernon
    What's it like to live in a design laboratory? Local furniture craftsman David Wiesand knows. He created one at his Mount Vernon home, spending years renovating the historic property and trying out a variety of decor and styles. The finished space &#...
  • Commodore Mayo: A man of adventure and tragedy

    Commodore Mayo: A man of adventure and tragedy
    He was a famed seaman — a prodigy who won a congressional medal at 18, fought in three wars and ended up commanding the 44-gun USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides," as it tracked slave ships off the coast of Africa. The reputation of Commodore Isaac...
  • O'Malley brokers last-minute deal to guarantee live racing

    O'Malley brokers last-minute deal to guarantee live racing
    With the Maryland thoroughbred industry as close as ever to demise, Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday brokered a last-minute deal that guarantees live racing next year at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course and ensures the storied Preakness Stakes will...
  • Pumpkin on the rebound

    Pumpkin on the rebound
    Pumpkins aren't just for pie anymore. For as long as there has been Thanksgiving, it seems, Americans have clung stubbornly to the notion that pumpkin, unlike its sister squashes, is meant to be served on a crust and under whipped cream. And on only one...