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  • Honor Elizabeth Wainio, 27

    Honor Elizabeth Wainio, 27
    Two days before September 11, Honor Elizabeth Wainio, 27, returned from a long-awaited trip to Europe.  Now, the Catonsville, Maryland native was on her way to San Francisco for a company-wide business meeting for Discovery Channel Stores.   After...
  • Maryland adds 7,700 jobs in June, but jobless rate rises

    Maryland adds 7,700 jobs in June, but jobless rate rises
    Summer's arrival brought Maryland a slight uptick in unemployment despite a larger-than-normal employment bump in June, but it also contributed to significantly more job losses in May than previously thought, state labor officials said Friday. Maryland...
  • Baltimore County statistics show crime decreased in 2013

    Baltimore County statistics show crime decreased in 2013
    Baltimore County police reported overall declines in crime in 2013, but the area that includes Towson saw increases, according to statistics released Friday. Total crime, as well as violent crime, fell more than 5 percent against previous five-year...
  • Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

    Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus
    Three years ago, no student at Milford Mill Academy passed the Advanced Placement calculus exam, which made it clear that unprepared students were being pushed into the high-level class. In an attempt to change that, a dozen high school students who...
  • Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown

    Women's golf legend Carol Mann happy for 'homecoming' at International Crown
    Some athletes take to a sport after watching a memorable performance. Others simply are born to play it. Hall of Fame golfer Carol Mann's career path was set when she couldn't see her head in a mirror made for young ballerinas to study their movements....
  • Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list

    Maryland linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil named to Butkus Award watch list
    Maryland outside linebacker Yannik Cudjoe-Virgil has been named to the watch list for the Butkus Award, given annually to the top linebacker in college football. Cudjoe-Virgil, a Baltimore native who went to Towson High, had 18 tackles, 3.5 sacks and an...
  • AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops

    AAA shifting retail focus in Maryland to include auto repair shops
    Driver advocacy organization AAA Mid-Atlantic, known for its roadside assistance and insurance and travel services, is moving headlong into a new market in Maryland: automotive repair and maintenance. "It's a major retooling of our retail structure,"...
  • Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens

    Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens
    One month after coach John Harbaugh emphasized a high standard for players' conduct, starting cornerback Jimmy Smith became the latest Ravens player to be arrested during an unusually rocky offseason. Smith, 25, was charged Saturday night with failure...
  • Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith arrested after incident in Towson bar bathroom

    Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith arrested after incident in Towson bar bathroom
    Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith was arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct Saturday night after an incident at The Greene Turtle in Towson, according to Baltimore County police. Police said Smith, 25, was cited for failure to...
  • Dickenman Fills Out Central Coaching Staff With Collucci

    Central coach Howie Dickenman has finalized his coaching staff for the 2014-15 season by hiring Greg Collucci as an assistant coach, according to a source. Collucci spent last season as the director of operations at American University under coach Mike...
  • GOP Baltimore County executive hopeful Campbell asks for recount

    GOP Baltimore County executive hopeful Campbell asks for recount
    A Republican candidate for Baltimore County executive has asked to recount ballots after he lost the party's primary by a margin of only 18 votes. Tony Campbell, of Towson, made the request Thursday, according to county election director Katie Brown....