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  • 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,"...
  • Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

    Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'
    If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPN ...
  • Plans for Towson, Dundalk projects move forward

     Plans for Towson, Dundalk projects move forward
    The Baltimore County Council gave the green light Monday for county agencies to review plans for a controversial redevelopment of a government center in Dundalk and construction of a student housing project in Towson. With one member absent, the council...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective

    Putting the Maryland coaches' salaries in perspective
    College athletic coaches continue to dominate the upper ranks of Maryland's public salary structure, with University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, football coach Randy Edsall and women's basketball coach Brenda Frese ranking as the...
  • 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...
  • Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security

    Deputies say they are understaffed, concerned about courthouse security
    Deputy sheriffs at the Baltimore County circuit courthouse in Towson say their dwindling numbers and inability to hire new employees in the past four years has left them increasingly concerned about security. Union leaders say the small agency is...
  • Is a mega mall slipping in under the radar? [Commentary]

    Is a mega mall slipping in under the radar? [Commentary]
    A new mega outlet mall — planned for right next to the White Marsh Mall — is being slipped through Baltimore County's development process without any public consideration by the County Council of traffic, the surrounding retail market, the...
  • Eileen Parr, media specialist

    Eileen Parr, media specialist
    Eileen Parr, a longtime media aide at Perry Hall High School, died June 27 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications following a recent fall. She was 96. Eileen Schroeder was raised in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood and attended Eastern High...