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  • 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 ESPNĀ ...
  • Attorney general candidates agree prosecutor's office should remain

    Attorney general candidates agree prosecutor's office should remain
    Three of the candidates to become Maryland's next attorney general said Thursday that they are opposed to the incumbent's suggestion to abolish the state prosecutor's office to save money. Democrats Brian E. Frosh and Jon S. Cardin and Republican...
  • The arrogance of Kamenetz [Letter]

    The arrogance of Kamenetz [Letter]
    Thank you for your editorial on the questionable relationship between Caves Valley Partners and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz ("Kamenetz the kingmaker," May 22). Your editorial brought to light several important issues surrounding loopholes in...
  • 100 years in workers' comp

    Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Co. has some long-standing policyholders — 96 years, in one case. That happens when you date to the infancy of your industry. The Towson-based workers' compensation insurer — a century old this year —...
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • A bumpy year for Maryland's economy

    A bumpy year for Maryland's economy
    Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year. But not in 2013. That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
  • Motorcycle memorial honors police officer killed in Catonsville

    Motorcycle memorial honors police officer killed in Catonsville
    Chuck Schneider never worried about his son, Jason, as he led Baltimore County SWAT team raids, because his oldest child "was born to do the job." But even for officers who put in 101 percent, the work can be dangerous. So instead of hanging out with...
  • Maryland beats Pennsylvania in Big 33 Football Classic

    Maryland beats Pennsylvania in Big 33 Football Classic
    HERSHEY, PA -- Maryland first played in the Big 33 Football Classic in 1985, but as players stood alongside the 45-yard line at Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday evening for the starting lineups, the scene was relatively new. Though Maryland was dominated...
  • Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

    Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday
    Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland. Officers will escort the Special Olympics...
  • Two-alarm fire breaks out in Towson retirement home

    Two-alarm fire breaks out in Towson retirement home
    No one was injured when a two-alarm blaze broke out in a Towson retirement home Wednesday morning, Baltimore County officials said. The fire broke out inside a kitchen of an individual unit in the Blakehurst Retirement Community building at 1055 West...
  • Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company

    Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company
    Thomas M. Gibbons, former president and CEO of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Cos. who also served on boards of business and educational institutions, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at The Terraces of Bonita Springs Retirement Community in...