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  • Md. alumnus Benedik's wushu fascination takes him to world championships

    Md. alumnus Benedik's wushu fascination takes him to world championships
    Justin Benedik played nearly every sport he could imagine during his youth in Calvert County. His main focus was soccer, but the 2004 Patuxent graduate also dabbled in football, tennis, golf, lacrosse and "almost everything my parents could bring me to...
  • Frosh backed by AFL-CIO for attorney general

    Frosh backed by AFL-CIO for attorney general
    The Maryland and District of Columbia AFL-CIO has thrown its support behind Sen. Brian E. Frosh for the Democratic nomination attorney general, giving the Montgomery County lawmaker a potentially important boost in his primary contest. The labor...
  • Traffic increases at food pantries, aid programs

    Traffic increases at food pantries, aid programs
    Some food pantries and aid programs in Maryland are experiencing an increase in requests for help — a jump that program officials believe is due partly to federal furloughs. Food pantry managers around Maryland say they have heard directly from...
  • College Park shooting victim remembered as funny, kind

    College Park shooting victim remembered as funny, kind
    More than 100 students and members of the University of Maryland, College Park community attended a tear-filled ceremony Tuesday night to mourn Stephen Rane, a 22-year-old student who classmates and friends remembered as a wisecracking, kind-hearted young...
  • Tom Clancy dies at 66

    Tom Clancy dies at 66
    Tom Clancy, the Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" subsequently inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, died Tuesday after a brief illness at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 66. His...
  • Miller says state must act now to fund transportation

    Miller says state must act now to fund transportation
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now. Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
  • Calvert County's Colton Lambert, 12, honored for state-record fish

    Clayton Lambert had not given much thought over the years about his near-state-record fish — until his 12-year-old son, Colton, caught a fish that qualified for one. More than three decades after the elder Lambert's crappie came up 4 ounces...
  • O'Malley urged to fight gas export terminal on Bay

    O'Malley urged to fight gas export terminal on Bay
    A broad coalition of environmental and other groups urged Gov. Martin O'Malley Tuesday to oppose development of a natural gas export terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, calling it an unacceptable environmental and safety threat. Members of the coalition,...
  • A better way to discipline students

    A better way to discipline students
    The scene on a Calvert County school bus at the beginning of the school year looked unremarkable and typical. At one point, a sixth-grade boy formed his fingers in the shape of a gun and pretended to shoot a classmate. Typical behavior, perhaps, for a boy...
  • Three more tornadoes confirmed in Va., Md. during storms last month

    Three more tornadoes confirmed in Va., Md. during storms last month
    The National Weather Service has added three short-lived tornadoes in Virginia and Maryland to the two it had already confirmed during storms June 13 in Montgomery and St. Mary's counties. All were rated EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, the weakest...
  • AAA asks federal safety agency to review Bay Bridge crash

    AAA asks federal safety agency to review Bay Bridge crash
    The region's largest automobile club on Monday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate a crash on the Bay Bridge that catapulted a car and its driver 27 feet into the Chesapeake Bay. "In my book, if a bridge doesn't get you...