| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Sean McComb was sitting Wednesday morning on one of the worn wooden benches at Baltimore's Penn Station reading a book on how to improve teaching when his phone began to buzz wildly with text messages and email notifications.
The word was out: McComb had...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler to liken Obamacare's implementation to "a 'Saturday Night Live' skit," as The Washington Post quoted him as saying, shows a disturbing pattern. Maybe he should have considered attending a meeting of the Health...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Critics said Saturday that the latest problem to hit Maryland's online health exchange — an incorrect help-line number that directed hundreds of callers to a Seattle-based pottery business — was another symptom of the poorly operating website....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:54 PM
A panel of state lawmakers grilled Maryland's top school officials Thursday over whether education reforms are being executed too quickly and putting undue stress on teachers.
Senators on the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee told...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:38 AM
With the 2014 general election almost exactly one year away, at least five of Maryland's gubernatorial candidates are scheduled to debate environmental issues for the first time tomorrow in Annapolis. No doubt questions will range from smart growth to...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:50 AM
The Frederick County sheriff's office identified three family members who were shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday night in New Market but said they would wait until speaking with relatives before releasing more information.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday.
Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Imagine for a moment that you are in a hurry. It's 7:30 in the morning, and you're stuck in your car late for work on a two-lane suburban road behind a big yellow school bus that's stopping frequently to pick up kids. Might you be tempted to pass it...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:37 PM
A Republican lawmaker, supported by the Hose GOP leadership, is seeking an investigation into a report that an election fraud watchdog group found 173 cases in which people voted in the same election in Maryland and Florida.
Del. Kelly Schulz, a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Inviting more jokes about the propensity of Maryland GOP to form circular firing squads, the Caroline County Republican Central Committee released a statement Tuesday night criticizing its counterpart in Queen Anne's County for permitting Gov. Martin O'...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Kudos to Dan Rodricks for making the connection between Frederick County's economy and its short-sighted, hateful official policy toward the undocumented workers and consumers who live there ("Frederick County's reputation for mean," Aug. 15).