| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Date: Oct. 5
Her story: Tracie Schwartz, 40, grew up in Silver Spring. She works in marketing for Ameritox, a toxicology company with offices in Baltimore and Columbia. Her parents, Donna and Jimmy Schwartz, live in Gaithersburg.
His story: Theodore...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park could have the cost of sex-change surgery covered by their health insurance next school year, joining a nationwide trend of private- and public-sector employers offering the benefit.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:15 AM
With the clearing of two incidents on Interstate 95 South in White Marsh, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled road closures at 9:12 a.m. on Tuesday.
Anticipation of Tuesday's winter storm has affected buses and rails....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The votes are in!
Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013:
Best story time
Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills)
Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Drug maker MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore have entered into a $6 million partnership to conduct bioscience research.
Under the five-year agreement, Gaithersburg-based MedImmune and the university will provide funding and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will push Friday for a higher minimum wage, joining a growing chorus of state officials calling for better pay for Maryland's lowest-earning workers.
Gansler, a Democrat who plans to run for governor, is one of the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Momentum appears to be building to raise the minimum wage in Maryland, with key politicians recently announcing support to increase hourly pay to at least $10 an hour.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, speaking briefly last week at a ceremony for the 50th...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:59 PM
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours.
But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:36 PM
A family that sued Johns Hopkins University over its intent to build high-rise buildings on a gift of land intended for a low-rise campus will appeal a judge's decision to allow the institution to move forward with its plans.
In a statement, the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Mitsubishi's Kids Safety First non-profit group and car seat maker Dorel are setting up free car seat inspections in several states this month. Kids Safety First hosted a similar event last year and found that 84% percent of child-safety seats......
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Illinois is outsourcing part of its Medicaid program to a company that is under a federal grand jury investigation in Louisiana, was disqualified from bidding in Arkansas, was ushered out of Maine and has been the subject of complaints in Utah.