| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Cash flow coming from the Oprah Winfrey Network is poised to "accelerate," Discovery Communications' Chief Financial Officer Andy Warren said at an investor conference Wednesday.
"We are extremely bullish now on where OWN is," Warren said. "Oprah is in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:11 AM
It was the first day of Cher Lloyd's "I Wish" tour and the 20-year-old British pop star had been up all morning trying to remember the lyrics to the five new songs she added to her set list. Lloyd — who said the first tour date is always nerve-...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61.
"She was a nurse's...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:36 AM
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski threw her support behind Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Sunday in the 2014 governor’s race, praising him as “a man of honor and a man of commitment."
For Mikulski, her endorsement of Brown and his running mate,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Lawrence Hanna Middleton, 91, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Village of Robinwood.
Born Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1921, in Frostburg, Md., he was the son of the late Floyd S. Middleton and the late Vera E. Daley.
He retired from...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Valerie Ann Putnam-Rule, 34, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.
Born Sept. 27, 1978, in Silver Spring, Md., she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Sharon R. Antrobius Putnam of Hagerstown....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Cooler temperatures are approaching, but the year’s worst heat wave continues to punish areas from South Dakota to coastal Massachusetts on Thursday, prolonging withering conditions that have already claimed one man’s life in Kentucky....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Carmen Joseph Veneziano, 30, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Born Tuesday, June 21, 1983, in Silver Spring, Md., he was the son of Teresa Veneziano and Kathleen Veneziano...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Maryland is investing a total of $350,000 into two Maryland technology companies, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday.
The state invested $200,000 in SocialToaster, a Baltimore company that has developed a social media marketing system, and $150,000...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Discovery Communications said net income rose slightly in the second quarter as its cable networks in the U.S and abroad continued to generate more revenue from advertising and distribution. Even so , Discovery reduced its guidance for the year, citing...