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  • State biotech firms hope Congress will act

    State biotech firms hope Congress will act
    A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year. Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
  • Court upholds cell phone monitoring across state lines

    Maryland's highest court has upheld a law allowing police to listen in on cell phone calls that suspects make outside the state, a tool that authorities say is key to fighting the drug trade. The 5-2 Court of Appeals ruling is a victory for law...
  • 'Lost' ballot in Montgomery County suggests an effort to suppress the vote

    As an octogenarian, I hoped to avoid the problem of getting to the polls on Election Day by requesting an absentee ballot. But guess what? I spent hours in the effort but all to no avail. My recent attempt to obtain an absentee ballot for the general...
  • Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan

    Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan
    A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts. David...
  • Promising dancer bows out of Washington Ballet to study at Towson

    Promising dancer bows out of Washington Ballet to study at Towson
    Rebecca Houseknecht was destined to be a star. Everyone said so: her ballet teachers, the judges at international competitions, the director who chose the Odenton teen from among hundreds of aspiring ballerinas to feature in "First Position," a...
  • Kelsey Forde and Marc Wilson

    Kelsey Forde and Marc Wilson
    Kelsey Forde and Marc Wilson wed at Newport Coast A perfect California day blessed the April 28, 2012 wedding of Kelsey Rhoads Forde and Marc Devant Wilson as they exchanged vows under a majestic Georgette-draped Italian rotunda overlooking the Pacific...
  • Catonsville High earns $8,000 through Giant A+ program

    Catonsville High earns $8,000 through Giant Food program Catonsville High School was among the top 13 schools in Maryland that earned the most money through Giant Food's 2011-2012 A+ School Rewards Program, according to a release from Giant. Catonsville...
  • Overpriced 'setup' houses are used to sell other nearby homes

    WASHINGTON — In the real estate brokerage field they're often known as "setups" or "pinball" homes, and this spring's improving conditions in some markets could be stimulating more of them. A setup or pinball property is a house listed with an...
  • Wine on the way? Two men look to open wineries in Howard County

    The Howard County winery tour of the future could conceivably start at Riggs Meadow Drive, then continue south on Route 97, heading down the two-lane road that turns from suburban to rural as you approach Jennings Chapel Road, where you could stop for...
  • 7 arrested at Starscape Festival on drug charges

    7 arrested at Starscape Festival on drug charges
    At least seven people were arrested at the annual Starscape Festival at Fort Armistead Park last week on drug charges, Anne Arundel police announced Thursday. The June 9-10 event, in Baltimore near the Arundel line, consisted of an outdoor music festival...
  • Chesapeake gospel group Paschall Brothers win National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

    Chesapeake gospel group Paschall Brothers win National Endowment for the Arts fellowship
    The Paschall Brothers, an a cappella gospel quartet based in Chesapeake with ties to Newport News, has won a prestigious prize from the National Endowment for the Arts. The group, led by the Rev. Tarrence Paschall, will receive one of nine 2012 NEA...