| May 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown’s campaign insists he’s no diva. Bringing his own makeup artist to last night’s televised debate was part of his pre-game prep.
Before the three Democrat candidates went on stage for the first televised debate...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:17 PM
Calvin K. Kobsa, a semiretired Baltimore architect who was the founder of Calvin Kern Kobsa & Associates, died May 10 of complications after brain surgery at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 86.
"Calvin will be remembered as a kind soul and a...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Even though next week's first gubernatorial TV debate is being co-hosted by two taxpayer-funded state universities, Baltimore viewers are not scheduled to be able to see it.
The event featuring Democratic candidates Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Helping manufacturers in Maryland, where the sector has changed — and shrunk — dramatically in the last generation, takes a certain type of person.
Like Brian Sweeney, an engineer and attorney who grew up in a factory.
Sweeney is executive...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:10 AM
A friend of mine who is a federal retiree uses hearing aids. We meet once a month for breakfast at a restaurant, which sometimes can be very noisy, with clanging of pots and dropped dishes. These noises are bothersome to me but when they occur, I can...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Maryland's attempt to lure highly-touted recruiter Kenny Johnson back to his alma mater has proven to be unsuccessful.
A source in College Park confirmed late Monday that Johnson, a 1999 Maryland graduate, had taken an offer to join Rick Pitino’...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Maryland's home football game against Michigan State on Nov. 15 will be a prime-time kickoff on the Big Ten Network.
The network announced a six-game prime-time schedule Tuesday morning. It included an 8 p.m. start time for the Terps' game against the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Now that the Maryland General Assembly has adjourned for the year, it is time to take a quick review of significant accomplishments. Amid the hotly-contested debate on honoring soft shell crabs, kudos to the legislature for passing two little-noticed...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The Laurel City Council approved an ordinance this week that makes the city part of the new Regional Transit Agency aimed at replacing nonprofit Central Maryland Regional Transit.
The council voted unanimously to join the new agency, spearheaded by...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The three Democratic candidates for governor will meet in a televised debate May 7, the NBC station in Washington announced Thursday.
The debate matching Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur is...