| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Everett H. Wilson, son of Eastern Shore sharecroppers who was one of the first African-American students to enroll at St. John's College in Annapolis and later became a social worker, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The daughter of a surgeon and a nurse, Ellen Hoberman grew up believing from her father's example that health care was a universal right, not a privilege only for those with the means to pay. "I never saw him turn anyone away," she says of her father's...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Democrat Heather R. Mizeur picked off the endorsement of a maverick former Republican congressman to go with the support of five other Eastern Shore leaders as she continued to show her appeal outside her home county of Montgomery.
Former U.S. Rep....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major.
Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:13 PM
As the governor's race enters full force this fall, several candidates are expected to tackle education issues such as the widening achievement gap among students in Maryland's schools, The Sun's Erin Cox reported Monday.
Maryland Attorney General...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler proposed the state pay for all-day preschool for low-income students to close the achievement gap between poor and wealthy students, a disparity the gubernatorial candidate calls “our biggest moral stain....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police were searching on the Pocomoke River near Snow Hill on Sunday for the body of a 63-year-old Salisbury man who is presumed dead, according to DNR spokeswoman Candy Thomson.
The search was called off at about...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
November — 8: at James Madison, 7; 11: High Point, 7; 16: Louisiana Tech, 2; 19: at Liberty, 7; 24: at West Virginia, 4; 28: Tennessee (at Grand Bahama Islands), 2; 29: Kansas State or SMU (at Grand Bahama Islands), 5:45 or 8....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This week, a commercial "freighter" rocket that began its journey into space last Wednesday about 35 miles south of Ocean City is due to dock with the International Space Station, delivering 1,300 pounds of cargo. It will eventually be loaded up with...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Alongside all the events that make us proud of Baltimore and our state, a recent announcement deserves additional notice. Last week, we learned the odds of a Maryland baby surviving to her first birthday have improved by more than 20 percent since 2008....