| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:37 AM
As many Marylanders are busy preparing for the holidays, the state's politicians are scurrying to raise money for an election next summer.
The political calendar is chock full of breakfasts, luncheons and evening receptions geared toward gathering as...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Gerald Allen Elkins, a retired Department of Planning map maker and graphic artist who detailed Baltimore's transformation for more than four decades, died of cancer Nov. 28 at his Ocean Pines home. The former Overlea resident was 65.
"What struck me...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Attackman Xander Ritz (Maryland) earned Most Valuable Player honors, leading a late 8-0 rally and finishing with four goals and one assist as Team STX defeated Maverik United, 18-16, on Saturday in Milton, Ga. on the LXM Pro Tour. STX now leads the...
| 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 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...
| 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....
| 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
| 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...