| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Fire in the hole," Matt Stevens yelled Thursday morning, wearing protective gloves as he lit a firecracker attached to a rubber hand in a Cockeysville field.
Smoke wafted lazily in a slight breeze and two butterflies fluttered in the bright sun until...
| Jun 24, 2013
Maryland, which has seen improvements in childhood education and health in recent years, ranks No. 10 in the country for overall child well-being, according to a report released today by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Despite the high...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open.
House GOP leaders will hold...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, paying tribute to Pennsylvania's diverse agriculture industry. The sculpture, sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Q: The planned Turnpike car-charging stations you wrote about some time ago raise a few questions. How much will the Turnpike Commission be charging car owners to 'charge up' their plug-in hybrid or electric cars? Are there reliable studies showing that a...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Vowing to roll up her sleeves and “just get it done,” Kathleen G. Kane was sworn into office as Pennsylvania’s new attorney general on Tuesday, becoming the first woman and the first Democrat to serve as the state’s top law......
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Felow Seekers. With President Barack Obama set to unveil his new gun-control proposals, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said proposals to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines would not infringe on gun owners' rights. Casey,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 9:29 PM
A pending case in Montgomery County is extreme, but it should give you something to think about before your next trip to the dentist, doctor, accountant, therapist or other professional. Authorities say a dental assistant and a receptionist at a......
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Yo! Gov. Tom Corbett apparently is running again for the right to be Gov. He was here Thursday in the Lehigh Valley. The day before he was touring Hershey Medical Center in Dauphin County. On Friday he was at a......
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett announced Monday that Inspector General Kenya Mann Faulkner has resigned to become the University of Cincinnati’s top lawyer. Faulkner, 45, of Ambler, Montgomery County, will become general counsel at the Ohio university. Her...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Yo! The Republican thorn in the Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s side has stuck again. The latest political barbs from Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor center on the national Common Core education standards. But nearly every paragraph in...