| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:50 AM
A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!"
This week's activity helped...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:50 PM
In the back of a busy highway department depot near BWI Marshall Airport, sign makers tell Maryland motorists where to get off.
And lots of other things.
The State Highway Administration sign shop fabricates 8,500 to 9,500 signs a year,...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Q: Friends from North Carolina recently attended their daughter's wedding in our area, and soon after returning from the joyous event, they received a speeding ticket in the mail. It's an electronic ticket for going 68 in a 55 mile zone in Maryland on...
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill this week joined a list of 49 other hospitals in the United States to be honored for superior clinical outcomes while keeping an eye on costs. Truven Health Analytics, a health information and services...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The controversy over exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay has become an issue in the race for Maryland's State House, at least among the Democratic candidates for governor.
Saying the environmental costs are too high, Montgomery County...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:12 AM
With public approval ratings for most political figures suffering these days — Congress is hovering around 9 percent, an all-time low — and unemployment still relatively high, it's probably not the best time for elected officials of any kind...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets.
The high-tech tablet...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:15 AM
A mysterious case of police officers losing control of their squad cars has been solved, leading to the recall of 355,000 Ford Crown Victorias -- including the Police Interceptor version -- Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Cars.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:14 PM
It became apparent this past week where Gov. Tom Corbett will aim his biggest political cannons in what has become his desperate bid to get re-elected.
The main salvos target U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democrat from Montgomery County who is seen as...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Janet Hirsch says she has always been an adventurous eater, willing to try new things.
But the Catonsville resident never ate pork ribs, Delmonico steaks or even turnips -- until last year.
That’s when Hirsch joined Friends & Farms, a Columbia-...