| Nov 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Federal officials shut the government down as Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore late last month, but NOAA employee Holly Bamford remained hard at work.
While heavy rain and wind lashed her Silver Spring office, the National Ocean Service manager oversaw...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival.
Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley unleashed a withering tirade against Penn National Gaming over its ads in the state's referendum over expanded gambling in Maryland, accusing the company of using "false and baseless" arguments to protect its West Virginia casino.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other.
The barrage of ads urging...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Vice President Joe Biden's wife will visit Allentown next week when she returns home to Pennsylvania for a seven-city tour as an advocate for her husband and the Obama campaign.
Dr. Jill Biden, the English school teacher raised in Willow Grove,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Kingsmill men’s age 65-and-over, 8.0-combination-rated team recently repeated as the Mid-Atlantic Section champs.
Team captain Rich Nelson, John Wendell, Fax McCandlish and Gary Burger went unbeaten for the year, and Bruce Stewart, Fred Wells,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Second of three articles about state ballot questions
Ambrose "Bo" Vogt, a union construction worker from Pasadena, believes the effort to expand gambling in Maryland would create jobs in a field in which work has been scarce.
But Tamara Davis Brown, an...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The latest argument from the proponents of a ballot question that would allow a sixth casino and table games in Maryland is a familiar one: Failing to legalize more gambling in the state will mean hundreds of millions of dollars flowing out of Maryland...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Proponents of expanded gambling have enlisted four leading political figures — including Gov. Martin O'Malley — to make television ads assuring voters that the additional tax revenue expected to flow into state coffers will go to education....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake brings on the muscle in a just-released ad warning voters that casino owners in West Virginia are behind the opposition to the proposed gambling expansion plan on the Nov. 6 ballot.
In the ad, the former Ravens star...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he hopes to hold tuition increases for Maryland residents attending the state's public universities to no more than the 3 percent he has allowed in each of the last three years.
In a meeting with student government...