Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits.

Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to pick hearing officer, date in Rice appeal 

Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to huddle soon to pick hearing officer, hearing date in Ray Rice appeal

NFL, NFL Players Association leaders to meet soon to discuss Ray Rice situation, other issues.

Orioles Tuesday morning thoughts on home-field advantage, Chen and Hardy

The Orioles are still chasing the AL's best record and are 2 ½ games back of the Los Angeles Angels for home-field advantage.

Despite 5-0 loss to New York Yankees, Orioles clinch at least AL's No. 2 seed

Despite 5-0 loss to New York Yankees, Orioles clinch at least AL's No. 2 seed 

NEW YORK -- There was some consolation following the Orioles' 5-0 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night.

Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009

Baltimore marks fewest 90-degree days since 2009

There has been only two weeks' worth of 90-degree heat this year in Baltimore, the fewest 90+ days here in five years.

Ravens reach out to sponsors over Ray Rice case

Ravens reach out to sponsors over Ray Rice case 

As their corporate partners express concern about the Ray Rice case, the Ravens have been reaching out — courting them anew — to try to ensure that dozens of long-held relationships and the millions in revenue they provide remain intact.

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The Pratt Library staff's favorite banned books [Pictures]

The Pratt Library staff's favorite banned books [Pictures]

Sept. 21-27 is the annual Banned Books Week celebration, sponsored by the American Library Association. You are now free to read along.

Maryland brewers on pumpkin-spice beers [Pictures]

Maryland brewers on pumpkin-spice beers [Pictures] 

Five owners and brewmasters of Maryland breweries discuss the pumpkin-spice beer phenomenon and what sets their products apart from the competition.

If Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is lying, he'll have to sell team

Mike Preston: If Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is lying, he'll have to sell team 

If Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti wasn't telling the truth Monday, he will have lost all integrity, and go down in history with other disgraced owners. All respect will have been lost.

Patuxent Greens residents oppose Laurel solar panel bill

Patuxent Greens residents oppose Laurel solar panel bill

Responding to a proposal to build a solar panel array at Patuxent Greens Golf Club, a handful of residents from nearby neighborhoods came to Laurel city hall Monday evening to testify against a proposed zoning change that could make the project...

Howard program aims to decrease student absences, improve performance

Howard CyberSecurity Academy students get real world training

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More talk, more action  [Editorial]

More talk, more action [Editorial]

Monocles are off to the New Yorker for the best headline we've seen yet regarding climate change, this week's United Nations summit in New York and the large-scale demonstrations that have accompanied it: "Largest Climate-Change March in History...

Rawlings-Blake, 'Today' show to host health fair Saturday

Rawlings-Blake, 'Today' show to host health fair Saturday

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will host a fair to encourage healthy habits Saturday afternoon in collaboration with NBC's 'Today'...

Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says

Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says 

Even as the Baltimore Police Department faces criticism over its handling of an officer caught on video punching a suspect, an outside audit of the Internal Affairs Division has raised questions about the thoroughness and fairness of the agency's...

Are the Ravens guided by any principle at all? [Letter]

Peter Schmuck noted in his Sunday column that the Ravens, with their handling of the Ray...

Wear orange, not purple [Letter]

I am 63 years old. I lived and died every season following the Baltimore Colts. When they were taken from us, I cried. when the NFL did...

Parents need alternatives to corporal punishment [Letter]

Don't muddy District 12 race [Letter]

As an Air Force veteran, I am appalled at the use of the terms "insurgent" and "veteran" to compare "newcomer" Jesse Pippy and "careerist"...

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