For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home 

Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But she hasn't been to the fairgrounds as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools opened Wednesday. Hannah thinks she'd be learning more at the fair.

With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make 

With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make

With preseason over, the Ravens must finalize their 53-man roster by Saturday at 4 p.m.

Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday

J.J. Hardy made the Tampa Bay Rays' move to walk Chris Davis backfire, dumping a bloop single into right field to score Nelson Cruz for the game-winner.

Orioles bullpen completes scoreless series with three shutout innings Thursday

Orioles bullpen completes scoreless series with three shutout innings Thursday 

The Orioles’ sweep by the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field last weekend raised all kinds of red flags.

City works to refocus efforts to address homelessness

City works to refocus efforts to address homelessness 

After her mother died in 2010, Sidney Allen could no longer afford the rent on the home they shared and spent the next three years bouncing between friends' couches and short-term rentals, without a home to call her own.

Feral cat shuts down Glen Burnie elementary school

Harford school buses may get cameras to catch drivers who fail to stop for them

Labor Day schedule and closings

STX expands ice-hockey line, signs five NHL players

STX expands ice-hockey line, signs five NHL players

Baltimore-based STX said Thursday that it's inked deals with five National Hockey League players as the company best known for lacrosse plans an expansion of its ice-hockey line.

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Obama's tan suit: Stop freaking out, Internet, it's actually stylish

Obama's tan suit: Stop freaking out, Internet, it's actually stylish

The president addressed the press in a pale, khaki-colored suit, and the Internet exploded.

Joe hopes to return R&B to its romantic 'essence'

Joe hopes to return R&B to its romantic 'essence' 

Singer discusses latest album, tour chemistry with Fantasia before Pier Six Pavilion show.

NFL unveils stiffer penalties for domestic violence; Ravens partner with House of Ruth

NFL unveils stiffer penalties for domestic abuse; Ravens team with House of Ruth 

A month after suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice two games, NFL Roger Goodell acknowledged he "didn't get it right" and announced significantly harsher penalties.

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Here's a collection of a few of the dogs, cats and other critters in the Baltimore area who need homes. Be sure to check with the shelter before you go to verify that the animal you want is still there.

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Overdose deaths are preventable [Commentary] 

Last year, 858 Maryland residents died due to alcohol or drug intoxication; that's enough to replace the entire University of Maryland football team more than eight times. This year is on track to be even more deadly, with a 33 percent increase in...

Howard Co. police say Xerox has fixed speed camera data errors

Howard Co. police say Xerox has fixed speed camera data errors 

Howard County police say their speed camera vendor has corrected a year's worth of inaccurate data the company submitted about the cameras there. 

African nurses are on the front lines in the fight against Ebola [Letter]

Kudos to letter writer Patricia M. Davidson of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing for raising awareness about the role of nursing in the...

Stop the racial rhetoric [Letter]

Isn't it odd that the entire world knows about Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was killed by a white police officer on August 9...

Recognize the downside of gambling [Letter]

As Maryland allows more and more casinos to saturate the landscape and the radio, television and newspapers make a big deal about it, a...

Action needed to save Baltimore's ash trees [Letter]

Doing something about the imminent slaughter of the city's ash trees as a result of arrival of the emerald ash borer in Baltimore should...

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