At All-Star break, Orioles know they'll need strong second half to make postseason

At All-Star break, Orioles know they'll need strong 2nd half to make playoffs

The Orioles may hold a four-game lead in the American League East and be a season-high 10 games over .500 entering the All-Star break, but recent history indicates that it's not safe to make postseason plans quite yet.

Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

LifeLine, which landed millions in state contracts, had been disciplined for inadequate care.

Ubaldo Jimenez needs rehab assignment; won't start for Orioles during road trip

Ubaldo Jimenez needs rehab assignment; won't start for Orioles during road trip

Buck Showalter said right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain, was tentative while throwing Sunday and, therefore, will need a rehab assignment.

For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities.

Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

Power plants coming to electricity hungry region

Maryland, which imports a large chunk of its power, has new plants in the queue amid a years-long industry battle

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Forget a pump part? Vending machine solves breastfeeding mothers' dilemma

Vending machine for breastfeeding mothers

Every working breastfeeding mother has had it happen: You're ready to pump when you discover you forgot a crucial piece of equipment.

'House of Cards,' 'Veep,' 'Treme,' Josh Charles earn major Emmy nominations

House of Cards, Veep, Treme, Josh Charles earn major Emmy nominations

There was a strong Baltimore flavor to the nominations for the 2014 Emmys announced today.

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

Germany beats Argentina, 1-0, to win World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- When the final whistle sounded, Mario Goetze disappeared under a dogpile of German teammates in the middle of the field.

Mission BBQ to opens doors at Columbia location

Mission BBQ to opens doors at Columbia location

Mission BBQ's newest location in Columbia is scheduled to officially open to the public on Monday.

Abingdon Library to present Hoopla Hoop Contest on July 15

Del. Bill Frank of 42nd District steps down after 12 years in legislature

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Towson misrepresented plans for softball stadium [Letter]

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