20 reasons to be optimistic about the Ravens this year [Pictures]

20 reasons to be optimistic about the Ravens this year

After a down year in 2013, can the purple reign again this season? Here are 20 reasons why this year is bound to be an improvement.

Star chefs lay it on the table at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

Star chefs lay it on the table at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

You can thank Wolfgang Puck.

Under Armour signs Gisele Bundchen

Under Armour signs supermodel Gisele Bundchen

Two days after Nike outbid it for NBA superstar Kevin Durant, Under Armour signed Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen to represent the brand.

After Orioles-Reds game starts late, rain forces another delay in first inning

After Orioles-Reds game starts late, rain forces another delay in first inning 

After a 23-minute rain delay before the Orioles' game Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds at Camden Yards, another band of storms forced a second delay just two batters into the game.

Orioles' J.J. Hardy says he's ready to play, but he's not in lineup Tuesday night 

Quintin Berry 'thinking about' playing alongside H.S. teammate Adam Jones 

After month in Triple-A Norfolk, Ryan Webb returns to the Orioles 

Tin Lizzie's wine-making operation in Clarksville growing sweeter with age

Tin Lizzie's wine-making operation in Clarksville growing sweeter with age 

Founded in 2008, make-your-own-wine operation finds a following in Howard.

NFL player partners with Maryland biotech firm

NFL player partners with Maryland biotech firm

Next Healthcare Inc., a Germantown-based biotech company, says it is partnering with NFL player Larry Fitzgerald on a regenerative product geared specifically for professional athletes.

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Invasive trees sprout from Baltimore buildings

Invasive trees sprout from Baltimore buildings

Vacant homes and even some well-tended properties suffer from arboreal infestations

The weekend review [Pictures]

The weekend review [Pictures]

See pictures of Silopanna Music Festival, Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race and more.

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Daniels says he's over injuries that ended his 2013 season, limited his preseason 

In the Ravens' regular-season opener Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, Owen Daniels is expected to play in his first game of any significance since Oct. 6 of last season.

Experience worth the effort for volunteers at annual Maryland Wine Festival

Experience worth the effort for volunteers at annual Maryland Wine Festival

This September will mark 22 years that Pat Bussard has been working the gates at the annual Maryland Wine Festival.

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The looming immigration fight  [Editorial]

The looming immigration fight [Editorial] 

The Department of Homeland Security reported recently that the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico has slowed to a trickle compared to just a few months ago. The reason? Mexican authorities,...

Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction

Doctor had trail of troubles before assault accusations exposed past rape conviction 

Amber English was looking for a new job when her mother said their neighbor, the silver-haired doctor, was hiring.

Kraft hires investigators for Baltimore speed camera probe

Kraft hires investigators for Baltimore speed camera probe

City Councilman James B. Kraft says he’s hired two investigators to help complete a City Council probe of Baltimore’s troubled speed camera system.

Sitting is not the new smoking [Letter]

Mary MacVean of Tribune Newspapers must be a smoker ("Are we sitting ourselves to death?" Aug. 28). Her article about sitting being as...

No to police drones [Letter]

Regarding your recent editorial on drones, while there may be benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles in less populated areas, I oppose...

Molten salt reactor technology is the future of nuclear power [Letter]

Commentator Dan Ervin could not be more correct in his views on the future of energy: We cannot have clean, base-load energy without...

Importance of 'memory fitness' [Letter]

When I came to Baltimore-based Erickson Living to work as a public relations summer intern, I imagined I would enrich my professional...

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