Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears

Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears

Anyone who has competed in a road race knows that extra police and security are as much a part of the event as water stops and cheering spectators.

Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814,...

Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez working on more 'aggressive' mechanics

Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez working on more 'aggressive' mechanics

BOSTON — Since his last start a week ago, Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez has made several visits to the team’s video room, trying to figure out why he’s struggled in his first three starts as an Oriole.

Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...

Preparing for your body for retirement

Preparing for your body for retirement

Donna Schramek is looking forward to retirement on the Eastern Shore. She loves the smell of the ocean, walking on the beach, and spending time with her grandchildren.

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Baltimore couple's handmade, natural beauty products are right on Target

Baltimore couple's handmade, natural beauty products are right on Target

Target recently picked up Oyin Handmade's hair care line, selling the Baltimore-made products in 140 stores around the country.

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Easter brunch at Baltimore restaurants [Pictures]

Our favorite Easter Sunday brunches are mostly buffet-style because we've found that's the best way for restaurants to manage the huge...

No. 6 Terps claim top seed in ACC men's lacrosse tournament with 12-8 win over Notre Dame

Terps claim top seed in ACC men's lax tourney with win over Notre Dame

Possession was a huge factor in Saturday's Top 10 men's lacrosse matchup between No. 6 Maryland and No. 9 Notre Dame, and the Terps' Charlie Raffa was the difference.

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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Race and Obama news coverage [Commentary]

Race and Obama news coverage [Commentary]

I have a question forĀ George Will.

Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers

Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers

Link found between gambling, other abuses among Baltimore's youth

Maryland needs litter leadership [Letter]

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor?

Don't shut out home-schoolers [Letter]

The recent commentary regarding home schooling and how students are barred from enrolling in public schools is an amazing article and spot...

O'Malley swayed by religion [Letter]

Gov. Martin O'Malley regularly puts millions of public dollars into the state budget to provide textbook and technology aid to non-public...

Rep. Andy Harris should support PAST Act [Letter]

Maryland has a long history of producing some of the nation's finest horses. In 1970, efforts to end the cruel practice of "soring" in...

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