Student scores have largest one-year drop since MSAs began

Student scores have largest one-year drop since Md. School Assessment began

Maryland student test scores had the largest one-year drop since the administration of the Maryland School Assessment began a decade ago, a result of the transition to a new Common Core curriculum, state education leaders said.

Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

Arcade owners and manufacturers of video games, claw machines and other amusements say their business is being threatened by proposed state regulations.

Five for Friday: Memorable Orioles All-Star Game moments

This week's Five for Friday details five memorable Orioles All-Star moments -- most good, some bad.

Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter

Suspects arrested in Shot Tower metro station stabbing

After 40 years, Terry West keeps riding

Odenton man sentenced in waste oil scheme

Ravens, NFL players react to LeBron James' return to Cleveland | VIDEO

Orioles welcome possibility of 'Battle of the Beltways' World Series vs. Nationals

Orioles welcome possibility of 'Battle of the Beltways' World Series vs. Nationals

The Orioles believe they could meet the Washington Nationals again this year.

Bel Air's Broom's Bloom Dairy scoops up customers from social media buzz

Bel Air's Broom's Bloom Dairy scoops up customers from social media buzz

The ice cream shop was rated one of TripAdvisor's 10 best a year ago, and people keep coming.

Confederate troops burned governor's mansion 150 years ago

Case of alleged student rape at Morgan State still open

Jobs in health care [Pictures]

Jobs in health care [Pictures]

Learn about the wide variety of careers in the health-care field in the words of local professionals.

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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.

LeBron to Cleveland: I'm coming home

LeBron James returning to Cleveland | VIDEO

LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, where fans burned jerseys after his 2010 exit and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert called the Akron, Ohio-native's signing with the Miami Heat a "cowardly betrayal."

Warrior under fire after anti-Title IX tweets during lax world championship

Johns Hopkins will get preview of 2015 at Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

Calvert Hall to name basketball court after former coach Amatucci

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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O'Malley's fiscal legacy  [Editorial]

O'Malley's fiscal legacy [Editorial]

When the three major Wall Street bond rating agencies reaffirmed Maryland's AAA rating last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a news release crediting his administration's "fiscally responsible approach" to budgeting. Given the extent to which Mr. O'...

Breaking a vicious cycle [Editorial]

A temporary patch [Editorial]

Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected...

Fracking doesn't cause earthquakes [Letter]

Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]

The Sun's editorial, "A dangerous turning point in Israel" (July 8) notes the arrest of six Israelis for the killing of a Palestinian...

Marylanders: Vote Republican this November [Letter]

It is after the primary election, now we need to prepare for the general election. Only 20 percent of registered voters exercised their...

Why does Md. subsidize non-public schools? [Letter]

I'd feel better about Maryland's budget if the outgoing governor had not kept putting millions of dollars into aiding non-public schools...

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