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Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

Just as the statistics-heavy "Moneyball" approach changed how teams build rosters, the scheduling solution can lie in math.

Cupcake business is a family affair

At the three-year-old Kupcakes & Co. in Elkridge, there's more to the story than cupcakes, custom cakes and other baked goods.

Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March

NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

Bus accident slows traffic on northbound I-95 in Harford Co.

1st Mariner buyers see value in local brand

O'Malley takes aim at deportations

Archaeologists hosting open house at Patterson Park dig

Jacques Kelly: Theater company transforms bank building into new home

Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

In a few weeks, 17-year-old Michael Mayfield was set to walk the stage at the Edmondson-Westside High School graduation.

Baltimore Artists Guild to hold outdoor art festival in Catonsville

Baltimore Artists Guild to hold outdoor art festival in Catonsville

Catonsville residents Edward Williams and Lorraine Imwold have been busy since December planning an outdoor art festival for the spring.

Hundreds of trees planted at Harford's Arbor Day observance

Hundreds of trees planted at Harford's Arbor Day observance

Harford County celebrated Arbor Day 2014 on Good Friday, as volunteers of all ages gathered at the Chapel Road Sports Complex in Havre de Grace to plant hundreds of seedlings and young trees.

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with community

Members of gay community said they still feel targeted, disrespected or left to fend for themselves.

Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

From metal detectors to ID checks, visitors entering agency headquarters and large federal facilities in and around the nation's capital are subjected to intense security — so much so that they're often warned to leave extra time to get through the screening.

Harford airport gets OK to expand despite residents' objections

Harford County's zoning hearing examiner has recommended a special exception be granted to Harford...

Dan Rodricks: Questioning wage law built on the kindness of strangers

I want to thank Mr. Sean Malone, the Annapolis lobbyist, for getting me to look a little deeper into...

Fresh-egg enthusiasts crow about Baltimore County backyard chickens

When Brooks Paternotte bought his 10-acre property in Owings Mills three years ago, it came with a...

Democratic candidates woo NAACP crowd in Baltimore

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown attacked his chief rival in the Democratic primary contest for governor...

Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural

UM graduate shepherded film "Make Your Move" from beginning to end.

Unlock a historic stay with C&O Canal Quarters program

For anyone who enjoys bike riding or hiking, the path along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is...

Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony...

Baltimore police sergeant gets probation for misconduct

A veteran Baltimore police sergeant received probation Friday after being convicted for failing to...

Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday...

Plane from BWI makes 'expedited' landing for security issue

A flight out of BWI was forced to make a hasty landing in Indianapolis Wednesday due to a security...

Odenton volunteer firefighter returns to work after amputation

Firefighter William Fisher returned to work at Odenton this month, eight months after having his...

Dan Rodricks: A true detective remembers the Lebowitz case

Among the many Baltimore long-timers who had an old, sad anger awakened by the recent mention of...

New MVA license renewal rule frustrates 21-year-olds, Harford liquor inspector says

A new MVA rule forbidding younger people from renewing their driver's license in person is getting...

Elderly man killed in Salisbury home invasion

A 72-year-old man was killed and another man injured in a home invasion in Salisbury early Wednesday...

Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from...

Man struck by car and killed in Westminster

A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Westminster late Wednesday,...

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Dan Rodricks

Dan Rodricks

Questioning wage law built on the kindness of strangers - April 18, 2014 - I want to thank Mr. Sean Malone, the Annapolis lobbyist, for getting me to look a little deeper into something we generally regard as...

Jacques Kelly

Jacques Kelly

Center for at-risk youths housed in Brooklyn landmark - March 7, 2014 - I crossed the Patapsco River and arrived in Brooklyn in search of the Chesapeake Center for Youth Development. It was not hard to spot...