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One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen

Orchestra's principal oboist was vacationing in Montreal when her instrument went missing.

Residents air concerns about Taser use during Gilmor arrests

Moving quickly to quell resident concerns about police actions during the arrest of four at Gilmor Homes on Wednesday, a top Baltimore police commander walked...

'One in Spirit'

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'One in Spirit': Worshipping on U.S. 40 

Three different groups meet at Second English Evangelical Lutheran Church on Sunday mornings.

Upperco teen hones skills for goat-tying rodeo event

Upperco teen hones skills for goat-tying rodeo event

Don't call Carli Cavin a goat roper, a derisive term generally reserved for a cowboy or cowgirl wannabe or a phony having, as the saying goes, "all hat and no cattle."

Harford students head back to the classroom Monday

Harford students head back to the classroom Monday

Summer may not be officially over until later in September, but for about 38,000 children who attend Harford County Public Schools, summer draws to a close Sunday. Those students will head back to the classroom Monday morning.

CAMPAIGN 2014

Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions 

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration.

Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center 

Items will be added to LGBT history collection at National Museum of American History in Washington.

Federal agencies set job applicant limits

Federal agencies set job applicant limits 

Paul Mincarelli has been trying for three years to get into international work for the federal government. He says he knows the odds are stacked against him.

5 makeup staples under $10 [Scandalous Beauty]

5 makeup staples under $10 [Scandalous Beauty]

There are certain products that are always part of my regimen, and they can all be found at my local drugstore.

Councilman questions city's $1.6M prescription drug deal with Express Scripts 

A city councilman is questioning a $1.6 million deal for a St. Louis company to provide prescription...

New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students

In one video, Jose Bowen claps chalkboard erasers, organizes books on a shelf in the library, sprays...

Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday

Attendees of Saturday's preseason Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium are encouraged to avoid Interstate...

Plans tweaked for North Point redevelopment 

County, developer say Chipotle, Panera and Five Guys eyeing Merritt Pavilion.

Two fatally shot in Baltimore

Baltimore homicide detectives on Wednesday were investigating two fatal shootings that occurred...

Baltimore longshoremen deny strike liability 

Longshoremen who went on strike last year at the port of Baltimore claim they are not liable for...

Maryland GDP lags nation in 2013 

Maryland trailed the national economy in three of four quarters last year, according to gross...

No charges filed in disorderly complaint against trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant

An off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper has been suspended with pay after he was driven from a...

2 adults, 2 children hurt in Aberdeen crash taken to trauma centers

Four people were taken to regional trauma centers after a crash at Old Philadelphia Road and Short...

Body found in water was missing man, 21

Police confirmed a body recovered from waters near M&T Bank Stadium was that of a 21-year-old man...

Storms could bring heavy rain, strong winds Wednesday afternoon, evening

Severe thunderstorms were moving through Western Maryland on Wednesday afternoon and could bring...

Columbia Whole Foods Market sneak preview

Whole Foods Market is set to open Wednesday, Aug. 20 inside the former Rouse Company building in...

Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay 

The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance...

Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases 

$8.7 million bid highest in federal auctions so far along Atlantic coast.

Community groups criticize city plan to divert $3 million in casino impact funds 

Baltimore officials plan to divert $3 million in anticipated casino revenue that had been...

Transportation, tourism officials preparing for Horseshoe debut 

Crowd of 10,000 expected for grand opening August 26.

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Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children 

Some foster children were placed in the care of relatives with a history of alleged abuse or neglect...

UM study warns of health impacts from fracking 

A University of Maryland study warns that without adequate safeguards, drilling for natural gas...

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Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator

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