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Green light for theater hub project on Howard Street is something to cheer about

Green light for theater hub project on Howard St. something to cheer about 

The news that the Baltimore Development Corporation approved an ambitious arts proposal for N. Howard St. is a welcome sign of promise for downtown's future.

Coalition brings solar energy co-ops to Baltimore area

Coalition brings solar energy co-ops to Baltimore area

Amanda Kilian finds the idea of installing solar panels on the roof of her house intriguing. She likes the notion of saving money on her electricity bill. She appreciates using a renewable energy source like the sun. But, she wants to find out more.

Boy, 14, bitten by copperhead at Harford camp is released from hospital

Boy, 14, bitten by copperhead at Harford camp is released from hospital

It wasn't exactly how Jack Hummer planned to spend his 14th birthday, but it's one he'll always remember. And he'll have a great story to tell about his summer vacation.

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Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake

Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake

Republican Larry Hogan entered the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake to the sound of his name being chanted.

Baltimore Pride on shaky ground as organizers, community members point fingers

Pride on shaky ground as organizers, community members point fingers 

At meeting on Pride, a tussle over Baltimore's LGBT future.

Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

Studies show disproportionately high rates of gambling addiction among veterans.

Baltimore bloodlines [(cool) progeny]

Baltimore bloodlines [(cool) progeny]

I'm hopeful that the next time my kids get called "Baltimorons," they'll take it as a compliment.

'Y'all will never catch me': Man arrested after posting on police Facebook

Roger Ray Ireland was served with a warrant after being caught in South Baltimore.

Columbia man guilty of assault, not guilty of attempted murder in beating

A Columbia man accused of brutally beating another man resulting in long-term injuries was convicted...

Harford liquor retailers getting OK to dispense beer in take-home growlers

A new state law means Harford County beer lovers can fill up their own containers from the tap at...

Two Washington men charged in rape of Laurel teen

Two Washington men have been arrested on sexual assault charges in connection with the rape of a...

Slight storm chances, some clouds in weekend beach forecast

A decent Saturday, albeit with some slight storm chances, and a gloomier Sunday are expected this...

Female Naval Academy grad named to Blue Angels squadron 

With her first show flight sometime next spring, the 2008 Naval Academy graduate said she could...

Big Ten media pick Md. football to finish near bottom of East Division

Maryland finished last year fifth in the Atlantic Coast Conference’s seven-team Atlantic...

Postman pleads guilty to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail | VIDEO

A postman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to stealing more than 20,000 pieces of mail in...

New playground intended to help autistic children build social skills 

Inviting a friend to play on a tire swing can be difficult for autistic children, but with special...

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Better oversight of Md. group homes needed, officials say 

State officials said at a legislative briefing Thursday that their agencies must do more to flag...

Bethesda woman charged with fighting police in Target parking lot

Arundel County police officers arrested Bethesda woman who they said spit on them Thursday during...

Officer identified in White Marsh fatal shooting

Baltimore County police on Thursday identified the officer who fatally shot a man in a White Marsh...

Would you be able to graduate from high school in Maryland? Take the test.

Maryland education leaders voted this past week to raise the bar for rising ninth- and 10th-...

BWI to offer travelers rewards for shopping, parking and dining in airport

Travelers passing through BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport can now earn frequent flyer miles and...

Elkridge man gets 20 years for shaking baby to death

The seemingly remorseful father who pleaded guilty to shaking his own 6-week-old baby to death...

Democrats charge Hogan with election law violations

The Maryland Democratic Party took a page from the book of Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry...

Tech camps, other programs hope to keep girls interested in STEM fields 

Many girls' interest in science, technology, math and engineering wanes as they get older.

Auctions continue as luxury market struggles 

Trophy homes typically take longer to sell than the average house, and for sellers finally...

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