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Osprey nest moves to new platform

Osprey nest moves to new platform

With ospreys building another nest in front of a traffic camera Thursday morning, the MdTA countered by moving the birds' home to a platform nearby.

Study reveals economic details, forecast of Columbia's village centers

A team of consultants hired to research the state of key economic areas in Columbia presented detailed findings from the study to approximately 75 people.

State provides extra $10 million to counties, city for pothole repairs

Baltimore and all 23 of Maryland's counties will split extra funding to repair potholes and other roadway damage incurred during the recent harsh winter.

Long-sought Rec and Parks audit finally complete

Long-sought Rec and Parks audit finally complete

After years of demands by activists, Baltimore's Department of Recreation and Parks has finally been audited.

St. Pius X parishioners recall role in 1995 visit of Pope John Paul II

St. Pius X parishioners recall role in 1995 visit of Pope John Paul II

Well before the sun comes up on Sunday, April 27, Carol Pacione expects to be in front of the television to watch the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII. The Mass, presided over by Pope Francis, will be aired live from Rome, beginning at 3:30 a.m.

Havre de Grace livens up the library with lip dub video

The library isn't usually a place where people are singing and dancing in the aisles – or the shelves, as the case may be – but that's exactly what visitors to the Havre de Grace library saw on April 17.

Frédéric Nauczyciel's portraits of Baltimore voguers [Pictures]

Frédéric Nauczyciel's portraits of Baltimore voguers [Pictures]

The French photographer stumbled across queer ballroom voguers performing in a parking lot during Baltimore Pride, and decided he had found his muse.

Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy.

Most voters still have no preference in governor's race, poll shows [The FreeStater Blog]

Most voters still have no preference in governor's race, poll shows [The FreeStater Blog]

The inaugural Maryland Poll from St. Mary's College of Maryland is in line with prior polls for Gonzales Research, The Baltimore Sun, and...

Dr. Torrey C. Brown, state natural resources secretary, dies at 77

Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned...

U.S. soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case granted name change | VIDEO

Former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified...

Strong apparel, footwear sales send Under Armour profits soaring

Under Armour saw profit and sales soar in the first quarter, beating analysts' estimates, but the...

Walter Amprey, former city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter Amprey died of complications of a heart transplant Tuesday afternoon at the University of...

T. Rowe Price reports increase in quarterly net income

Baltimore money manager T. Rowe Price said Thursday that net income rose nearly 26 percent in the...

Armada Hoffler to build smaller Exelon tower at Harbor Point

The developer of Harbor Point announced Wednesday the selection of a Virginia-based contractor for...

Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore

Three teenagers have been killed in the past 10 days in the city.

Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera

In the contest between bird and traffic camera, it's a question of which will blink first.

Michael Phelps says he's 'having fun' as he returns to the pool this week

MESA, ARIZ. — Michael Phelps couldn’t say it enough times, even joking that he would...

14-year-old boy shot and killed in south Baltimore

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed in south Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood...

U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates

The U.S Justice Department invited thousands of federal convicts on Wednesday to request their...

Two-year-old in Essex suffers 'serious injuries' from pit bull attack

Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy received "serious injuries to the upper body" from a...

Dan Rodricks: Gansler steps into military-civilian divide

Now that veterans groups have condemned Doug Gansler for disparaging Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's...

30 years ago: Robert Gallo discovers the cause of AIDS

It's been 30 years since federal health officials announced that a team led by Dr. Robert C. Gallo...

Stevenson adds a fierce new sculpture to Mustang Stadium

Stevenson University unveiled "Victory" on Wednesday afternoon, a 12-foot-tall bronze statue of...

Alameda Marketplace sells for $11.3 million

A Virginia-based real estate company may locate a new fitness center on an unused portion of...

Community college applicant alleges he was rejected because of religious beliefs

A prospective student at the Community College of Baltimore County sued school officials in...

Aberdeen Proving Ground worker dies

A longtime Army civilian at Aberdeen Proving Ground died after a "grass cutting incident" at work on...

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