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Marylanders look to create new memories at Boston Marathon

Marylanders look to create new memories at Boston Marathon

Lynne Douglas stood frozen some 100 yards shy of the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the second bomb exploded, bringing last year's race to an abrupt and chaotic end.

Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says

Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says

For every gunshot report taken by Baltimore police, there could be five more they haven't heard about, according to the company behind a high-tech system that...

Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814,...

Thousands pelted with color at 5K run

Thousands pelted with color at 5K run

Billy Howarth filled a plastic bottle with bright blue cornstarch and patiently waited for the first of the Color Run participants to pass through the blue zone.

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.

Hopkins code cracks baseball scheduling

Just as the statistics-heavy "Moneyball" approach changed how teams build rosters, the scheduling...

Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over...

Open Data Policy called step forward for Md. transparency

Maryland was recently ranked 46th in the nation for transparency, but a new law could put the...

O'Malley takes aim at deportations

Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer...

Conflict-of-interest questions raised in 1st Mariner fight

High finance is a small world, just as Baltimore is a small town, and it showed as potential...

Archaeologists hosting open house at Patterson Park dig

Archaeologists conducting a dig in Patterson Park are holding an open house Saturday to share...

New high-paying jobs in city's DOT questioned

The city's Department of Transportation disclosed this week they've reorganized the agency, creating...

Two teenagers killed in Baltimore this week

Police fanned out Friday afternoon to search for clues in the killing of teenager Michael Mayfield...

The Senator named one of top 20 movie theaters in the world

Men’s Journal magazine thinks very highly of Baltimore's Senator Theatre. It is included in...

St. Leo's church leads Way of the Cross procession in Little Italy

St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church continued the tradition of holding its Good Friday Way of...

Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March

Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment...

Cupcake business is a family affair

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

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

The crash of a 477-foot tanker into a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 — which cost millions...

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...

1st Mariner buyers see value in local brand

The founder of 1st Mariner launched the Baltimore bank as an alternative to big, faceless, out-of-...

7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize

Seven artists, whose works span experimental musical instruments and genealogy-inspired sculpture,...

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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...

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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...