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Flag rises by dawn's early light, closing out Fort McHenry festivities

With a cool breeze blowing on Fort McHenry, about 30 Army honor guard soldiers stood at attention for 15 minutes while holding a large U.S. flag decorated...

Rawlings-Blake discharged from hospital

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was discharged from the University of Maryland Medical Center Sunday, where she had been since experiencing chest pains...

Man shot in Union Square

Man shot in Union Square

A man was shot in the Union Square neighborhood in South Baltimore Sunday night, police said.

Navy Leap Frogs wow crowd with parachute demonstration in Harford

Navy Leap Frogs wow crowd with parachute demonstration in Harford

A large military plane circled over the Harford County Airport near Churchville shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday when, without warning, the gasp of the crowd below let everyone know the members of the Navy Leap Frogs Parachute Team had jumped and begun their descent.

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Hogan ad takes aim at Brown leadership on health exchange

Hogan ad takes aim at Brown leadership on health exchange 

Republican Larry Hogan released his first negative television ad of the campaign for governor Friday. It hits a point already hammered by Democrat Anthony Brown's opponents in the primary: Brown's role in the flubbed state health exchange.

A half-century of John Waters invades New York

A half-century of John Waters invades New York

Film retrospective at Lincoln Center to spotlight five decades of Baltimore's finest.

Feds issue rule for honoring fallen employees with flag

Feds issue rule for honoring fallen employees with flag 

Getting a flag from the federal government wouldn't have provided much consolation for the family of the U.S. Postal Service employee who was shot to death last year on his route in Prince George's County.

Innovation economy needs 'more formal support for informal learning' [Technically Baltimore]

Innovation economy needs 'more formal support for informal learning' [Technically Baltimore]

The last decade has seen the foundation developed, but now the Baltimore tech community needs to connect with a wider swath of the region'...

Weather holds for a glimpse of the Blue Angels 

The clouds didn't exactly part for the Blue Angels, but they lifted just enough Saturday afternoon,...

Under Armour, Maryland in tight contractual embrace 

Football players sometimes get creative with their ankle tape. Instead of wrapping their feet before...

Cannon fire at Fort McHenry helps to mark celebration 

The gunners at Fort McHenry readied the 3-ton cannon known as Messenger, heaving it into position...

Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas' 

This summer, Zara and her family finally got a chance to take a break, with the help of a "bionic...

NFL security in spotlight over Ray Rice 

The furor over former Raven Ray Rice thrust the issue of domestic violence into the spotlight, but...

Photographer captured Beatlemania in Baltimore 50 years ago

The Cross Keys retiree remembers the iconic Baltimore concert as "just another assignment."

UM has received other large donations in recent years 

The $31 million donation to the University of Maryland, College Park on Friday from a computer...

Two men shot late Friday in Baltimore

Two men were wounded by gunfire late Friday in separate incidents, Baltimore police said. Both are...

Five charged with running Baltimore County pill mill 

Healthy Life Medical Group wrote prescriptions for vast amounts of opiates.

Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel 

President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate,...

Fire hits abandoned VA hospital

Firefighters quickly controlled a blaze at an abandoned Veteran's Affairs hospital at Fort Howard in...

Police arrest suspect in stabbing near Dundalk

A man is listed in critical condition at local hospital after being stabbed at an Edgemere motel...

Elkridge man charged with throwing Molotov cocktail at Ellicott City tavern

A 24-year-old Elkridge man was arrested Friday after police said he threw a Molotov cocktail at an...

Governors group takes aim at Hogan over education 

The Democratic Governors Association has put $750,000 into an advertising campaign questioning...

Baltimore awarded $1.1 million grant to study Hanover Street corridor

Baltimore has received a $1.1 million federal grant to create a plan for the reconstruction or...

New coal plant pollution controls eyed 

Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to...

Blue Angel talks to students about his experiences 

As school assemblies go, this one was a winner.

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