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Freeze warning issued again, putting early fruit crops at risk

Freeze warning issued again, putting early fruit crops at risk

A freeze warning is again in effect across the region for early Thursday morning, prompting calls to protect vulnerable plants and stoking worries over the health of local orchards.

Easter brings sweet business to Catonsville bakery and candy shop

Sugar Momma's bakery and candy store works to fill orders for the holiday.

Inner Arbor plans to add trees to Symphony Woods

The Inner Arbor Trust has announced plans to add 169 trees to Symphony Woods as part of phase one of its redevelopment of the 35-acre downtown Columbia park.

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve interactions with LGBT community

Batts says 'culture change' needed to improve LGBT interactions

Members of gay community said they still feel targeted, disrespected or left to fend for themselves.

Turf at Towson High, downtown police and schools construction part of 2015 budget

Turf at Towson High, downtown police and schools construction part of 2015 budget

The Towson area will benefit from a new turf field at Towson High, additional police officers in downtown Towson and area school construction projects as part of the county's fiscal year 2015 budget, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Tuesday.

Upper Chesapeake settles federal discrimination suit

Upper Chesapeake settles federal discrimination suit

Upper Chesapeake Health System agreed to pay $180,000 to settle a disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought on behalf of a former employee of the organization's Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday.

Finland to issue stamps featuring gay erotic art

Finland to issue stamps featuring work of gay erotic artist

Finland's postal service will honor "Tom of Finland" with stamps taken from his work.

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.

David A. Wagner, port official, dies

David A. Wagner, former deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation who later...

Six rescued from Magothy River after boat sank

Six people were rescued from the cold, choppy Magothy River on Sunday evening after their small boat...

Maryland Zoo aids in snowy owl rehab | VIDEO

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore had been tracking the migration of North American snowy owls to...

Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner

In a surprising reversal, last week's losing bidder for 1st Mariner Bank got approval Tuesday to buy...

Good Friday schedule and closings

This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:

Dan Rodricks: Investment in Baltimore, beyond our expectations

New apartments, Lord Baltimore renovation evidence belief in the city.

Residents sue landlord, security firms at troubled city apartments

Residents at a notorious subsidized housing complex in West Baltimore sued their landlord and two...

Charm City Tribe restoring tradition to Baltimore's young Jewish community

Following religious values taught as a youth can be difficult for many when entering adulthood,...

Health exchange continues to enroll consumers in insurance

Almost 18,680 people asked for more time to sign up for insurance through the state's health...

One dead in York Road double stabbing

One male victim was killed and another remains in critical condition after a fight led to them being...

State receives $15 million for ongoing BWI Airport runway upgrades

Airport Improvement Program funding part of $44 million project.

Two older victims not intended targets in Dundalk shooting

A man and woman, both 65 years old, were visiting people in Dundalk Saturday night when they were...

O'Malley fundraising takes a pause in first quarter

Gov. Martin O'Malley, who has said he is considering a run for president in 2016, will report...

Shake Shack to open a location in Inner Harbor

The popular Shake Shack burger chain said Tuesday it will open a Baltimore restaurant early next...

Anthropologie, Talbots coming to Columbia mall expansion

Women's clothing retailers Anthropologie and Talbots are among three retailers that will be added...

Hopkins students create musical staircase

Some students and professors have mastered the fancy footwork to play a song on the musical stairs.

Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom

A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to have...

O'Malley signs 'Jake's Law,' marijuana decriminalization

Of the nearly 150 bills Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Monday morning, one bore the name of...

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