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'One in Spirit': Worshipping on U.S. 40 

Three different groups meet at Second English Evangelical Lutheran Church on Sunday mornings.

Upperco teen hones skills for goat-tying rodeo event

Upperco teen hones skills for goat-tying rodeo event

Don't call Carli Cavin a goat roper, a derisive term generally reserved for a cowboy or cowgirl wannabe or a phony having, as the saying goes, "all hat and no cattle."

Church proposed for vacant Abingdon property

Church proposed for vacant Abingdon property

Leaders of the Love Fellowship Christian Center Inc. of Bel Air have been asked by the county to revise their plans to build a church in Abingdon to ensure there is enough space between the church property and existing residential and school property.

CAMPAIGN 2014

Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions 

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration.

Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center 

Items will be added to LGBT history collection at National Museum of American History in Washington.

Federal agencies set job applicant limits

Federal agencies set job applicant limits 

Paul Mincarelli has been trying for three years to get into international work for the federal government. He says he knows the odds are stacked against him.

It's time to pack the Yard [Baltimore Sports Report]

It's time to pack the Yard [Baltimore Sports Report]

The Orioles are asking you to come be a part of pennant fever, and they're sweetening the deal with a hot dog and a beer. What more do you...

Where those big boats went [SouthBmore.com]

Whole Foods offers more ways to linger at Columbia's lakefront [HowChow]

New league, same expectations for Terps men's soccer [Terrapin Station]

Two entrepreneurs open Jailbreak Brewing Co. in North Laurel

Friends Kasey Turner and Justin Bonner had high-powered, top-paying jobs running companies in Howard...

Drivers urged to avoid I-95 downtown for Ravens preseason game Saturday

Attendees of Saturday's preseason Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium are encouraged to avoid Interstate...

Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act 

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U....

One-of-a-kind oboe belonging to BSO musician stolen 

Orchestra's principal oboist was vacationing in Montreal when her instrument went missing.

Immigration court speeds review of cases involving children 

Baltimore Immigration Court, facing an increase in the number of cases involving immigrant...

Two fatally shot in Baltimore

Baltimore homicide detectives on Wednesday were investigating two fatal shootings that occurred...

Man armed with knife shot by officers, dies

A 45-year-old man armed with a knife and suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds died Wednesday...

Maryland GDP lags nation in 2013 

Maryland trailed the national economy in three of four quarters last year, according to gross...

Dundalk man struck by car, dies

A Dundalk man died after he was struck by a car when he attempted to cross Belair Road Tuesday...

2 adults, 2 children hurt in Aberdeen crash taken to trauma centers

Four people were taken to regional trauma centers after a crash at Old Philadelphia Road and Short...

Whole Foods Columbia opens

Howard County's first Whole Foods Market opened in downtown Columbia Wednesday.

Coast Guard signs new agreement to service NOAA fleet at Curtis Bay 

The U.S. Coast Guard's shipyard in Curtis Bay has signed an agreement to provide ship maintenance...

No decision made on O.C. rentals

Ocean City officials plan to meet again...

Community groups criticize city plan to divert $3 million in casino impact funds 

Baltimore officials plan to divert $3 million in anticipated casino revenue that had been...

Second patient alleges sexual assault by Dr. William Dando in lawsuit

A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former...

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Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children 

Some foster children were placed in the care of relatives with a history of alleged abuse or neglect...

Councilman questions city's $1.6M prescription drug deal with Express Scripts 

A city councilman is questioning a $1.6 million deal for a St. Louis company to provide prescription...

New Goucher College president uses off-beat videos to welcome students

In one video, Jose Bowen claps chalkboard erasers, organizes books on a shelf in the library, sprays...

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Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator

Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator

Sister Mary Helena Murphy, a retired parochial school educator who was a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 65 years, died Aug....

Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

Dunbar Brooks, a longtime Turners Station civic activist who was the first African-American to serve as president of the Baltimore County...

Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid disorders

Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid disorders

Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., an internationally known expert on lipid disorders who was the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Lipid...

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Dan Rodricks

Dan Rodricks

More harm than good from crab ban, experts say  - August 21, 2014 - Angus Phillips, an inveterate Annapolis-area crabber, joined my call for a moratorium on the harvest of blue crabs from the Chesapeake...

Jacques Kelly

Jacques Kelly

Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor  - August 8, 2014 - As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The...