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  • Obama offers hard path to 'a better place'

    Obama offers hard path to 'a better place'
    — Arguing that he needs more time to fix the nation's sluggish economy, President Barack Obama formally accepted his party's nomination for a second term Thursday while stressing that voters will face a stark choice in November that could affect...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Marylanders head elsewhere to drum up votes

    Marylanders head elsewhere to drum up votes
    With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve...
  • Is Obama cruising to re-election? He seems to think so

    Is Obama cruising to re-election? He seems to think so
    In President Barack Obama's much-anticipated acceptance speech in Charlotte, he sounded at times to be relying on the reverse of the old breakup line: "It's not you, it's me." He told the American public that it is "you," and not he as president, who must...
  • Robert B. Reich: Economic recovery hinges on re-creation of 'basic bargain'

    Robert B. Reich: Economic recovery hinges on re-creation of 'basic bargain'
    The question at the core of America's upcoming presidential election isn't merely whose story most voting Americans believe to be true -- Mitt Romney's claim that the economy is in a stall and President Barack Obama's policies haven't worked, or Mr....
  • Baltimore visitor: Your city is a diamond in the rough

    I have lived in different states and currently reside in Tampa, Fla. I had always heard that Baltimore was a bad place. This summer, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. My research revealed that the best facility for treatment is Johns Hopkins Hospital....
  • Howard County represented at RNC in Tampa, DNC in Charlotte

    The Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention can inspire people watching the speeches from home. But the people most moved are likely to be those sitting in the convention hall: the party loyalists and campaign volunteers...
  • Whitney Troutman to wed James Toohey

    Ron and Tracy Troutman, of Whiteford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Marie, to James Joseph Toohey, son of John and Barbara Toohey of Temple Terrace, Fla. The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of North Harford High School and a 2009...
  • Both sides gear up for same-sex marriage fight

    Both sides gear up for same-sex marriage fight
    Gay rights activists, religious leaders and politicians are gearing up for two months of campaigning on the Maryland referendum to strike down same-sex marriage legislation that passed in March. Hot off the political conventions in Tampa and Charlotte,...
  • I'll Have Another scheduled to arrive at Pimlico on Monday afternoon

    I'll Have Another scheduled to arrive at Pimlico on Monday afternoon
    As preparations begin on Old Hilltop for the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes, the star of the field already has a confirmed arrival date. Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another will show up Monday, much earlier than originally expected...
  • Rick Dutrow brings Zetterholm to Preakness under cloud of suspicion

    Rick Dutrow brings Zetterholm to Preakness under cloud of suspicion
    Rick Dutrow knows there's a difference coming into Preakness with a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and one that didn't even make it to the starting gate at Churchill Downs. If anything, it might be a little easier for Dutrow coming to Pimlico...
  • Rapper Kane Mayfield on new music, J Dilla tribute

    Rapper Kane Mayfield on new music, J Dilla tribute
    He is one of the city's most promising rappers, but Kane Mayfield has yet to release a solo debut — because the 29-year-old and his label, Baltimore's Mania Music Group, "believe in quality control." Mayfield says he submits six to 10 recordings to...