| Apr 4, 2012
Howard County Republicans, like their GOP counterparts statewide, chose former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney Tuesday as their favored presidential nominee.
Romney captured 55 percent of the primary vote in Howard County, followed by Rick Santorum with...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:38 AM
Right-hander Sam Rogers pitched a five-hit shutout Thursday as visiting Loyola upset No. 3 Archbishop Spalding, 2-0, in baseball.
Rogers (3-1) struck out six in his second consecutive shutout. He blanked Plum High School (Pittsburgh) in Tampa, Fla., last...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:17 AM
All good things must come to an end, and today is the final day of Orioles spring training camp in Sarasota.
Luggage and packed boxes are all around the Ed Smith Stadium complex. Tractor trailers started transporting players’ automobiles last...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:26 AM
Knetha and Sean Wallace
F. Ronald McCord and Patricia McCord, of Sarasota, Fla., announce the marriage of their daughter, Knetha Noelle McCord, to Sean William Wallace, son of Marilyn Wallace, of Converse, Texas, and the late Larry W. Wallace, on...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:29 AM
If there was still any doubt that Social Security is the proverbial third rail of American politics — that is, potentially deadly to the touch — Gov. Rick Perry has provided the electrifying answer: You don't mess with the monthly checks,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Maryland has been allocated $22 million in stimulus funds to begin work on replacing the Susquehanna River Railroad Bridge, the states' senators announced Friday.
The current bridge is more than 100 years old and about 100 Amtrak and MARC trains cross it...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 12:45 PM
When members of the Laurel High Class of 1971 started their freshman year, they attended what was the "new school," opened in 1965 to replace the original school building that is now the Phelps Center.
Since then, Laurel High has expanded to...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:46 PM
A long-neglected mansion on the city's west side has been restored to its 19th-century grandeur so that it can provide a home and hope for homeless women.
Dozens of volunteers have adopted rooms in the 8,000-square-foot Victorian, built in 1893 by the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen.
When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
| Apr 6, 2012
If this year's competition for the Republican presidential nomination were a real horserace rather than a figurative one, Mitt Romneywould be rounding the backstretch and heading for home. Only if he suffers the political equivalent of throwing a shoe...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 1:33 PM
The Orioles -- fresh off their season-opening, three-game sweep of the Twins -- host the Yankees tonight for the opening of a three-game series.
The Bronx Bombers are 0-3, reeling from being swept out of Tampa Bay.
Tonight, the Orioles send left-...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:37 AM
In the spring of 1980, the race for the Republican presidential nomination got nasty. The front-runner, Ronald Reagan, said his main challenger,George H.W. Bush, wasn't a real conservative. Mr. Bush went on the attack, accusing Mr. Reagan of peddling...