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  • Education, health, government jobs help buffer Balto. region

    Employment in the Baltimore area has held up better in the last few difficult years than it has in other, similar regions, thanks largely to the strength of the education, health care and government sectors, according to a new study. The 2011 State of...
  • Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 137th Preakness

    Maryland Jockey Club unveils logo for 137th Preakness
    The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2012 Preakness logo for the 137th Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown, to be run May 19 at Pimlico Race Course. The 2012 logo, in traditional Maryland colors of red, gold, and black, depicts...
  • Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent

    Nancy H. Suerth, casting agent
    Nancy H. Suerth, former owner of a commercial cleaning and janitorial services company who later established a casting and talent agency, died Dec. 8 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Edgewood...
  • Balt. Co. man, S.C. woman die in coal pile in Fla.

    A young man from Baltimore County was found dead Monday morning, buried by a coal shipment in central Florida, police said. Christopher Francis Artes, 25, was found around 5 a.m. at Lakeland's City Power Plant by workers who were unloading coal from a...
  • Towson residents coping on sixth day without power in hot temps

    Towson residents coping on sixth day without power in hot temps
    As pockets of Towson endured a sixth day of stifling heat and no power, patience began to wane for BGE customers who still didn't know when their power would be turned back on. "We keep hoping, but I think we're going to leave in the morning," Kati...
  • Alumni plan scholarship in memory of slain former principal

    Alumni plan scholarship in memory of slain former principal
    A group of Chesapeake High School alumni have banded together to create a scholarship fund in memory of William Norman, the school's long-retired first principal, who was killed this month in Florida. The scholarship, which will be called the Dr. William...
  • Retired Anne Arundel school principal killed in Florida

    William Norman, the retired first principal of Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, was found slain in a canal in Davie, Fla., and police said they have charged two teenagers with premeditated murder in his death. Norman, 76, of Tampa, worked for 28 years...
  • New case of alleged patricide stirs old memories of similar high-profile cases

    When Timothy Scott Sherman shot and killed his mother and adoptive father while they slept, the case disturbed the normally quiet life in the small Harford County hamlet of Hickory. A quarter-century later, another family murder has rocked the county, in...
  • Crofton Meadows hopes to continue Blue Ribbon success

    Principal Derek Burns traveled to Baltimore last week to accept Crofton Meadows Elementary's Maryland Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award and made it back in time to direct traffic out of the school's parking lot. The first-year principal scarcely...
  • Study: New arena, larger convention center would transform city

    A $900 million proposal to build a downtown sports and entertainment arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center would appeal to national and international convention planners seeking a "destination package" and could transform the city,...
  • Is the GOP handing the election to Obama?

    Is the GOP handing the election to Obama?
    The last time a Republican candidate for president defeated an incumbent Democrat running for reelection, the primary returns were a lopsided affair. Ronald Reagan won convincingly in New Hampshire and South Carolina (after George H.W. Bush took Iowa) and...
  • The Interview: Robin Budish, community organizer for Baltimore Streetcar Campaign

    The Interview: Robin Budish, community organizer for Baltimore Streetcar Campaign
    Robin Budish spends her days rallying support for an idea she says will make downtown Baltimore more livable — building a streetcar line along Charles Street. Budish was hired last fall as community organizer for the Baltimore Streetcar Campaign, a...