| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:04 AM
I leave the water running while I do the dishes, drive a half-ton truck that gets 10 miles to the gallon and, in the energy hog display that my husband finds most annoying, I move from room to room without turning off lights behind me.
OK, so I also don'...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:44 PM
As one media reporter who was genuinely concerned about the turn CNN seemed to be taking last year when it hired Eliot Spitzer, I am not going to try and hide how impressed and pleased I am with the lineup the cable news network announced today.
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Like many elected officials, state Sen. J.B. Jennings likes to pop into a meeting of the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee every so often to mingle with the party faithful.
He was not prepared for the chaotic scene on Monday night: members...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
I'm not sure how many of my readers regularly watch ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," but I suspect that number will dwindle now that Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is joining the cast for the show's 12th season. Well, unless you're hoping Ward will...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:49 PM
If Frederick increasingly is known for its trendy restaurants and shops, its historical roots remain a part of its fabric, from a City Hall built on the site of an early protest against British rule to a mall and minor league baseball team named after...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Hundreds of Howard County residents got out of bed early on Saturday, June 18 to exercise.
The crowd, which gathered in Centennial Park at 8 a.m., had special motivation: They were going for a Guinness World Record for the largest circle training...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree.
Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:00 AM
I have to give Keith Olbermann and Current TV their due: For 58 minutes Monday night, they delivered an impressive premiere on the new "Countdown" show. Strong production values, reasonable discussions and no ugly over-the-top slanderous attacks on...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:32 AM
Comedian Jon Stewart lied when he said that "every poll" shows Fox News viewers to be the most "consistently misnformed" of all news consumers, PolitiFact says.
Stewart made that claim in an interview on "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace that is still...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Before "The Nate Berkus Show" arranged for a dramatic makeover, M'Salla and Felicia Wilks and their two daughters were prisoners of their own backyard.
"The grape arbor was the most terrible thing," says Felicia Wilks, who lives with her family in...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Ronald A. Stratton, who boosted ratings and transformed radio stations he managed, died of complications from a stroke June 29 at Madonna Heritage Assisted Living in Jarrettsville. He was 72 and lived in Red Lion, Pa.
Born in Detroit, he broke into...