| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Maryland's unemployment situation took a turn for the worse this spring and hasn't bounced back, with new estimates suggesting that the state lost 11,000 jobs in June — among the worst performances in the country.
The U.S. Department of Labor...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:31 AM
A major reason many Maryland jurisdictions — especially Baltimore County and Baltimore City — confront a growing problem of aging, obsolete school buildings is an obscure bit of Internal Revenue Service bureaucracy called the "prior use rule."...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:10 PM
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY: Blaine Dulkerian of White Hall, bachelor of arts in public relations; and Christina Heilman of Jarrettsville, bachelor of arts in public relations, graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 81st undergraduate commencement...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Bridget K. Healy, a second-year George Mason University student who had also been a member of the Special Olympics team at the university, died Thursday of a pulmonary thromboembolism at St. Joseph Medical Center.
The Towson resident was 24.
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Stop by for Weekends at Mason to see country singer (and NBC's "The Voice" celebrity vocal coach) Blake Shelton's "Well Lit & Amplified" tour. Performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, on the campus of George Mason...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:38 PM
The Ohio State men's lacrosse team opened Eastern College Athletic Conference play with a 10-9 win Sunday over No.3 Denver in the Moe's Southwest Grill Classic at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Buckeyes (3-0, 1-0 ECAC) used two goals late in...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:43 PM
There are 345 college men's basketball teams at the Division I level and the National Collegiate Athletic Association allows each to have three full-time assistant coaches on staff. Laurel High graduate Antoine Gaither has been on staff at Howard...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:52 AM
The approach Phil Booth Sr.took in teaching his son the game of basketball could best be described as a trial-by-fire method.
Booth would drive his elementary school-aged son to various Baltimore County basketball courts, and then let Phil Jr. fend for...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
For some people, the concert news of the day has already run, and no one's gonna top it.
They'll read these names below and say, Are any of these guys VAN HALEN??? Do they wear shiny leather pants and vaguely Middle Eastern scarves and a pinstripe vest...
| Apr 19, 2012
Laurel residents Thomas Smith, a student at Atholton High, and Alexandra Barrett, a student at Reservoir High, were among 250 individuals selected as National Youth Delegates to the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment, June 24-29 at George Mason...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Constitutional lawyers said Tuesday that a recent federal court decision overturning a portion of Maryland's gun-control law will likely be upheld on appeal and called the ruling groundbreaking given the liberalism of the state from which it came.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Maryland has earned yet another dubious distinction: The lowest-ranked state for personal freedom in the country.
A recent study, "Freedom in the 50 states," from the market-oriented Mercatus Center at George Mason University faults Maryland's strict...