| 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...
| Feb 23, 2010
| 4:22 PM
A survey of more than 1,000 Americans suggests that we have increasing doubts about the nature of global climate change and the urgency of acting on the science. Even the group identified as the most "alarmed" among those surveyed - those convinced that.....
| Jan 29, 2010
In 1985, Dayna Scott closed out her high school basketball career at Southern High in Harwood with 2,064 points and also led the Bulldogs in assists. Since then, assisting others has been a way of life for the Annapolis resident.
Scott now works for...
| Feb 8, 2010
A two-way radio bounces off Karl Kranz's corduroys and a red bandanna threatens to come out of his back pocket as he pulls back the covering from his train. He's showing off the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's new toy, a bright-red replica of the 1863 C.P....
| May 9, 2011
| 9:16 PM
Maryland on Monday night hired Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon -- a Larry Brown disciple at Kansas who has been likened to Gary Williams -- to replace Williams as men's basketball coach.
Turgeon, 46, was hired after being interviewed by athletic director...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:24 PM
The most atmospheric way to experience the Castleton Festival, which opens Saturday, is to travel down to Virginia's Rappahannock County and catch opera productions or orchestra concerts on the spacious, idyllic estate of celebrated conductor Lorin...
| Oct 20, 2011
The annual BARCStoberfest & Strut Your Mutt Walk will happen Saturday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Patterson Park, at the corner of Eastern and Linwood streets. The event, which is sponsored by the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, is held to...
| Oct 30, 2011
Jo Anne Schneider studies marginalized groups: refugees, the poor, people with disabilities — and, lately, Americans who have been unemployed for months and months, which includes a lot of people who never would have considered themselves on the...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 6:13 PM
General Physics Corp. had already built a strong business training police and fire departments in the use of emergency equipment.
But after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the doors of opportunity opened even wider.
The attacks focused officials at all...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Maybe it was the graphic-novel clarity of the images, the perfect geometry of the World Trade Center towers against the flat blue sky, the orange fireballs that blossomed from the puncture wounds. Or perhaps it was the cascading of horrors, a plane...