| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:48 AM
As you may have read, the Associated Press decided this week that its writers are permitted to use husband and wife for same-sex couples, in those jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is legal.
Should you not have read about it, I commend to your...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Everyone begged William Lewis Moore not to go to Mississippi. His pastor told him he would get killed walking around in a sandwich board sign protesting segregation. His family worried about where he would sleep and eat.
Even fellow civil rights...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Bonnie Lane stands in front of Baltimore's City Hall, arms crossed, lips pursed, on a mission.
Her stance is memorialized in a photo and article on the pages of Word on the Street, the fledgling newspaper she helped launch nearly a year ago. The...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:40 AM
A series of articles and editorials written by members of The Aegis staff about the alarming rise in traffic deaths in Harford County last year - and how law enforcement rushed to address the situation - has been named the best public service journalism...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:56 PM
The Towson Times took home nine awards Friday in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association editorial contest, including a "Best of Show," meaning it was superior to the first-place winners from other circulation divisions.
The Baltimore Sun Media...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The Laurel Leader won six awards, including a first-place award for photography, in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association's 2012 editorial contest.
The awards were for newspapers in Division D, non-dailies with a circulation more than 20,000, and...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Laurel's Main Street in 1911 was a dirt road with vacant lots between businesses and houses, and the pace of traffic was slow. People on foot far outnumbered sputtering automobiles and pungent horse wagons, and walkers had to step lively to avoid piles of...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy.
In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The editor and publisher of Capital Gazette Communications, which publishes The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, will retire at the end of the year after more than 35 years at the daily, the publishing company's owner said Friday.
Tom Marquardt, who...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:35 PM
She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention.
But she'd never seen anything like...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, a photography director whose career at The Baltimore Sun spanned nearly two decades, died Friday of complications from dementia at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. He was 80.
"Lew was skilled at his trade and knew cameras and film back...