| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Here's a roundup of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles' loss to the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the American League Division Series and more:
• Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com shares a quote from Yankees first baseman Mark...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The poison seeps slowly into the future. No one notices.
"The Obama administration," the Wall Street Journal informs us, "plans to arm Italy's fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced hunter-killer drone...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:19 AM
You may imagine that journalists, because they make their bread by wielding language, would (a) know something about grammar and usage and (b) write about grammar and usage intelligently. If so, you have a vivid imagination.
I put it to you...
| Jul 1, 2012
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary most of next week. There will be a slide show of Mt. Zion history plus an ice cream social July 10 at 7 p.m.
A music program with cookies and punch will be featured on July 11 at 7 p....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in about four years. Real estate foreclosure filings fell last month to the lowest number since the summer of 2007. Meanwhile, the stock market has enjoyed a pretty nice 2012, with the Dow Jones...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Buck Showalter not only has baseball talents, Baltimore -- he's also quite a believable prankster.
The folks at Major League Baseball's Fan Cave just posted a really funny video where Showalter "punks" relief pitcher Darren O'Day.
Here's the setup:
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:42 PM
I wonder if Darren O'Day's heart has started back up yet. Because when the Orioles' reliever was pranked recently by manager Buck Showalter for a Major League Baseball Fan Cave video, you wondered if the poor guy was going to need a defibrillator...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:44 AM
"In my first term, we passed health care reform," President Barack Obama joked this spring. "In my second term, I guess I'll pass it again."
Thanks to the Supreme Court, President Obama can take that item off his agenda. But Chief JusticeJohn G....
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Since my family and I made the decision to leave New York and come back home to Baltimore, I have been fascinated by the reaction of so many of my friends and family who still call Charm City home. For them, the response can be summed up in one word:...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Remember in March, when former senator Rick Santorum got a lot of grief for saying that Mitt Romney was the "worst Republican" in the country to challenge President Barack Obama on health care reform? Well, turns out he was right.
That was evident...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Uber, the popular car-hire service that's been making waves (and controversy) across the U.S., is interested in setting up shop in Baltimore, according to its website and to a job description on Jobvite for an operations manager. (H/T to...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Marylanders will soon vote on question 4, the DREAM Act. According to Calvin Ball's Oct. 11 column, we should vote "yes" on 4 because "all students (should) have access to the education they need." I agree, Mr. Ball. But first, let us look at who won't...