| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:51 AM
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Five years ago, I knew exactly how I felt about the tabloid website TMZ. It sometimes paid for news, and that put it outside the realm of trustworthy journalism. End of story.
But last week, with...
| Mar 3, 2014
With an 18-2 win Sunday over the host Pennsylvania Roar, the Blast claimed the Major Indoor Soccer League regular-season championship. The win gave the Blast (17-3) the No. 1 seed in the MISL playoffs. The Milwaukee Wave (16-4) lost to the Missouri...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Stinnett pitches Terps' first no-hitter since '08
Maryland senior Jake Stinnett no-hit visiting Massachusetts, 4-0, in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, becoming the first Terps pitcher to achieve the feat since Scott Swinson no-hit...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler took the stage at a Baltimore forum this week trailing in the polls, his fundraising advantage erased and big challenges ahead in his campaign for governor.
"Let me start by defining who I am — or who I like...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:46 PM
An Anne Arundel County judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by supporters of gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler who wanted to prevent his Democratic rivals from raising money during the General Assembly session.
Judge William C. Mulford...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:08 AM
More than a month after a judge ordered Carroll County commissioners to release their email distribution lists to several media outlets in accordance with the state's Public Information Act laws, some commissioners continue to argue the county should have...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Recently, Republican candidate for governor Charles Lollar gave an interview to the Washington Post in which he touted his idea to eliminate Maryland's income tax. Mr. Lollar, however, has not issued a detailed plan explaining how he would offset the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:55 PM
People elsewhere in the nation are taking action to tackle the issue of the growing divide between the rich and poor, but here in Maryland, the richest state in the country, we have a seismic inequality problem and are doing little to address it.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Courtesy of Ellicott City resident Ann Marie Krahe, I just learned of a store tucked away off Route 40 that is a hidden gem — Christian Services of Howard County Thrift Store.
Located at 3267 Pine Orchard Lane in Ellicott City, the store sells...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Welcome to the second season of Morning Shootaround. We will follow the Terps throughout the 2013-14 season, but this year, we will provide a look ahead rather than looking back. We will try to analyze Maryland's strengths and weaknesses, as well as those...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Democrats are pushing “income inequality” and raising the minimum wage as priorities at the national and state levels. President Barack Obama addressed them in his State of the Union Speech, and both issues are centerpieces of Gov. Martin O&...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:55 PM
Jockey Karamanos 2-for-2 in season debut
Jockey Horacio Karamanos rode two winners Saturday at Laurel Park with his first two mounts since Dec. 31. "I am happy," Karamanos said. "I caught a cold at the beginning of the year. It took me...