| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Last month's enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), so long in the making, is a milestone. It makes important updates to our workforce training system and demonstrates national support for the expanded use of sector strategies...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
These days, I find myself looking back on my father's work life with a mix of nostalgia and envy.
He worked for 40 years for the same company and never worried that Alcoa would go out of business or that his industry would become obsolete. He had...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Madeline Xi Cui Friedman was born in China and has lived much of her life with her family in western Howard County, but she considers herself a global citizen.
The 17-year-old high school senior attends the Shanghai Community International School in...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, a retired defense contractor and world traveler with family ties to Westminster, died unexpectedly from a heart attack at his home in Warrenton, Va., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Born in 1952 in Baraboo, Wis.; he was the son of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Dunloggin Middle School students found last year's trip to the Chesapeake Bay disappointing. There were only a couple live oysters in the piles of cracked, dead ones brought up by a trawl.
"It was pretty sad," said Dunloggin gifted and talented resource...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:02 AM
In a bid to boost recycling and reduce litter, a trio of lawmakers announced plans Monday to push for legislation that would levy a refundable nickel deposit on every beverage container sold in Maryland.
But the announcement drew prompt opposition from...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Theodore K. "TK" Sanderson Jr., a retired Maryland Port Administration operations specialist who was also an avid outdoorsman, died Oct. 24 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at his White Marsh home overlooking the Bird River. He was 77.
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:40 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - For the world's hard-pressed aluminum producers the current outlook is the rosiest in many years.
Russian giant UC Rusal, for example, has just returned to profit for the first time in five consecutive quarters.
That's largely thanks...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:53 PM
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is adding resources and agents in Pittsburgh to combat hackers after the Steel City's law enforcement agencies, universities and companies led the way on two landmark prosecutions.
The two cases targeting...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Last week's enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, so long in the making, is a milestone. It makes important updates to our workforce training system and demonstrates national support for the expanded use of sector strategies that...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
BETHESDA, Md. Her father was playing a members-only event at Congressional Country Club, but the Penn State freshman-to-be had to slip away to find her new favorite player on the PGA Tour.
Jordan Spieth is No. 1 now, especially since Adam Scott's April...