| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow.
Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The new public parking rates and hours instituted in Towson two months ago are already being revised. Baltimore County Revenue Authority's July 1 changes affected the nearly 4,800 parking spaces the quasi-government agency oversees.
The reason for the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The city's plan to award Baltimore Arena naming rights to the Royal Farms chain of convenience stores drew praise Tuesday as a pairing almost as good as Western fries and chicken, though some questioned the need to place another corporate logo on a...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Jon B. Singer, a successful Baltimore businessman who was active in Jewish philanthropic causes that ranged from helping those suffering from drug abuse to mentoring young men and women starting businesses, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 31 at his...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. Organizers...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. The challenge has accelerated in the last few years, and enrollments are projected to drop another 6.5 percent this fall, greatly due to competition from...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Democratic Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson has released an economic platform that focuses on expanding the county’s investment in cyber security training and business development.
In her platform, Watson, a County Council...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Harford County escaped hurricane season last year without significant damage, but the same can't be said for other years, when storms like Irene, Lee, Floyd and Agnes wreaked havoc on the area.
In addition, last winter's frequent snow and ice storms...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The focus was supposed to be on business, but at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce Howard County executive debate, Republican candidate Allan Kittleman came out swinging about mailers.
"OK, folks, let's clear the air," Kittleman announced to a Turf Valley...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
When the rain came to Ellicott City three years ago, it descended on the town in powerful droves, unleashing nearly five inches in a little more than two hours.
Clogged by debris from the banks, the historic district's aging channels reached a choke...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:27 PM
A city judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a housing activist and blogger who had been sued by owners of two vacant homes splashed with murals designed to draw attention to Baltimore's blighted streets.
Carol S. Ott, an activist who runs the Baltimore...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 11:08 AM
On behalf of Baltimore's stakeholders, I want to express my thanks to Gregory E. Thornton, the new chief executive officer of Baltimore City Public Schools, for his inspiring words ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). In case you're wondering, the stake I...