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  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
  • Ryan Henderson finds 'new family' with Maryland Ravens wheelchair basketball team

    Ryan Henderson finds 'new family' with Maryland Ravens wheelchair basketball team
    A little more than five years ago, Ryan Henderson was nearing the peak of the sport he loved the most. He had won his race the night before, and he was just a day away from turning professional in motorcycle racing. But Henderson would never earn the...
  • Clyde's scheduled to reopen in April

    Clyde's scheduled to reopen in April
    Clyde's of Columbia will reopen in mid- to late-April, later than anticipated because of a few minor problems during renovations that began in January. "If it takes a little more time, we want to get it done right the first time," said Clyde's General...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    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...
  • Rebuilding schools, rebuilding Baltimore

    Rebuilding schools, rebuilding Baltimore
    Over the last 10 years leaders from the private, public and nonprofit sectors have begun to transform Baltimore's approach to its future. Traditional public subsidies have given way to strategic investments and tough decisions, using market-based...
  • Councilwoman and constituents at odds over Waverly library renovations

    A year ago, residents and their city councilwoman were in agreement that the city needed to go "back to the drawing board" on plans to renovate the Waverly Library. But now, as the city prepares to break ground on the $3 million project later this year,...
  • Still recovering from Sandy, Crisfield braces for next storm

    Still recovering from Sandy, Crisfield braces for next storm
    — Hazel Cropper, for years the fastest crab picker in this city built on its seafood industry, worries about the storm drain a few feet from her living room. As volunteers assessed the damage Superstorm Sandy caused to her home, the 74-year-old...
  • Embattled city school official resigns

    Embattled city school official resigns
    An executive suite in the city school system's headquarters that underwent $250,000 in lavish renovations last year will soon be empty. Jerome Oberlton, who repeatedly came under fire for his spending habits as the system’s chief technology...
  • Renovated 13th Floor dazzles

    Renovated 13th Floor dazzles
    Sitting atop the Belvedere like a brilliant Christmas ornament, the recently renovated 13th Floor will likely impress first-timers the moment its elevator doors open to the intimate space. First, they'll wonder: Is this view really of Baltimore? Then: Is...
  • Engineers inspect Washington Monument in preparation for restoration

    Engineers inspect Washington Monument in preparation for restoration
    Tracy Marcotte scanned a hand-held metal detector across various spots on the base of the Washington Monument as if she were searching for gold. But it was iron she was after. Specifically, she was searching for iron cramps that hold together stones that...
  • ReinCARnation: Union Bridge company resurrects vintage vehicles from the scrap heap

    ReinCARnation: Union Bridge company resurrects vintage vehicles from the scrap heap
    John Tokar, owner of Vintage Restorations Limited, in Union Bridge, started tinkering with British cars in 1969 when he was a teen in Bayonne, N.J., and his uncle sold him a 1959 Hillman Minx for $50. "It needed a clutch, so I got involved in working...
  • Humorist returns to stage of her youth

    Humorist returns to stage of her youth
    In her senior year at the Catholic High School of Baltimore, Michele "Wojo" Wojciechowski performed her first stand-up comedy routine. She wrote the jokes and found she liked delivering them to a crowd. "I love making people laugh," she said. "Writing...