| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:44 AM
For the fourth straight year, Americans will wake up on New Year's Day to record high gas prices — but don't take that as an indicator of how the new year will play out at the pump.
According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, national gas prices are expected...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:35 AM
When Maya Wise told her parents she wanted to spend her senior year taking graphic design classes at Howard County's Applications and Research Laboratory, her father didn't know what she was talking about. He had never heard of the ARL.
Or, so he...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Fewer Americans are expected to travel long distances for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday than last year, despite the lowest gas prices in years, AAA predicted Wednesday.
The driver advocacy organization, which tracks travel across the country,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:29 PM
For openers, a hurricane will likely be unleashed on one neighborhood in Anne Arundel County, and then the disasters will spread from there.
The storm will lash the area with heavy rain, whipping wind, floodwater and power outages, causing road closings...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:41 PM
When they race this month at the Olympics, U.S. speedskaters will suit up in skin-tight, high-tech uniforms that research shows could make a measurable difference in their speed.
In a quest to create the world's fastest suit for the 2014 Winter Olympics...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:28 AM
More people called AAA Mid-Atlantic for emergency roadside assistance in January than in any previous month on record, the organization said Monday.
About a quarter of the calls were in Maryland.
Through snow storms and severe cold snaps that affected...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:11 PM
In 2011, Maryland's state government was facing significant budget challenges in both the short term and the long term. The lingering effects of the recession and the waning of federal stimulus funds had blown a hole of about $1.6 billion in the state's...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
On what basis did the U.S. State Department conclude that the Keystone XL pipeline project is relatively benign in regard to greenhouse gas?
The key passage from the report's executive summary states that "approval or denial of any one crude oil...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Get ready for a seasonal spike at the pumps.
As many refineries slow production of gasoline in February as they conduct seasonal maintenance, gas prices are likely to rise in Maryland and across the country, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:30 AM
After reading the recent investigation into parking violations in Baltimore City ("Parking violations bring in $13.5M for Baltimore City," Dec. 21), I thought I would share my story on the issue.
On Oct. 25, I was hurrying to class when I noticed a...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Harford firefighters were kept busy Saturday, battling three blazes in different parts of Harford County, causing nearly $350,000 in damages to buildings in Aberdeen, Joppa and Forest Hill.
Nearly two dozen residents were displaced from their homes...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Rising at the center of the sprawling casino floor at Maryland Live at Arundel Mills — a prime piece of money-making real estate, if there ever was one — aren't shiny new slot machines or table games.
Instead, an Asian-themed eatery is...