| May 22, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Our biggest concerns about the push to expand gambling at the end of this spring's regular session of the General Assembly were that there had been insufficient public debate about all of the changes slots boosters wanted to institute and that there was...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Senate President Mike Miller and House Speaker Mike Busch each picked three representatives to a state work group that will consider gambling expansion, but neither one selected legislators fromPrince George's County, the proposed location for a sixth...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:49 AM
The Maryland Stadium Authority has dumped a bucket of ice-cold water on the tennis enthusiasts who want to build a world-class tennis facility in Howard County, in the form of a rather sobering and discouraging analysis of the proposal. And while the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:22 PM
The organizers of last year's Baltimore Grand Prix made their final payment on their overdue city tax bill this week, the state comptroller's office said Thursday.
The payment comes as the city prepares for this year's three-day open-wheel racing...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people.
Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:03 AM
March 21, 1961: Modell bought the Browns for just under $4 million.
Aug. 18, 1962: Modell proposed and staged pro football's first preseason doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium. The Browns played the Steelers in one game and the Lions faced the Cowboys...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
It's been a tough week for Maryland politicians who misspeak badly and then have to correct themselves. First, there was Gov. Martin O'Malley and his lame excuses for his "no" to the "are you better off than four years ago" question while defending...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig says he wants the county to be considered as a future casino gambling site.
Craig sent a letter Monday to the chairman of the governor's recently appointed work group to consider gaming expansion that was created in...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:06 AM
For those who missed it, there was a relatively brief protest conducted early this week by several dozen people employed by the Baltimore City Circuit Court. They were upset by the deplorable conditions in both the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Like private investors before them, Howard County officials this week said they will not build the large Troy Park tennis complex in Elkridge that local boosters of the sport have long proposed.
"It's not going to be a project that the taxpayers of...
| Jun 22, 2012
For years, one group of arts lovers has dreamed of building a "world-class" performance hall in Annapolis.
And for just as long, a second group has wanted to renovate and expand the performing arts center the city already has.
The future of those dreams...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:01 PM
All Frederick E. Bouchat says he wanted years ago was recognition for his idea for the Ravens team logo.
Since the South Baltimore resident first sketched a flying raven clutching a shield with a "B" and faxed it to the Maryland Stadium Authority 16...