| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:50 PM
It's just urine. But for a Baltimore company and a rival, it's liquid gold worth bruising legal battles.
When a patient is prescribed a powerful painkiller like Vicodin or OxyContin, many doctors require periodic urine tests to check dosage levels as...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s dust up with New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi on Monday night has sparked a spirited discussion about one of baseball’s unspoken practices.
The confrontation — which was initiated by Girardi...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The transformation of a vacant, 12-story eyesore into a gleaming office building has brought workers, shoppers and diners to the northern edge of downtown Towson — thanks in part to a public financing package that waived repayment of millions of...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:03 AM
In the upside-down world of radio and TV, where careers come and go like chunks of ice in pre-Christmas storms, Adam Vorce is making his mark. And he is doing it the old-fashioned way, by wearing out shoe leather, by developing contacts, by staying...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Mac McGarry, the avuncular TV quizmaster of “It’s Academic” who spent several decades pitching teenage contestants in Baltimore and Washington fastball trivia questions about topics as diverse as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, Chubby Checker...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:57 AM
'Tis the season to revisit sentimental stories, and the Laurel Mill Playhouse may be earning its wings in a faithful rendition of "It's A Wonderful Life." The 1946 film, directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, remains one of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:19 AM
For 70 years, two reddish-colored 16-inch vinyl records rested undisturbed in a large cardboard box in the publisher's vault in the basement of The Baltimore Sun building.
The box was shipped by Railway Express from the Newark Phonograph Record Co. in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
NEW YORK -- The media crush at the All-Star Game isn’t anywhere close to that of the Super Bowl, but for baseball players it’s the biggest individual, rapid-fie scrum they’ll experience.
And there were plenty of non-baseball...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:40 AM
Harford County is undertaking a nearly $2 million comprehensive review of county-owned and operated facilities, a review that involves 184 public buildings, including schools, libraries, Harford Community College, volunteer fire companies and general...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Orioles radio broadcasts will remain on WBAL-AM 1090 for at least the next two seasons.
The club and the station have finalized a multiyear deal for WBAL to remain the Orioles’ radio affiliate, according to an industry source. It is believed to be...
| Sep 20, 2013
Peace be with you, dear readers,
Saturday, Sept. 21 marks the International Day of Peace, established by a United Nations resolution in 1982.
Also Saturday, happy autumn! Officially, Sept. 21/22 is the first day of autumn. It's time to enjoy colorful...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Cleveland Browns sent shock waves throughout the NFL landscape when they traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a 2014 first-round draft pick Wednesday.
The blowback of the surprising swap even reached as...