| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
He may plug the middle of the Ravens' offensive line, but Matt Birk's life has always been more off-center.
In high school, Birk went out for the golf team before trying football. The road to the pros took him through Harvard. And, after signing his...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:15 AM
I read the very brief article "Managing news editor Sunni Khalid out at WYPR-FM" (March 19). I really expected more. Was this an example of censorship/McCarthyism at the public radio station? Criticize the Israeli occupation on Facebook, and your head...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Maryland's 430th General Assembly session, which convened Jan. 11, promises more than a few tough votes in the coming weeks, because Gov. Martin O'Malley's agenda may call for raising the state's sales or gas taxes.
A tax increase would generate the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:21 PM
WTMD-FM, Towson University's radio station, is moving to downtown Towson. The change, talked about last fall, was formalized Tuesday when university officials signed a lease for an 8,000-square-foot space at Towson City Center, general manager Stephen...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:45 PM
There are 28 parks in Carroll County, including five in Westminster.
The newest will soon have a name, to be chosen from suggestions by the public.
"This is the first time we've had this promotion," said Jeff Degitz, the county's Director of...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:37 PM
A new park in Westminster will be named in honor of local residents who have served in the armed forces.
The name, "Westminster Veterans Memorial Park," was chosen this week for a new park being constructed on Crest Lane in Westminster.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Kevin Rasmussen came from Essex to north Baltimore in the predawn hours of Purple Friday to root on the Ravens.
The 30-year-old BGE lead relay technician stood with his father, Walt, in a crowd of 200 diehard Ravens fans at Alonso's restaurant,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The Bel Air Kiwanis Club held its first Decoy Dunk March 3 at Flying Point Park in Edgewood. In all, 40 dunkers and at least 100 spectators participated.
The water felt a little chilly but the air temperature was a warm 60 degrees. The event raised...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:33 AM
As we head into Week Four of free agency, it’s probably a good time to point out that the Ravens are currently just $1.75 million under the salary cap, which is probably right around the amount of money that they’re going to need to pay...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday accepted some of the blame for the budget impasse that left the state with a spending plan that cuts about half a billion dollars from key Democratic priorities such as education.
"We all hold blame," O'Malley, a...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Nov. 19, 1996: Dru Hill's self-titled debut alum is released; it goes on to sell 1 million copies.
1997: Dru Hill sues Island Records after an Island employee allegedly struck the group's manager over the head with a pool cue. The case is settled, and...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:25 AM
This recap of "The Voice" is brought to you by several pots of coffee and the frantic distractions of Election Eve in the newsroom. Bear with me, and this all-too-brief blog post.
The deal: The six members of Team Christina and Team Blake all...