| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Ben Carson wasted no time in his first appearance as an official, on-the-payroll contributor to Fox Wednesday night quoting Vladimir Lenin and Saul Alinsky in his first 50 seconds on air to show what he believes the president is really up to with...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Michael Phelps is keeping everyone guessing.
Less than a week after Phelps told a Maine TV station that “I’m retired. I love it. It’s fun,” his coach Bob Bowman told a French news agency that the winner of the most medals in...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:10 PM
For the third time in six months, a state board has ruled that Baltimore's government engaged in closed-door meetings that violated Maryland's transparency law.
In an opinion released this week, the Open Meetings Compliance Board ruled that the Baltimore...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Hundreds of miles of new fiber-optic cable about as thick as a garden hose are lighting 21st-century ambitions from one end of Maryland to the other.
Economic development officials imagine businesses opening or expanding thanks to more robust Internet...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
How many times per day do you check email and texts? How quickly do you expect a response? What about Facebook and Twitter?
In an informal survey conducted by the Howard County Library System (HCLS) this summer, answers ranged from "500 times per day"...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:24 PM
I did something foolish last week. I spent at least four hours a day with cable TV news, starting Tuesday.
I was hoping for some information and clarity on two huge stories that were starting to unfold: the partial government shutdown and the launch...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has closed on its planned purchase of four television stations owned by Titan Television Broadcast Group for $115.35 million.
As part of the deal, Hunt Valley-based Sinclair took over Titan's agreements to provide sales and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Clifton Johnson wipes down his used Lexus once a day with a carefully folded white towel. A mango-scented air freshener hangs from the rearview mirror. The car's polished wood paneling gleams from the rays shining through the sun roof.
The car has...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Towson High School's Class of 1953 met this past weekend for their 60th reunion. What was life like in Towson, Md. and beyond 60 years ago? Here are a few items of interest.
• THS's boys track and field and boys cross country teams won the state...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:56 PM
It is hard to imagine any city in the nation being more reviled by Americans these days than Washington.
The standoff last week among the White House, Senate and House of Representatives as the clock wound down on the country’s ability to pay its...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Leonard J. Kerpelman, a civic iconoclast and legal gadfly who is best known for representing atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair in the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case that outlawed prayer in public schools, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of complications...