| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center on Sandy Spring Road has become a "one-stop shop," according to Laurel Mayor Craig Moe.
Operated under the direction of the Department of Communications, the office has recently expanded its...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A dog, a dog, my kingdom for a dog!
A cuddly pit bull terrier mix named Jazz will take the stage in Baltimore Shakespeare Factory's production of "Richard III" this week.
One-and-a-half year-old Jazz will play the role of young Richard's pet. ...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:08 PM
The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.7 billion budget that trims the governor's plan but still provides raises to state workers and levies no new taxes.
The House bill, scheduled for a final vote Thursday, would increase...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The first negative advertisements in the Democratic primary campaign for governor hit airwaves this week, pushing a feisty political fight that's simmered for months into prime time.
Already, the race among Democrats for the governor's mansion is poised...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:28 PM
I watched "The Good Wife" tonight because Josh Charles told me in an interview last week how moving he found his last moments on-camera as Will Gardner to be.
I wanted to see if the power he felt in playing that last scene of Will calling Alicia to...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff?
Don Markus: The only name that has surfaced...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When Gary and Mary Beth Bassford first talked to a financial planner six years before they retired, they were shocked.
"I looked at him, and I said, 'How in the world are we going to do that?' " recalled Mary Beth Bassford when she was told how much...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Nearly 17,000 Broadstripe cable TV subscribers could lose channels such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1 and BET if the Anne Arundel County cable provider and Viacom fail to reach an agreement by Tuesday.
The dispute centers on monthly per-...
| Mar 16, 2014
Six months in, there is more to say about Al Jazeera America than that its ratings stink. But that's about the only thing I see written about the Qatar-owned cable channel these days.
The ratings are minuscule — about one-half the audience that Al...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:57 PM
After more than two months of stories about the producers of "House of Cards" threatening to leave Maryland if they didn't get $15 million from the state to help offset the costs of production, the announcement Friday that they were staying was big news....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The hit television show "House of Cards" will stay in Maryland, even though state incentives offered to keep the Netflix series here came up millions of dollars short of what the producers wanted.
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Media Rights Capital...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:27 AM
When Kavita Shukla was 8, she designed a cage cleaner for her pet rabbit, Monet. Removing the cage’s tray to empty bunny pellets and food scraps was difficult and messy, and the third-grader was determined to improve on its design.