| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:15 AM
If "House of Cards" folds in Maryland, will Harford County businesses feel a slump?
A number of county officials believe the hit Netflix series has brought an economic boost, not to mention free publicity, to Harford since cameras first started...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A Russian newspaper editor was fined Wednesday for printing a quote indicating that being gay was normal.
English translations of the contentious quote differ — Gay Star News went with "My very existence is proof being gay is normal" while the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:22 PM
By the middle of last week, just four days after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia that left three people dead, some in TV news wanted to move on.
This was especially true at NBC, which was the first and most powerful voice to say that the killing of...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Two people with Harford County ties will be working with NBC Sports in Sochi, Russia, to help tell the stories of the athletes and many other people involved in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Jennifer Watson Hamilton, a native of Forest Hill who lives in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Eight years after competing in the Olympics, Kimmie Meissner is giving the Winter Games another shot. Minus her skates.
Meissner, 24, is working for NBC as a research analyst, a behind-the-scenes job that sent the Bel Air resident to Sochi with little...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:35 PM
By now you probably know that comedian Sid Caesar died today at the age of 91.
But judging by the paper-thin pieces I have been seeing on the web this afternoon, I am guessing many readers might not understand how seminal he was to the history of...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The first televised debate in Maryland's Democratic primary for governor will be May 7, followed by a second debate on June 2, according to the stations that will broadcast them.
The first TV debate matching Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When I learned that WBAL-TV would not be broadcasting the May 7 Democratic debate in the governor's race, I was seriously concerned ("First TV debates announced in governor's race," April 24). With the number of undecided voters increasing instead of...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Larry Collmus, a 1984 Mount St. Joseph graduate, has been named race caller for Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, beginning with opening night of the season on April 26.
The Derby is May 3.
The 47-year-old Collmus, who started calling races...
| Feb 16, 2014
The Olympics have begun, and it's clear already that one sport is still flourishing — Russia bashing. Or more precisely, awkward American back flips over exactly how to depict Russia. Only a few days in, NBC committed factual errors, gross...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Young buck. Buck wild. Make a buck. Buck the system. The buck stops here.
"Buck" stops here.
In his office at Morgan State University, MK Asante, the youngest professor ever to receive tenure at the school, is reflecting upon his teen years in the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
If Baltimore is indeed becoming Hollywood east — and who are we to argue the point? — then here's your handy map to the movie stars' homes. Only in this case, it's a map to where movie stars have roamed — sites captured forever on film...