| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Universities are supposed to be places where the search for truth is carried out through a free-wheeling process of vigorous, open debate and the unfettered exchange of opposing views. But that's not what the American Studies Association apparently had in...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
More homes sold in the Baltimore metro region last month than in any December since 2006, as the housing market continued its slow recovery.
A total of 2,164 units closed in December, up 11 percent from the same time in 2012 and 6 percent since...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:43 AM
If Boonsboro High’s girls track team hadn't gotten in the way, Western Tech would have won a pair of Class 1A state championships during the 2013 indoor and outdoor track seasons.
Indoors, the Wolverines scored 94 points at the state meet, but...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:22 AM
When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Home prices in the Baltimore metro region continued a slow and steady climb in November, while sales grew sluggish, a seasonal trend exacerbated by economic uncertainty.
Home prices rose just over 4 percent in November compared with the same time last...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 11:40 AM
This is your last chance to score a home run with the Atholton Athletic Boosters during the annual holiday tree sale.
Look for them at the Atholton High School softball field behind the school selling Douglas Fir and Fraser Fir trees from 9 a.m. to 4 p....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:45 AM
After two seasons as a walk-on at UNC-Wilmington, which meant his parents were footing most of the bill for college, the work ethic and patience of Shane Reybold of North Laurel was rewarded before his junior year in 2012 when he was put on an athletic...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Baltimore-area home prices continued to rise in October, prompting an uptick in would-be sellers putting their houses on the market, according to a report released Monday.
The median price for homes sold last month rose just under 4 percent to $238,250...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Maryland lost about 21,000 jobs as a result of the automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester, state officials say, and they expect another 4,000 federal positions to evaporate over the next two years.
New state estimates peg the job...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Within hours, though, many...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Federal agencies keep track of popcorn production and wallpaper sales, but figuring out exactly how many government employees have been furloughed by the shutdown in a state turns out to be a tricky task.
Estimates of the number of Marylanders furloughed...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Lawmakers in Congress failed to settle on legislation Monday to end the latest budget showdown, forcing federal agencies to begin shutting down services for the first time in 17 years.
The Republican-led House and Democratic Senate majority, unable to...