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  • Western Tech, Catonsville track benefit from snowstorm

    Western Tech, Catonsville track benefit from snowstorm
    Perhaps something can be said for snowstorms before big track meets. Judging by some of the performances by several Catonsville-area athletes, having five days off before the Baltimore County track and field championships Jan. 23 at the Maryland...
  • Winter Olympics helps draw newcomers to Laurel-based club

    Winter Olympics helps draw newcomers to Laurel-based club
    Dominique Banville was on the ice at the National Capital Curling Center, and she shouted encouragement to three young women who were new to the sport of curling. "Hips back! Push! Go! Sweep it hard!" Banville shouted Saturday night at The Gardens Ice...
  • French teacher Buchser rocks in New Orleans half marathon

    Esther Buchser, 65, of Abingdon, raced to a relatively comfortable victory in a half-marathon Sunday, far from the cold, capricious weather of Harford County. Buchser, who teaches French at Harford Day School, finished first among women 65 to 69 in...
  • North Harford wrestling celebrates past with dual meet win over Aberdeen

    Friday night was special in Pylesville, where North Harford celebrated 50 years of wrestling before hosting a dual meet with Aberdeen. The Hawks celebrated the school's wrestling past in a pre-meet reception and brief ceremony, before this season's Hawks...
  • O'Malley, skeptics spar over minimum wage

    O'Malley, skeptics spar over minimum wage
    Lawmakers in Annapolis waded into a fraught debate over raising Maryland's minimum wage Tuesday, as advocates for workers and business owners used statistics and emotional appeals to square off on whether a higher rate would help the working poor or...
  • Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike

    Cummings joins call for minimum wage hike
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings urged state lawmakers Monday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10, arguing that lower wages will continue to strain government programs that help the poor. The Baltimore Democrat added his voice to a chorus of Democratic...
  • Western Tech girls capture Class 2A state track championship

    Western Tech girls capture Class 2A state track championship
    It would be easy if Western Tech indoor track coach Shedrick Elliott pointed to senior Sharon Dorsey as the main reason why his Wolverines won the girls Class 2A state championship on Monday, but the coach knows it took each and every one of his seven...
  • Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]

    Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]
    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...
  • Buy a Christmas tree and be a friend of Atholton High [Clarksville]

    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....
  • Home prices continue steady rise, as sales slow

    Home prices continue steady rise, as sales slow
    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...
  • Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics

    Harbor Point financing has backers – and critics
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says the city has nothing to lose and much to gain by borrowing $107 million to pay for new roads, parks and other infrastructure at Harbor Point, a now-empty tract envisioned as a glittering mini-city on Baltimore's...
  • Most Marylanders see climate change harming health

    Most Marylanders see climate change harming health
    Most Marylanders say people in the United States are already being harmed by climate change, a new poll finds. In a statewide mail survey of 2,100 households, the poll by George Mason University's Center for Climate Change Communication found that 52...