| Aug 9, 2012
It's getting close to the start of yet another school year. Just a few short weeks and our kids will be back with their teachers, learning, asking questions, hitting the books, doing homework, rushing to extracurricular activities — all those things...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:02 PM
With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:15 AM
President Obama has the talent to say things that are demonstrably false and make them sound not only plausible but inspiring. When asked a couple of weeks ago whether he thought the Supreme Court would uphold ObamaCare as constitutional or strike it down...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Katie Murchison of Laurel and John Ross of Cherokee, N.C., were married on Sept. 22, 2012 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Laurel.
Katie is the daughter of Joe and Marilyn Murchison of Laurel. John is the son of Tim and Marcia Ross of Johnson City, Tenn....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Let the news sink in: The University of Maryland is headed for the Big Ten Conference in 2014.
Even 72 hours after it became public knowledge that the school was negotiating to join the Big Ten and a day after it was made official, that's still pretty...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue.
But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
| Mar 18, 2010
| 4:22 PM
From Whole Paycheck to Whole Food Stamp.There's provocative story in Salon headlined, "Hipsters on food stamps." Subhed: "They're young, they're broke, and they pay for organic salmon with government subsidies. Got a problem with that?"The story happens...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Adam Gross surveys the grassy quadrangle, surrounded by brick walking paths trimmed in marble, nary a car in sight.
"This is one of those seminal shots," he says, taking in the view of the Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus. "This used to be...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 9:23 AM
I doubt this modest request will be heard over the fevered roar for the scalp of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that the media has been sounding since he announced his candidacy for president. There is almost a palpable bloodlust to bring this guy down -- and it...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 11:47 AM
Welcome home, Dave Carney, as the Old Catonsville resident and owner of the Wine Bin, in Ellicott City, returned from Sonoma, Calif., trip with five other Catonsville wine enthusiasts.
Their trip included work in the fields of the Moshin Vineyard in...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:41 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
I believe the 9th needs the combination of skills that I as a teacher bring to the table. It needs understanding, inspiration, and...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic...