| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Every year Anne Arundel County high school seniors leave the graduation stage with diplomas — and considerable moneymaking potential — in hand.
According to a new study commissioned by the county Board of Education, they aren't the only ones...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Building on the Dream Act approved by voters in 2012, Democrat Anthony G. Brown proposed Thursday that Maryland provide low-interest college loans to the children of workers who are in this country illegally.
Brown's proposal came on a busy day in the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Mitchell K. "Mitch" Alexander, director of events services at McDaniel College who earlier had been student activities director, died Feb. 19 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 56.
"We do not have a cause of death and the results of an autopsy are pending,"...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:15 AM
For air traffic control student Diogenes Gama, hearing the news about the new Federal Aviation Administration hiring policy that went into effect Feb. 10 was a shock.
The new FAA "off the street" hiring policy will no longer give any preference to...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Mercedes C. Samborsky, a musician who changed careers later in life and became an attorney whose specialty was family law, died Jan. 31 of heart failure at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. She was 84.
"Mercedes was always very vigorous in...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Officials from the Chesapeake Science Point Public Charter School in Hanover came to a school board meeting this month eager to discover whether their fledgling high school program would be allowed to continue.
Even before the meeting began, they must...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:07 PM
On Feb. 1, the Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame will induct five new members. Since being established in 1997, the Hall of Fame has honored 68 men and women who have made extraordinary contributions to Howard County women's athletics.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:25 AM
With his team trailing by 14 points at Glenelg last week, River Hill coach Brandon Lauer looked at his three remaining wrestlers — seniors Logan Kirby (195) and Cory Daniel (220), and junior Tyler Smith (285) — and did the math.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Clayton "Pete" McNeill, a former executive at Coppin State University who during his more than three-decade career oversaw a $325 million campus expansion at the Baltimore school, died Monday of congestive heart failure at Sinai Hospital.
| Feb 19, 2014
Richard R. Jackson Jr., a former partner in the Baltimore law firm that is now Ober/Kaler, where he practiced admiralty law for nearly 25 years, died Thursday of a heart attack at his Owings Mills home. He was 77.
"Dick was a close friend. He was a...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Maryland's high school graduation rate has been climbing steadily for the past four years and reached nearly 85 percent — far above the national average — this past June, according to data released Tuesday.
More students from every corner...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:52 AM
There's a scene in the first episode of the new web series "BFA" that quickly tells you this isn't another navel-gazer about life as a 20-something in New York or Los Angeles.
Our protagonists, a group of Baltimore actors who make up the fictional Stick...