| Feb 21, 2014
Four talented performers took the stage at the 2nd Annual Vegas Night Saturday at Port's VFW Post 8185. Guitarist Norman Gaither was followed by "Singing Cindi" Lamb. Then emcee and DJ Bob Cross performed several Neil Diamond tunes. The evening's...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer.
The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When it comes to the potential for on-the-job dangers, few workers can match the risks faced by firefighters. That they willingly run into places the rest of us would flee in terror, all to save our lives and property, is nothing short of remarkable....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post. The latest post is from Whitney Wallace.
We all know that eating right, getting regular physical activity and getting adequate sleep are important for...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
When Marylanders purchase the painkiller Vicodin, it costs about 37 cents a pill at a pharmacy.
But when a doctor dispenses it under Maryland's workers' compensation system, the cost per pill can increase dramatically, officials and doctors acknowledge....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Youth who gamble are more at risk for gambling problems and early sexual activity, according to new research involving African American youth in Baltimore.
As the city is poised to open its first major casino, researchers from Columbia University joined...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SARASOTA, FLA. – Even though Monica Barlow was the Orioles public relations director – and as part of her job she was the link between Baltimore’s baseball team and its fans and media – she never liked the spotlight.
I can just...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:52 AM
In the modern age, Women's History Month, observed annually during March, includes social media posts of Rosie the Riveter, a feminist hero who came to symbolize the strength of women's economic power and changed the perception of "women's jobs" in the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Gentlemen, prepare to get shorn!
St. Badrick's Foundation head shaving events are planned this Saturday in Bel Air and next Saturday in Havre de Grace.
The Bel Air event is Saturday, March 8, at Looney's Pub, 312 S. Main St. in Bel Air, from 1 to 5 p....