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  • NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season

    NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season
    U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...
  • Ocean City fishing pier reopens after repairs

    Ocean City fishing pier reopens after repairs
    Ocean City’s fishing pier officially opened Friday as the Maryland resort town signaled it is ready for summer visitors. During last fall’s storm, about 100 feet of the pier collapsed into the surging sea. The damage was featured...
  • Baltimore area readies for messy commute Monday morning

    Baltimore area readies for messy commute Monday morning
    Winter is not quite ready to leave Baltimore. Weather forecasters called for a wintry mix of rain and snow to start falling late Sunday and into Monday that was likely to complicate morning commutes. The forecast is for "a slushy inch" of accumulation...
  • Notebook: Former Terp Kingsbury hired by Lynn U. as first coach

    Notebook: Former Terp Kingsbury hired by Lynn U. as first coach
    Division II Lynn University announced the hiring of former Maryland¬†defensive midfielder¬†Brian Kingsbury as its inaugural men’s lacrosse coach Wednesday afternoon. Kingsbury is tasked with building the Fighting Knights program from scratch and...
  • What stargazers can look forward to in 2013

    What stargazers can look forward to in 2013
    There is no Transit of Venus to be watched in 2013, or any major eclipses visible for long from Maryland, but local sky watchers say there is still plenty to look forward to seeing in the night sky. There could be a few opportunities to see rare...
  • Cross-country marathon, and diabetes loses

    Cross-country marathon, and diabetes loses
    Long before Doug Masiuk became a serious runner, he had to learn how take his lifelong battle with Type 1 diabetes one step at a time. Diagnosed when he was a toddler, Masiuk, now 38, played soccer through high school at Severna Park. Once his...
  • Catholic students in Catonsville area react to news of new pope

    Catholic students in Catonsville area react to news of new pope
    The reaction at Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville to this week's announcement of a new pope in Italy rivaled that of the eager onlookers across the Atlantic Ocean, according to the principal of the all-girls Catholic high school on Academy Road....
  • Don't let this fish get away

    Don't let this fish get away
    While the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay requires attention from all the half-dozen states in the 64,000-square-mile watershed, there is one step that must be taken almost entirely by one state alone. When the Virginia Assembly reconvenes for its...
  • Paul E.K. Mullan, 34, photographer who was chronicled as infant found in Towson

    Paul E.K. Mullan, 34, photographer who was chronicled as infant found in Towson
    Paul Edward Kennedy Mullan, a photographer who made headlines as a foundling discovered in a Towson apartment vestibule, died of a brain tumor Feb. 27 at his parents' North Baltimore home. He was 34. The story of his first days filled news columns in...
  • Fisheries panel to rule on menhaden

    Fisheries panel to rule on menhaden
    From Virginia, New Jersey and points in between, busloads of fishermen are coming to Baltimore for a showdown Friday over how much to curb the industrial-scale harvest of a small, oily fish that figures prominently in the seafood industry, though no one...
  • O'Malley touts Maryland's fight against climate change

    O'Malley touts Maryland's fight against climate change
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has urged President Obama to look to Maryland as a model for how government can fight climate change, while also appealing for federal help in his own quest to get wind turbines built off Ocean City. In a letter released Thursday...
  • Warm air deflates likely last chance for winter weather

    Warm air deflates likely last chance for winter weather
    It was supposed to be both winter's last blast and Baltimore's first significant snowfall in two years, but stubbornly warm air took the "snow" out of Wednesday's snow day for many Marylanders. While weather forecasts had the region preparing for the...