| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Happy President's Day, dear readers.
Monday, Feb. 18 is the official observance, but President George Washington's birthday is Feb. 22. Slice that cheery pie from Goll's Bakery, 234 North Washington Street, 410-939-4321 and toss a silver dollar across...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
In 2003, 14.5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 16 lacked "basic prose literacy skills." That means they were either unable to read or understand any written information in English, or were limited to understanding short prose, "but nothing...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Southwest Airlines will add two destinations next spring to its schedule of flights from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the carrier announced Monday.
On April 14, AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest,...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable.
The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Nearly four months after signing Cuban defector Henry Urrutia, the Orioles are still waiting for the 25-year-old outfielder to officially join the organization, according to an industry source.
Urrutia, who has set up residency in the Dominican Republic,...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Hurricane Irene, already a 120-mph powerhouse with tropical storm winds 230 miles from its center, was turning toward North Carolina's Outer Banks late Wednesday en route to a very wet and potentially dangerous weekend encounter with Maryland's Eastern...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:13 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe.
BWI officials and Condor Airlines...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon was headed back to the United States on Monday night after attending a legal hearing in the Dominican Republic and could return to the team by Tuesday, according to a source that spoke with Simon on Monday afternoon....
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:33 PM
It is a wet day in Carroll County — not too welcoming.
But in the kitchen of Pete Truby's Sykesville house, the scenario is considerably cozier.
For starters, there are his dogs — a beagle named Molly and a vizsla known as Murphy — who...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:22 PM
As predicted, Tomas is a tropical storm again, with top sustained winds of 45 mph. For a time earlier today, its disorganization caused some weakening, and it was demoted to a tropical depression. But the storm has revived this afternoon, and......
| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the......
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:22 AM
The fifth named storm of the 2011 Atlantic season has formed in the Caribbean Sea near the island of Dominica. The forecast track would carry the storm south of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, then across the Dominican Republic and......