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  • Concert news: Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Wye Oak, Zac Brown Band, High Zero concert

    Concert news: Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Wye Oak, Zac Brown Band, High Zero concert
    For some people, the concert news of the day has already run, and no one's gonna top it. They'll read these names below and say, Are any of these guys VAN HALEN??? Do they wear shiny leather pants and vaguely Middle Eastern scarves and a pinstripe vest...
  • Ocean City to host inaugural Ravens Beach Bash

    Ocean City to host inaugural Ravens Beach Bash
    Yesterday's weather made me think of the beach and reminded me about a new event set to kick off the summer season in Ocean City. On May 31, the town will host the first-ever Ravens Ocean City Beach Bash. The four-day festival comes on the heels of...
  • Under Armour expansion proposal goes to mayor

    Under Armour's proposal to double the size of its Locust Point headquarters in South Baltimore has been sent to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for final approval. The Baltimore City Council on Monday night approved changes that would allow the $1 billion...
  • Helicopters can save lives during emergencies

    Helicopters can save lives during emergencies
    Severely injured patients are more likely to survive if they are transported to a hospital by helicopter than by ambulance, new Johns Hopkins research has found. The use of  helicopters has been scrutinized because they may crash and end up killing...
  • Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase

    Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase
    Anne Arundel County residents would see their property taxes increase under the $1.2 billion budget proposed Monday by County Executive John R. Leopold, but that would be partially offset by a drop in trash pickup frequency and fees. County workers,...
  • Maryland approves electric reliability standards

    Maryland energy regulators on Tuesday adopted new regulations designed to improve electric service and reliability in the state. For the past year, the Maryland Public Service Commission has been working to improve new reliability performance standards...
  • Vegging out: Get kids and teens to eat more plants

    Vegging out: Get kids and teens to eat more plants
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a post on nutrition topics for The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Faith Hicks weighs in on encouraging kids to eat...
  • Egypt's army says has 'complete control' over Sinai Peninsula

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's military said on Thursday it had gained "complete control over the situation" in the Sinai Peninsula, where Islamist insurgents have been carrying out attacks against security forces for several months. Violence has spiraled...
  • High-ranking Egyptian police official killed by car bomb

    High-ranking Egyptian police official killed by car bomb
    CAIRO -- In the latest strike by suspected militants against a senior Egyptian security official, a police brigadier general was killed Wednesday by a bomb planted under his car, state media reported. The attack in a western suburb of Cairo again...
  • Two policemen, militant killed in Egypt

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A senior police officer was killed near Cairo on Wednesday in a bomb attack claimed by a militant group, while security forces stormed a hideout used by another Islamist organization near Alexandria in a raid that left an officer and a...
  • New law to lure investors to Egypt could feed corruption, critics say

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A new Egyptian law that prevents third parties from challenging contracts made with the government may encourage foreign investors but critics say it will increase scope for corruption. President Adly Mansour on Tuesday approved the law...
  • Paying for giant Nile dam itself, Ethiopia thwarts Egypt but takes risks

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile's waters, and may help transform one of the world's poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub. By spurning...