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  • New western Maryland wind energy project in works

    New western Maryland wind energy project in works
    While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm." Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
  • County residents say no to O'Malley's gun-control legislation

    Howard County residents Thursday urged their state delegation to say no to Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun control legislation, arguing that it punishes lawful gun owners. Of the more than 100 residents who filled the Banneker Room inside the George Howard...
  • Comfort leaves Baltimore for final time

    Comfort leaves Baltimore for final time
    A maritime icon slipped out of Baltimore for the final time Tuesday morning, without speeches or hoopla, brass bands or balloons. Only a small band of well-wishers waved and took pictures as the Navy's 894-foot hospital ship Comfort left Pier 11 in...
  • Maryland charter captain indicted on federal poaching charges

    A Solomons Island charter boat captain was one of five men indicted on federal charges for allegedly catching and selling striped bass from an off-limits area of the Atlantic Ocean, the Department of Justice announced. David Dwayne Scott, 41, of Lusby,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague

    Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague
    The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier. The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
  • Ocean City looks ahead to summer -- and tourists up for grabs

    Ocean City looks ahead to summer -- and tourists up for grabs
    In past summers, Rodney, the fictional Ocean City lifeguard in the resort town's advertising campaign, has ventured to rescue New Yorkers and New Jerseyites from summer boredom. After Hurricane Sandy, Rodney may have less convincing to do. While Sandy...
  • 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...
  • Beauty queens are just some of the lovely sights in Atlantic City

    Beauty queens are just some of the lovely sights in Atlantic City
    After a seven-year fling in Las Vegas, the Miss America Pageant is returning in a week to its birthplace, Atlantic City, N.J. The pageant began in 1921 as a beachfront bathing-suit contest between beauty competition winners from eight Northeastern...
  • Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season

    Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season
    An early 2013 hurricane season forecast is calling for a busy summer and fall, with a nearly 50 percent chance of a major storm striking the U.S. East Coast. Forecasters at Colorado State University on Wednesday predicted 18 named storms would form in...
  • Pay to play in Ocean City

    Pay to play in Ocean City
    In the off-season, Ocean City often adds some new feature for tourists: a miniature golf course perhaps, a seafood restaurant or maybe a bar that caters to the beachgoing crowd. But here's a possible addition that might not be so welcome — parking...