| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:26 AM
For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 1:09 PM
To become a barber in Maryland, you need to have completed 1,200 hours of classroom instruction or 2,250 hours as an apprentice. The state requires licensed foresters to have a four-year college degree in forestry, two years of experience and five...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Fort Meade's rapid growth in the past few years has made it the state's largest employer, but getting a foot in the door — or, rather, inside the guarded fence line — can be daunting.
Many of the Army installation's 56,000 jobs require a...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:41 AM
When Mitt Romney ran for Massachusetts governor in 2002, the private equity magnate said he was uniquely qualified to create jobs, particularly in the private sector, and to lure employers to the Bay State.
Instead, under his leadership the state was the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:40 AM
In an aircraft hangar in Southern Maryland, a group of bosses dressed in slacks and polo shirts clustered around an RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aircraft. Like excited schoolchildren, they peppered a Maryland National Guardsman with questions: How much does it...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:50 AM
You might not have received your open enrollment package yet, but you probably know what to expect: Higher premiums. More out-of-pocket costs. Enticements to participate in wellness programs.
This may be the last predictable open-enrollment season....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A plan to open an Edgemere residential program for homeless women is stirring concern among some residents in southeastern Baltimore County, highlighting a struggle that advocates for the homeless say they face in finding space for hundreds of people in...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Catonsville resident Raine Love was in the Gulf War in 1991, so she is familiar with working at emergency shelters.
Twenty-two years later, she is helping in a similar capacity at a shelter at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Retriever...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:04 AM
I support marriage equality. Assuring that loving same-sex couples have the same rights my wife and I have to live our lives together is, quite simply, a matter of justice and core civil rights.
But I have another reason for supporting Question 6 —...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
I noticed the recent article on employment ("A real chance to start anew," June 23) focused solely on people who already have jobs finding and getting better jobs. They really aren't starting anew — they were already past the starting line and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Alex Len sat down with ESPN’s Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons for a mock job interview as part of Grantland’s The Full NBA Job Interview series.
The 11-minute interview covered numerous topics, from Len’s roots in gymnastics, his...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ryan Clarke’s senior campaign at Salisbury ended prematurely after he suffered a ruptured spleen in the fourth game of 2013 and was shut down for the rest of the year after a brief appearance in the fifth contest. The midfielder, who registered 35...