| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature near 72 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight with a low temperature around 57 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Sen. Barbara Mikulski formally threatened to filibuster a bill to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service because of concerns she has about the proposed closing of Easton's mail processing center, the Maryland Democrat's office said Thursday.
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:34 AM
They still don't get it. Every four years, presidential candidates pledge allegiance to American manufacturing and profess a love for "Made in America." But when the going gets tough, no presidential candidate can match this rhetoric with action. In a...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many strategists suggested that the Cold War arms race had bankrupted its economy and caused its downfall. More than 20 years later, it appears that some in Washington are driving the U.S. toward a similar fate....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Winifred "Wink" Jonas of Webster Village near Havre de Grace has the distinction of being the first mathematician at Aberdeen Proving Ground to work with the world's first practical computer.
In recognition of her accomplishments and her contributions to...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Two venerable organizations are marking their 100th anniversary this year. Both have positively impacted the ever-emerging role and status of women in our society.
Girl Scouts of America marked its 100th year on March 12, as they continue in what they...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The only way to reach Supai, Ariz. (population 208), is to hike or helicopter eight miles to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. TheU.S. Postal Servicedelivers mail and supplies there three days a week — by mule.
Although the country's steepest...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Recently, I attended a crowded meeting in which the citizens of Patterson Park roasted and grilled the City Health Department and the Parks and Recreation Department for their plans to install 96 parking spaces in Patterson Park ("Rawlings-Blake calls for...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The prospects for steelmaking at Sparrows Point look bleaker than ever. The mill was auctioned off last week for a paltry $72 million as part of owner RG Steel’s bankruptcy two a joint venture of two companies that do not make steel. Instead, the...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Classes have been in session for several weeks, but community college officials from Carroll, Howard and Frederick counties gathered in Mount Airy on Oct. 1 with U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and other officials to officially open of the Mount Airy College...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:29 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $12.2 million to Maryland's four historically black colleges and universities, Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski said Monday.
The money is aimed at strengthening academic resources, management...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:52 AM
A facility intended to be a "brain center" for U.S. weather and climate prediction activity opened Monday at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Officials including Sen. Barbara Mikulski, led a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 268,000-square-foot...