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Barbara A. Mikulski

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  • NOAA opens weather center in College Park

    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...
  • Mitchell remembered as pioneer, fighter for justice

    Mitchell remembered as pioneer, fighter for justice
    In the midst of one of many tributes to former state Sen. Clarence M. Mitchell III at his memorial service in an Upton church Sunday night, hundreds of family members, friends and fellow politicians broke out into an impromptu singing of the hymn "Lift...
  • Poll shows Cardin with big lead in Senate race

    Poll shows Cardin with big lead in Senate race
    Despite a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from one challenger and an aggressive grassroots campaign from another, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland remains among the safest incumbents in the nation as he runs for a second term, according to a new...
  • State biotech firms hope Congress will act

    State biotech firms hope Congress will act
    A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year. Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
  • Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics

    Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics
    Katie Anger, a bright-eyed redhead from West Friendship, opened the door for cyber-bullying as a middle-schooler, when she installed the "Honesty Box" app on her Facebook page. Some teens used the now-defunct Facebook feature to criticize her...
  • Democrats face demonstration at fund-raiser

    When the state's leading Democrats gather for a fund-raising gala Monday evening in Greenbelt, they can expect to see members of the party's most liberal wing demonstrating outside. The group Progressive Maryland will rally to urge Democratic lawmakers...
  • Spring craft show, 5K runs and walks coming in Perryville

    Principio UMC, on Route 7 in Perryville, will hold a Spring Craft Show Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Purchase a unique Mothers Day gift from gifted crafters. Good food for sale by the Principio ladies. For info call Barb, 443-350-7961. A crab feast at...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 13 Paca plant sale Historic Annapolis Foundation hosts the annual William Paca Garden Plant Sale, featuring heirloom flowers, vegetables and herbs, native trees and shrubs, and some of the newest seeds offered in this year's catalog. Hours...
  • Cockeysville: Brianna Simkins leaves long shadow in Girl Scouts, school career

    As the school year draws to a close, we have many students who have achieved outstanding recognition and awards within our area. One of those is local Girl Scout Brianna Simkins. Recently, the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland celebrated its 50th...
  • City judge Russell confirmed for U.S. bench

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Baltimore Circuit Judge George L. Russell III for a seat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland on Monday. Russell, who has presided over 2,700 cases since 2007, will fill a vacancy created by the 2008...
  • Treasury Secretary Geithner speaks to Greater Baltimore Committee

    Treasury Secretary Geithner speaks to Greater Baltimore Committee
    Speaking to hundreds of Baltimore's business leaders in Harbor East on Thursday morning, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner praised President Barack Obama's handling of the recession and outlined his boss' financial reform wish list, which...
  • Mikulski should support federal fisheries act

    The Chesapeake Bay and our coastal areas have always been a staple of Maryland. Throughout the years, I've witnessed the literal and figurative ebb and flow of the tides in hopes that someone would take the initiative to protect the future of our state'...