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  • Girl Scouts spend day on Capitol Hill [Ellicott City]

    In April 1993, Ms. Foundation for Women inaugurated their first Take Your Daughters to Work Day. The program quickly gained popularity and became an annual April event for thousands of girls around the country. In 2003, the program was expanded to include...
  • House passes bill to simplify some international travel

    House passes bill to simplify some international travel
    Passengers flying internationally from Ireland, Canada and the Caribbean through other airports around the United States may soon have an easier time with their luggage. On Sept. 11, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6028, the "No-Hassle Flying...
  • Motley Crue outshines touring partners Kiss at Jiffy Lube Live

    Motley Crue outshines touring partners Kiss at Jiffy Lube Live
    Kiss and Motley Crue performed at Jiffy Lube Live on Friday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there. Thirty years after they first toured together, Kiss and Motley Crue are back out on the road, opening their 2012 summer tour on an...
  • Orioles Notes: Andino returns, but will have to share second base with Quintanilla

    Orioles Notes: Andino returns, but will have to share second base with Quintanilla
    NEW YORK — The Orioles suddenly find themselves with a logjam at second base after they reactivated Robert Andino from the disabled list on Tuesday. Andino, the starter for most of the season, now will compete with Omar Quintanilla for time at the...
  • Letter: A new way to decide who represents us in Congress

    In her letter in your Oct. 25 edition, reader Dana Schwartz is "repulsed" by the gerrymandering going on now in Maryland. Well, get in line — I am repulsed, too, even though I've stood by amusedly for political antics on every level over the years....
  • Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats

    Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats
    Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms. The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
  • Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS

    Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS
    There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter. Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
  • Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates

    Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates
    This is bigger than Big Bird or even binders full of women. The first two presidential debates and vast public reaction have raised too many media-related questions to be addressed in one column. But the ones involving huge conversations in social...
  • Ravens keep an eye on key players facing injuries

    The Ravens held out five starters from practice Wednesday, including two offensive linemen and Pro Bowl defensive players Haloti Ngata and Ed Reed. Right guard Marshal Yanda (knee) and left guard Bobbie Williams (ankle) and defensive end Pernell McPhee...
  • Edgemere man faces rarely used HIV transmission charges

    Edgemere man faces rarely used HIV transmission charges
    When police accused an Edgemere man of having sex with a 13-year-old boy, most of the charges were straightforward: soliciting a minor and a related sexual offense, which together could carry up to 30 years in prison. But Baltimore County prosecutors...
  • Referendum drives target Almond's, Bevins' districts

    Referendum drives target Almond's, Bevins' districts
    Prominent developers have targeted the districts of two Baltimore County councilwomen with referendum drives to overturn recent zoning votes the developers didn't like. At a community meeting this month, a Cordish Cos. representative distributed...
  • Less than glorious: the War of 1812

    Less than glorious: the War of 1812
    No one calls the War of 1812 America's finest hour. But it had its moments. Resentful over treatment by the British and determined to enhance national sovereignty, Henry Clay and a small group of "War Hawks" in the Twelfth Congress pushed an unprepared...