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Eight of Maryland’s 10 members of Congress voted against a bi-partisan plan Friday to extend a national payroll tax holiday – including two who were instrumental in crafting the deal – citing concern over how the measure would affect...
Charleta Jones isn't looking for just one job. She's looking for two: something full time and something on the side, to help repair the financial damage she suffered after losing her job last year as a paratransit driver. "I've been out of work for...
When an approaching thunderstorm threatens swimmers at Greenbrier State Park, lifeguards reach for an iPod, scroll through the menu and press play. "La tormenta se aproxima," says the recording amplified by the loud speaker system. "Todo el mundo salga...
Tags: Guatemala, Gardens and Parks, Annapolis, Fishing, State Parks
It must have been the construction site across the street. Or maybe it was a tractor-trailer lumbering by, a train rumbling underground or even a pesky friend shaking one's beach chair. Everything, that is, but what it actually was: an earthquake, so...
Tags: Rehoboth Beach, Inner Harbor, Forests, Disasters, Catonsville
Baltimore Sun reporterFrances W. Mason, a founder of Glenelg Country School and a historic preservationist who later in life worked with Baltimore's arabber community, died Aug. 16 of heart failure at Squirrel Hill, her Ellicott City farm. She was 91. The daughter of a...
Labor unions that represent government workers — and some Maryland Democrats — criticized the budget President Barack Obama unveiled Monday for cutting $27 billion in federal employee pensions while offering what they called a modest, half-...
The White House has proposed a modest half-percent pay raise for civilian federal employees beginning next year — a move that would affect thousands of Maryland workers. If the across-the-board raise is approved by Congress, it would end a 2-year-...
Most states, including Maryland, are not doing enough to protect the public from tobacco or prevent related disease, according to the latest assessment from the American Lung Associationdue out today. In its 10th annual State of Tobacco Control Report...
The upcoming school year isn't just new for the incoming students in the Harford County public school system, but for many teachers as well. The school system hired 175 new teachers for various schools throughout the county, school system Manager of...
Here's what I want from Baltimore's next mayor: I want a cheerleader — someone who is willing to be on the street, meeting and greeting citizens every day, complimenting them on good deeds and taking them to task for their bad deeds. A person...
Sharon and Bill Reuter moved to Ridgely's Delight in 1986, before Ravens perched a few blocks away and before Camden Yards evoked anything more than a faded industrial past. When the city and state got serious about building a ballpark just across...
For most people, standing and staring through a chain-link fence for three days in sometimes uncomfortable weather would not seem the best way to spend a weekend. But to members of the Sports Car Club of America's flagging program — who are working...
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