| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:32 AM
When he was growing up, A.J. Francis idolized The Rock, Charles Barkley and Reggie White, and he possesses elements of each — the girth, the candor, the ability to menace a quarterback.
The chatty, playful fifth-year senior, who is expected to be...
| Oct 10, 2010
Constellation Energy Group walked away this weekend from federal financing negotiations for a proposed third nuclear reactor at Calvert Cliffs in a move that casts the project into doubt and threatens to erase thousands of jobs to build and operate the...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 12:24 PM
At a town hall meeting in Catonsville last week, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin spent a half-hour answering questions, including whether Congress would cut Medicare, address immigration or impeach President Barack Obama.
Despite the breadth of the discussion,...
| Sep 4, 2011
There is much excitement in the Frederick County Office of Economic Development these days. Late last month, the federal government purchased vacant land in an industrial park in Urbana on which it will relocate and upgrade the Social Security...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins.
Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Federal employee unions lashed out at President Barack Obama's proposal Monday to make civilian federal workers contribute more of their pay to their retirement plans as part of a proposal to trim budget deficits.
Arguing that employees are already...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a who's who in state politics.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Lonnie Moore, a Morgan State University graduate, is a sales team leader for IBM. Tiwana Smith, a graduate of Maryland Eastern Shore University, is a probation officer in Raleigh, N.C.
Tiara Matthews and Alonzo Washington are graduates of the...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:36 AM
Maryland Republicans criticized a proposal Tuesday to redraw the state's congressional map, saying a Democratic-controlled panel seeking to bolster the party's position would separate communities with like-minded views and fuse areas with little in...
| Oct 8, 2011
The chairwoman of the commission Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed to draft new congressional district maps for the state said that the members had attempted to respect natural and jurisdictional boundaries and communities of interest in drawing the lines....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Two disparate groups suggested Friday that Maryland's proposed congressional map might illegally dilute the power of minority voters, though national experts warned that any potential lawsuit would face a high hurdle in federal court.
A Prince George's...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 6:07 PM
A chorus of Democratic officials concerned about minority voters in the Washington suburbs said Tuesday that they oppose the new congressional districts proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley's redistricting commission, setting up a key battle as the General...