| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:01 PM
A technical glitch left shoppers who rely on food stamps to buy their groceries unable to pay at many supermarkets for much of the day Saturday.
A spokeswoman for Xerox, which runs the benefits system in Maryland and 16 other states, said the underlying...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Edward Hall Covell Jr., a leader in Maryland's broiler industry who owned a farm supply business and was named to the Poultry Hall of Fame, died of pneumonia Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Talbot County resident...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday to begin a critical week of budget negotiations with wide-ranging economic implications for Maryland — on issues that include Baltimore harbor dredging, preschool classrooms and the Eastern Shore's...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Harford County Public Schools officials have revised club and extracurricular activity policies to make them clear that student gatherings held in private residences are permitted, but only if school system staff or sponsors of the organizations have...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:44 PM
A bipartisan budget deal aimed at calming debates over U.S. fiscal policy for the next two years cleared a key vote Tuesday in the Senate, reducing the risks of another government shutdown and spending cuts that would have had an outsized impact in...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Peering into his tripod-mounted Swarovski scope, Hal Wierenga tries to explain why he's out in the cold along the Magothy River, searching for a big white bird that might never appear.
"For those of us who do what we do, it's an event," he says, scanning...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Federally funded efforts to curtail farm pollution of the Chesapeake Bay are falling short, and recent spending cuts by Congress cast doubt on the efforts' ultimate success, an environmental group said Monday.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation said...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Local governments are charged with enforcing state regulations limiting polluted runoff from new development, and the state is supposed to check on them.
Only state officials acknowledge they aren't doing it.
Environmental advocates say the lack of...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
A snowy owl that had camped out at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport was captured and relocated in late December, according to airport officials.
The snowy owl was spotted on the airfield near one of the runways at the Linthicum airport Dec. 27. That night,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Each February, Larry White helps young people transform themselves into Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders to share stories of African-American history with others in Anne Arundel County.
These days, White is busy...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:55 AM
50 Years Ago
"Opens on Main Street
"Mrs. Juantia Mcintosh announces the opening of a Dressmaking and Altering shop at 149 Main Street. Sewing will be the capable hands of Mrs. Ruth Botts who had her own shop for an exclusive clientele...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:52 AM
You know those Sarah McLaughlin-narrated ads about puppy mills? The ones with the horrific pictures of dogs in unthinkable conditions? I flip the station as quickly as possible (I'm pretty sure everyone does), but her message is a good one....