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  • Yoon makes appearance at Orioles complex, still awaiting deal's completion

    Yoon makes appearance at Orioles complex, still awaiting deal's completion
    SARASOTA, FLA. – Finally there was a sighting of South Korean pitcher Suk-min Yoon at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex on Saturday. Yoon was found sitting in the lobby with his representative, Tad Hun Yo of the Boras Corporation. I recognized him from...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 6

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 6
    "Any pugilist worth his salt knows when someone's on the ropes, that's when you throw a combination to the gut and a left hook to the jaw." -- Frank Underwood Rachel loves ice cubes. Rachel loves air conditioning. Rachel loves being cold.  That's what...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 8

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 8
    "We can be dangerous too. When we need to be." -- Frank Underwood Remy is up to no good, as Chapter 21 begins. He tracks down Evelyn, Claire's former chief of staff at CWI. He takes he rout for coffee and the conversation turns to Claire. Evelyn surely...
  • In competitive office market, landlords try to hook tenants with amenities

    In competitive office market, landlords try to hook tenants with amenities
    Most of the upgrades at the two-building BECO Towers complex in Owings Mills are pretty standard: new windows, functioning elevators, an updated heating and cooling system. Then there are the fish tanks. The roughly 1,000-gallon aquariums, which...
  • A small win for polluters [Editorial]

    A small win for polluters  [Editorial]
    Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
  • Time for a Constitutional convention [Letter]

    Time for a Constitutional convention [Letter]
    Hardly a day goes by without a story exposing wealthy special interests sticking it to the average Joe. One day it's Wall Street bankers bringing down the economy, foreclosing on the unsuspecting poor, and getting off virtually scot-free. The next day it'...
  • Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti lobbies for his friend Gary Williams to be inducted into Hall of Fame

    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti lobbies for his friend Gary Williams to be inducted into Hall of Fame
    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti knows that Ray Lewis and Ed Reed will be voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame the moment they become eligible. With former Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams, who was nominated last week for the Naismith Memorial...
  • Four file to challenge Kamenetz in Baltimore County

    Four file to challenge Kamenetz in Baltimore County
    With one day left for candidates to file for the 2014 election, four men had signed up as of Monday to challenge Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. The former chairman of the county Republican Party and the father of a dog-bite victim are...
  • Obama says he will tighten fuel standards for big trucks

    Obama says he will tighten fuel standards for big trucks
    UPPER MARLBORO — President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will tighten fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks as part of an effort to address greenhouse gas pollution...
  • Issues considered during 2014 General Assembly

    Issues considered during 2014 General Assembly
    Here are some of the issues senators and delegates considered during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session. To become law, bills passed by the legislature must be signed by the governor. WAGES/TAXES The Assembly approved Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
  • New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center

    New floor would be improvement for Arbutus Rec Center
    The unique sound of a basketball being dribbled on a hard tile floor echoed through the Arbutus Recreation Center last Wednesday afternoon as a group of kids played an afterschool game. But that sound could be gone along with the tile surface that...
  • Housing measures pass General Assembly

    Housing measures pass General Assembly
    State lawmakers approved a bill Monday that bars the state from using eminent domain to seize mortgages or deeds of trust for a two-year period. The move, sponsored by State Senator Joan Carter Conway, pre-emptively blocks municipalities from enacting a...