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  • Carnival comes back [Editorial]

    Carnival comes back  [Editorial]
    It seems strange to celebrate the return of a ship that hasn't left yet, but that's what the recent announcement that the Carnival Pride will be sailing out of Baltimore beginning in March of 2015 amounts to. Last summer, Carnival Cruise Lines announced...
  • Groups seek foreclosure moratorium

    Groups seek foreclosure moratorium
    Civil rights groups are pressing lawmakers in Annapolis to impose a six-month moratorium on home foreclosures, as the number of cases has surged in Maryland. But a banker's group and the O'Malley administration contend that there's already plenty of...
  • Severn health and community center moves forward

    Severn health and community center moves forward
    For more than two decades, residents and activists in Severn have lobbied for a health clinic and community center for their neighborhood. During that period, some simply gave up as plans fell through time and time again. Not Glenda Gathers. The local...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • Campaign struggling, Gansler seeks the right message

    Campaign struggling, Gansler seeks the right message
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler took the stage at a Baltimore forum this week trailing in the polls, his fundraising advantage erased and big challenges ahead in his campaign for governor. "Let me start by defining who I am — or who I like...
  • Gun control works [Editorial]

    Gun control works  [Editorial]
    If there were any doubt that Maryland's new gun control law has the potential to reduce crime, a recent study by the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health ought to dispel it. The researchers found that a handgun...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • 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...