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  • O'Malley may try for sales tax increase to fund roads, transit

    O'Malley may try for sales tax increase to fund roads, transit
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says he still hopes to convince the legislature to raise money for highway and transit projects — possibly by adding another penny to Maryland's six-percent sales tax and dedicating the extra revenue to transportation. In an...
  • Edgewater Marine killed in Afghanistan

    A Marine from Edgewater has died in Afghanistan, defense officials said Wednesday. Sgt. Julian C. Chase, 22, died Monday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, the Pentagon said. Chase was assigned to the 5th Air Naval...
  • Industry group ranks Maryland transportation priorities

    Maryland's top transportation priorities should include widening the Baltimore Beltway, making Route 295 six lanes near BWI Marshall Airport and building the city's Red Line light rail, a national transportation group said Wednesday. The...
  • Column: A look back at Flag Day

    Wave it proudly, dear readers, Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B.J. Cigrand and the students in the Fredonia, Wis., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th...
  • The Senate's casino giveaway

    The Senate's casino giveaway
    A bill allowing table games at Maryland's five casino sites and creating a sixth in Prince George's Countypassed the Senate last week and arrived in the House of Delegates with some momentum in advance of a hearing today. It has the backing of Prince...
  • Md. Highway Admin.: Re-route commutes on Capital Beltway to Va.

    Traffic going south on Interstate 95 to Virginia should use Interstate 495 West, towardSilver Spring, because portions of Interstate 495 East are closed due to flooding. Drivers should plan for extra travel time for the alternate route, the Maryland...
  • Man guilty of false claims on state highway projects

    A Hagerstown man pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of making a false statement by falsely certifying that precast concrete his company manufactured for two high-profile State Highway Administration projects met government standards. Santos Eliazar...
  • The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead

    The Interview: Outgoing state transportation chief looks ahead
    After 35 years in state and local government, Beverley Swaim-Staley announced in April that she would step down as Maryland's secretary of transportation, effective July 1. Appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in September 2009, Swaim-Staley was the first...
  • History matters

    100 Years Ago For the birds Tips in the household section of the Times: "Seasonable table linens: The all over tablecloth at luncheon is hopelessly old fashioned, the polished wood must show somewhere. Putting away winter clothing: Ostrich feathers...
  • When Baltimore was convention central

    When Baltimore was convention central
    This summer, the Republican and Democratic parties will hold their presidential nominating conventions in Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C. In so doing, they will continue a political ritual that began 180 years ago in Baltimore. From their inception in...
  • Howard County in the dry years

    Howard County in the dry years
    When Ken Burns’s new documentary “Prohibition” debuts on public television next week, Americans will revisit an era in this country when the people participated in an unusual moral experiment. From 1920 through 1933, citizens were...
  • City man connects to Czech heritage through Wilson statue

    City man connects to Czech heritage through Wilson statue
    Michael G. Rokos has traveled thousands of miles to pay homage to his American and Czech heritage and to the 28th U.S. president, who befriended his family nearly a century ago. The lifelong Baltimorean will reconnect with cousins in the Czech Republic...