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  • A season of faith in Harford [Editorial]

    Like Passover and Easter, it is a cornerstone religious holiday and a movable feast based on the phases of the moon. Like Passover and Easter, the people who celebrate it identify themselves as the spiritual children of Abraham. The religious observance...
  • Residents push for change in Balto. Co.'s chicken laws

    Residents push for change in Balto. Co.'s chicken laws
    On April 8, 2013, Kevin Mercer was issued a citation from Baltimore County for illegally housing two chickens in the backyard of his Catonsville home. On Aug. 22, he was granted a variance from the county, giving him permission to keep them. "[Almost]...
  • Objects of desire

    Objects of desire
    Eddy Whitely loads a blanket-wrapped item of furniture into his the van on a chilly weekday morning, but the co-owner of Orions Objects, a furniture dealer that specializes in midcentury modern design, isn't taking the piece for delivery. He's taking it...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Uh...Oh...Ah...'

    'Homeland' recap,  'Uh...Oh...Ah...'
    Everyone in episode two was acting like someone else, with Carrie imitating Jack Nicholson in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest," Dana emulating Claire Danes in "Romeo + Juliet" and Saul impersonating his own murdered boss and Carrie’s nemesis,...
  • Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury

    Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury
    Federal prosecutors on Tuesday depicted the defendant in a complicated murder-for-hire case as an arch-schemer who had a witness against him killed and then sought ways to benefit from the killing years down the line. But attorneys for Jose Morales,...
  • St. Mary's Emmorton refurbishes 'Crown Jewels for the Queen of Heaven'

    St. Mary's Emmorton refurbishes 'Crown Jewels for the Queen of Heaven'
    The stained glass windows at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Emmorton, believed to be the only complete set of windows in the United States designed by British architect William Butterfield, are being restored. Work on the windows, which began last...
  • 'The Bachelorette' recap, Week 1: What some guys won't try

    'The Bachelorette' recap, Week 1: What some guys won't try
    Hello rose lovers and welcome to Season 9 of The Bachelorette!  It’s been a long 77 days for us 'Bachelor' fans, but I am back and ready to bring you the play-by-play as we follow Desiree on her second chance at love, which is sure to be filled with...
  • 'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, episode 316: 'Welcome to the Tombs'

    'The Walking Dead' season finale recap, episode 316: 'Welcome to the Tombs'
    Well, we wanted carnage in the season finale of The Walking Dead, and we got it. I have a feeling most viewers will consider this episode tame, though, since the Governor is still kicking and the war between the prison and Woodbury still hasn't quite...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Sunday Best'

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Sunday Best'
    It's Easter 1923 and "Boardwalk Empire" is taking some time out from mob wars and political scandal to spend some time with family. Of course, like any good holiday, Easter is a reminder to most of the families on "Boardwalk" that they are far from...
  • Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go

    Lenten observers take their Ashes to Go
    Leta Dunham got her breakfast order to go at a Roland Avenue Starbucks Wednesday morning: a grande triple skim latte in her cup and, on her forehead, an ashen reminder that we are all destined to become dust. Dunham was among Ash Wednesday observers who...
  • 'Ray of hope' at Merriweather shines light on bullying

    'Ray of hope' at Merriweather shines light on bullying
    When it comes to the bullies and the bullied, it's all about choices. A person can choose to be kind. A person can choose to speak up. A person can choose to seek help. Those were some of the key messages imparted by Teen Truth Live, a San Diego-based...
  • Ray Rice says he's 'always optimistic' about agreeing to an extension with Ravens

    Ray Rice says he's 'always optimistic' about agreeing to an extension with Ravens
    The deadline for Ray Rice to agree to a long-term contract extension with the Ravens is quickly approaching and there has been no indication of significant progress in the negotiations, but the runnung back showed Friday night that he hasn’t lost...