| May 30, 2013
At age 15, Laurel's Mansur Abdul-Malik is one of the top high school wrestlers in the state of Maryland, and he's just getting started. "Every day I want to get better," Abdul-Malik said. "I want one day to be known."
On May 11, Abdul-Malik qualified...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Yale goalie Eric Natale doesn't want his dream to become a nightmare.
During most of his childhood days while playing for the Gamber recreation program in Westminster, he dreamed of playing in a NCAA Division I tournament game against one of the top...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district.
| May 9, 2013
At an investment conference last week, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson created a huge mess for himself. He glibly speculated that maybe because economist John Maynard Keynes was a childless, "effete" homosexual, he embraced a doctrine that favored...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Mark D. Sokolik, a corporate lawyer remembered as a fitness and music enthusiast, died last week after complications from a fall.
He was 30.
A former Hunt Valley resident who attended Loyola Blakefield in Towson, Mr. Sokolik went on to graduate from the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt spent the better part of last year in heated political disputes, but by Christmastime, the two city leaders exchanged gifts.
They just can't agree on what was exchanged.
The mayor reported...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake acknowledged Wednesday that she spent Memorial Day weekend at the Delaware beach house of a top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones.
The mayor defended the excursion as a harmless beach getaway by two close friends and their...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The salary for any future mayors of Aberdeen would be more than doubled and the salary for city council members nearly doubled, if a bill introduced by the city council Monday night is approved.
The mayor would get a salary of $24,000 instead of the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:14 PM
When Sue Schwartzman first walked through her newly built single-family home in Owings Mills, she carried four paint samples from room to room. All Duron colors, their names — Mystic Green, Viola Satin, Prestige Purple and Violet Kohl — got...
| Mar 27, 2013
We're still legislating and regulating private morality, while at the same time ignoring the much larger crisis of public morality in America.
In recent weeks, Republican state legislators have decided to thwart the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in...
| Dec 14, 2012
SINGAPORE -- While the U.S. unemployment rate "dropped" to 7.7 percent last month -- a figure even The Washington Post acknowledged was due "in large part because the labor force fell by 350,000" -- here in this modern and prosperous city-state of...
| May 6, 2012
Financial advisers often have an alphabet of professional designations behind their names, but the dominant one remains "CFP," or certified financial planner.
The CFP Board, which sets the national standards for financial planners, has announced in the...