| May 21, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law.
The study, released this week by the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and County Chamber of Commerce President Keith Scott on Wednesday welcomed the Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to downtown Towson.
"This is a great opportunity for our community and our members," Jose...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The entire undergraduate student bodies of the Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Naval Academy combined. The population of Bel Air, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The average attendance at a Hershey Bears hockey game (the highest in the AHL)....
| Mar 14, 2013
Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday.
"It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:04 AM
I was a bit confused by the letter Jeff Nelson wrote regarding the need for a White Student Union at Towson University.
For the record, "white" is how most people would describe me. That's no more a part of my heritage than the fact that my eyes are...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat who represents the 4th congressional district, will host a coffee and conversation hour with Laurel constituents this weekend.
The meet and greet will be held Saturday, April 6 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Montpelier...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Once again, there won't be much national interest in the 2012 federal election results here in Maryland next month.
President Barack Obama, who carried the state by 25 percentage points four years ago, is a cinch to capture the state's 10 electoral votes...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Jessica Port and Virginia Anne Cowan had settled on San Francisco as the place to turn their two-year engagement into a marriage, taking advantage of an opportunity in 2008 for same-sex couples to wed there.
They flew from their home in the District of...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Hurricane season may still be months away, but the threat of flooding is already on the rise in Maryland, as documented by the latest reports on climate change released this week. Rising sea levels have raised the risk of coastal flooding, particularly...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Growing Baltimore's population will take much more than lowering property taxes, said organizers and participants at the Greater Homewood Community Corp.'s fifth annual Neighborhood Institute.
"We need to turn renters into homeowners. And buy art!"...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Voter turnout, like the rain, was a pretty steady trickle on Saturday, as people made their way to the Towson University Administration Building for the first day of early voting in Maryland's 2012 primary election.
"There's no throng, but it's been...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Lawyers for the state defended Maryland's new General Assembly districts Wednesday, telling Maryland's highest judges that while the map may not please everyone, it's legal and proper.
"Somebody can always draw a better map. That's not the issue,"...