| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:52 AM
The July 19 issue of the Laurel Leader contained considerable grandstanding by District 21 Sen. Rosapepe and Sen. Frosh ("Senators call for $100M fines"); unfortunately it contained many misleading assertions.
Sen. Rosapepe stated that the PSC should...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves.
With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
| May 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
May 30, 1982: In an inauspicious start to a historic streak, 21-year-old Cal Ripken Jr. bats eighth and goes hitless in the Orioles' 6-0 loss to the last-place Toronto Blue Jays. An announced Memorial Stadium crowd of 21,632 sees the start of Ripken's...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:32 PM
June 7, 1998: A tearful Eddie Murray thanks the Orioles and the city during a ceremony to retire the Hall of Famer’s jersey, No. 33, before a sellout crowd at Camden Yards. “Oh, gosh. All I can say is, I love you,” Murray tells fans...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 11:08 AM
June 25, 1997: For the second time in 27 days, the Orioles' Mike Mussina (9-2) flirts with a no-hitter before surrendering an eighth-inning single in a 9-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Earlier, in a 3-0 win over the Cleveland Indians, he had...
| Mar 16, 2012
The Bowie Baysox will hold their 13th annual family FunFest from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Prince George's Stadium, 4101 Northeast Crain Highway. The event features free rides and games in Louie's Kids Park, inflatables,...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4
Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1)
Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America)
Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO)
The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:43 PM
July 9, 1997: Roland "Bud" Slimmer Jr. of Lutherville lays the first of 1.2 million bricks for the Ravens' new stadium at Camden Yards. "This is all becoming a routine," said Slimmer, a 68-year-old mason who had helped construct Memorial Stadium, which...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Havre de Grace could roll out steadily increasing water and sewer rates for at least the next three years, if the city council passes the bill it introduced at its meeting Monday night to set rates in advance for up to three years.
The water rates...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The problem with talent like Manny Machado's is it's hard to accept that it can sometimes fail. And baseball is a game of failure.
Machado, recently ranked the ninth-best prospect in the minors by Baseball America, represented the Orioles on Sunday...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:41 AM
It's Major League All-Star Week, so I thought I would take the opportunity to reminisce about the only All-Star Game I personally attended. It occurred 50 years ago this week on July 10, 1962, at what was then known as D.C. Stadium in Washington.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:07 PM
Friends, family, fans and colleagues said a public farewell to WBAL radio show host Ron Smith Tuesday at Goucher College. And it was as powerful and moving in some respects as the way Smith, who died in December at age 70, lived his final weeks and months...