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  • Federal cuts pinch Marylanders' income

    Federal cuts pinch Marylanders' income
    Tammy Woodard lost pay and paid time off last year to federal budget tightening, which meant she had to tighten her family's budget — and continues to do so now in fear of future cuts. For the Aberdeen Proving Ground employee, it is a personal hit....
  • Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65

    Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65
    Carol Kinne, who channeled her idealism and her passion for diversity into programs that championed community service and cultural understanding among students at Park School, died of cancer at her home in Baltimore on March 9. The Mount Washington...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch in Triple-A game Monday

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch in Triple-A game Monday
    DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Orioles really want Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch enough innings this spring, and they aren't going to let the weather mess with his schedule. Jimenez, who didn't sign with the Orioles until Feb. 19, has appeared in just two games...
  • City school board approves Thornton contract

    City school board approves Thornton contract
    The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday to give a four-year contract worth more than $1 million to Gregory Thornton, the Milwaukee administrator introduced last month as the next superintendent of the school system. The contract, approved unanimously by...
  • National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election

    National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election
    Bus drivers, dispatchers and other public transit employees in Baltimore will vote for a new local union president next week, following the ouster of their elected president by national union officials. Union officials said Janice Murray was removed as...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton

    Five questions for Carnival cruise executive Terry Thornton
    When Carnival Cruise Lines decided to leave Baltimore last summer, saying the port had become too expensive because of environmental regulations, it was with substantial regret. The world's largest cruise line regularly filled its Carnival Pride cruise...
  • 'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime

    'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime
    I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...
  • Howard County teen focuses her unique world view

    Howard County teen focuses her unique world view
    Madeline Xi Cui Friedman was born in China and has lived much of her life with her family in western Howard County, but she considers herself a global citizen. The 17-year-old high school senior attends the Shanghai Community International School in...
  • Baltimore traffic 18th worst in nation, survey shows

    Baltimore traffic 18th worst in nation, survey shows
    The Baltimore region had the 18th worst traffic in the country in 2013, according to the latest annual survey by INRIX, a leader in traffic data collection. The average commuter spent 27 hours in traffic in 2013, which is an hour more than in 2012, when...
  • Five questions for plow contractor Rick Farrell

    For Rick Farrell, all this winter's snow and ice have meant about $1 million in contract work with the city of Baltimore — the welcome return on an investment inspired by 2010's "Snowmaggedon." Farrell, of Ellicott City, incorporated his commercial...
  • Sea & stay: Cruises vie to offer onboard recreation

    Sea & stay: Cruises vie to offer onboard recreation
    Above Deck 17 on the Norwegian Getaway, a father and young son wearing safety harnesses work their way around a ropes course, taking careful steps on a web of narrow beams, winding their fingers through a rope net for balance. Up ahead, a woman is...