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  • Howard County youngsters follow charitable instinct to help animals in need

    Howard County youngsters follow charitable instinct to help animals in need
    A group of youngsters got their hands dirty, learned important lessons about animal welfare and got to see the fruits of their fundraising efforts during a visit last week to the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown. Through a field trip sponsored...
  • Obama talks economy, immigration in State of the Union address

    Obama talks economy, immigration in State of the Union address
    President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to call for a renewed focus on families struggling through the nation's fickle economic recovery, repeatedly warning lawmakers that his administration intends to work around Congress...
  • Marion Mauk, journalist and freelance writer

    Marion Mauk, journalist and freelance writer
    Marion Morris Mauk, a World War II-era journalist who, after her children were enrolled in school, began a freelance career that saw her writing on a wide variety of subjects, from black studies to a Seattle-area movie chain, died March 8 at her home in...
  • College students spend alternative spring break in Baltimore

    College students spend alternative spring break in Baltimore
    After a busy first semester last year at Boston University, Hayley Spivey was eager to head home to Florida for spring break. Yet while the theater arts major enjoyed the sun and fun, she also found herself slightly bored. "It was nice seeing my...
  • Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own

    Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own
    Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want. And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
  • Another fun trip south for golf with friends [Commentary]

    Well, well, well. It's hard to come back to work after you've spent a handful of days in a warmer part of this country, playing the great game of golf with 19 other players who are all there for one common cause: to have fun and play as good a game of...
  • Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand

    Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand
    The passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center on Sandy Spring Road has become a "one-stop shop," according to Laurel Mayor Craig Moe. Operated under the direction of the Department of Communications, the office has recently expanded its...
  • Mayor seeks new taxi tax compromise as revenues lag

    Mayor seeks new taxi tax compromise as revenues lag
    Changes proposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for Baltimore's controversial and so-far unsuccessful taxi tax drew mixed reviews from city taxi and livery firms. The proposed amendments to the tax, to be introduced before the City Council today,...
  • Cost of mayor's taxi tax proposal to be reviewed

    Cost of mayor's taxi tax proposal to be reviewed
    City officials concluded a hearing on a controversial taxi tax Thursday to allow more time to review proposed amendments by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The mayor's amendments would change an existing 25-cent per-passenger taxi charge to a 35-cent...
  • Ravens coach John Harbaugh spending week in Middle East visiting with troops

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh spending week in Middle East visiting with troops
    Two days after he was in New York to accept the NFL’s Salute to Service Award, Ravens coach John Harbaugh embarked on another trip to honor the U.S. military. Harbaugh this week has joined Gen. Raymond Odierno, the Army chief of staff, on a trip...
  • Religion brief

    Day trip Our Lady of the Chesapeake Church sponsors a bus trip to Pennsylvania for the Sight and Sound Theatre's production of "Moses" on Friday, May 30. Buses will leave the church at 8325 Ventnor Road in Pasadena at 9:30 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m....
  • 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...