| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:59 PM
William A. Miller Jr., a seasoned newsman and public relations executive who was the first managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, died Wednesday of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88.
"He was a very special...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Terps men win, 2-0, over BC, advance to ACC semi vs. Clemson
Junior Mikias Eticha's second-half goal proved to be the difference as the top-seeded Maryland men's soccer team defeated visiting Boston College, 2-0, in the ACC tournament...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Barbecue is our nation's great, iconic slow food. Mission BBQ respects that tradition but serves it fast, fast, fast.
The duo behind Mission BBQ, Bill Kraus and Steve Newton, opened their first restaurant in Glen Burnie in 2011. Two years later, they...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Laurel Park is offering free admission to city of Laurel residents and military members as part of a combined celebration on Saturday, Nov. 9. The day includes the running of the City of Laurel Stakes and a Salute the Troops celebration of U.S. military...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:53 AM
I wonder if my Laurel friends and neighbors are aware of what's been happening in the military lately. Those who defend our freedoms have been losing theirs; instances of religious persecution in the military have become a somewhat regular occurrence....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:45 AM
More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening.
Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Chances are, the greeting, "It's Lt. Dan!" was heard more than a few times on the Naval Academy grounds this week.
Actor Gary Sinise, Oscar-nominated for playing the irascible Lt. Dan in "Forrest Gump" and -- more pertintently here -- a steadfast...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Most days, only a few women joined Betsy Cunningham's "Women in Black" anti-war protests. Sometimes she was all alone.
Through heat, rain and snow, she and her black-clad companions stood silently on the corner of Pratt and Light streets near Baltimore's...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:54 AM
On Wednesday the U.S. announced that President Barack Obama had suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt in response to the military government's bloody crackdown that has left more than 1,000 protesters dead and thousands more jailed...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:09 PM
The federal government sort of closed for business this week, a shameful display that unfortunately is neither unprecedented nor out of character.
It's worth stressing the sort-of aspect of the shutdown because the U.S. Armed Forces remain on guard, the...
| Nov 3, 2013
Vince Marucci and Joe DiGangi were in the same class at the U.S. Military Academy, went to Stanford University for master's degrees, returned to West Point to teach and later ended up working at the same Columbia tech firm.
So it's not surprising that...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:49 AM
When the Department of Defense announced it would begin offering benefits to same-sex spouses, it also announced its intention to grant up to 10 days of special leave for military personnel who needed to travel more than 100 miles to a locale where same-...