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  • Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]

    Bill thwarting wind energy project could hurt state [Commentary]
    If you work in Maryland, you have good reason to be concerned about climate change and to be in favor of more clean energy like land-based wind power. Unfortunately, a bill moving in Annapolis right now would severely handicap Maryland's ability to pursue...
  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • Less was best when it came to Kennedy coverage Friday

    Less was best when it came to Kennedy coverage Friday
    I am not going to go deep on live TV coverage Friday of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of John F. Kennedy in Dallas. I was a TV columnist at the Dallas Times Herald during the 25th anniversary and I have endured all the media...
  • Helicopter to fly at low altitudes over Baltimore for study

    Helicopter to fly at low altitudes over Baltimore for study
    Bye bye, blimp. Hello, helicopter. For the second time in recent months, Baltimore residents will see an unfamiliar aircraft flying above the city as part of surveying work by the federal government. Last time it was a blimp. This time a helicopter will...
  • Navy veteran celebrates 100th birthday with party for 240 people at Colonnade

    Navy veteran celebrates 100th birthday with party for 240 people at Colonnade
    Retired U.S. Navy Capt. John "Jack" Slaughter said people often ask him what the secret to his long life is. "It was an awful lot of luck," he told friends and four generations of family — about 240 people from around the country and as far away...
  • Navy diver demoted in Aberdeen Super Pond deaths

    Navy diver demoted in Aberdeen Super Pond deaths
    The U.S. Navy has demoted the master diver of the Navy company that lost two men in a training dive last February in Aberdeen, according to The Virginan-Pilot. A Navy jury found that Senior Chief Petty Officer James Burger negligently failed to ensure...
  • Tuskegee Airmen visit Harford County

    Tuskegee Airmen visit Harford County
    The image that comes to mind when thinking of the Tuskegee Airmen is of a black World War II fighter pilot diving out of the clouds, the tail of his aircraft painted bright red, coming to save the day for American bomber crews. While those roughly 900...
  • Navy torpedo contract delivers work to Annapolis

    Northrop Grumman Corp. announced it won a U.S. Navy contract to make torpedo parts in Annapolis that could be worth as much as $294 million. The defense contractor's existing 400-person workforce in Annapolis will produce acoustic nose arrays for the...
  • No. 1 Gilman, St. Frances look to keep rolling in Brothers in Arms Classic

    No. 1 Gilman, St. Frances look to keep rolling in Brothers in Arms Classic
    After their thrilling season-opening victories last weekend, the Gilman and St. Frances football teams will try to keep the momentum rolling against a couple more challenging opponents Sunday at the Under Armour Brothers In Arms Classic at Byrd Stadium....
  • State approves deal that protect land along the Nanticoke River

    State approves deal that protect land along the Nanticoke River
    State officials approved a deal Wednesday that permanently protects environmentally sensitive land along the Nanticoke River on the Eastern Shore. The 201-acre conservation easement on a farm near the Delaware border creates an important link in a 50-...
  • Bel Air bids farewell to town administrator Chris Schlehr

    Bel Air bids farewell to town administrator Chris Schlehr
    After 21 years of service growing and overseeing the viability of the town, Chris Schlehr is set to throw in his hat as administrator for Bel Air. Current and former town commissioners, elected officials, close friends and colleagues gathered during a...
  • Longtime Baltimore port union leader dies

    Longtime Baltimore port union leader dies
    Richard P. Hughes Jr., the former leader of the International Longshoremen's Association who worked in the Baltimore docks before the advent of metal shipping containers and forklifts, died Wednesday, the ILA announced. Hughes, a lifelong Baltimorean,...