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  • 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,...
  • Harford residents remember 9/11

    Harford residents remember 9/11
    The Old Mountain Road overpass across I-95 in the Joppa area was dappled with red, white and blue Wednesday as people gathered and waved American flags at motorists in an observance of the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Car and truck drivers...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    Meetings •The Savage Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Room 3 at the Faith and Ministry Center, 9032 Baltimore St. Free and open to the public. Information: 301-725-1241. •The North Laurel Civic Association meets at 7...
  • Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work

    Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work
    While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors. The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...
  • Now's not the time to cut missile defense

    Recent satellite imagery suggests that North Korea has greatly expanded its uranium enrichment capabilities. The nation just promised to launch more long-range rockets "soon." And, reportedly, labs in Pyongyang are hard at work developing nuclear-armed...
  • Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims

    Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims
    John Johnson could have retired from the Washington Navy Yard years ago, but he loved the work. Richard Michael Ridgell, a former Maryland state trooper who helped train police in Iraq, was devoted to his daughters. Vishnu Pandit, who came to the...
  • BSO opens season with U.S. premiere of John Adams' Saxophone Concerto

    BSO opens season with U.S. premiere of John Adams' Saxophone Concerto
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opened its 2013-2014 season Friday night with a burst of sax and violence. Of particular note was the U.S. premiere of the Saxophone Concerto by eminent American composer John Adams, who has given the small repertoire of...
  • New Baltimore Police spokesman hired

    The Baltimore Police Department's new top spokesman and director of public affairs starts work today.  Jack Papp, who has 27 years experience in public relations work, takes the place of Anthony Guglielmi, who was reassigned amid a spike in violence...
  • Woodlawn resident enters District 44B delegate race

    Woodlawn resident enters District 44B delegate race
    Aaron Barnett said that during his years of community and recreation work, he often heard comments that he should run for public office. "People have been asking me for years, because of all the things I do in the community, why I haven't run before...
  • Resigned to guns

    When President Obama addressed the families and colleagues of victims of the mass shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington last week, he lamented what he called a sense of "creeping resignation" among Americans toward the epidemic gun violence that...
  • Navy defends justice system in Naval Academy case

    Navy defends justice system in Naval Academy case
    The Navy on Friday defended its policy of having commanders determine whether criminal cases go to trial, as it responded to a request to have that authority stripped from the current Naval Academy superintendent. Vice Adm. Michael H. Miller, the academy...
  • West Howard

    Concert series The Department of Recreation and Parks' Traveling Bands Concert Series presents the U.S. Navy Band, Country Current, at 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the Gary. J. Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville. Admission is free....