| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Some things just naturally go together, like peanut butter and jelly.
This summer, Francis Scott Key's original manuscript for "The Star-Spangled Banner" — America's national anthem — will be reunited for the first time with the flag that...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The experiment of staging a Grand Prix in the heart of Baltimore has benefited the city. Whether you loved or hated it, it has caused us to consider the branding and selling of the city of Baltimore — who we are and why people want to visit, work...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:44 PM
It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century.
But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Readers of Jonathan Pitts' story about Francis Scott Key's manuscript of "The Star Spangled Banner" being the centerpiece of the Maryland's Star-Spangled Summer celebration of our state's role in the War of 1812 ("Anthem celebration to have rockets' red...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
It was a pleasure to read about preparations to commemorate the writing of "The Star Spangled Banner" ("Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem," Jan. 10).
But of all the myriad events planned, one seemed to be missing...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:08 AM
All northbound lanes are closed on Interstate 97 in Annapolis due to a five-vehicle collision with injury prior to Hawkins Road at 8:50 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Going south on I-97, a two-vehicle collision past...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Nov. 24, 1997: Towson's men's basketball team takes Michigan to the wire before losing, 75-72, at the Towson Center before an announced 5,086, the largest home crowd in school history. Raul de Pablo scores 18 as the Tigers (1-1) make a team-record 13 3-...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:45 AM
While slightly fewer Marylanders are expected to be traveling for Thanksgiving this year compared to last, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people traveling through Harford County this week.
A large portion of drivers in Maryland are...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Bruce Gartner served as acting executive secretary of the Maryland Transportation Authority for seven months before being named permanently to the position last month.
That was probably a good thing because the Annapolis resident needs to hit the ground...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:06 AM
With earlier roadway incidents cleared, the state Department of Transportation reported at 9 a.m. on Tuesday that traffic moved without unscheduled road closures.
DOT said that several roadway incidents that had prompted lane closures, including...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:18 AM
A disabled vehicle in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Fort McHenry Tunnel has blocked one of four tunnel southbound lanes at 9:09 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Maryland Transit Administration...