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Fort Meade (military base)

Located in the rapidly urbanizing area between the Baltimore and Washington's inner suburbs, Fort Meade occupies a large portion of western Anne Arundel County. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace, acting as home to groups including the National Security Agency.
Located in the rapidly urbanizing area between the Baltimore and Washington's inner suburbs, Fort Meade occupies a large portion of western Anne Arundel County. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace, acting as home to groups including the National Security Agency. « Show less

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  • In Maryland, jobs recovery uneven

    In Maryland, jobs recovery uneven
    To understand how unevenly the recession and recovery rippled across Maryland, consider its economic extremes. At one end, there's Anne Arundel County. Its employment base was 7 percent larger this spring than it was five years earlier, a gain of 17,000...
  • How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens? [Letter]

    How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens? [Letter]
    It was disappointing to read that President Obama is resisting calls for change at the National Security Agency ("Obama hints at change in NSA phone practice," Dec. 21). Edward Snowden has done this country a great service by revealing many of the...
  • For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem

    For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem
    Robert Cradle had achieved his goal of owning a successful barbershop with an Odenton establishment that employed seven full-time workers and served a steady stream of customers coming in for that just-right haircut. But even as he made his business...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • Laurel can count celebrities among its own [Old Town Laurel]

    Old Town folk are certainly no strangers to having the occasional celebrity in their midst. The likes of future President Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, resided on Montgomery Street, when he was an Army lieutenant stationed at Fort Meade, and she a young...
  • Forecasters watching chances for 'major winter storm' Thursday

    Forecasters watching chances for 'major winter storm' Thursday
    Weather forecasting models are suggesting a snow-heavy system will track up the East Coast from the Carolinas late Wednesday through Thursday. But forecasters aren't making specific accumulation predictions yet, other than to caution of the...
  • 'High-impact' storm forecast Thursday, with 6 inches or more of snow possible

    'High-impact' storm forecast Thursday, with 6 inches or more of snow possible
    A "nor'easter" storm has the potential to bring 6 inches of snow or more Thursday across Central Maryland, but accumulations will depend on the storm's unpredictable path, forecasters said. The National Weather Service placed nearly all of Maryland...
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Odenton house fire causes estimated $250K in damages

    Odenton house fire causes estimated $250K in damages
    Anne Arundel County firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning in Odenton that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage. According to the fire department, around 7:15 a.m., calls were received reporting a house fire in the 1300 block of Meyers...
  • Photographer captures new images of Maryland's National Security Agency

    Photographer captures new images of Maryland's National Security Agency
    Two news websites Monday published images of the three of the most secretive U.S. agencies including the Maryland-based National Security Agency. Outside of a single undated image provided by the NSA¬†— which has been used repeatedly by The Sun and...
  • Sweetheart couple dancing toward another Valentine's Day

    Sweetheart couple dancing toward another Valentine's Day
    West Laurel couple Myron and Audrey Shumway were high school sweethearts in Fall River, Mass. They met at a youth function at church where Audrey almost dismissed Myron because he couldn't dance. He persuaded Audrey to teach him so she brought him home,...
  • Mizeur swipes at Brown over health exchange

    Mizeur swipes at Brown over health exchange
    As hopefuls in the governor’s race debated transportation Tuesday night, Del. Heather Mizeur questioned Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's competence in light of the failing health care exchange he oversaw. Mizeur said the pending public-private-...