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  • Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

    Aberdeen scientists waiting to destroy Syrian chemical weapons
    At the end of January, chemists and engineers left Aberdeen Proving Ground for the Mediterranean Sea to lead the historic destruction of Syria's chemical weapons. More than two months later, they're still waiting for the mission to start. As the...
  • John Harbaugh wins Salute to Service award for support of U.S. military personnel

    John Harbaugh wins Salute to Service award for support of U.S. military personnel
    Ravens coach John Harbaugh has won the third annual NFL Salute to Service award. He'll be presented with the award from the United Services Automobile Association on Saturday at the NFL Honors awards show in New York. Harbaugh was a finalist along...
  • Russia's illicit missiles [Editorial]

    Russia's illicit missiles  [Editorial]
    Despite President Obama's campaign pledge to "push the reset button" on U.S. relations with Russia, America's dealings with its erstwhile Cold War adversary recently have been anything but smooth. Moscow and Washington clashed last year over Russia's...
  • Collectors find plenty of Laurel memories

    Collectors find plenty of Laurel memories
    Nostalgia among those who grew up in Laurel has caused its memorabilia to become a hot collectible. Every imaginable collectible is available, such as old photos, postcards, T-shirts, and even some Laurel Police Department patches. There are a few...
  • Mayor's speech to focus on violent crime

    Mayor's speech to focus on violent crime
    Confronted with a bloody start to 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will keep police curfew centers open longer, offer larger rewards for gun crime tips and implement a full-scale "Operation Ceasefire" program in Baltimore — a strategy that's...
  • Ceasefire Baltimore [Editorial]

    Ceasefire Baltimore  [Editorial]
    Of the ideas for reducing violence in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's State of the City address, the one with the greatest potential for immediate impact on Baltimore's skyrocketing homicide rate is her commitment to fully pursuing a set of crime...
  • Ellicott City restaurants psyched for V-Day weekend [Mostly Main Street]

    Ellicott City restaurants psyched for V-Day weekend [Mostly Main Street]
    Happy Valentine's Day. Having this special day at the beginning of the President's Day holiday weekend creates what my old friend Ken Lurie, formerly of Tersiguel's and current owner of Bud's at Silver Run, called a perfect storm for the restaurant...
  • Eldersburg Library program brings Civil War to life

    Eldersburg Library program brings Civil War to life
    The Eldersburg branch of the Carroll Public Library system celebrated the opening of its temporary Civil War 150 exhibition with a special guest appearance last week. A performance by Kent Courtney, a Pennsylvania entertainer/historian specializing in...
  • Though challenges remain, there is much to celebrate in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Though challenges remain, there is much to celebrate in Baltimore [Commentary]
    Baltimore still has a lot of work to do, but our city has much more for which to be grateful. The State of the City address is an opportunity to update citizens on what government is doing to confront our most immediate challenges, but also to take...
  • Ravens' Harbaugh Skypes St. Paul's girls from air base in Afghanistan

    Ravens' Harbaugh Skypes St. Paul's girls from air base in Afghanistan
    Ravens coach John Harbaugh took a half-hour out of his overseas trip visiting U.S. troops to Skype on Thursday with a group from St. Paul's School for Girls, who had collected coffee and tea to send to the air base in Afghanistan Harbaugh was visiting....
  • Star criminologist hopes to make difference in return to Baltimore

    Star criminologist hopes to make difference in return to Baltimore
    In the late 1990s, David M. Kennedy came to Baltimore riding high in criminology circles, eager to prove his unorthodox approach — which had reduced gun violence in Boston and Minneapolis — could work in one of America's most dangerous cities....
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 5

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 5
    In the strangest opening sequence in show history, we begin Chapter 18 with shots of a threesome involving erotic asphyxiation, and a Civil War reenactment happening in some nearby woods. How do you think that story pitch went? Did the writer pull...