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  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • From submarines to sculptures, turning real life digital

    From submarines to sculptures, turning real life digital
    Bit by bit, Michael Raphael's company is digitizing the real world. Direct Dimensions, the Owings Mills firm he founded, scans items, buildings and even people and turns the results into 3-D computerized models. It has trained its equipment on everything...
  • 100 Years Ago: Women's group planted trees around Catonsville High School

    An article in the April 27, 1912 edition of The Argus recognized a local group's beautification project. The Woman's Civic League has had a number of shade and ornamental trees planted on the lot surrounding the Catonsville High School. Several oak trees...
  • Harriett Ann Colder

    Harriett Ann Colder, a reading specialist who established a remedial education company that helped students with English, math and reading, died Tuesdayof multiple organ failure at Howard County General Hospital. The longtime Ellicott City resident was...
  • Players await word of Mega Millions winners

    Players await word of Mega Millions winners
    The great mystery of Maryland's Mega Millions winner remained unsolved Monday morning. Lottery officials said the winner had yet to come forward, but they have been "inundated" by rumors about the unknown winner. They countered claims in some...
  • Did McDonald's worker win Maryland's Mega Millions jackpot?

    Did McDonald's worker win Maryland's Mega Millions jackpot?
    A Westport woman who works at an area McDonald's is saying she has Friday's winning Mega Millions ticket. Mirlande Wilson told the New York Post that she has the ticket, that she bought it at the Milford Mill 7-Eleven, and plans to claim her huge...
  • Officials inundated with Mega Millions rumors

    Officials inundated with Mega Millions rumors
    Maryland lottery officials were inundated Monday with nonstop calls fueled by rumors about the identity of the Baltimore County shopper who will share in the $656 million Mega Millions jackpot. "Everyone says they know who the winner is," said lottery...
  • Things learned from would-be Mega Millions winner's Facebook page

    Things learned from would-be Mega Millions winner's Facebook page
    As reporters huddled Wednesday outside the office of an attorney hired by the woman who claims to be the Baltimore County winner of last Friday's Mega Millions prize, we wanted to know a bit more about her than the fuzzy bits revealed thus far. So, we...
  • Lottery update: No winner identified yet, official says

    Lottery update: No winner identified yet, official says
    Maryland Lottery officials want to be clear: The person who bought the winning Mega Millions ticket at a Baltimore County 7-Eleven has not come forward. Double-check your ticket before tossing it in the trash, said state lottery Director Stephen Martino....
  • Mega Millions winner claims prize

    Mega Millions winner claims prize
    The holder of the winning Mega Millions ticket purchased at a Baltimore County convenience store stepped forward Monday to claim the prize, officials said. Maryland Lottery spokeswoman Carole Everett did not identify the winner, who will share the...
  • In city, Republicans, Greens, Libertarians push for the polls

    In city, Republicans, Greens, Libertarians push for the polls
    Members of the Republican, Green and Libertarian parties are often divided by strong ideological differences in national politics. But in Baltimore, their candidates emphatically agree on at least one thing: They're fed up with the Democratic dominance of...
  • Will the promise of Baltimore slots be fulfilled this time?

    Will the promise of Baltimore slots be fulfilled this time?
    If we've learned anything so far in the effort to bring slot machine gambling to Maryland — and especially to downtown Baltimore — it's not to get too excited by early promises and glitzy artist's renderings. The gap between promise and...