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  • Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign

    Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign
    Even as he campaigns for re-election to Congress, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been tapped by the Obama campaign to help lead the Democratic rebuttal to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan — a role that is taking him to battleground states...
  • Madeline L. Healey, assistant to Md. first ladies

    Madeline L. Healey, assistant to Md. first ladies
    Madeline L. Healey, a homemaker who was an executive secretary to two Maryland first ladies, died of an intestinal blockage April 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Annapolis resident lived in Cockeysville and was 92. The daughter of Alva...
  • Rays apologize after mascot poses with Steve Irwin sign

    Rays apologize after mascot poses with Steve Irwin sign
    The Tampa Bay Rays have issued a statement apologizing for their mascot Raymond posing in a photo with a sign that poked fun at the late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin. The sign, brought by a fan to Wednesday night's game against the Orioles, lists...
  • Jesse Weinberg

    Jesse S. Weinberg, who practiced law for seven decades and made a specialty of Baltimore's ground rents, died of respiratory failure March 20 at Sinai Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 94. Born in Baltimore and raised near Druid Hill Park on Lakeview...
  • One winning ticket in Florida for $590.5 million Powerball prize

    One winning ticket in Florida for $590.5 million Powerball prize
    A single winning ticket for a record Powerball lottery jackpot worth $590.5 million was sold in Florida, organizers said late Saturday, but there was no word about who won. The winning numbers from Saturday night's drawing were: 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52,...
  • Maryland GOP delegation unified behind Romney

    Maryland GOP delegation unified behind Romney
    Maryland Republicans converge on Tampa this week to cast their ballots for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and get energized for the November election against President Barack Obama. "There's just a huge enthusiasm for the Romney-Ryan team, and we'...
  • Here's where to go for the best GOP convention TV

    Here's where to go for the best GOP convention TV
    Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS. And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
  • Harris rising through state's sparse GOP ranks

    Harris rising through state's sparse GOP ranks
    He's a rookie in Congress, but Rep. Andy Harris is positioned to become a GOP heavyweight in Maryland. As delegates from across the country converge at the Republican National Convention this week to nominate Mitt Romney for president, the first-term...
  • Mary Esther R. "Essie" Feldmann, registered nurse

    Mary Esther R. "Essie" Feldmann, registered nurse
    Mary Esther R. "Essie" Feldmann, a retired registered nurse and pioneering Rodgers Forge resident, died Sunday of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. Earlier this month, family and friends gathered to celebrate Mrs. Feldmann'...
  • Canton remembers Nacho Mama's owner killed in accident

    Canton remembers Nacho Mama's owner killed in accident
    Patrick "Scunny" McCusker, the 49-year-old owner of Nacho Mama's and a force in the revitalization of Canton, was remembered Saturday by friends, employees, patrons and local leaders for his outsize personality, philanthropy and pioneering contributions...
  • Elkridge man takes old-fashioned route to Tampa

    Elkridge man takes old-fashioned route to Tampa
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention O.P. Ditch almost didn't make it to the Republican National Convention — not because of Tropical Storm Isaac, but rather a missed deadline. The retired Air...
  • DCCC launches Akin robocalls in 6th District

    The campaign arm of House Democrats began running a series of automated phone calls in Maryland's 6th Congressional District on Monday as part of the its latest effort to tie Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett to controversial comments on rape made this month by...