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  • The Interview: Robert G. Wilmers

    The Interview: Robert G. Wilmers
    Robert G. Wilmers, M&T Bank Corp.'s chairman and chief executive officer, has been leading the Buffalo, N.Y., bank's shopping spree in Maryland. After gaining a foothold in the state with the purchase of Allfirst Financial Inc. in 2003 (the same year...
  • Finding Celtic tradition at the Crossroads

    When Celtic Crossroads performs at the Columbia Festival of the Arts on June 24, the seven-member band of Irish musicians will sound off with a more modern take on the traditional music of their homeland. Call it non-traditional Irish music. When Celtic...
  • Bartlett, colleagues, sue Obama over Libya

    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers Wednesday in filing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama over U.S. involvement in Libya, alleging that the White House overstepped its constitutional authority when it launched the...
  • John A. Moag Sr., CSX executive, dies

    John A. Moag Sr., CSX executive, dies
    John Andrew Moag Sr., a retired CSX executive who volunteered at St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church and the Franciscan Sisters, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Blakehurst retirement community...
  • New York legislators approve same-sex marriage

    With the forceful backing of a newly elected Democratic governor, the New York state legislature gave final approval late Friday to a bill permitting same-sex marriage, enabling gay couples to head for the altar as early as mid-summer. After a...
  • CNN sportscaster Nick Charles dead at 64

    CNN sportscaster Nick Charles dead at 64
    Nick Charles, a pioneering figure in cable TV sports at CNN and one-time Baltimore broadcaster at WJZ-TV, died Saturday at his home in New Mexico, according to the cable news network. He was 64 and had been battling bladder cancer since 2009. Mr....
  • Nick Charles, former WJZ-TV anchor

    Nick Charles, former WJZ-TV anchor
    Nick Charles, a pioneering figure in cable TV sports at CNN and one-time Baltimore broadcaster at WJZ-TV, died Saturday at his home in New Mexico, according to the cable news network. He was 64 and had been battling bladder cancer since 2009. Mr....
  • Constellation invests in local solar company

    Constellation Energy Group has made a minority equity investment in an Annapolis Junction-based solar company focused on residential customers. The terms of the investment in Astrum Solar, announced Monday, were not disclosed. In regulatory documents...
  • National political groups bypass Maryland

    National political groups bypass Maryland
    National independent political groups that played a significant role in last year's midterm elections are beginning to engage again in competitive House districts in Illinois, Florida and other states, though so far they've pulled their punches in what...
  • Farmers markets thriving in Howard County

    Farmers markets thriving in Howard County
    Kathy Barthol, of Columbia, and her English bulldog, Dewey, contentedly strolled through the farmers market at the East Columbia library recently. Barthol had already purchased eggplant and corn, and she was thinking of making eggplant parmesan for...
  • Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban

    Stent sellers were allowed inside lab despite hospital ban
    Salespeople for stent maker Abbott Laboratories were often allowed inside a cardiac treatment room at St. Joseph Medical Center while patient procedures were being performed, despite hospital rules against it, according to sworn testimony from Dr. Mark G....
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen A caller in the 1400 block of Cranberry Road reported Saturday someone tried to break into Mt. Calvary Free Will Baptist Church. A caller in the first block of Locust Street...