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  • Alfred J. Lipin, politician

    Alfred J. Lipin, politician
    Alfred J. Lipin, a former Anne Arundel County hardware store owner turned Democratic politician who served in both the House of Delegates and state Senate, died Friday of a heart attack at Hanover Hospital in Hanover, Pa. The lifelong Glen Burnie...
  • Looking back at the 2008 Ravens draft class

    Looking back at the 2008 Ravens draft class
    The Ravens are the only team to have made the playoffs in each of the past four seasons. That’s a credit to G.M. Ozzie Newsome, who has given coach John Harbaugh enough talent to mold this team into a contender. As we close in on the 2012 NFL...
  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
  • Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health

    Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health
    Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
  • Arundel police arrest Lothian man in hit-and-run of officer

    Anne Arundel County Police arrested a Lothian man and charged him in connection with a multi-vehicle crash in Annapolis on Sunday in which an officer was struck. Police located Leo Lamont Carroll about noon Monday and arrested him. He was later...
  • Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse

    Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse
    Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...
  • T. Rowe Price could restart its expansion plans next year

    T. Rowe Price will likely occupy two new buildings at its Owings Mills campus next year, more than three years after the Baltimore money manager put its expansion plans on hold during the recession, the company's chief executive said Tuesday. James A.C....
  • Three arrested in May 2011 shooting of 12-year-old boy

    Three arrested in May 2011 shooting of 12-year-old boy
    Three people have been arrested in a May 2011 quadruple shooting in East Baltimore that killed a 12-year-old who was sitting on a porch, watching a basketball game on television. Police said Danyae Robinson, 29; Antwan Mosley, 21; and Derrick E. Brown,...
  • Hot Boston marathon could be a sign for this year's running season

    Hot Boston marathon could be a sign for this year's running season
    The Boston Marathon turned out to be a hot, sweaty, grueling race for even the most experienced runners. The Boston Globe reported that more than 2,100 people were treated for heat exhaustion, dehydration and other illnesses because of temperatures...
  • Ocean City to host inaugural Ravens Beach Bash

    Ocean City to host inaugural Ravens Beach Bash
    Yesterday's weather made me think of the beach and reminded me about a new event set to kick off the summer season in Ocean City. On May 31, the town will host the first-ever Ravens Ocean City Beach Bash. The four-day festival comes on the heels of...
  • Kale takes the spotlight as foodies hail its health benefits

    Kale takes the spotlight as foodies hail its health benefits
    After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
  • Under Armour expansion proposal goes to mayor

    Under Armour's proposal to double the size of its Locust Point headquarters in South Baltimore has been sent to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for final approval. The Baltimore City Council on Monday night approved changes that would allow the $1 billion...