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  • Swipe and ride [Editorial]

    Swipe and ride  [Editorial]
    Harried commuters will be gratified by the Maryland Public Service Commission's decision last week to require taxicabs operating in Baltimore City to install credit card-reading devices in the back seat where passengers sit. The new rule, which goes...
  • Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil easily in men's final at Citi Open

    Milos Raonic won the first all-Canadian tournament final in Association of Tennis Professionals history, easily beating Vasek Pospisil, 6-1, 6-4, at Washington's Citi Open on Sunday for the men's singles title. It was Raonic's sixth title win; Pospisil...
  • Programmers answer O'Malley's challenge to create bay-friendly apps

    Programmers answer O'Malley's challenge to create bay-friendly apps
    A few months ago, Gov. Martin O'Malley grew frustrated with state government's lack of creativity on the environment. He challenged his staff to look for new ideas to help the Chesapeake Bay. In response, 80 bright minds from around the state —...
  • Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor

    Ethne F. Higginbotham, educator-counselor
    Ethne F. Higginbotham, an educator who later became a mental health counselor, died Wednesday of a urinary tract infection at Brightview South River, an Edgewater assisted-living facility. She was 92. The daughter of Robert Lee Flanagan, a paper mill...
  • Direct Energy buys Howard County based Astrum Solar

    Direct Energy buys Howard County based Astrum Solar
    Direct Energy said Tuesday that it bought Howard County based Astrum Solar for $54 million, giving the Texas company a foothold in the residential solar market. Astrum, founded in 2007 and headquartered in Annapolis Junction, has installed 4,000 solar...
  • McCain says Larson cast 'large shadow'

    McCain says Larson cast 'large shadow'
    Sen. John McCain of Arizona, a classmate of Charles R. Larson at the U.S. Naval Academy, says the four-star admiral and former academy superintendent was a "dear friend" and "great man" who, like McCain's father and grandfather, cast a large shadow....
  • Annapolis police make arrests in recent robberies

    Annapolis police make arrests in recent robberies
    Annapolis police arrested a man and two juveniles for two robberies that took place last month. Officials said that Albert Gross, 20, and two boys, ages 12 and 14, were arrested in the July 21 robberies of two men who were approached from behind and...
  • Annapolis to Uber: Register as a taxi company

    Annapolis to Uber: Register as a taxi company
    The city of Annapolis has ordered Uber, the company behind a popular ride-sharing application, to stop its service in the capital until it registers as a taxi company. Mayor Mike Pantelides said Monday it's important for Uber to follow the same...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • Niumatalolo says Ohio State could 'embarrass' Navy in opener, but team has hope

    Niumatalolo says Ohio State could 'embarrass' Navy in opener, but team has hope
    Ken Niumatalolo recently joked that the more he watches Ohio State on film, “the scarier it gets.” The seventh-year Navy head coach was serious when he said the Buckeyes have the potential to “embarrass us.” Navy opens the season...
  • More BGE customers earning bill credits for cutting back

    More BGE customers earning bill credits for cutting back
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. said 640,000 customers earned a credit on their bills last week for cutting back on electricity, the biggest test of a fledgling program aimed at reducing demand on hot days. The "Energy Savings Day" on Wednesday —...
  • Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland

    Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland
    About one in five cars on American roadways connects to outside parties via cellular telephone networks, transmitting data on drivers' speeding and braking habits, their location, and their vehicle's health and performance. By 2025, AAA predicts, all...