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  • Race for Maryland governor turns negative

    Race for Maryland governor turns negative
    The first negative advertisements in the Democratic primary campaign for governor hit airwaves this week, pushing a feisty political fight that's simmered for months into prime time. Already, the race among Democrats for the governor's mansion is...
  • After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge

    After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge
    Melony Griffith is in District Heights making her pitch to voters. The veteran Prince George's County delegate is telling them about her 15 years of legislative experience, her expertise on state pension issues and her plans to boost the economy. There'...
  • Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March

    Maryland employers add 2,300 jobs in March
    Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The agency...
  • Hex Ferments, new in Belvedere Square

    Hex Ferments, new in Belvedere Square
    The ancient practice of preserving foods through fermentation has recently become a hot trend, with items such as sauerkraut, kimchi and kombucha finding themselves in the spotlight as the ingredient of the moment. High-profile writers and cooks —...
  • Cupcake business is a family affair

    Cupcake business is a family affair
    On one cupcake, a bunny's back feet, ample behind and fluffy tail are all that can be glimpsed of the creature as it plunges down a rabbit hole. Speckled robins' eggs and jelly beans sit atop knolls of bright green grass on other cupcakes, and a neon-...
  • Baltimore Artists Guild to hold outdoor art festival in Catonsville

    Baltimore Artists Guild to hold outdoor art festival in Catonsville
    Catonsville residents Edward Williams and Lorraine Imwold have been busy since December planning an outdoor art festival for the spring. "I wish we had started a little earlier — there's a lot of stuff to do," Williams said. The Paradise...
  • Post Office workers labor under increasing loads in 1914

    An article in the April 18, 1914 edition of The Argus reported the need for more help at the post office. In spite of the increase in the volume of mail coming to the Catonsville postoffice, including the load of parcels post packages, the Postoffice...
  • Districts set dates for last day of school after the long winter

    Districts set dates for last day of school after the long winter
    School districts are finding it hard to get snow day waivers from Maryland School Superintendent Lillian Lowery, who has quickly denied some five-day applications. The superintendent got permission from the state board of education last month to give...
  • Looking Out: Coalition launches campaign to promote Maryland's new transgender protections

    Looking Out: Coalition launches campaign to promote Maryland's new transgender protections
    Advocates in Maryland who backed the successful passage of the first statewide legal protections for transgender citizens in housing, employment and public accommodations this legislative session don't consider their work complete. The Maryland Coaltion...
  • O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]

    O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]
    Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton? After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
  • Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

    Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools
    Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...
  • Several are rescued after downpours cause flash flooding

    Several are rescued after downpours cause flash flooding
    A homeless woman whose wooded campsite in Glen Burnie was swallowed by flash flooding amid heavy rain Tuesday morning was swept 3,000 feet down a creek — including through a culvert beneath Governor Ritchie Highway — before being rescued....