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  • O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention

    O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention
    Gov. Martin O'Malley worked the room at one of Maryland's biggest political events of the year Thursday, grinning for photos, slapping the backs of fellow politicians and causing bottlenecks wherever he stopped. Most years, the governor sticks around...
  • Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

    Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration. Hogan unveiled the proposal in response to a...
  • Man shot and killed in Baltimore County

    Man shot and killed in Baltimore County
    A man was shot in a Parkville alley and died Sunday night, according to Baltimore County police. Officers found Ramel Keith Baker, 30, lying in an alley suffering multiple gunshot wounds, Baltimore County Police said. He was taken to the Maryland...
  • Relay's history topic of talk at Arbutus Senior Center

    Relay's history topic of talk at Arbutus Senior Center
    When Ray Chism, 74, bought the Relay Hotel in 1972 with his wife, Diana, he wanted to learn more about the history of the building, where he has lived with his family for more than 30 years. The couple began sorting through archives and talking to older...
  • Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade

    Md. requires new shots for kindergarten, 7th grade
    Students entering kindergarten and seventh grade in Maryland will have to add new shots to their lists of things to do before heading back to school this month. Vaccines required for all school-age children in Maryland include tetanus, diphtheria,...
  • Ridgely Middle School principal named finalist for national award

    Ridgely Middle School principal named finalist for national award
    Ridgely Middle School Principal Susan Evans was in the dark as the new school year approached. The power was out in the building Aug. 13. But Evans, 60, cheerfully recalled the days when she started as an educator in 1970 and there was none of the...
  • Pundits have advice for Brown, Hogan in governor's race

    Pundits have advice for Brown, Hogan in governor's race
    If Republican Larry Hogan wants to be Maryland's next governor, he needs to drive home his message of cutting taxes and creating jobs. And he needs to appear pleasant. For his part, Democrat Anthony G. Brown needs to avoid unforced errors that could...
  • New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle

    New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle
    On a warm morning in mid-July, landscape crews at Pikesville Middle School are replacing weeds with shrubs. Inside, desks and chairs line the hallways as paint crews freshen up classrooms and offices, the pungent smell lingering in the air. Classes at...
  • County school board bumps up Dance's benefits

    County school board bumps up Dance's benefits
    When the Baltimore County school board voted Tuesday on a contract that includes a raise for Superintendent Dallas Dance, they talked about a $5,000 salary increase. They didn't mention in public other benefits that will bump up his compensation by...
  • Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials

    Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials
    — Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan promised government officials from across the state Saturday that he would usher in a "new era of state and county cooperation," while Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown vigorously defended Maryland'...
  • Dawson Stump, insurance executive

    Dawson Stump, insurance executive
    Dawson Stump, a retired Baltimore insurance executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at his Owings Mills home. He was 86. The son of Augustine Herman Stump, an insurance executive, and Priscilla Ridgley Dawson Penniman...
  • Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator

    Sister Mary Helena Murphy, educator
    Sister Mary Helena Murphy, a retired parochial school educator who was a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 65 years, died Aug. 14 of peripheral artery disease at her order's Villa Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore...