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  • Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come

    Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come
    Construction of new homes is lagging around the country, and Maryland is no exception. Permits for new homes, which the U.S. Census Bureau tracks as a barometer of the home-building industry, fell 8 percent in Maryland in the first six months of this...
  • 5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice

    5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice
    Five members of Maryland’s congressional delegation said for the first time Friday they believe the punishment handed down to Ravens running back Ray Rice by the NFL is insufficient, adding to a growing chorus of elected officials who are raising...
  • Jane Allan Bowie

    Jane Allan Bowie
    Jane Allan Bowie, former executive director of Network 2000 who earlier worked in marketing and public relations, died Monday of amyotropic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Lutherville home. She was 67. "We met...
  • Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon

    Harford government buys fuel in bulk, pays average $3.20 per gallon
    Harford County residents would love to pay at the pump the price the county government agreed this week to pay for gas: $3.20 a gallon. The county government also approved doing what many residential customers already have done: phase out their land...
  • Two injured in vacant home collapse in Oella

    Two injured in vacant home collapse in Oella
    Two people were injured when a wall collapsed on them in a vacant home in Oella on Tuesday, Baltimore County police said.  Police responded to the 400 block of Oella Avenue at 4:53 p.m. and both people were removed from the building by 5:14 p.m. One was...
  • John J. Ray, BGE administrator

    John J. Ray, BGE administrator
    John J. Ray, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. administrator of quality assurance who was a founding member of St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church in Northeast Baltimore, died July 12 of acute myeloid leukemia at his Parkville home. He was 82....
  • Jon Cardin says he was victim of 'most negative smear campaign'

    Baltimore County State Del. Jon S. Cardin, who lost the primary campaign for attorney general, says he was the victim of the "most negative smear campaign in a Democratic Party primary in Maryland's modern history."  In a Facebook post this week,...
  • Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

    Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins
    Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange website. Sharfstein, a...
  • Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson

    Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson
    The Baltimore County Department of Public Safety on Thursday morning reported an accident involving an SUV that crashed into the Drumcastle Government Center on York Road in Towson. Officials said there were no major injuries and no one has been...
  • Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]

    Skateboard ramp stolen in Fallston; children reported breaking into vacant home in Joppa [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Keejuan Moorehead, 18, of the 300 block of Old Post Road, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault. Teddy...
  • Space camp helps kids launch love of science

    Space camp helps kids launch love of science
    While many of her friends spent the summer swimming or going to amusement parks, 11-year-old Asley Ventura, of Laurel, had fun participating in a space camp at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. During the two-week camp, Asley and about...
  • Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past

    Towson's new theater protects a somber link to town's past
    Towson's brand-new movie palace comes with all the accouterments of modern filmgoing: 15 tiered auditoriums, floor-to-ceiling screens, leather seats, even a choice of wines. But the Cinemark theater, which opened July 10, also offers guests an...