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Canoe/kayak Today, May 19: USA Canoe/Kayak Whitewater Slalom Team Trials and Deep Creek Open, Adventure Sports Center International, Deep Creek Lake, Garrett County. Admission: free. Children's Adventure Series and Kids Day at The Races, 11 a.m.-2 p.m....
Tags: Sailing, Baltimore County, Somerville, Museums, Perry Hall
Surfing regionals Through today, May 12: The Eastern Surfing Association's 2013 Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championships will be held in Ocean City off the beach near 48th Street. For hours, registration and more information, call 800-399-6820 or...
It's the old "fair share" argument, but this time it holds even less water than usual. The Maryland State Education Association, the union that bargains on behalf of K-12 teachers throughout Maryland, wants to force all teachers — members or not ...
Winter is not quite ready to leave Baltimore. Weather forecasters called for a wintry mix of rain and snow to start falling late Sunday and into Monday that was likely to complicate morning commutes. The forecast is for "a slushy inch" of accumulation...
Ernest B. Crofoot, a former labor organizer who later headed Council 67 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, died Friday of complications from cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 88. "Ernie was one hell of a trade...
Ginseng, one of the most sought-after medicinal herbs in the world, once flourished across much of Maryland. It has nearly vanished now, though, from all but the westernmost counties, prompting officials to ponder banning commercial harvest of the...
When a disaster, natural or man-made, hits, many people now turn to their mobile phones to find information or where to go for help. The American Red Cross is using smart phone technology to make getting that information fast and easy. Dom Tolli, vice...
As much as a quarter inch of ice could coat surfaces in Western Maryland on Tuesday, making for "extremely hazardous" travel conditions, according to the National Weather Service. Precipitation is expected liquid in Central Maryland, though, raising...
Alison Rudo grew up in Philadelphia and remembers many class trips to historic sites around the city. “It was like going back in time,” recalls the Elkridge mother of two. “Instead of just reading about Ben Franklin, you’re...
As if some weren't already on edge with the prospect of an asteroid passing 17,000 miles from Earth, a meteorite exploded over Russian skies injuring 500 people. Scientists say the two aren't related, but there is a long list of questions many may have...
Fat, wet flakes of snow mixed with cold rain slickened Wednesday evening commutes and slowed drivers around the region. The snow was expected to be a nuisance come Valentine's Day morning, according to forecasts. Earlier expectations of a more...
While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm." Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
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