| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will push Friday for a higher minimum wage, joining a growing chorus of state officials calling for better pay for Maryland's lowest-earning workers.
Gansler, a Democrat who plans to run for governor, is one of the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Momentum appears to be building to raise the minimum wage in Maryland, with key politicians recently announcing support to increase hourly pay to at least $10 an hour.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, speaking briefly last week at a ceremony for the 50th...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Drug maker MedImmune and the University of Maryland, Baltimore have entered into a $6 million partnership to conduct bioscience research.
Under the five-year agreement, Gaithersburg-based MedImmune and the university will provide funding and...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
As Baltimore City Council grapples once again with whether to levy a small fee on plastic and paper shopping bags, groups on both sides of the policy debate already are tossing out conflicting information on whether fees work, and even whether single-...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:39 AM
While the political winds seem to be propelling the first comprehensive immigration reform in more than a quarter-century, every day our broken immigration system takes a cruel and little-noticed toll on countless hardworking, law-abiding individuals...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Departing Maryland center Alex Len underwent surgery for a partial stress fracture in his left ankle that was diagnosed after he declared for the NBA draft, according to his agent.
The injury -- and subsequent surgery performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:36 PM
A family that sued Johns Hopkins University over its intent to build high-rise buildings on a gift of land intended for a low-rise campus will appeal a judge's decision to allow the institution to move forward with its plans.
In a statement, the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:59 PM
When city or county firefighters have a family event or unexpected obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours.
But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:57 PM
At this time of year, it is an unfortunate fact of nature that a deer in the headlights often becomes a highway casualty.
What happens afterward is a story of renewal involving wood chips, horse manure and state workers, like Tyrone Henderson, with...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 3:48 PM
SHADY GROVE — As she hurried to a Metro station after shaking hands with Democratic congressional candidate John Delaney, Lawrencia Atakora said she'd support him because of his positions on the issues. But she quickly added another factor...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Maryland is throwing a business competition to encourage startups to take root in the state -- the event is called the Invest Maryland Challenge. The prizes total $300,000 in grants and business services.
So far, the competition has attracted 37...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
First of three articles about state ballot issues
On some level, Oscar Moreno knew growing up that his family did not have permission to live in the United States.
But it wasn't until now, as the 17-year-old Baltimore Polytechnic Institute senior...