| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The state will be raising the speed limit from 55 mph to 60 mph next month on the Intercounty Connector, Maryland's first all-electronic toll road.
The decision Monday by the Maryland Transportation Authority came after more than six months of study...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Uncertainty over the economy contributed to a nearly 27 percent drop last year in venture capital funding for young companies in Maryland, Washington and Northern Virginia, the first decrease since 2009, according to a new report from...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home.
She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:19 PM
The publisher of The Daily Record announced Thursday that a former editor at several Maryland newspapers will become editor of the Baltimore-based business and legal affairs newspaper on Jan. 14.
David B. Simon, 36, will replace Tom Linthicum, who...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal crash overnight in Gaithersburg.
Police say a Honda Civic was driving south on Snouffer School Road just after 12 a.m. Sunday when it crossed into the northbound lanes. The car struck a 2009 Nissan. ...