| 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...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Local lore has it that Elizabeth Beall Banks once chased developers off her Gaithersburg-area farm with a shotgun when they came around asking questions.
But even then, the sprawl opponent knew that the same forces that turned parcels around her into...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Like a one-two punch, two major Maryland employers in the health care service and pharmaceutical industries were the targets last week of multibillion-dollar acquisition deals.
Both homegrown companies — Human Genome Sciences Inc. and Catalyst...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
State banking regulators closed two Maryland banks Friday, the first two bank failures in the state since 2010.
The Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation shut down the Bank of the Eastern Shore in Cambridge and appointed the Federal Deposit...
| May 5, 2012
A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year.
Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
| May 5, 2012
| 10:55 PM
TuesdayMay 8, 7:30 p.m. Chesapeake Bay Foundation senior naturalist and outdoors writer John Page Williams will be guest speaker at a Northwest Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association meeting. He'll discuss the Careful...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Wedding day: Oct. 14, 2012
Her story: Lauren Webb, 26, grew up in Glen Burnie. She is the grants manager for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland. Her father, Gary Webb, works for Verizon, and her mother, Renee Webb, is a neonatal nurse at the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, who has represented Maryland's 6th District for nearly two decades, lost his bid for an 11th term Tuesday to a Democratic businessman who cast the closely watched race as a battle of different economic visions for the...
| May 24, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Joe's Crab Shack will open its fourth Maryland restaurant at Hunt Valley Towne Center, the mall's developer, Greenberg Gibbons, said Thursday.
The seafood restaurant will open this fall, adding to locations in Abingdon, Greenbelt and Gaithersburg. The...