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  • Gay couples weigh going out-of-state to marry or gambling on Annapolis

    Gay couples weigh going out-of-state to marry or gambling on Annapolis
    Shortly after Jon A. Kaplan and Joel Pearson met, they decided to spend a week together in Florida over the holidays — an extended first date, they call it. The trip went so well that they bought a pair of matching rings while they were there, rings...
  • Promising dancer bows out of Washington Ballet to study at Towson

    Promising dancer bows out of Washington Ballet to study at Towson
    Rebecca Houseknecht was destined to be a star. Everyone said so: her ballet teachers, the judges at international competitions, the director who chose the Odenton teen from among hundreds of aspiring ballerinas to feature in "First Position," a...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • Catonsville High earns $8,000 through Giant A+ program

    Catonsville High earns $8,000 through Giant Food program Catonsville High School was among the top 13 schools in Maryland that earned the most money through Giant Food's 2011-2012 A+ School Rewards Program, according to a release from Giant. Catonsville...
  • Ending 'Don't ask, don't tell' is about more than gays in the military

    Ending 'Don't ask, don't tell' is about more than gays in the military
    Tuesday marked the end of the Pentagon's nearly two-decade policy barring openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from military service. The death of "Don't ask, don't tell" is a big win for the LGBT rights community, but it may be an even bigger win...
  • Wine on the way? Two men look to open wineries in Howard County

    The Howard County winery tour of the future could conceivably start at Riggs Meadow Drive, then continue south on Route 97, heading down the two-lane road that turns from suburban to rural as you approach Jennings Chapel Road, where you could stop for...
  • 7 arrested at Starscape Festival on drug charges

    7 arrested at Starscape Festival on drug charges
    At least seven people were arrested at the annual Starscape Festival at Fort Armistead Park last week on drug charges, Anne Arundel police announced Thursday. The June 9-10 event, in Baltimore near the Arundel line, consisted of an outdoor music festival...
  • James Monroe Cannon III

    James Monroe Cannon III
    James Monroe Cannon III, former reporter and foreign correspondent for The Sun who later became a top Newsweek correspondent and an aide to New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and President Gerald R. Ford, died Sept. 15 from complications of a stroke at...
  • Proposed congressional map draws more criticism

    A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday as Republican leaders offered alternative proposals, the state NAACP requested changes and the O'Malley administration released 600 comments — mostly critical —...
  • Swaying the supercommittee

    Swaying the supercommittee
    At 84, Barbara Talbert might seem an unlikely Washington lobbyist. But when she heard senior citizen programs could be cut to reduce federal budget deficits, she quickly got on a bus to Capitol Hill. "As far as Social Security is concerned, some people...
  • For the sake of victims' families, repeal the death penalty

    For the sake of victims' families, repeal the death penalty
    I always thought murder was something that happened to other families. You read about it in the paper. You see the legal process unfold on TV. There's so much attention paid to certain murders that you assume the families going through their tragedy are...
  • Cumberland man guilty of running child porn site

    A Cumberland man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to running a child pornography website, prosecutors said. George Sell, 70, is guilty of conspiracy to transport child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland said...