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  • Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor

    Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor
    Rev. Millard Byrd Knowles, pastor of Old Otterbein United Methodist Church from 1992 through 2006 and later pastor of visitation/pastor emeritus at Perry Hall United Methodist Church, died Thursday following a series of strokes. He was 82. "He could tell...
  • Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012

    Pimlico, Laurel Park to maintain 146 days of racing in 2012
    The owner of Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association reached a tentative agreement Saturday to maintain 146 days of live racing next year, avoiding another last-minute showdown that threatened the...
  • Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule

    Horsemen offer help in 2012 for a full racing schedule
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help support the day-to-day operations of the tracks next year. The move is part of the Maryland Jockey Club's deal with the Maryland...
  • For many parents, books that can be held are still the first choice

    For many parents, books that can be held are still the first choice
    Jo Keller relies on her Kindle when she travels so she can forgo lugging hardback books, but when it comes to her children's reading habits, she feels differently. She has squirreled away many of the books she read as a child growing up in England and is...
  • $8 million donated for children attending Jewish day schools

    The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation announced that they will donate $8 million over five years to provide scholarships to children attending Jewish day schools in the Baltimore area. The...
  • Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012

    Laurel Park, Pimlico owner to ask for state help in 2012
    The owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course plans to ask the state for up to $6 million in slots subsidies to help run 146 days of live racing at the two tracks next year. The move was part of a deal approved Tuesday by the Maryland Racing...
  • Romney names new Md. endorsements

    Romney names new Md. endorsements
    (Dec. 20) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney released 37 new Maryland endorsements on Tuesday, including Anne Arundel County state Sen. Bryan W. Simonaire and Baltimore County Del. William J. Frank. Recent polls show Romney running even or slightly...
  • Md. fails to keep its promise to HBCUs

    Md. fails to keep its promise to HBCUs
    Maryland is attempting to renege on its obligation to provide sufficient funding to make its historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) comparable and competitive with other public universities in Maryland in terms of mission, academic program...
  • Mount Washington residents criticize plan to build solar panels in the neighborhood

    A proposal to build solar panels on a historic property in Mount Washington has drawn criticism from neighbors who believe it will be an eyesore for some nearby houses. The Chimes, a Baltimore-based nonprofit, plans to put solar panels in a grassy area...
  • State's student homeless population doubles

    State's student homeless population doubles
    For a few hours after school, Ryan Johnson is just like most 16-year-olds. He lounges on the couch with his favorite Xbox game or checks his Facebook page. But then reality sets in. He decamps from his cousins' house for the Howard County cold-weather...
  • HBCU lawsuit: A troubled legacy

    HBCU lawsuit: A troubled legacy
    Has Maryland reneged on its promise to desegregate the state's public institutions of higher learning? Has the state, in defiance of the law, continued to operate a dual system of separate and unequal schools based on race? The answer to such questions...
  • Man sentenced to 100 years in prison also suspect in killings

    On Tuesday, we told you about Jason Thomas Scott, a 28-year-old who faced at least 97 years for 11 felonies that included up to 50 burglaries and nine home invasions in Prince George's County. In one case, prosecutors said he sexually assaulted a 17-year-...