| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:40 AM
A few Baltimore area restaurants have showed up recently, or will soon, in national media.
Woodberry Kitchen owners Amy and Spike Gjerde are scheduled for the fourth hour of Tuesday's Today show. They will be showing Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb how...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 12:26 PM
It was a church service at which Baltimore's Kortneigh McCoy, a 19-year-old Frostburg State University physics major known for her lovely voice, was supposed to sing.
But instead, more than 500 students and faculty jammed the Lane University Center...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Baltimore County reported the highest suspension rate of any Maryland district apart from the Eastern Shore in the last school year, despite its efforts to focus on discipline that doesn't require students to miss classroom time.
About 10,000 students...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:20 AM
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.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 2:32 PM
(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...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:37 PM
A new education advocacy group, formed late last year, has pledged to lobby for charter schools, funding for pre-kindergarten education and leave time for parents attending meetings with teachers.
MarylandCAN, which is affiliated with a national...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:49 PM
The 2013-2014 school year may seem like a long way off, but state school officials are already fretting over a perfect storm of education reforms that could make today's extensive state testing regimen seem like a snap.
That's the year when students...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:15 PM
State education leaders have offered legislators their recommendations for fixing the state law that requires local governments to fund their public schools at a minimum level.
The state's superintendents, teachers union and local school boards...