| May 12, 2014
| 11:10 AM
A friend of mine who is a federal retiree uses hearing aids. We meet once a month for breakfast at a restaurant, which sometimes can be very noisy, with clanging of pots and dropped dishes. These noises are bothersome to me but when they occur, I can...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Helping manufacturers in Maryland, where the sector has changed — and shrunk — dramatically in the last generation, takes a certain type of person.
Like Brian Sweeney, an engineer and attorney who grew up in a factory.
Sweeney is executive...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Former Maryland cornerback cornerback Dexter McDougle was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round.
McDougle missed the final nine games of his senior year with a fractured shoulder blade suffered last September.
McDougle returned in time for...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The robotic fish kept alone in a tank at the University of Maryland, College Park doesn't dazzle with its agility or speed, but it does promise bigger things to come.
At the flick of a switch, water flows through the tank. The faceless gray plastic...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws.
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
University of Maryland police are asking for information after three Peeping Tom incidents were reported on the College Park campus since Wednesday.
A woman in LaPlata Hall and another in Centreville Hall report seeing an electronic device peering...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Now that the Maryland General Assembly has adjourned for the year, it is time to take a quick review of significant accomplishments. Amid the hotly-contested debate on honoring soft shell crabs, kudos to the legislature for passing two little-noticed...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:07 AM
The Laurel City Council approved an ordinance this week that makes the city part of the new Regional Transit Agency aimed at replacing nonprofit Central Maryland Regional Transit.
The council voted unanimously to join the new agency, spearheaded by...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown’s campaign insists he’s no diva. Bringing his own makeup artist to last night’s televised debate was part of his pre-game prep.
Before the three Democrat candidates went on stage for the first televised debate...
| Apr 17, 2014
With "Save the Last Dance" and the shot-in-Baltimore "Step Up," Duane Adler established himself as one of the go-to screenwriters for 21st-century dance movies. But apparently that wasn't enough.
"Make Your Move," a multicultural dance drama with tons...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Maryland's attempt to lure highly-touted recruiter Kenny Johnson back to his alma mater has proven to be unsuccessful.
A source in College Park confirmed late Monday that Johnson, a 1999 Maryland graduate, had taken an offer to join Rick Pitino’...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler launched barbed attacks on each other's record and character as they and Del. Heather R. Mizeur met in the Democratic gubernatorial campaign's first televised debate Wednesday night.