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  • UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments

    UMUC to lay off 70 amid declining enrollments
    The University of Maryland University College announced Friday that it would lay off 70 employees — the latest problem to hit the school that caters to nontraditional students, including members of the military, the federal government and working...
  • Obama to visit Prince George's County next week

    Obama to visit Prince George's County next week
    President Barack Obama will travel to Prince George's County on Thursday to discuss health care days before health insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act will open for business, a White House official said Saturday. Obama will...
  • Your chance to comment on road improvements [Montpelier/South Laurel]

    On April 18, representatives of Prince George's County Department of Public Works and Transportation conducted a briefing on planned improvements to the intersection of Muirkirk Road at Odell Road and Cedarbrook Lane in South Laurel. Project Manager...
  • 11 Md. firms make list of top-grossing black-owned companies

    Eleven Maryland companies rank among the nation's top-grossing black-owned businesses, according to Black Enterprise magazine. Baltimore-based Brown Capital Management LLC ranked eighth in the asset managers category. Profit Investments of Silver...
  • Gregory H. Barnhill, investment banker

    Gregory H. Barnhill, investment banker
    Gregory H. Barnhill, a career investment banker who embraced and promoted hundreds of civic projects and charities, ended his life Friday evening in Baltimore County. He was 59 and lived in Stevenson. "Greg was a very good citizen who always believed...
  • Jarrett holds two events in Md.

    Senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett is holding two events in Maryland today -- one tied directly to President Barack Obama's campaign for reelection and the other a policy forum at Morgan State University focused on African Americans. Jarrett, a...
  • Erna Segal, Shock Trauma public affairs specialist

    Erna Segal, Shock Trauma public affairs specialist
    Erna Segal, a writer and former Maryland Shock Trauma Center public affairs specialist who chronicled the lives and work of the center's medical staff, died Tuesday of complications from dementia at Largo Medical Center in Largo, Fla. The longtime...
  • Century High claims team title, Manchester Valley runner sets new record during state track championship meet

    The Century boys' track and field team and Manchester Valley senior Abby Culp were the definition of excellence at the Maryland Class 2A-1A indoor track and field state championships. Century easily won its second state title in three years during the...
  • Gun debate sparks education, advocacy campaigns

    Gun debate sparks education, advocacy campaigns
    As .223-caliber bullets from an assault-style rifle pinged a torso-shaped target, state Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr. videotaped his latest pupil squeezing off rounds from a gun and magazine targeted to be banned in Maryland. "You see why you wouldn't...
  • Obama to visit Maryland, discuss energy

    President Barack Obama will visit Largo on Thursday to give an address on American energy, White House officials said Monday. The address comes at a critical time, when economists say rising gasoline prices are dragging on the nation’s economic...
  • No plan to 'divert' mortgage settlement money away from Md. homeowners, officials say

    Maryland's attorney general said Friday that the nearly $60 million from the national mortgage settlement that the state controls would be used to help people "victimized by the egregious conduct of the banks," in contrast with some states that intend...
  • 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-...