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  • Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia

    Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia
    The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday. Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
  • Swing votes for same-sex marriage

    Some of the delegates who struggled, and ultimately supported legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland Name: Del. Tiffany Alston, Prince George's County Democrat Age: 34 A reason: Amendment she proposed protecting referendum was adopted Quote: "It...
  • Coppin president says vote of no confidence won't derail efforts to improve university

    Coppin president says vote of no confidence won't derail efforts to improve university
    The president of Coppin State University says he won't be derailed by a recent vote of no confidence from faculty members and promises rapid efforts to improve communications with those who have criticized his leadership. "I certainly take all of the...
  • For Maryland Day, communities weave historic tapestries

    For Maryland Day, communities weave historic tapestries
    Outhouses. Potbellied stoves. Four-mile walks in the snow. These are legacies of the Rosenwald Schools. For the past several weeks, county students have been studying the schools, a loosely affiliated network for African-American children that a white...
  • William Donald Schaefer ready for roasting?

    William Donald Schaefer ready for roasting?
    William Donald Schaefer would have loved Maryland Day this year. It's all about him! A year after of his death, Maryland Historical Society will celebrate Schaefer's memory Thursday with a roast. They'll also be showing off a few Schaefer artifacts...
  • Some pet owners fight poor treatment by vets

    Some pet owners fight poor treatment by vets
    When William Gunn sought medical care for his pit bull-Labrador retriever mix Smokey on a Sunday morning, one of her front paws was bleeding uncontrollably. The family's regular veterinarian was closed that day, and he didn't know where else to go, so...
  • Historic home tour celebrates diamond anniversary

    Historic home tour celebrates diamond anniversary
    The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage will celebrate its 75th anniversary starting April 28 with tours of some of the state's most lustrous historic gems. Included in the anniversary tour are Whitehall, the home of 18th-century Gov. Horatio Sharpe, in...
  • If you go: Spring home tours

    Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage The 2012 Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage includes visits to more than 50 private homes, gardens, farms, churches and historic sites across five Maryland jurisdictions: Bolton Hill (Saturday, April 28); St....
  • Environmental protection -- down and dirty

    Environmental protection -- down and dirty
    The Harford Soil Conservation District has named Dave Davis, of C.D. Davis Excavating, its Conservationist of the Year for his work with wetlands and stream banks, pond restoration, wildlife habitat restoration and erosion and containment control. Davis,...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, patchy fog in the morning and a chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 80 degrees. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees....
  • Long meeting, long words

    Today's Board of Public Works meeting was about more than just big government contracts, it also became a lesson in big words. Maryland's Comptroller Peter Franchot kicked off the effort by whipping out "ratiocination," a fancier term for reasoning. The...
  • Harford Christian comes out on top at Maryland Envirothon

    Out of 18 counties throughout the state, Harford Christian School representing Harford County came out on top during last week's 22nd Maryland Envirothon. The team's journey to their big win was full of obstacles and a few surprises this year — the...