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  • Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist

    Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist
    Dr. Theodore Kardash, an obstetrician-gynecologist who had been head of gynecologic services at Maryland General Hospital and whose accomplishments as a physician were the pride of his Russian immigrant parents, died April 9 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans...
  • Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost

    Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost
    Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
  • Pax River museum on hold over dispute with contractor

    Work on a $4.7 million museum at Naval Air Station Patuxent River that is mostly paid for with state and federal grants has been suspended, and a prominent construction firm was recently pulled from the project, St. Mary's County officials said Friday....
  • House committee passes school construction bill

    House committee passes school construction bill
    With bipartisan help from sympathetic lawmakers, Baltimore won a House committee's approval Tuesday for a $1 billion plan to replace and repair old schools. The Appropriations Committee voted 21-3 to send the plan to the House floor. Senate President...
  • House vote nears on city school construction plan

    House vote nears on city school construction plan
    A sweeping plan to invest $1.1 billion in building and replacing Baltimore's aging public schools won preliminary approval in the House Thursday, after delegates voted overwhelmingly to reject Republican efforts to put additional strings on state...
  • The perfect storm? Forces align to strengthen Sandy

    The perfect storm? Forces align to strengthen Sandy
    Sandy is no ordinary hurricane. A remarkable configuration of weather systems are tugging on the storm system as it slogs up the eastern seaboard, slowing and widening the cyclone. A full moon will drag tides up the shore just as the storm whips the sea....
  • Maryland selects five health enterprise zones

    Maryland selects five health enterprise zones
    The O'Malley administration kicked off an effort to bring medical services to disadvantaged neighborhoods Thursday by designating the state's first five "health enterprise zones" created under a law passed last year. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, who led...
  • Ten Maryland schools receive National Blue Ribbon

    Ten Maryland schools receive National Blue Ribbon
    Ten Maryland schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday. Six elementary schools received the honor: Crofton Meadows in Anne Arundel County, Woodholme in Baltimore County, Ring...
  • After 3 weeks of displacement, students return to Laurel Elementary

    After 3 weeks of displacement, students return to Laurel Elementary
    After three weeks at the former Greenbelt Middle School, students at Laurel Elementary returned to their neighborhood school Monday. "It's fabulous," said Laurel Principal Melinda Lee. "We have more time, that's one of the pluses of being back here. Just...
  • Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling

    Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling
    Five weeks before the election, a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland has seen a surge of support and is now favored by likely voters, 49 percent to 39 percent, a new Baltimore Sun poll has found. But at this stage, most voters are...
  • House passes city school construction bill

    House passes city school construction bill
    The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate. The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
  • O'Malley's $37 billion budget passes House

    O'Malley's $37 billion budget passes House
    The House of Delegates passed Gov. Martin O'Malley's budget virtually unchanged Friday, sending the $37 billion plan to the Senate. The proposal nearly closes a long-term budget gap that once stood at $2 billion, gives raises to state workers for the...