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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Md. schools concerned cuts will affect next school year

    Md. schools concerned cuts will affect next school year
    Federal education officials warned Wednesday of deep cuts to school systems such as Baltimore's if lawmakers fail to avert across-the-board spending reductions — leaving local schools uncertain how many teachers and programs they can retain next...
  • 5 questions on meteors/asteroids, answered

    5 questions on meteors/asteroids, answered
    As if some weren't already on edge with the prospect of an asteroid passing 17,000 miles from Earth, a meteorite exploded over Russian skies injuring 500 people. Scientists say the two aren't related, but there is a long list of questions many may have...
  • 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...
  • Reflecting a national trend, Maryland's population grays

    Reflecting a national trend, Maryland's population grays
    Driven by a sizable baby boomer population nearing retirement age, Maryland, like the rest of the nation, grew older in the past decade, but Baltimore bucked the trend, attracting more young adults as the number of its middle-age and retiree residents...
  • Rain, wind and "isolated tornadoes"

     
    You've been warned. Exactly two weeks ago the National Weather Service was advising us of the possibility of damaging winds across Central Maryland as a strong cold front approached from the west. By midnight the forecasters were alerting us to watch........
  • Tornado count for Md., Va. now at seven

     
    The National Weather Service has now confirmed that seven tornadoes, with top winds rated from EF-0 to EF-2, touched down in Maryland and Virginia during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday this week. And surveyors are still looking for more.Damage...
  • NWS raises tornado total to 11; four in Md.

     
    The National Weather Service's official count of tornados in Maryland and northern Virginia last week has jumped to 11, with four added since the initial ground surveys came in late last week. Two of the four were confirmed in Maryland with......
  • April 27-28 tornado count up to 16; eight in Md.

     
    Survey teams from the National Weather Service continue to inspect wind damage across the region from last week's storms. Their conclusions have boosted the tally of tornadoes in Maryland and northern Virginia to 16. With four more added this week,......
  • Wrecked Cessnas linked to another April 27 twister

     
    Extensive damage to three small airplanes at an airfield in Prince George's County on April 27 has been linked to radar evidence of a tornado in the area. That has prompted the National Weather Service to add an 18th twister......