| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Alongside all the events that make us proud of Baltimore and our state, a recent announcement deserves additional notice. Last week, we learned the odds of a Maryland baby surviving to her first birthday have improved by more than 20 percent since 2008....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national.
A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The Johns Hopkins University edged closer to the top 10 of national universities on the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, which were released Tuesday.
U.S. News moved Hopkins up one spot to No. 12, just behind Dartmouth College and tied with...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It's hard to believe its September, summer is gone and the kids are back to school and some are off to college. Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and Christmas will follow soon after. Then we will start a brand new year.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Wednesday tried to move past the fallout from his secretly recorded comments about his political opponent's ethnicity.
Gansler hosted an environmental policy discussion on the Eastern Shore, but the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Students heading to college can expect to spend about $662 a year on textbooks and other course materials, according to The National Association of College Stores.
But more and more college bookstores are offering alternatives through textbook rental...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm.
John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Brent Ault, of Laurel, was awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va., to support further study of American history. The fellowship will fund up to $24,000 of Ault's course of study toward a...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Former Maryland and Wisconsin quarterback Danny O'Brien is transferring to Catawba College, a Division II school in Salisbury, N.C., for his final season, Todd Willert, O'Brien's high school coach at East Forsyth in North Carolina, confirmed to...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:21 PM
More than 500 schools across the country, including some in Maryland, use the Common Application, which enables students to apply to multiple colleges by filling out one online form.
But it turns out that the organization's licensing agreement might...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:47 PM
Greg Dean was away in college at Salisbury University when his father, Willy Dean, caught a bull shark in 2010. Greg shared the experience, but only vicariously.
The younger Dean, who returned to the family's Southern Maryland home in Scotland after...