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  • Frank Stronach still mulling over changes at Pimlico as Preakness looms

    Frank Stronach still mulling over changes at Pimlico as Preakness looms
    Frank Stronach, owner of Pimlico, is in Washington, D.C., this week. He discussed his new book, "Magna Man: My Road to Economic Freedom," at a session today. Yesterday, he spent time on Capitol Hill, working to spread his theory that American...
  • Mr. Wilkins goes to the Senate

    Mr. Wilkins goes to the Senate
    It was 21 years ago last month that Harvard-educated attorney Robert Wilkins was traveling in a car pulled over for going 5 mph over the posted speed limit on Interstate 68 in Western Maryland. But rather than receive a ticket, the group, all African-...
  • Man dies in Elkridge motorcycle crash

    Man dies in Elkridge motorcycle crash
    A motorcyclist was killed in Elkridge Tuesday after colliding with a truck on Route 1. At 12:02 p.m., the motorcycle was coming over the crest of a hill on Route 1 northbound when it collided with a truck making a left-hand turn out of the southbound lane...
  • Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school

    Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school
    When Dr. Charles Brown first looked into taking the athletic director job at UMBC in 1989, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native wasn't real savvy about the school. "I thought it was a military base when I showed up," he said with a chuckle. "It said UMBC. I didn'...
  • Urban renewal that starts at the curb

    Urban renewal that starts at the curb
    When Mateusz Rozanski and Kelly Cross planted a tiny boxwood hedge in front of their Maryland Avenue house, they woke the next morning to find all the expensive little shrubs gone. So they planted the twin patches of dirt again, and again the plants...
  • 4 Terps highlight IWLCA All-America teams

    4 Terps highlight IWLCA All-America teams
    Maryland’s Alex Aust, Katie Schwarzmann, Iliana Sanza and Taylor Cummings earned Division I first-team All-America honors from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Wednesday. Johns Hopkins’ Taylor D’Amore, Loyola&...
  • Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change

    Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change
    President Obama will unveil a sweeping plan today to cut the nation's carbon pollution while also preparing communities for the impacts of climate change. In a speech to be delivered this afternoon at Georgetown University, Obama is expected to make the...
  • Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing

    Obama's global warming plan: Not enough but better than nothing
    With this week's heat wave, air quality warnings and severe weather forecasts as a backdrop, President Barack Obama could scarcely have picked a more auspicious moment to reveal his multi-pronged plan to address climate change. His surprise decision to...
  • InsideMDSports: Dion Wiley updates his recruitment

    InsideMDSports: Dion Wiley updates his recruitment
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland continues to put the full-court press on Dion Wiley, but as of right now, he doesn&...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • NCAA women's roundup: Fernandez, Cyr help Penn St. top Canisius, 14-13

    Molly Fernandez (McDonogh) scored her 100th career goal and Mackenzie Cyr (Winters Mill) recorded a team-high three points as the seventh-seeded Penn State women's lacrosse team edged visiting Canisius, 14-13, in an NCAA Division I tournament first-...
  • 'House of Cards' brings $140 million to Maryland, state says

    'House of Cards' brings $140 million to Maryland, state says
    Filming of the second season of the Netflix production “House of Cards” began in the Baltimore area Monday, and with it came an announcement from Gov. Martin O’Malley that the first season of the political thriller starring Kevin...