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  • Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups

    Federal birth control ruling upsets religious groups
    Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
  • Law firm loses hard drive with patient records

    A Baltimore law firm lost a portable hard drive containing information about its cases, including medical records for 161 stent patients suing cardiologist Dr. Mark G. Midei, a firm client, for alleged malpractice at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson....
  • From Sun Magazine: 'A place to exhale'

    From Sun Magazine: 'A place to exhale'
    It is in Elsa Walsh's warm and unpretentious nature that she would not toss her husband's name around like confetti. So when architect Stephen Muse raced back from looking at a piece of waterfront property to tell her how amazing it was and how much he...
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • 'House of Cards' moves into Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week

    'House of Cards' moves into Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week
    UPDATES WITH STREET CLOSINGS: "House of Cards"  is at Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute this week where the producers are expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series. The $100 million Netflix production, which stars...
  • Peabody Institute gets a Georgetown makeover for 'House of Cards' next week

    Peabody Institute gets a Georgetown makeover for 'House of Cards' next week
    "House of Cards"  is coming to another major Baltimore institution, Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute, where the producers are expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series. The $100 million Netflix production, which...
  • Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright - Not a bad night on Centre Street for celebrity watching

    Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright - Not a bad night on Centre Street for celebrity watching
    It was Baltimore steaming hot even after the sun set, and I didn't get to see the big street protest scene that I came to see filmed for "House of Cards." But after two hours Wednesday night of standing around on Centre Street with about 40 others,...
  • Dream home: Waterfront condo keeps bachelor firmly planted

    Dream home: Waterfront condo keeps bachelor firmly planted
    It seems that everyone at Canton Cove, a waterfront condominium complex east of Fells Point, knows Harvey Goldberg's two-story unit, even if they've never met the owner. People strolling along the harborside promenade can see his two big dogs peering...
  • Friday's heat shattered records all over the place

     
    Here are some of the high temperature records broken and set on Friday, from the National Weather Service:Newark, NJ: 108 degrees, breaking the 101-degree record for the date, and the 105-degree all-time high set Aug. 9, 2001. Records began in......
  • A 'hip' bar scene in Towson during the 1970s

    Earlier this month, a spirited crowd of Baltimore County officials and others gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue in Towson to participate with owners Rick Bielski and Eric and Melanie Wagner in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Charles Village Pub,...
  • U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says

    U.S. risks wasting billions more in Afghanistan aid, report says
    Reviewing the multibillion-dollar U.S. aid program in Afghanistan two years ago, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pronounced it a "heartbreaking" failure and promised to make a successful aid program the centerpiece of a revamped strategy to...
  • District Sample Sale has become region's premiere shopping event

    District Sample Sale has become region's premiere shopping event
    In five years, the District Sample Sale has become the premiere shopping event in the region. The draw of more than 20 of the region's best boutiques selling end-of-season clothes at prices up to 90 percent off regularly attracts 700 shoppers to the...