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  • Talk of D.C. commuter tax finds opposition in Maryland

    Talk of D.C. commuter tax finds opposition in Maryland
    Talk in Congress of letting the District of Columbia tax commuters is getting a cool reception in Maryland. Officials in Washington say such a measure could raise $1.2 billion in new revenue — enough to fund nearly an eighth of the district's $9.65...
  • Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

    Structure found in Md. may be linked to man who inspired 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'
    Archaeologists have discovered what they think are remains of a barn or blacksmith workshop in North Bethesda that could date to the days of Josiah Henson, a former slave whose autobiography inspired the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Looking for evidence of...
  • Highland/Fulton: Kit Dobyns is youth delegate to Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro

    Kit Dobyns, a Highland native, a 2008 graduate of Georgetown Prep and current Cornell University student, traveled to Rio de Janeiro, where he was part of a youth delegation to the United Nations Earth Summit this June. He was part of a group of youth...
  • London calling?

    London calling?
    As excitement builds for this week's opening of the Summer Olympics, many an armchair athlete may yearn to hop a transcontinental flight to London. But if a trip overseas isn't in the cards right now, why not discover a taste of jolly olde England closer...
  • National wrestling championships yield Maryland 21 All-Americans

    National wrestling championships yield Maryland 21 All-Americans
    The Maryland wrestling team had its overall best performance in the team's 50-year history at the USA Wrestling Junior & Cadet National Championships this month. A record total of 21 All-American honors were earned by 15 Maryland wrestlers, including two...
  • Columnist unfair to attack Rep. Paul Ryan on women's issues

    Susan Reimer must have been in a hurry to excoriate Rep. Paul Ryan because she didn't bother to get her facts or her logic straight ("Ryan and the GOP's women problem," Aug. 16). When did Rep. Paul Ryan disrespect nuns? Ms. Reimer says the nuns'...
  • Buon Appetito: Carroll Restaurant Week offers its second helping

    Buon Appetito: Carroll Restaurant Week offers its second helping
    Dante Liberatore already knew the value of participating in a "restaurant week" — a special promotion in which restaurants offer various discounts and special menus to showcase their establishments. With restaurants in Harford and Baltimore...
  • Recruiting notes: Hereford G Turnbaugh orally commits to Hopkins

    Rising junior goalie Brock Turnbaugh (Hereford) has orally committed to Johns Hopkins. The 5-foot-10, 200-pound keeper helped lead Hereford to its fifth straight Class 3A-2A title, saving 75 percent of shots, allowing three goals per game and earning All-...
  • Terps' Schwarzmann among many locals nominated for Tewaaraton

    Terps' Schwarzmann among many locals nominated for Tewaaraton
    The Tewaaraton Foundation today announced the Tewaaraton Award men's and women's nominees, including 2012 winners Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland) and Peter Baum (Colgate). Twenty-five women and 25 men were selected as nominees, from which 10 finalists...
  • Ronald J. Biglin, Loyola business professor

    Ronald J. Biglin, Loyola business professor
    Ronald J. Biglin, a former business professor and dean of graduate programs at what is now Loyola University Maryland who owned a winery and a distribution company, died Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 81. "Ron...
  • 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...