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  • City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results

    City schools with federal turnaround grants have mixed results
    Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
  • Howard won't build proposed Elkridge tennis complex

    Howard won't build proposed Elkridge tennis complex
    Like private investors before them, Howard County officials this week said they will not build the large Troy Park tennis complex in Elkridge that local boosters of the sport have long proposed. "It's not going to be a project that the taxpayers of...
  • Two seriously injured in crash with bus

    Anne Arundel County officials said two people have been seriously injured following an early morning crash Wednesday that involved a school bus and car in Odenton. No students were on the bus when the accident occurred at 6:40 a.m. at Route 170, also...
  • Laurel Police announce CrimeLine reward of $3,000 in Route 198 hit and run

    Laurel Police announce CrimeLine reward of $3,000 in Route 198 hit and run
    Laurel Police are now offering a $3,000 CrimeLine reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver responsible for a hit and run on Route 198 east near the intersection of Route 1 north at about 2:13 p.m. Feb. 29. Information can...
  • Study: New arena, larger convention center would transform city

    A $900 million proposal to build a downtown sports and entertainment arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center would appeal to national and international convention planners seeking a "destination package" and could transform the city,...
  • The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs

    The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs
    It has been two years since the Supreme Court issued its decision in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and we are only now just beginning to see how its overturning of a century of campaign finance law is distorting the electoral...
  • Letter: Campaign contributions pay off for developer

    Catonsville developer Steve Whalen denounces community objections to his recent PUD, claiming people want to violate his property rights. This project, however, is just another example where elected officials increase developers' property values and...
  • Don't go to Ryleigh's cigar social expecting to smoke indoors

    Don't go to Ryleigh's cigar social expecting to smoke indoors
    On Feb. 1, Ryleigh's Oyster is throwing a cigar social that at first seems in blatant violation of the Maryland  indoor smoking ban.  The promotional ad features a slender stogie atop a glass of whiskey and promises giveaways of hand-rolled cigars from...
  • One more reasonably priced Thanksgiving dinner

     
    I've come up with one more Thanksgiving dinner that you can probably afford, even if you can't do the $40 fixed-price menus or the hotel buffets that I mentioned in my Top 10 Tuesday.My daughter and I stopped by the......
  • Classroom partners

    Our new president has handed the same assignment to leaders in every sector: "Rethink it." As educators, it's an invitation we welcome. The challenges faced by our nation's public and private schools are serious. Money is tight, and after so many years...
  • CMT Awards nominate artists set to play Lehigh Valley

     
    After winning The Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year award for the second year in a row this month but losing every other award for which she was nominated, Berks County native Taylor Swift got three nominations for......
  • 'Breaking Bad' characters endorse in real school election

     
    "Breaking Bad's" Walter White has weighed in on the upcoming student body elections at Crossroads School in Santa Monica, and he's come down on the side of Maxwell Ulin. Ulin's rival, Summer Kennedy, has an endorsement from "Breaking Bad's" Gus Fring....