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  • John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies

    John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies
    John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Owings Mills resident was 92. The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
  • The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby

    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby
    The Rev. Mary-Patricia N. Ashby, a retired Episcopal priest who had been rector of a Frederick County church, died Wednesday of a cardiac arrest at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The Mount Airy resident was 71. The daughter of a career naval officer and a...
  • Stan Lee tops list of legends at 12th Baltimore Comic-con

    Classic comics, indie comics and more will be featured at the 12th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con, happening Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The event boasts a huge guest list of comic book creators and artists and will...
  • David R. Owen

    David R. Owen
    David Rogers Owen, an internationally known maritime lawyer and accomplished yachtsman, died Friday in his sleep of unknown causes at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Riderwood resident was 97. "The death of David Owen is...
  • Taxpayers' group discloses $755,000 in casino fight spending

    A Virginia-based group that waged a high-profile advertising campaign against a plan to expand gambling in Maryland has revised its disclosure statement to show it spent more than $755,000  to influence the General Assembly during its special session last...
  • Tidal flooding eases

     
    Tidal flooding along the Chesapeake is easing this morning. High water was flooding low-lying sections of Alexandria as southerly winds and heavy runoff from weekend storms piled water into the Cheapeake and its tidal rivers. A flood warning was issued......
  • Tornado's power, path rare for Md.

    Tornadoes occur somewhere in Maryland nearly every year. But few have had the power to pick up automobiles and cause the deaths, injuries and destruction seen from College Park to Laurel on Monday. "I was impressed by the continued strength of the...
  • Alexandria thrives on history, art, food and fun for all

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- When a city has a none-too-subtle slogan like "The Fun Side of the Potomac," it had better deliver on its promise. Yet what's best about Alexandria has less to do with nearby Washington (the slogan winks at them) and who's more fun....
  • Base realignment threatens to worsen ills linked to sprawl

    While officials in Maryland have publicly welcomed the prospect of gaining 6,600 federal jobs through the military base realignment proposed by the Pentagon, independent planners and activists say the move threatens to worsen the ills of suburban sprawl...
  • Library of Congress acquires iconic Civil War image of master, slave headed to war

    Library of Congress acquires iconic Civil War image of master, slave headed to war
    It is 1861 and the two men are going off to war. They sit side by side before the camera, their elbows and knees touching. They wear the uniform of the Confederacy and are armed with pistols, knives and a shotgun. But one is white, the other black;...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Kingswood Oxford Names New Varsity Basketball Coaches

    Kingswood Oxford has named two new Head Coaches for its Varsity Basketball program: Garth Adams will take the helm of the boys' basketball team, while Jim O'Donnell will coach girls' varsity. Each is returning to familiar territory. From 2000-12, Adams...
  • Silopanna Festival brings big headliners, 'chill' vibe

    Silopanna Festival brings big headliners, 'chill' vibe
    Free yoga classes at the 2014 Silopanna Festival started out slowly. At noon, there were 11 people participating. At 2 p.m., there were about 15. But by the 4 p.m. class, there were more than 40 people practicing yoga on the side of the Anne Arundel...