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  • California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland

    California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland
    A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore. Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife,...
  • Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting

    Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting
    CHICAGO —┬áIn May, new Penn State coach James Franklin drew the ire of Maryland coach Randy Edsall and fans of Terps football when he voiced his plans to consistently land the top recruits from the Maryland and Washington, D.C., area. Franklin, a...
  • How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]

    How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]
    With a shrill chorus of voices weighing in on the issue of immigration, I thought it would be instructive to step away from the heat long enough to gain some perspective. In order to become a naturalized American citizen, applicants must display their...
  • Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons

    Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin teamed up with an unlikely political ally on Tuesday -- Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky -- in pushing for federal legislation to allow millions of Americans with felony convictions to regain their right to vote. Paul, a...
  • Like/Dislike with Max Major, mentalist

    Like/Dislike with Max Major, mentalist
    One moment changed everything for Max Major. From the age of 12, the mentalist has been practicing the art of magic. But it wasn't until he turned 18 and saw his dad hypnotized to quit smoking that he realized magic was more than just clever tricks...
  • Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...
  • Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

    Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling
    Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road. In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
  • Parisian charm at Cafe Poupon

    Parisian charm at Cafe Poupon
    Serious dessert aficionados know that around here, some of the most beautiful and best-tasting desserts come from a Baltimore Street shop called Patisserie Poupon. For almost three decades, the bakery has pleased the city's most discriminating sweets-...
  • Mikulski, Democrats cut immigrant funding proposal

    Mikulski, Democrats cut immigrant funding proposal
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will introduce an emergency spending bill on Wednesday to deal with the flow of minors crossing the border that slashes $1 billion from President Barack Obama's original request but that does not include provisions...
  • Hamas only understands strength [Letter]

    Hamas only understands strength [Letter]
    It is obvious that letter writer Bruce Knauff does not understand the Middle East and how it works ("Conflict over Gaza is one-sided," July 16). He probably has never been outside of Maryland. In that part of the world the man with the biggest gun is...
  • Traffic: Collision at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Collision at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    A three-vehicle collision at Bore 1 of the southbound Fort McHenry Tunnel has closed the tunnel lane at 9:06 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The collision is among two incidents creating closures at the tunnel. Two...
  • Baltimore underclassmen all-stars prevail in Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    Baltimore underclassmen all-stars prevail in Under Armour Lacrosse Classic
    The Baltimore boys All-Star team won its eighth consecutive game in the underclassmen tournament at the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic on Friday at Towson University, edging the West All-Stars, 10-9, after routing Upstate New York, 13-5, earlier in the...