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  • Lawsuit filed over Purple Line's environmental impact

    Lawsuit filed over Purple Line's environmental impact
    A Washington-area trail users' group and a pair of environmental advocates have filed suit to block the Purple Line, contending the $2.4 billion light-rail project in the DC suburbs threatens to harm two species of endangered crustaceans that live in...
  • Battle of Baltimore is historical society topic [Ellicott City]

    Battle of Baltimore is historical society topic [Ellicott City]
    Celebrate the Battle of Baltimore's 200th anniversary with historian Wayne Schaumburg.  The Howard County Historical Society presents "That Nest of Pirates on the Chesapeake — Baltimore and the War of 1812" with Baltimore historian Wayne...
  • Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call

    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call
    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull made a statement about the death of freshman player Marquese Meadow on Tuesday's weekly media conference call arranged by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. "This is a very difficult time for our football family,"...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • Playboy bunnies recall Baltimore club

    Playboy bunnies recall Baltimore club
    When the Playboy Club in Baltimore opened in 1964, it quickly carved a niche for itself in the city. Like its counterparts across the nation, the local franchise prided itself on being upscale and professional, former Playboy Bunnies who worked there...
  • Learning to deliver praise at the office [Commentary]

    Learning to deliver praise at the office [Commentary]
    "Josh" is an attorney in the federal government who finds out from one of those dreaded staff surveys that the lawyers working for him aren't feeling the love. They don't think their hard work is appreciated, but he always lets them know when they screw...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Naked man reported on Fox Bow Drive in Bel Air; tire slashed in Pylesville [Harford Police Blotter]

    Naked man reported on Fox Bow Drive in Bel Air; tire slashed in Pylesville [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen A group of girls was fighting Monday in the 200 block of Mayberry Drive. A syringe with liquid on it was found Tuesday in the 900 block of South Stepney Road. A...
  • Some fascinating views from a bridge not far away [Commentary]

    Some fascinating views from a bridge not far away [Commentary]
    Ever since I took my first intercity trip on a train from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C., many, many years ago, I've held a certain fascination for the bridge on which our train crossed the Susquehanna River. The possibility of that same bridge...
  • It's time for the Clintons and the Bushes to step aside [Letter]

    It's time for the Clintons and the Bushes to step aside [Letter]
    Jonathan Strum's commentary on Hillary Clinton's presidential prospects resonated deeply with me ("Dynasty or democracy?" Aug. 18). We have had quite enough of the Bush and Clinton families already. For the sake of a healthy republic it would be best,...
  • Rioting requires police response [Letter]

    Rioting requires police response [Letter]
    As an Army officer in the late 1960s, I was trained in riot control, responding to the race riots in Washington, D.C. after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and just before my departure to Vietnam. I have a simple solution. You see the use of...
  • Seems like everyone passes through Laurel, at one time or another [Commentary]

    From George Washington to George Wallace to the Astrodon johnstoni dinosaurs that roamed the wilds off Contee Road — no doubt killing time before the new Panera and Harris Teeter open in Laurel — it seems that Laurel has hosted virtually every...