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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baseball commissioner Bud Selig discussed MASN TV dispute, future All-Star sites

    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig discussed MASN TV dispute, future All-Star sites
    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig told a group of reporters Tuesday in Minneapolis that he believes there will be a resolution in the ongoing dispute between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals over Mid-Atlantic Sports Network television rights by...
  • Pine Grove UM welcomes new pastor

    Pine Grove UM welcomes new pastor
    Peggy Glick wasn't sure how she would be received at Pine Grove United Methodist Church where she was initially assigned as a part-time pastor. The divorced mother of two was the congregation's first female minister. She shouldn't have worried. The Rev....
  • Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase

    Man hits NSA officer with SUV, leads chase
    A 32-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he hit a National Security Agency police officer with his SUV while evading a traffic stop on Route 32 at Fort Meade, Maryland State Police said. NSA officers directed the man, identified as Darnell David...
  • 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...
  • Bits & Pieces: National Lacrosse Showcase finds home in Columbia

    Last year's inaugural National High School Lacrosse Showcase was played at Boys' Latin and Gilman, and featured 22 teams. This year, word got around that this showcase featured some of the best high school talent in the country, and the number of...
  • 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...