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  • Missile-defense blimps to sail above Harford, but not for spy purposes, officials say

    Missile-defense blimps to sail above Harford, but not for spy purposes, officials say
    Two giant missile-tracking blimps, part of an airborne-attack defense exercise, will soon be perched high above parts of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford and Baltimore counties, as Army officials have been going to lengths reassure residents that they...
  • Maryland adds 9,300 jobs in April, Labor Dept. says

    Maryland adds 9,300 jobs in April, Labor Dept. says
    Maryland gained 9,300 jobs in April as businesses threw off the paralyzing effects of the frigid winter, according to federal estimates released Friday. The state's unemployment rate inched down to 5.5 percent as more Marylanders got back to work, the U....
  • Shades of 1978? [Commentary]

    Shades of 1978? [Commentary]
    On September 10, 1978, two days before the Maryland primary election, The Baltimore Sun published a poll showing Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III — who was acting governor in the wake of Gov. Marvin Mandel's political corruption conviction the previous year...
  • Candidates line up for six Harford school board seats to be filled by voters

    Candidates line up for six Harford school board seats to be filled by voters
    Six seats on the Harford County Board of Education will be filled in this year's election, the first time that's happened since state legislation passed five years ago setting up a board with six elected and three appointed members. One board member...
  • WBFF sets Democratic debate for May 27 with or without Brown

    WBFF sets Democratic debate for May 27 with or without Brown
    WBFF-TV, the Sinclair-owned Fox affiliate in Baltimore, will host a Democratic gubernatorial debate May 27, the station said Friday. Anchor Jennifer Gilbert will moderate the debate between Attorney General Douglas Gansler and Delegate Heather Mizeur....
  • 'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

    'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum
    The artist Sheila Pree Bright has spent her adult life trying to sort through her mixed feelings about the American flag. It's just a red, white and blue bolt of cloth. But all the Atlanta resident has to do is glance up casually and see one at the...
  • Five Questions for banking industry veteran Scott Wilfong

    Five Questions for banking industry veteran Scott Wilfong
    Banking industry veteran and native Baltimorean Scott Wilfong got involved with the Living Classrooms Foundation to help improve lives in some of East Baltimore's neediest neighborhoods, including Perkins Homes, the Fayette Street corridor and McElderry...
  • Musings on intolerant lefties and wars on women [Commentary]

    Musings on intolerant lefties and wars on women [Commentary]
    Random observations for your reading pleasure: •When have you ever heard about a group of conservative students shouting down a campus speaker, invading and occupying a campus building or pressuring a school to withdraw a candidate for an...
  • The politicians' pawns [Commentary]

    The politicians' pawns [Commentary]
    Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason. Baltimore County...
  • Arts center steps in the right direction [Editorial]

    Arts center steps in the right direction [Editorial]
    Famously inscribed on the JFK Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. is a quote from the papers of the slain president: "The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction in the life of the nation, is very close to the center...
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • NetworkForGood.com raises $10M, buys GiveCorps

    NetworkForGood.com raises $10M, buys GiveCorps
    A company that helps nonprofits raise money has landed a $10 million investment and is acquiring Baltimore-based competitor GiveCorps for an undisclosed sum. Network For Good, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., has created a for-profit subsidiary...