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  • State asked to approve Exelon, Pepco merger

    State asked to approve Exelon, Pepco merger
    Exelon, the parent of Baltimore Gas & Electric, filed its application Tuesday with the state to acquire Pepco Holdings, a move company officials say will improve service and boost the economies of Pepco's service areas in and around Washington, D.C.,...
  • Spin v. reality in Md. job numbers [Editorial]

    Spin v. reality in Md. job numbers  [Editorial]
    The headline on the news release out of Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation yesterday sounded pretty great: "Private Sector Gains 18,700 Jobs Over-the-Year." Read the body of the release, though, and you'll discover the actual...
  • Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July

    Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July
    Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday. The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
  • For these musicians, a fateful first listen

    For these musicians, a fateful first listen
    Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path. In a...
  • Maryland ranks third in U.S. in credit card complaints

    Maryland ranks third in U.S. in credit card complaints
    If you had a complaint about your credit card last year, about billing or fraud, for instance, you were more likely to live in Maryland than North Dakota. Mid-Atlantic residents had the most credit card complaints per capita, with Maryland ranked...
  • When it comes to bodies, lets keep it real [Commentary]

    When it comes to bodies, lets keep it real [Commentary]
    The awfulness of Gaza goes on. So does the madness in Iraq and Syria. Wildfires burn through the West, while in Washington, D.C., our do-absolutely-nothing Congress prepares to adjourn, freeing up time for representatives and senators to go home and...
  • MASN TV rights dispute won't affect Orioles' All-Star Game bid, Bud Selig says

    MASN TV rights dispute won't affect Orioles' All-Star Game bid, Bud Selig says
    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig contends that the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network television rights dispute between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals can be resolved before he leaves office in January and that both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., are...
  • Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in flooding events

    Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in flooding events
    Tuesday's flooding may have been extreme, but it wasn't unfamiliar for much of the region. The low spots are well known: Compromise and Dock streets in Annapolis, Caroline and Thames streets in Fells Point. After a good rain and a high tide, they're...
  • Former St. Frances stars seek to inspire girls basketball players

    Former St. Frances stars seek to inspire girls basketball players
    Since their years as star basketball players at St. Frances, Briana Hutchen and Shatyra Hawkes have wanted to give back to the girls growing up the way they did, on the basketball courts of Baltimore City. Hutchen and Hawkes turned their basketball...
  • Leading the charge for veterans in Maryland

    Leading the charge for veterans in Maryland
    Carolynn Baker, the newest commander of the American Legion Department of Maryland who hails from Harford County, is making better access to health care for veterans and growing the membership of the American Legion her top priorities as the leader of 63,...
  • Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford

    Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford
    Construction is proceeding on a $180 million expansion of Columbia Gas Transmission's natural gas pipeline network in Harford County, as legal representatives for the company and Fallston-area landowners continue to determine procedures to compensate...
  • Will Ulmer remains focused on playing quarterback for Terps

    Will Ulmer remains focused on playing quarterback for Terps
    COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland coach Randy Edsall made a deal with Will Ulmer before the highly touted athlete signed with the Terps in February. "I told Will during the recruiting process that he’ll be a quarterback until he comes to me and tells me he...