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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,...
  • Extension service can help with all those tomatoes [Clarksville]

    Tomatoes are the most commonly grown home garden crop. Late in summer you may be seeing tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes. What to do with them all can be your big question of the season. The University of Maryland Extension — Howard County is coming...
  • Arkansas family visits Western Maryland, makes history

    Arkansas family visits Western Maryland, makes history
    Not since Brooks Robinson has any Arkansan been more welcome in Maryland than David Wrightam. And in the tiny Western Maryland hamlet of Williamsport, he may be getting top billing -- at least since last Friday, when he visited the town's Desert Rose...
  • Omar Delen of Marriotts Ridge attends leadership summit [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation offers an annual Student Leaders Program to a select group of high school upperclassmen who qualify based on their passionate commitment to improving their communities. Those selected receive an eight-week paid...
  • Spalding golfer Micaa' Thomas named to Sports Illustrated's 'Faces in the Crowd'

    Spalding golfer Micaa' Thomas named to Sports Illustrated's 'Faces in the Crowd'
    Archbishop Spalding golfer Micaa' Thomas will appear in the "Faces in the Crowd" section of Sports Illustrated's Aug. 11 issue. Thomas, a rising senior who medaled in last season's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland championships, earned...
  • 'Code Orange' air quality forecast Tuesday

    'Code Orange' air quality forecast Tuesday
    Poor air quality, at levels hazardous to children and the elderly, is forecast in the Baltimore area Tuesday, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment. The agency expects "Code Orange" conditions between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.,...
  • As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests

    As officials warn of flesh-eating bacteria, local advocates monitor water tests
    Five cases of flesh-eating bacteria infections have been found this year in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, prompting local organizations to test waters frequently and warn people of the dangers of water pollution. "We're certainly monitoring...
  • Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil easily in men's final at Citi Open

    Milos Raonic won the first all-Canadian tournament final in Association of Tennis Professionals history, easily beating Vasek Pospisil, 6-1, 6-4, at Washington's Citi Open on Sunday for the men's singles title. It was Raonic's sixth title win; Pospisil...
  • Nick Markakis' home run, Chris Tillman's pitching lead Orioles to 1-0 win over Mariners

    Nick Markakis' home run, Chris Tillman's pitching lead Orioles to 1-0 win over Mariners
    Perhaps it was fitting that the first leadoff home run in Nick Markakis’ career would stand as the game-winner Sunday in a 1-0 pitchers’ duel victory over the Seattle Mariners at Camden Yards. In his nine years with the Orioles, Markakis has...
  • Ubaldo Jimenez pitches for Triple-A Norfolk, to join Orioles in D.C.

    Ubaldo Jimenez pitches for Triple-A Norfolk, to join Orioles in D.C.
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, who has been on the disabled list since July 13 with a right ankle sprain, will join the Orioles in Washington, D.C., on Monday for their makeup game against the Nationals and then fly with the team to Toronto on Tuesday....