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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore underclassmen all-stars prevail in Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    Baltimore underclassmen all-stars prevail in Under Armour Lacrosse Classic
    The Baltimore boys All-Star team won its eighth consecutive game in the underclassmen tournament at the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic on Friday at Towson University, edging the West All-Stars, 10-9, after routing Upstate New York, 13-5, earlier in the...
  • Clean up the bay before it's too late [Letter]

    Clean up the bay before it's too late [Letter]
    I am writing in response to Chris Wood's commentary about pollution in the Chesapeake Bay ("Trout, the bay — and your drinking water — at risk in the Senate," June 18). As a girl raised for more than 13 years in Maryland, I grew up boating,...
  • Westminster teen travels to Washington for government 'training'

    Westminster teen travels to Washington for government 'training'
    When Jeremy Price travels to Washington, D.C., this weekend, it won't be just for sightseeing. Price, a rising senior at Westminster High School, was selected by Carroll American Legion Post 31 as one of two representatives from Maryland to take part in...
  • LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch

    LeBron James' homecoming bolsters Maryland football's recruiting pitch
    Randy Edsall and the Maryland football coaching staff face the same challenge every year: How do you get a top prospect from Maryland or Washington, D.C., to stay home rather than choose a bigger, more prestigious football program like Alabama, Penn State...
  • 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...
  • 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...