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  • Pope Francis says gay priests 'should not be marginalized'

    Pope Francis says gay priests 'should not be marginalized'
    Pope Francis surprised the Catholic faithful Monday by saying the Roman Catholic Church shouldn't marginalize gay priests, saying: "Who am I to judge?" The comments followed one of the largest papal Masses in recent history over the weekend, when the...
  • Catonsville resident finds home for lab-tested rescue beagle

    Catonsville resident finds home for lab-tested rescue beagle
    This summer, Catonsville resident Kat Novak teamed up with Beagle Freedom Project to help a beagle rescued from an animal testing lab adjust to the life many dogs enjoy of running in the grass, and being petted and fed in a loving home. Vito, who turned...
  • Crab Bash coming to B&O Brasserie

    Crab Bash coming to B&O Brasserie
    B&O American Brasserie is hosting its fourth annual Crab Bash on Sept. 26. The benefit event includes a bragging-rights competition for the best crab dish among chefs from such Baltimore-based restaurants as The Food Market, Salt, Fork & Wrench and Mr....
  • No city is immune to the tragedy that occurred in Washington

    Once again a mass shooting occurs in this nation, people are saddened, prayerful or outraged and flags are flown at half mast ("Rampage in Washington," Sept. 17). But it's notable that with only one exception, no one is particularly shocked. The...
  • Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising

    Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising
    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, which opened in Baltimore with great fanfare in 2005, has fallen short of attendance and fundraising goals — forcing the state to shore up its finances. During the past...
  • Guilty plea in stolen waste vegetable oil case

    Guilty plea in stolen waste vegetable oil case
    The owner of a College Park waste collection business pleaded guilty Monday to transporting stolen property as part of a scheme to steal waste vegetable oil, the U.S. attorney's office announced. Ahmad Qaabid Abdul-Rahim, 37, admitted in a plea...
  • Annapolis attorney Schiffer confirmed for NLRB

    Annapolis attorney Schiffer confirmed for NLRB
    WASHINGTON -- An Annapolis lawyer nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Labor Relations Board was confirmed Tuesday by the Senate less than two weeks after she was first named. Nancy Jean Schiffer, a longtime attorney for the AFL-...
  • Express toll lanes a bit elitist, and unpractical [Editorial]

    Express toll lanes a bit elitist, and unpractical [Editorial]
    It sounds too good to be true, so there's a good chance it is. State officials say the new express toll lanes on I-95, expected to open for use in 2014, will ease traffic issues both on the toll lanes, and on the free lanes. The logic goes like this:...
  • MGM unveils design of proposed Prince George's casino

    MGM unveils design of proposed Prince George's casino
    MGM Resorts International presented an early look Wednesday at the design for its proposed $800 million casino and resort at National Harbor in Prince George's County — a glassy echo of Washington monuments atop a 1,600-foot-long stepped pedestal....
  • My Lady's Manor turns 300

    My Lady's Manor turns 300
    Because there are no guidebooks on how to create a tercentennial celebration, several members of the Manor Conservancy took matters into their own hands by forming the Manor 300 Committee with representatives from other nonprofit groups, churches, schools...
  • Blimp spotted over Baltimore region conducting aerial mapping for Navy

    Blimp spotted over Baltimore region conducting aerial mapping for Navy
    A 178-foot blimp that some residents have spotted above the Baltimore region in recent days is a manned, government research airship conducting aerial mapping, according to the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. The MZ-3A "lighter-than-air" blimp began...
  • Two from Harford charged with bilking Medicare, Medicaid on prescription refills

    Two from Harford charged with bilking Medicare, Medicaid on prescription refills
    Two Harford County men and a Howard County man have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with an alleged pharmacy fraud scheme federal prosecutors say bilked the government out of at least $2.6 million in Medicaid and Medicare...