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  • Flood watch for Baltimore-Washington area Monday

    Flood watch for Baltimore-Washington area Monday
    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area until 2 p.m. on Monday. At 4:40 a.m., NWS said periods of moderate to heavy rain will fall across an area extending from Orange County, Va. (about 85 miles...
  • Man struck, killed by Amtrak train near Aberdeen

    A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Aberdeen late Saturday afternoon. According to Kimberly Woods, Amtrak spokeswoman, the incident occurred around 4:34 p.m. when northbound Northeast Regional Train 168 struck a person trespassing on...
  • 'Affluenza': Just the latest way to shirk responsibility [Commentary]

    'Affluenza': Just the latest way to shirk responsibility [Commentary]
    The story is causing national outrage: In Texas, a drunk driving 16-year-old named Ethan Couch (who had a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit for an adult) killed four people and seriously injured two others with his Ford F-350 pickup truck....
  • Latest tuition hike at Harford CC is ill-timed [Editorial]

    The term "structural deficit" seems to have crept into fairly common usage among some people who work in bureaucracies. In Maryland state government, it has been part of the parlance for going on a dozen or more years. It rose to prominence when the...
  • At the Phillips in D.C., the art of repenting

    At the Phillips in D.C., the art of repenting
    Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter." The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
  • Lake Clifton's Herman 'Tree' Harried to coach in Nike Global Challenge

    Lake Clifton's Herman 'Tree' Harried to coach in Nike Global Challenge
    Lake Clifton boys basketball coach Herman "Tree" Harried will coach Pan Africa at the Nike Global Challenge, a four-day, eight-team international tournament that features some of the top under-19 players in the world. The event, which takes place at...
  • Anne Arundel's new spokeswoman comes from Howard County connection

    Anne Arundel's new spokeswoman comes from Howard County connection
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has hired a new chief spokeswoman. Walinda "Linda" West is now director of communications for the county. She started Monday, and will receive a salary of $120,000, officials said. West had worked with Neuman...
  • Five questions for Lorenzo Creighton

    Though MGM Resorts International won the state's Prince George's County casino license just last month, the company has had a point man in Maryland for more than a year. Lorenzo Creighton was tapped for the job of president and chief operating officer of...
  • With convictions for notorious 1981 Harford murders vacated, John Huffington could leave prison

    With convictions for notorious 1981 Harford murders vacated, John Huffington could leave prison
    Lawyers for John Norman Huffington, a Bel Air man who was twice convicted of killing a young man and young woman in Harford County in 1981, will argue for his release from prison on Thursday while Huffington awaits a new trial, granted this spring on...
  • Target launches beauty concierge service in Baltimore stores

    Target launches beauty concierge service in Baltimore stores
    You expect to see a "beauty concierge" at a mall department store. Now you’ll find one at Target. In a move to go head to head with more upscale retailers, the mass discounter is bringing the new beauty program to 27 stores in Baltimore,...
  • Take a hike, Keystone pipeline

    Take a hike, Keystone pipeline
    I'm walking from Camp David to the White House starting Friday — 100 miles in the July heat. I'm doing this to honor the 19 firefighters who died fighting a wildfire near Prescott, Ariz., on June 30. These men died particularly horrifying deaths...
  • Amtrak transfers passengers after train stalls in Joppatowne

    An Amtrak train stalled in the Joppatowne area after a mechanical issue Wednesday, and more than 100 passengers were transferred after being stranded for about an hour in 90-degree heat without air-conditioning. When local a emergency crew arrived on the...