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  • Baltimore-area home prices rose in February

    Baltimore-area home prices rose in February
    A snowy February threw a slight chill on shopping for homes throughout the Baltimore region, but prices continued to rise. The number of pending sales — properties under contract but not yet closed — dipped to about 2,440 last month, about 40...
  • Supporters of marijuana legalization misread history [Commentary]

    Supporters of marijuana legalization misread history [Commentary]
    Support for decriminalizing recreational marijuana use and increasing its medicinal availability spreads like an oil spill. Colorado and Washington's decriminalization, coupled with President Barack Obama musing that marijuana is no more dangerous than...
  • Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan

    Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan
    Kennard Buckner, 22, was walking out of an alley just feet from his home in Southwestern Baltimore on Sunday morning when he was killed by a gunman in a hail of bullets, police said. An officer two blocks away from the shooting in the 1300 block of...
  • Former Fort Meade youth worker remains jailed

    Former Fort Meade youth worker remains jailed
    The former counselor at the Fort Meade Youth Center who is accused of sexually abusing two boys remains in federal custody after his new lawyer didn't attend a detention hearing on Friday. The detention hearing for Anthony Dennis Williams II has been...
  • The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'

    The JFK Highway: 'Essential to the progress of our people'
    First of two parts Fifty years ago Thursday, President John F. Kennedy traveled to the Maryland-Delaware state line to celebrate one of the largest transportation accomplishments of the era, one that would have a profound effect on Harford County in the...
  • MedStar Baltimore hospitals shed 1 percent of staff through attrition

    MedStar Baltimore hospitals shed 1 percent of staff through attrition
    Columbia-based MedStar Health has shed about 1 percent of its work force at its four Baltimore-area hospitals over the past year, less than the layoffs of about 5 percent of its employees at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced this week,...
  • UMMS doesn't care for caregivers [Commentary]

    UMMS doesn't care for caregivers [Commentary]
    A patient-care technician for the University of Maryland Medical System must update his skills regularly to keep his job, but he hasn't seen an update in his salary. Another UMMS technician must work at least two jobs to have any money left after paying...
  • Md. weighs options after Obama unveils fix to dropped insurance policies

    Md. weighs options after Obama unveils fix to dropped insurance policies
    Baltimore Sun staff and wire reports — With millions of consumers — including 73,000 Marylanders — getting health insurance cancellation notices, President Barack Obama announced Thursday that he will encourage insurers to continue...
  • Gaithersburg man accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 men in last decade

    Gaithersburg man accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 men in last decade
    Montgomery County police have arrested a Gaithersburg man who they say has sexually assaulted at least 10 college-age men in the last decade. Joey Poindexter, 38, of Plum Creek Drive, was arrested Saturday, after a man came forward with an accusation of...
  • Chesapeake Bowl moving to Virginia Beach

    Chesapeake Bowl moving to Virginia Beach
    The Chesapeake Bowl senior all-star football game will move to Virginia Beach next month after playing at three different venues in Maryland during its first three years. The Chesapeake Bowl features seniors from six states and Washington, D.C., but...
  • Price increases tempt Baltimore-area homeowners

    Price increases tempt Baltimore-area homeowners
    Baltimore-area home prices continued to rise in October, prompting an uptick in would-be sellers putting their houses on the market, according to a report released Monday. The median price for homes sold last month rose just under 4 percent to $238,250...
  • Family caregivers are in need of resources and support [Senior Circles]

    November is National Family Caregivers Month. This year’s theme is “Family Caregivers — Now More Than Ever!” The number of family caregivers is growing each year, and the role they play is vital to our country. According to the...