| Jun 29, 2014
SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| Autos || Watkins Glen || FS111 a.m. ||
|| Global RallyCross Washington, D.C. (T) || CSNNoon ||
|| IndyCar || GP of Houston, Race 2 || NBCSN3 ||
|| MLB || White Sox@Toronto || WGN-A1 ||
| Jun 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Upper Marlboro resident was 78.
"Her true love was...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years, and it never fails to get a laugh: "I'm happy to be here tonight from Washington, D.C., where the only politicians with convictions are in prison."
That's only partially...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:15 AM
It was ironic for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to use the term "Native Americans" recently when referring to descendants of the indigenous peoples who inhabited this continent before Europeans arrived ("Redskins name controversy heats up with federal...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Wednesday proposed three debates with Republican nominee Larry Hogan, along with a separate debate among their running mates in the race for governor.
Such political negotiations typically take place between...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
While those who live in and around Maryland know something about the water-based diversions in the Free State, chances are they haven’t explored a fraction of what there is to see and do—especially in summer, when tubing, kayaking and...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Baltimore's police civilian review board has concerns that a new effort to garner input from the board is not meaningful, an official told a City Council committee on Wednesday night.
After years of neglect, the department has been making strides to...
| Jun 27, 2014
Exhibit Works by Sam Dixon, Christine Drewyer, Meg Walsh and William Wright will be on view through Monday, June 30, at Main Street Gallery, 216A Main St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A slow but steady trickle of Route 40-area voters hit the polls Tuesday morning in Harford County to cast their ballots for what many are calling a less-than-eventful primary election.
Some of the more popular polling sites, like Aberdeen High School...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:00 AM
My household recently received two mailers attacking Del. Jon Cardin from a group that calls itself "Marylanders for Integrity in Government PAC" and credited "Anne Adoryan, Treasurer." The return address was a post office box in Hampden.
When I checked...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:09 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday will formally nominate Carolyn W. Colvin to head the Social Security Administration, where she has served as acting commissioner since last year.
The decision comes as the Woodlawn-based agency has been...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
WASHINGTON -- Environmental advocates say a spending bill set for review in the Senate Appropriations Committee could reopen a fight over whether the Environmental Protection Agency may regulate pollution entering small headwater streams that feed into...