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  • Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events

    Annapolis, Baltimore lead nation for rise in 'nuisance flooding' events
    The average number of days Annapolis and Baltimore see flooding that causes road closures or overwhelmed storm drains has grown ten-fold over the past 50 years, the largest increase in the nation, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest not returning this year
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday. Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
  • California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland

    California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland
    A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore. Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife,...
  • Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting

    Penn State coach James Franklin explains comments about Maryland recruiting
    CHICAGO —┬áIn May, new Penn State coach James Franklin drew the ire of Maryland coach Randy Edsall and fans of Terps football when he voiced his plans to consistently land the top recruits from the Maryland and Washington, D.C., area. Franklin, a...
  • 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...
  • How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]

    How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]
    With a shrill chorus of voices weighing in on the issue of immigration, I thought it would be instructive to step away from the heat long enough to gain some perspective. In order to become a naturalized American citizen, applicants must display their...
  • Farm Fair returns to Harford with 4-H exhibits, tractor pulls, etc. [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Aug. 2, 1989: It was early August and that meant Harford County Farm Fair time 25 years ago this week. One of the biggest attractions was to be the tractor pulls. Other features included the horse pulls, jousting demonstrations, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...