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  • Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford

    Controversial Columbia Gas parallel pipeline under construction in Harford
    Construction is proceeding on a $180 million expansion of Columbia Gas Transmission's natural gas pipeline network in Harford County, as legal representatives for the company and Fallston-area landowners continue to determine procedures to compensate...
  • Will Ulmer remains focused on playing quarterback for Terps

    Will Ulmer remains focused on playing quarterback for Terps
    COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland coach Randy Edsall made a deal with Will Ulmer before the highly touted athlete signed with the Terps in February. "I told Will during the recruiting process that he’ll be a quarterback until he comes to me and tells me he...
  • Ridgely Middle principal finalist for national principal of the year

    Ridgely Middle principal finalist for national principal of the year
    Ridgely Middle School principal Susan Evans has been named one of six finalists for National Principal of the Year. Evans, a longtime Baltimore County principal, will be one of those honored during a September awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. Each...
  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • 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...
  • Emmy Dallam named Miss Harford Farm Bureau 2014

    Emmy Dallam named Miss Harford Farm Bureau 2014
    Emmy Dallam of the Bel Air area was named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau for 2014 Thursday evening at the Harford County Farm Fair. "It was a very good contest," Emmy, 17, said after the contest, which was held in the pavilion at the Harford County...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Randy Edsall on Penn State's James Franklin: 'Talk is cheap'

    Randy Edsall on Penn State's James Franklin: 'Talk is cheap'
    Last month, former Maryland assistant and current Penn State football coach James Franklin came to the area and declared the Nittany Lions would treat Maryland as its home state — even though it’s already someone else’s home state....
  • SunTrust settlement to bring $33 million to Maryland

    SunTrust settlement to bring $33 million to Maryland
    Maryland will receive $33 million from a nearly $1 billion joint state-federal settlement reached with SunTrust Mortgage Inc. over past problems with its mortgage servicing and foreclosure procedures, the Maryland Attorney General's office announced...
  • Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation

    Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation
    Two of Maryland's teacher preparation programs were ranked among the best in the country in the second annual report released today by a national research advocacy group. The National Council on Teacher Quality ranked McDaniel College 19th best in the...