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  • Maryland's largest national park gets left out [Letter]

    Maryland's largest national park gets left out [Letter]
    We were pleased to see your recent report on visitation to Maryland's national parks ("Almost 7 million visit Maryland National Parks," March 4). However, we were dismayed that the article overlooked the largest and most visited national park in...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'We Do Not Touch the First Ladies'

    'Scandal' recap, 'We Do Not Touch the First Ladies'
    My revised list of people who have to die: Quinn, Fitz — and though it hurts my heart to say this — James. There is a whole lot of whininess and poor decision-making happening in “Scandal’s” Washington, D.C. and the...
  • Harford man found guilty of murder in 1972 fatal fire could leave prison

    Harford man found guilty of murder in 1972 fatal fire could leave prison
    A Harford County man, who was found guilty of first-degree murder more than four decades ago in connection with a fire that killed two teenage girls, is another step closer to winning his freedom after a Cecil County judge threw out his two remaining...
  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • Spring has sprung

    March is a very important month for me this year. I don't think I've been more excited to see March in all my 20-something years of living. After a completely horrific winter filled with back-to-back snow storms, tons of ice, funding the neighborhood...
  • Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza

    Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza
    Police shot and killed a burglary suspect Friday morning at the Maryland House Travel Plaza after a high-speed chase along I-95. Police said officers shot Rajsaun A. McCray, 29, multiple times as he drove his vehicle toward police cars blocking the...
  • Halstead Academy, Lutherville Lab educators honored

    Magnet Schools of America has named from among a six-state region, Jennifer Mullenax of Halstead Academy in Towson, principal of the year, and Deirdre Austen of Lutherville Laboratory Magnet School teacher of the year, Baltimore County Public Schools...
  • Local runners take top spots in three age groups at St. Patty's 5K race

    Masters runners from Bel Air captured three age-group victories in the largest of Maryland's many St. Patrick's Day races, the Kelly Shamrock 5K in Baltimore Sunday. Rob Tisch finished first among all masters runners. He ran 16:52, placing 15th...
  • Getting into the groove of meditation

    Getting into the groove of meditation
    Meditation seems to be everywhere lately — on talk shows, in yoga studios, even on our smartphones. A recent Time magazine cover story announced that we're in the midst of "The Mindful Revolution." Celebrities including hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons...
  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
  • Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee

    Shoppers in city may see 10-cent bag fee
    Customers at most stores in Baltimore would have to pay 10 cents for almost every bag they accept — whether paper or plastic — under legislation headed to the City Council for a vote next week. The legislation — which would apply to...
  • Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict

    Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict
    In 2011, Prince George's County Del. Benjamin S. Barnes became a partner in one of the state's busiest workers' compensation firms. The lawmaker wrote a three-word disclosure in blue ink on his state ethics forms, and began working on legislation that...