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  • Employers skirt wage requirements [Commentary]

    Employers skirt wage requirements [Commentary]
    Government leaders at all levels — including President Barack Obama — are pushing to raise the floor on pay, and pundits are lining up on both sides: Will higher minimum wages put more money in workers' pockets? Or will they spark layoffs,...
  • Summer music and activities in Aberdeen

    Summer concerts are in full swing at Festival Park in Aberdeen. Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 8 p.m., have brought a relaxing atmosphere and good music for listening pleasure ever since the 1990s. Many can remember Chuck Baker's Orchestra in those early...
  • It's time to take a dive into Maryland's water diversions

    It's time to take a dive into Maryland's water diversions
    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...
  • Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore

    Hosting baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 would boost the Orioles, city of Baltimore
    When baseball commissioner Bud Selig said recently that Baltimore was a "very, very viable candidate" to host the 2016 All-Star Game at Camden Yards, those who have sought for the Midsummer Classic's return to the city for years received a boost to...
  • Cow reported on the side of the road in Bel Air [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Patricia Ann Tatta, 39, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with failing to send her child to...
  • Catonsville artist teaches students to paint with watercolor

    Catonsville artist teaches students to paint with watercolor
    With quiet focus, six students dip their paintbrushes in water, dab the saturated brushes in cobalt blue paint and gently run them across a sheet of paper. They are learning the delicate art of watercolor painting. The group is part of an introductory...
  • What Elliot Rodger didn't know [Commentary]

    What Elliot Rodger didn't know [Commentary]
    As my 9-year-old son and I were enjoying a meal at a Lebanese cafe last month, I overheard a middle aged woman say to the server: "This is my first Memorial Day weekend alone. I'm separated, and the kids are with their dad." The way in which she wore...
  • 'House of Cards' to hold Season 3 casting call in Bel Air Saturday

    'House of Cards' to hold Season 3 casting call in Bel Air Saturday
    The critically acclaimed, ground-breaking political thriller Netflix series "House of Cards" has returned to Maryland and Harford County to film its third season. People of all types, ages, sizes and ethnicities are once again being sought for union and...
  • Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]

    Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]
    Anyone who needed further convincing that there is substantial interest in having a board of education that includes elected members need only take a look at the list of school board candidates. This is the first election cycle in which a majority of...
  • Hundreds show up for 'House of Cards' casting call in Bel Air

    Hundreds show up for 'House of Cards' casting call in Bel Air
    They came by the hundreds – actually upward of 2,000 – from near and far, hoping to get their few seconds of fame on the small screen. The "House of Cards" open casting call for extras needed in Season III of the Netflix TV political thriller...
  • Developer Kingdon Gould Jr. reflects on his 60-year legacy

    Developer Kingdon Gould Jr. reflects on his 60-year legacy
    Kingdon Gould, Jr., 90, is a noted businessman, real estate developer and former U.S. ambassador under two presidents. He is a great-grandson of railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Over the course of his more than six decades as a resident of Howard County, Gould&...
  • Kaiser to stop buying flame-retardant furniture

    Kaiser to stop buying flame-retardant furniture
    Kaiser Permanente will stop buying furniture with flame retardants because of the potentially harmful chemicals they may contain - the first health system in the country to adopt such a measure. The California-based Kaiser, with 19 Medical facilities...