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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Almost 7 million visit Maryland National Parks

    Almost 7 million visit Maryland National Parks
    Almost 7 million people visited national parks in Maryland in 2012, generating some $217.2 million in spending and 2,770 jobs, according to the National Park Service. In Baltimore, Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine drew more than 744,000...
  • Anne Arundel copes with another snowstorm

    Anne Arundel copes with another snowstorm
    With yet another storm dropping snow across the region, schools, government offices and a number of workplaces in Anne Arundel County were shut down on Monday. As with past storms, officials urged people to stay home if possible, to allow plow crews time...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Still'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Still'
    "What doing?" If you sent that text message to Daryl Dixon and Beth Greene, this week's episode of "The Walking Dead" would have adequately answered your sparsely worded query. Rather than sending a ridiculously long Snap Chat video response, Daryl...
  • 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...
  • Laurel Community Garden grows into second season

    Laurel Community Garden grows into second season
    With recent snows and sub-zero temperatures, it might not seem like spring is right around the corner. But Laurel gardeners are taking a cue from the plants they grow and keeping their eyes to the sun, like Suzanna Pieslak, who is caring for seedlings...
  • The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]

    The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]
    Like it or not, the politics of marijuana is likely to be front and center at the state and local level for the foreseeable future in Maryland and elsewhere. Referendums in Washington state and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana,...
  • Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent

    Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent
    The Baltimore Lab School, which serves children with learning disabilities, said Tuesday it has purchased its historic Saint Paul Street building and will move forward independently from the Washington, D.C. school involved in its founding. A split from...
  • Policemen injured during demonstration to integrate Oella rink in 1964

    An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence. Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...
  • DeMatha to host inaugural Crab Ball Classic boys basketball showcase

    DeMatha to host inaugural Crab Ball Classic boys basketball showcase
    On Friday, DeMatha will host the inaugural Crab Ball Classic, a boys basketball showcase featuring top seniors from the Baltimore area against their counterparts from the Washington, D.C. area. Baltimore's North team will consist of seniors from...
  • Harford County celebrates philanthropy

    Ted Hart will be part of the 8th Annual AFP-MD Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy on April 10 at the Water's Edge Corporate Center. Hart's morning educational session, "Social Networking & Online Fundraising Success" will precede the luncheon...