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  • MICA names Samuel Hoi as next president

    MICA names Samuel Hoi as next president
    As incoming president of Maryland Institute College of Art, Samuel Hoi is succeeding Fred Lazarus IV, who is retiring this spring after nearly 36 years at the helm of an institution that has seen unprecedented growth and prosperity under his direction....
  • Bigger tax breaks sought for industrial sites in Southeast Baltimore

    Bigger tax breaks sought for industrial sites in Southeast Baltimore
    The Rawlings-Blake administration plans to propose bigger property tax breaks for industrial properties in Southeast Baltimore — including the site of a new Amazon warehouse — to bring more jobs to the area. A new "focus area," which must...
  • Review opens door to assessing oil reserves in Atlantic

    Review opens door to assessing oil reserves in Atlantic
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration laid out a framework on Thursday for assessing the amount of crude off the Atlantic coast, another step toward possibly allowing oil production in an area that has been out of reach for decades. The plan was...
  • Medicaid recipients may stay in system even if they don't qualify

    Medicaid recipients may stay in system even if they don't qualify
    Maryland must spend as much as $30.5 million more to provide Medicaid coverage to Marylanders because the state's glitch-riddled health exchange website can't tell whether they are still eligible. It's another problem exacerbated by the software that has...
  • Baltimore NAACP kicks off AIDS outreach program

    Baltimore NAACP kicks off AIDS outreach program
    Magic Johnson may have survived for more than 20 years with HIV and is in apparent good health, but don't let the basketball legend's success story fool you. HIV and AIDS remain scourges in the African-American community, where experts say infection...
  • Maryland puts $25 million toward capacity building on Washington metro system

    Maryland puts $25 million toward capacity building on Washington metro system
    Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged $25 million in state capital funding to add capacity and reduce crowding on the metro system of Washington on Wednesday, as part of a joint investment with Virginia and the District of Columbia. Maryland's two neighboring...
  • Up to 2 inches of snow fall ahead of bitter cold's return

    Up to 2 inches of snow fall ahead of bitter cold's return
    Intense snowfall limited visibility and slickened the morning commute before bitter cold and blustery winds blew into the region Wednesday. Snowfall totals around the region included 1.4 inches in northwest Baltimore, 1.8 inches in Ellicott City, 1.1...
  • 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...
  • Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance

    Emerald Isle Club's Irish ceili a celebration of music and dance
    Colin Cassady held his violin, ready to take the stage. Only, Cassady is a member of the Baltimore Irish Music Ensemble, and in the world of Irish music, it's not a violin. It's a fiddle. So Cassady, 16, a Towson resident and junior at Calvert Hall...
  • Common Core criticized at Howard forum

    Common Core criticized at Howard forum
    A forum on the Common Core State Standards Initiative Sunday In Howard County drew a moderate crowd who listened to a panel of national experts — most of whom were critical of the controversial education reform. Over the course of three hours, the...
  • Bel Air: what Anytown, USA should be

    My girlfriend was in town over the weekend, and as I usually do when she is visiting from North Carolina, I took her out to dinner. We went to The Orient Restaurant downtown on Main Street in Bel Air for Chinese food Friday evening. It was around 7 p.m....
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Claimed'

    'The Walking Dead' recap, 'Claimed'
    Would you care for some Crazy Cheese? Why yes, yes I would. But I would also be OK with some Kraft Easy Cheese. Or some Wis Pride Port Wine spreadable cheese... On Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC, Michonne tempts Carl with a can of...