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  • Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12

    Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12
    Nearly one year after the Halethorpe MARC train station was rebuilt, ridership has increased slightly, but parking continues to plague commuters. Dozens of commuters waited to catch a southbound train to work in Washington, D.C. during the extended rush...
  • The worst job in the world [Commentary]

    The worst job in the world [Commentary]
    Let's say you are an intelligent, successful federal prosecutor from an elite law school and possessing all of the important political contacts in Washington, D.C. An election occurs. Your party wins, and the president-elect begins to put together a...
  • 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...
  • A foundation for advancement [Letter]

    A foundation for advancement [Letter]
    We are writing in response to the June 30 Baltimore Sun article "Equality's Struggles," featuring Esther McCready, a 1953 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The article's sub-head, "Setting the Foundation," could not be more...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    Pencil art A juried exhibition of works by the Metropolitan Washington Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America will be on view through Sunday, July 6, in the gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Gallery hours are...
  • Rawlings-Blake eyes bigger role for police civilian review board

    Rawlings-Blake eyes bigger role for police civilian review board
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has asked her senior team to explore giving Baltimore's police civilian review board a "more impactful" role in the police disciplinary process. "In order for us to be consistent across the board...
  • Veteran receives mortgage-free home in Harford

    Veteran receives mortgage-free home in Harford
    John Laursen, an Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his wife Casey have spent about a year handling his recovery after being medically evacuated from Afghanistan, but they are able to begin moving forward, with the first steps being...
  • Maryland joins multistate lottery group

    Maryland joins multistate lottery group
    Maryland is joining 33 other lotteries in a multistate association that will give players access to new games, including one being introduced in the fall that could award several million-dollar prizes at one time. Stephen Martino, director of the...
  • Brown proposes three debates

    Brown proposes three debates
    Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Wednesday proposed three debates with Republican nominee Larry Hogan, along with a separate debate among their running mates in the race for governor. Such political negotiations typically take place between...
  • Christian Methodist Episcopal Church consecrates new bishops

    One day in 1870, 41 newly freed slaves got together in Jackson, Miss., to establish a new branch of mainstream Methodism called the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church. Hundreds of members of that denomination, now known as the Christian Methodist...
  • 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,...
  • 2014 National High School Lacrosse Showcase set to start Friday in Columbia

    2014 National High School Lacrosse Showcase set to start Friday in Columbia
    The second annual National High School Lacrosse Showcase, which features many of the top high school teams in the country, will take place from Friday through Sunday at Blandair Regional Park in Columbia. The tournament includes 38 teams from 12...