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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Crofton's Kyle Beckerman had long set the World Cup as his destination

    Crofton's Kyle Beckerman had long set the World Cup as his destination
    As a kid, Kyle Beckerman always had his eye on the goal. He painted pictures of U.S. soccer stars, wowed classmates at Crofton Woods Elementary with his command of a soccer ball and even tagged his adolescent signature: "USA #15." Attending the World...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aspiring Edgewood writer, 13, wins national essay contest

    Aspiring Edgewood writer, 13, wins national essay contest
    Josiah Taft of Edgewood is the first-place winner in a national patriotic essay contest sponsored by the National Society of Colonial Wars Inc. Josiah, the son of Brad and MaryAnn Taft, is 13 years old and in eighth grade. He has been home-schooled...
  • Mother's Day Flower Sale at St. Andrew's Episcopal [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Mother's Day is Sunday, May 11, and, if you haven't already found something for the special women in your life, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glenwood has some ideas for you. On Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, St. Andrew's will hold a Flower...
  • Jonathan Ogden applies for medical marijuana dispensary license in Nevada

    Jonathan Ogden applies for medical marijuana dispensary license in Nevada
    Retired Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden may be embarking on a potentially lucrative business venture. The Pro Football Hall of Famer has applied for a medical marijuana dispensary license in Nevada, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal....
  • Farm-fresh food company adds new pickup locations in Pikesville, Owings Mills

    Farm-fresh food company adds new pickup locations in Pikesville, Owings Mills
    It's the middle of the afternoon in the middle of the week, and all is quiet at the office park off Red Run Boulevard in Owings Mills. A white truck sits by the parking lot entrance. Next to it is a folding table stacked with packages of food, labeled and...
  • Orioles to wear Negro League throwbacks for Civil Rights Game

    Orioles to wear Negro League throwbacks for Civil Rights Game
    The Orioles will be wearing the road grays of the Negro League Baltimore Elite Giants when they travel to Houston to play the Astros in MLB's eighth annual Civil Rights Game on May 30. The team tweeted out a picture of the jersey Wednesday morning,...
  • Anne Arundel school board names Arlotto new superintendent

    Anne Arundel school board names Arlotto new superintendent
    Anne Arundel County school officials conducted a national search that yielded more than 50 candidates to become the system's next superintendent, but it turned out the person for the job was already in the building. George Arlotto, 50, the system's...