The University of Maryland, College Park could look considerably different by 2020 if plans for a new light rail line and a new town center development on the east side of campus roll forward later this year.
Now everyone knows Oprah's name. But when the 22-year-old native of Kosciusko, Miss., arrived in Baltimore, her viewers were actually asked "What is an Oprah?" And they were stumped. When she recalls her Baltimore history, she talks about being "humiliated," "embarrassed" and "sexually harassed."
Amtrak passengers in Maryland are beneficiaries of Florida's decision to turn down more than $2 billion in federal high-speed rail funds, as officials redirected nearly $800 million into Northeast Corridor infrastructure.
From the exodus of middle class residents to the flight of manufacturing jobs, William Donald Schaefer confronted problems that challenged big city mayors across America. Inconsistent policies from the federal government helped create at least some of those problems.
By By John Fritze and Jill Rosen and The Baltimore Sun
The quick fall of dictatorships in Tunisia and Egypt hasn't caused the rapid fall of other regimes that many hoped for; under the circumstances, the Obama administration's wait-and-see approach may be the only viable option.
Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is bidding to buy a bankrupt horse-racing track in Prince George's County and resurrecting a push to allow slot machines at that facility. Angelos' proposal came as Maryland's second slots casino opened Tuesday.