More Maryland Articles

  • Helicopter to inspect Md. utility equipment

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Gas and Electric says residents and motorists in central Maryland shouldn't worry if they see a helicopter hovering near utility equipment including towers, poles and wires. The utility says that in July and August it will be using a helicopter to inspect electric...

  • Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' first line of defense against Republican attacks

    There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties' proxy war between Reps. Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa.

  • 217-ton steam locomotive making move across Md.

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's B&O Railroad Museum is putting a 217-ton steam locomotive aboard a train to its new home with the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in Cumberland. A scenic railroad spokeswoman said late Thursday afternoon that workers were putting cranes into position to lift the...

  • Courts close in Frederick, Md., after power outage

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County district and circuit courts have been closed because of a power outage downtown. The county's spokeswoman said Thursday afternoon in an email that the courts would be closed for the rest of the day. Frederick city police say the power went out...

  • Body found in pond near Md. mall after shoplifting

    HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Police in Anne Arundel County are identifying the man whose body was recovered from a pond area near Arundel Mills mall. Police have identified the man as 26-year-old Tavon Talley of Baltimore. Police have said Talley fled from mall security officers on Monday night,...

  • ACLU gets Md. town to rescind campaign sign limits

    HANCOCK, Md. (AP) — The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds. Town Manager David Smith said Thursday the town council agreed Wednesday night to...

  • Notre Dame of Maryland University gets $1.5M gift

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Notre Dame of Maryland University says it has received a $1.5 million gift to fund the first endowed chair in its School of Nursing. Officials say gift from The Pitts Family Foundation is among the largest gifts received from a university alumna. Frances Kay Pitts graduated...

  • Sale of Sparrows Point property in works

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Court documents indicate that a change of ownership is in the works for the former Sparrows Point steel mill property in Baltimore. Attorneys said in a letter filed in federal court this week that arrangements are being made to sell a significant portion of the property to an...

  • Md. officials to urge safer boating

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials will be reminding people to be careful on the water. Maryland Natural Resources Police and the Maryland Park Service have scheduled a news conference on Thursday at Sandy Point State Park. It comes after two deaths from drowning on state waterways over...

  • Fire burns middle school in Waldorf

    WALDORF, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Charles County say a fire has burned a number of classroom trailers at a public middle school in Waldorf. Authorities say the fire at John Hanson Middle School began around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Officials say the fire gutted 10 temporary classroom trailers....

  • Md. transportation authority warns of E-ZPass scam

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Transportation officials in Maryland are warning the public about a scam involving E-ZPass. The Maryland Transportation Authority on Wednesday warned that several phony emails are circulating requesting E-ZPass Maryland customers to pay their tolls debts online....

  • Baltimore makes changes to parking for disabled

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore say a new parking program is aimed at increasing the parking options for people with disabilities and combating the abuse of disability placards. City officials said Wednesday that approximately 200 on-street parking spaces have been reserved for...

  • EXography: North Dakota, Texas top state economic growth since end of the Great Recession of 2008

    Last month, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its newest annual data on each state's real gross domestic product, running through 2013. Among other things, the numbers reveal important insights into how each state fared in the period following the Great Recession — and possibly...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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