| Aug 11, 2009
Wallace L. Pannier
U.S. germ warfare researcher
Wallace L. Pannier, 81, a germ warfare scientist whose top-secret projects included a mock attack on the New York subway with powdered bacteria in 1966, died Thursday in Frederick, Md., of respiratory...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Even as state officials are racing to meet a self-imposed deadline to fix major glitches with the state's online insurance marketplace, some consumers continued to have problems buying health coverage through the exchange.
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged to...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:57 AM
From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page
Mark Newgent talks about the banana republic of Maryland, and how KO Public Affairs and their Center Maryland subsidiary are examples of how Maryland has devolved into an oligarchy.
Hurting our Brand
Greg Kline writes ...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When Montgomery County Del. Heather Mizeur, who's running for governor, unveiled a proposal to tax and legalize sales of pot, most of the reactions from Maryland politicians were muted — with one Frederick County delegate providing a...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Critics of Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration expressed dismay Sunday at the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Maryland, charging that he deliberately underplayed the state's problems in setting up its health care insurance exchange....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Two lasting memories of Nelson Mandela stood out to Kurt Schmoke.
The former mayor of Baltimore said Thursday evening that he was in the presence of Mandela on two occasions — in one, Mandela galvanized world leaders amid his inauguration as South...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Lt. Col. Ben Lyon - Baltimore
Born: Feb. 6, 1901
Died: March 22, 1979
Enlisted: Dec. 15, 1942
Wives: Bebe Daniels, later Marian Nixon
Cpl. Jean Lowenthal - Baltimore
Born: Jan. 6, 1914
Died: June 19, 1977
Enlisted: April 23, 1941
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Few enactments emanating from Maryland's General Assembly have gained as much intense and prolonged debate as the unfunded mandate placed upon Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to carry out stormwater management projects. Popularly known as the "rain...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Sunday in an op-ed in the Frederick News-Post, former delegate and county commissioner Charles Jenkins (no relation to Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins) waxed poetic at great length about how his former colleague Jan Gardner was a shoo-in to be...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Leaders in the Maryland Republican Party are promoting the recent win in the Annapolis mayoral race as evidence the GOP can secure victories in Democratic strongholds.
Upbeat party members gathered Saturday in the state capital for their fall...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:18 AM
So I spoke to a lumberjack the other day.
How cool is that? And yet somehow, someone thinks I have the worst job in America.
That someone is CareerCast, an Internet site that ranks jobs every year from best to worst, 1 to 200. Newspaper reporter...