Traffic tie-ups to ease as Russell Street work wraps up

At long last, relief along Russell Street

Beginning next week, city transportation officials expect heavy congestion to ease as several projects on the busy north-south Russell Street corridor are wrapped up.

Orioles blow late lead, chance at sweep in 3-2 loss to Angels on Wednesday night

Entering a tied game with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth inning, left-hander Brian Matusz allowed the go-ahead run in a 3-2 loss to the Angels.

Ulman donates indicted businessman's contributions to charity

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman wanted to give back $34,000 he received from insurance executive indicted on federal fraud charges.

How the Orioles fared through 100 games in seasons they made the playoffs

How the Orioles fared through 100 games in seasons they made the playoffs

How does this year's squad stack up through 100 games against successful Orioles teams of the past? With high expectations this season, we'll try to track how the club is performing periodically compared to previous years when the Orioles made the...

Developers present working plan for new Towson apartments

Developers present working plan for new Towson apartments

Towson's next new apartment complex is slated to have a clubhouse space, bike racks and a rooftop deck.

New Hedwin Corp. owners scout for new sites

New Hedwin Corp. owners scout for new sites

The new owners of a longtime Baltimore manufacturing company are considering moving operations to a new plant, possibly in Delaware, an executive with the firm said.

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7 of the Baltimore area's coolest pools [Pictures]

7 of the Baltimore area's coolest pools [Pictures]

As the hot weather returns, plunge into some of the region's best relief spots.

Now, this is Italian cuisine

New Italian cuisine at Baltimore restaurants 

Italian restaurants are so authentic these days, you might not even realize they're Italian.

Steve Smith ready to begin the next chapter with the Ravens

Wide receiver Steve Smith ready to begin the next chapter with the Ravens 

During his long drive to Maryland from his North Carolina home on Sunday, wide receiver Steve Smith had plenty of time to think about an offseason defined by a dramatic change in his life.

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Adoptable pets at Baltimore-area shelters [Pictures]

Here's a collection of a few of the dogs, cats and other critters in the Baltimore area who need homes. Be sure to check with the shelter before you go to verify that the animal you want is still there.

Orthodox church plans building on Bel Air's Hickory Avenue

Laurel Museum investigated for possible paranormal activity

Local archers prepare to hit target at nationals

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Obamacare subsidy rulings highlight GOP intransigence  [Editorial]

Obamacare subsidy rulings highlight GOP intransigence [Editorial] 

On Tuesday, one federal appellate court read the Affordable Care Act to, rather nonsensically, prohibit the federal government from providing subsidies to consumers in states that chose not to set up their own health insurance exchanges and to use...

Sinai Hospital to address 'frequent fliers' to the emergency department

Sinai Hospital to address 'frequent fliers' to the emergency department 

Grant program helps to boost preventive care, cut emergency usage

Antipathy toward refugees isn't new [Letter]

Dan Rodricks' report about Marylanders who are less than welcoming of Central American...

Sauerbrey: Undocumented children at the border are not 'refugees' [Letter]

I read with interest Dan Rodricks' column, "World's refugee crisis comes to the U.S. and...

Demonizing the 'other' in Gaza conflict [Letter]

The article that appeared on the front page of Monday's Baltimore Sun with the headline "Sharp rise in Gaza deaths" had the sub-header "13...

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