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Nathan Chen leads the way at US figure skating championships
Herald-Mail.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:06:58 -0500
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The pain in his hip is gone. All that's left is a surgical screw and a scar.

Comeback kid? Tommy Haas, 38, returns for proper farewell
Herald-Mail.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:46:08 -0500
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tommy Haas already has a job as the tournament director at the Indian Wells event in California when he finally decides to hang up his tennis racket after two decades on tour.

Hubs ice cold against Cadets
Herald-Mail.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:18:00 -0500
Looking for a season sweep, the Hubs instead found it most difficult to put the ball in the basket and fell to Frederick 73-53 Tuesday.

After dismal start, Wizards heat up for season’s 2nd half
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:57:39 -0500
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Interior nominee Ryan Zinke disputes Trump on climate change
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:09:00 PST

Donald Trump's choice to head the Interior Department on Tuesday rejected the president-elect's claim that climate change is a hoax, saying it is indisputable that environmental changes are affecting the world's temperature and human activity is a major reason.

"I don't believe it's a hoax," Rep....


After dismal start, Wizards heat up for season’s 2nd half
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:57:39 -0500
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Rep. Jamie Raskin becomes second Maryland congressman to sit out Donald Trump’s inauguration
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:56:11 PST

A second Democrat in Maryland's congressional delegation said Tuesday that he will skip President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, adding that he could not stomach the Republican's "relentless trafficking in bigotry, misogyny and fear."

Freshman Rep. Jamie Raskin of Montgomery County, who represents...


NFL: San Francisco 49ers close in on Atlanta’s Kyle Shanahan for head coaching job
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:20:00 PST

The search for a new San Francisco 49ers coach has narrowed in on Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan after the only other candidate remaining pulled out of consideration. 

Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable's agent, Doug Hendickson, tweeted Tuesday that Cable is “re-affirming” his...


Montgomery County Council OKs $15-an-hour minimum wage
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:04:41 PST

Legislation to raise Montgomery County's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 passed the County Council on a 5-to-4 vote Tuesday, but it is unclear whether County Executive Isiah Leggett will allow the measure to become law.

The county would be the first jurisdiction in Maryland — and the second...


Neighborhood residents want input on Visitation Academy property’s future
FrederickNewsPost.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:45:00 -0500
Neighbors of the former Visitation Academy want to be included as the owner tries to change the property back to its original downtown residential zoning designation.

Proposal would let employees use tax-free health accounts for fitness costs
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:36:00 PST

Imagine paying for a yoga class, gym membership or child's soccer cleats with money set aside before taxes in an employer-sponsored account much as many people already do for out-of-pocket medical expenses and child care.

That's what could happen under a proposal gaining bipartisan support in Congress...


Christina School District picks Glasgow alumnus Richard Gregg as new superintendent
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:42:00 -0500
The Christina School District Board of Education has chosen a former Christina student as the new superintendent for the school district.

Harford Community College approves $3 per credit hour tuition increase for next year
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:34:00 PST

Harford Community College tuition is proposed to go up by 2.4 percent beginning in July, but college officials hope to be able to cap the increase at 2 percent, just as Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing for four-year state colleges.

"If the state adds more money than anticipated, I would hope to hold...


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