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Michael Rosenwald: January, 2012

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 01/27/2012

In sentencing Norwood, a judge shows a community’s anger

Judge Robert A. Greenberg called Norwood barbaric and coldblooded, and he offered her no mercy.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  06:04 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Remembering Jayna Murray: Friends and family send in victim’s impact statements ahead of Britanny Norwood sentencing

Jayna Murray’s close friends recall her life, as a judge prepares to sentence Brittany Norwood Friday for killing Murray at the Bethesda Lululemon store.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/24/2012

One very big gun: Anne Arundel officers can now fire bullets a mile

Anne Arundel county police defend the purchase of an extraordinarily powerful rifle that fires six-inch bullets

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Should horseback riding be allowed on Ocean City beaches?

The Town Council is weighing a measure to allow horses on Ocean City beaches during the slow winter months. But will riders clean up the poop?

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:11 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Former Md. governor Ehrlich: Our new wordsmith

After publishing his first book, the politico-turned-author has found a surprising new home for his prose: The Baltimore Sun.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:47 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Should Maryland Redskins fans root for the Ravens?

A Post columnist is imploring Washingtonians not to root for Baltimore on Sunday. Is he right?

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:26 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Reaction to Burger King delivery pours in: Tasty, but the end of America

Burger King’s testing of delivery certainly got the Web talking — cheers, jeers, and more taste tests.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:44 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Having it your way at home: Taste-testing Burger King delivery

This writer gave the new option a try for lunch. An hour later, he had reached a verdict on this not-so-fast food: The King may be onto something.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  01:59 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 01/17/2012

As Md. legislators grapple with economy, business owners are frustrated

The number of businesses that find Maryland a bad place to do business is increasing.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:57 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Md. veterans take the stage to tell the stories of their lives

The Telling Project turns veterans into actors telling the true stories of their service, in a three-act play that is raw, funny and moving.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 01/12/2012

Trying to use GPS devices to navigate the ICC? Good luck

Maryland’s major new highway is practically invisible on some of the most popular mapping services. How could this be?

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  04:28 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 01/11/2012

Former governor Glendening signs up for a new Web site: His son’s

Raymond Glendening has a launched a new political Web site that connects users not by party, but by issues.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:44 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 01/10/2012

A Md. lawmaker, amid budget cuts and tax debates, is tackling fantasy football

State law is ambiguous on whether fantasy sports games are legal, potentially making it illegal for people to play for cash prizes.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:43 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 01/09/2012

Should U-Md. go forward with plans to build a new president’s mansion?

Critics wonder whether a new $7.2 million mansion is justified during a time of budget cuts.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:18 AM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 01/08/2012

Vito, missing search and rescue dog, has been found

After several long days wondering where Vito — an expert search and rescue dog — had vanished to, he turned up in the arms of a loving caretaker.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:47 AM ET, 01/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 01/07/2012

Search underway for missing rescue dog Vito

Vito, whose owner is a member of the elite Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue Team, went missing while training in Maryland.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:17 AM ET, 01/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 01/06/2012

$125 million Powerball winners finally step forward to claim prize

“I checked my tickets on Christmas day,” said the winner. “When I saw the numbers, I started stomping on the floor and shouted to my wife to come upstairs.”

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  03:09 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 01/06/2012

What Montgomery principals are tweeting about

More than 25 principals have joined Twitter, offering a fascinating look inside schools and what educators are thinking about. We’ve collected some of their tweets.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  12:18 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Scammer, blaming his dying pay phone business for his crimes, gets three months in prison

Nicolaos Kantartzis, a Bethesda businessman, had racked up $4 million in ill-gotten gains by programming his pay phones to repeatedly dial 1-800 numbers.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:10 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Bandaged bandit robs CVS in Montgomery Village

With his arm in a sling and his face bandaged like a mummy, a man robbed a Montgomery Village CVS on Christmas Eve.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:31 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Md. drivers by the numbers: fewer fatalities, more speed camera tickets

Statistical tidbits for our endless small talk about driving. Number of speed tickets issued in work zones, circa 2011: 399,603.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:20 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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