Maryland open houses Oct. 18-19

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Attractions from the 1800s vie for attention

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Say ‘boo’ to shopping and drinking and take an evening ghost tour of the historic district instead.


Going Out Guide, Oct 16-22

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What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland.


Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

A listing of incidents reported recently by police in Anne Arundel and Howard counties and Annapolis.

I-95 south in Scaggsville reopens after earlier crash

Lanes reopened on I-95 south. Truck crash blocked interstate in Scaggsville for hours.


Disabled foster child’s death now a homicide, police say

The 10-year-old boy died in July, six years after authorities say his mother shook him into a coma-like state.


Mount Hebron’s Leone kicks, covers

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FOOTBALL | Filling in at kicker didn’t stop Matt Leone from making a huge play in kick coverage for the Vikings in a win over Long Reach.


Gladiators run all over Scorpions

Glenelg compiles all of its 440 yards of offense on the ground in a 35-6 win over previously-unbeaten Oakland Mills.


Friday football: The early report

(Rhiannon Walker / For The Washington Post)

Scores and rapid recaps from Friday night’s football action, including Tuscarora-Broad Run, Oakland Mills-Glenelg and H.D. Woodson-Dunbar.


Maryland taps Howard educator as Teacher of the Year

Jody Zepp, a government and psychology teacher from Howard County, won the statewide honor.


‘Argo’ hero Tony Mendez battling Parkinson’s

The former spy is talking publicly for the first time about the disease, which he struggled with following the hit movie “Argo.“

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Is this the greatest eBay listing ever?

A Wyoming gamer expecting his fourth child is auctioning off an astonishing collection of more than 5,700 video games.

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Donald Trump is tired of his name (on Atlantic City casinos)

As part of a legal war over two troubled casinos that pay to use his name, Trump has demanded his name be removed. The letters are coming down today.

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Atlantic City’s unlikely mayor bets
he can revive a boardwalk empire

Don Guardian, a gay white Republican in a diverse, mostly Democratic city, is taking on a $65 million budget gap, 8,000 newly laid-off workers, and perhaps the worst political job in the country.

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Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

Fresh eggs, fulfilling relationship

Backyard chicken coops have been around for a while. Renting the chickens, vs. owning them, is a new twist.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

Democratic candidates for Md. governor debate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler face off.

A knitting class that isn’t just about knitting

For instructors and students, it’s more than just another activity to help prisoners pass the weeks, months and years.

Amateur gets a seat at the poker table

A new TV show gives Reisterstown, Md., man chance to play with pros.

Inside a casino’s surveillance operation

A security force and state-of-the-art surveillance operation protects Maryland Live Casino from thieves.

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