February 7, 2013
19th Century Love Letters, Modern Sweet Tweets Prove Couples’ Communication Is Timeless

When U.S. Navy Surgeon David Shelton Edwards was serving at the Washington Navy Yard in the late 1830s, he kept the spark in his marriage alive by writing eight love letters home to his wife, Harriet Eliza Henry.

April 2, 2013
First Lady Hosts Maryland Students for Jackie Robinson Film Workshop

Jackie Robinson’s story hits home for Watkins Mill High School senior varsity baseball captain Brandon Roberts, making his White House visit to meet the stars of the new Jackie Robinson biopic, “42,” especially poignant.

February 14, 2013
Maryland Lawmakers Push for Park to Honor Harriet Tubman

Maryland’s lawmakers urged Congress Wednesday to pass legislation to create two national parks honoring the legacy of Underground Railroad leader Harriet Ross Tubman.

January 25, 2013
Maryland National Guard Prepares for Changes After Women’s Combat Ban Lifted

Sgt. Myoung S. Fisher, human resources specialist at the Maryland National Guard, has never served in battle, but she’s enthusiastic about the new opportunity for women to serve in more combat positions.

March 12, 2013
Maryland Undocumented Immigrants May Soon Be Eligible for Driver’s Licenses

The Maryland Highway Safety Act of 2013 would allow people without Social Security numbers or lawful presence documents to obtain driver’s licenses in the state.

January 15, 2013
Md. Evangelicals Put Power of Prayer Behind Immigration Problem

Bridgeway Community Church founder and senior pastor David Anderson already reaches out to his diverse congregation and conducts ministries worldwide, so when the call came to apply Scripture to immigration reform, answering it seemed natural. He’s one of several Maryland evangelical ministers to join a nationwide effort to tackle immigration reform through Bible readings.

March 5, 2013
Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala to Award Scholarships

The first annual Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala will raise scholarship funds for Latino students.

May 14, 2013
Pregnancy Complicates Working Women’s Life

Some Maryland women have the luxury of choice when navigating the workplace in Maryland as an expectant mother, but the experience for others, like Shayvon Omosanya, 24, could hardly be described as luxury, or even choice.

April 11, 2013
Thousands Rally at Capitol for Immigrant Rights

Tens of thousands of immigrant rights advocates gathered Wednesday on the West Lawn of the Capitol to urge Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform.