New report on the Chesapeake Bay finds encouraging signs

The latest report on the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed finds improving conditions for some of the key barometers.

State Comptroller calls for resignation of Baltimore mayor

During Wednesday’s meeting of the state Board of Public Works Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot praised Governor Hogan for requesting an investigation into the children’s book controversy involving Baltimore’s Mayor Catherine Pugh. Franchot said he also found it difficult to believe that legislative leaders who sit on the board of the University of Maryland Medical System’s Board with Pugh were not aware of some possible improprieties.

A new way to relax at the Maryland Zoo with yoga and penguins

Yoga enthusiasts now have a wild alternative to their usual setting. They can relax with an hour-long vinyasa-style class while enjoying the up-close view of the African penguins at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents

Former Terp, Ravens football player continues to provide support to Baltimore residents with annual charity basketball game.

Continuing the fight for pay equality on Equal Pay Day

On Equal Pay Day, legislators and advocates came together on Capitol Hill to advocate for the Paycheck Fairness Act that was passed last week in the House. The bill aims to close any existing wage loopholes.

Springtime “blooming” underway in the nation’s capital

As Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees near their peak, visitors from around the region and the world are taking time to view of one of the area’s most popular spring attractions. The cherry blossom trees were a gift to the United States from Japan in 1912.

House and Senate override Governor’s veto of minimum wage increase

After Governor Hogan on Wednesday vetoed a $15 minimum wage in Maryland, the House and the Senate less than 24 hours later voted to override the veto. As a result, the first increase will kick in January 1, 2020, when the minimum wage will become $11 an hour. It will reach $15 in 2026.

Washington County senior hand crochets thousands of caps for newborns

80 year old Doris Bender retired in 2001 and has since found her niche. She crochets hats for newborns at Meritus Medical center and has made over two thousand in three years.

Oldest Living African American B&O employee recalls life on the railroad

She’s 99 years old…soon to be 100. But Maggie Hudson’s memories remain of being among an important first for the B&O Railroad.

Supreme Court hears arguments in Maryland gerrymandering case

Maryland’s gerrymandering case, involving the state’s Sixth Congressional District, that’s been making its way through the courts for several years landed before the U-S Supreme Court on Tuesday.