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The Maryland National Guard Honor Guard drapes the Maryland flag on the casket of Maryland Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller under the dome of the State House in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun via AP, Pool)

Maryland pays tribute to longtime Senate president Miller

Jan. 22, 2021 8:07 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials remembered the nation’s longest-serving state Senate president on Friday as a powerful leader who influenced policy for nearly half a century, a towering figure in state politics who could be gruff as well as kind. With Thomas V. Mike Miller's body lying in...

A patron approaches the entrance to Coney Market, a convenience store Lonaconing, Md., where the jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731.1 million was sold in a struggling coal mining town whose biggest previous claim to fame was being the hometown of baseball legend Lefty Grove, the Maryland Lottery announced, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. The store will receive a $100,000 bonus from the Maryland Lottery for selling the ticket to the fifth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.  (Steven Bittner/Cumberland Times-News via AP)

Hard-luck Maryland town gets a $731.1 million Powerball win

Jan. 21, 2021 12:57 PM EST

LONACONING, Md. (AP) — The latest jackpot-winning Powerball ticket, worth $731.1 million, was sold in a struggling coal mining town whose biggest previous claim to fame was being the hometown of baseball Hall of Famer Lefty Grove. Someone bought it at Coney Market, a convenience store in the Allegany...

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh paces the sideline during the second half of the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama in Orlando, Fla. Michigan has decided to stick with Harbaugh. He has finalized a new, five-year deal with a base salary of $4 million per year. He can make as much as $8 million with incentives, according to a person familiar with the contract who spoke to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Harbaugh adds Linguist, Helow to Michigan's defensive staff

Jan. 20, 2021 9:07 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has hired Maurice Linguist and George Helow to be assistants on defense, the latest moves that have reshaped his coaching staff. Harbaugh announced the additions Wednesday night, adding that defensive line coach Shaun Nua has agreed on a contract...

Baltimore man convicted on false testimony wins 100K payment

Jan. 20, 2021 5:09 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Maryland's largest city approved a $100,000 settlement Wednesday for a man who drew a firearms conviction based on the false testimony of a police officer later found guilty of perjury. Baltimore’s Board of Estimates voted unanimously to grant the settlement to Yusef...

Iowa-Maryland women's game postponed because of inauguration

Jan. 19, 2021 11:20 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The women's basketball game between No. 7 Maryland and Iowa, scheduled for Thursday night, has been postponed because the Hawkeyes don't want to travel with the inauguration being held one day earlier. Iowa was scheduled to fly into Baltimore-Washington International Airport on...

Anti-scaling fencing has been placed in front of the Supreme Court, which stands across the street from the U.S. Capitol, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alan Fram)

Supreme Court takes on early stage of global warming case

Jan. 19, 2021 2:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed cautious about siding with oil and gas companies in a case involving global warming. The case the court was hearing is not about whether the companies can be held responsible for harms resulting from global warming. Instead, it’s an important...

Eytle-Rock scores 14 to carry UMBC past Hartford 57-49

Jan. 17, 2021 4:21 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — R.J. Eytle-Rock registered 14 points and six rebounds as Maryland-Baltimore County got past Hartford 57-49 on Sunday. Keondre Kennedy had 10 points for Maryland-Baltimore County (10-3, 6-2 America East Conference). Dimitrije Spasojevic added 10 points and seven rebounds. Brandon Horvath...

Orioles have deal with Mancini, swap figures with Santander

Jan. 16, 2021 12:38 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles agreed to a $4.75 million, one-year deal with recovering slugger Trey Mancini on Friday but haven't come to terms yet with outfielder Anthony Santander. The Orioles and Santander exchanged salary arbitration figures Friday, with Baltimore offering $2.1 million and...

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2014 file photo, Barbara O'Malley, mother of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, acknowledges a joint session of the legislature before Gov. O'Malley's annual State of the State address in Annapolis, Md.   The Baltimore Sun reports that Barbara A. O’Malley died last Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 at a nursing home in Timonium, Md.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Barbara O’Malley, Martin O’Malley's mother, dies at 93

Jan. 13, 2021 3:44 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Barbara A. O’Malley, the mother of former presidential candidate and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and a longtime staffer for former Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski known around Capitol Hill as “Mrs. O,” has died. She was 93. O’Malley died last Wednesday at a...

Editorial Roundup: US

Jan. 13, 2021 9:09 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 12 The Miami Herald on “blue lives matter” and the deaths of two police officers after the U.S. Capitol riot: Do blue lives only matter when Black lives are perceived as the threat to them? Up until the weekend, when videos...