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  • 'Dog lovers': a city menace?

    'Dog lovers': a city menace?

    The other day I was strolling down Roland Avenue and I struck up a conversation with an elderly gentleman who was the proud owner of a lovely herb garden growing in his front yard. He told me once a woman brought her dog on a leash to urinate in his garden and he objected (more politely than I...

  • Tourism company pledges $300k to move National Aquarium dolphins to sanctuary

    Tourism company pledges $300k to move National Aquarium dolphins to sanctuary

    The tour operator Virgin Holidays is pledging $300,000 to help move seven dolphins from the National Aquarium in Baltimore to a seaside sanctuary. The aquarium is still deciding where to retire its dolphins, though a statement Wednesday from Virgin Holidays says the site selection is focused on...

  • Meet the animals who rule the Medieval Times kingdom

    Meet the animals who rule the Medieval Times kingdom

    In the castle located just off Route 100, animals rule the kingdom. Medieval Times may be known for its knights who joust and duel in the show, but those behind the scenes say it’s the horses and falcon who work the hardest in all the land. The Spanish castle at Arundel Mills Mall, one of nine...

  • Animal house? More colleges are saying yes to dogs and cats in dorms.

    Animal house? More colleges are saying yes to dogs and cats in dorms.

    Most dorm residents at Southeast Missouri State University will show up this fall with bedding, a laptop, a backpack and other typical accessories. A few dozen others will tote something furrier -- and breathing: Their pets. The school in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, announced last week it is creating...

  • Kent Island's celebrity ospreys Tom and Audrey are parents again

    Kent Island's celebrity ospreys Tom and Audrey are parents again

    Last year Kent Island osprey couple Tom and Audrey laid three eggs — and lost all three to crow attacks. Nature can be cruel. And resilient. The birds returned to their nest last month. And on Thursday an egg was spotted in their nest by the Chesapeake Conservancy, which provides an online livestream...

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