| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Auditions continue in Tampa, Fla. and we’re off to a great start with a kiddie dance troupe called The Untouchables. They previously auditioned for the show with a bigger group, but the size proved problematic. Now they’re back with fewer...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 10:00 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
For 25 years, my snootier acquaintances have been finding ways to try and insult me with the question: "Why would you choose to spend your life studying and writing about television?"
One answer: It's a growth industry, my friend....
| Sep 18, 2010
| 4:22 AM
FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Some say the news media “hype” the hurricane season forecasts each year, playing to unwarranted fears. Here’s some food for thought. Data compiled by Environmentalsciencedegrees.net show the eight costliest...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:26 AM
Knetha and Sean Wallace
F. Ronald McCord and Patricia McCord, of Sarasota, Fla., announce the marriage of their daughter, Knetha Noelle McCord, to Sean William Wallace, son of Marilyn Wallace, of Converse, Texas, and the late Larry W. Wallace, on...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:29 AM
If there was still any doubt that Social Security is the proverbial third rail of American politics — that is, potentially deadly to the touch — Gov. Rick Perry has provided the electrifying answer: You don't mess with the monthly checks,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Maryland has been allocated $22 million in stimulus funds to begin work on replacing the Susquehanna River Railroad Bridge, the states' senators announced Friday.
The current bridge is more than 100 years old and about 100 Amtrak and MARC trains cross it...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 12:45 PM
When members of the Laurel High Class of 1971 started their freshman year, they attended what was the "new school," opened in 1965 to replace the original school building that is now the Phelps Center.
Since then, Laurel High has expanded to...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:46 PM
A long-neglected mansion on the city's west side has been restored to its 19th-century grandeur so that it can provide a home and hope for homeless women.
Dozens of volunteers have adopted rooms in the 8,000-square-foot Victorian, built in 1893 by the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen.
When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
| May 9, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Amtrak passengers in Maryland and other Eastern states emerged as some of the biggest beneficiaries of Florida's decision to turn down more than $2 billion in federal high-speed rail funds, as the Obama administration redirected nearly $800 million of...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Q: What should we know when it comes to controlling fleas on our dog and cats?
A: Fleas are truly the kind of creatures that give parasites their bad name. Despite the fact that Americans spend something like $9 billion annually fighting them, fleas are...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Tax dollars have built this nation's transportation infrastructure, from roads and bridges to airports and subway systems. Rent a car or truck for the day and you may think you're paying for your transportation, but that's only the vehicle — most of...