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  • 132nd Maryland State Fair opens Friday, Aug. 23

    132nd Maryland State Fair opens Friday, Aug. 23
    Organizers of the Maryland State Fair said new attractions like a goat mountain and pirate-themed high dive show add new, exciting elements to the traditional fair attractions. The 132nd Maryland State Fair, which begins Friday, Aug. 23 and runs through...
  • Maryland State Fair boasts strong, local beer list

    Maryland State Fair boasts strong, local beer list
    The deep-fried decadence of the state fair may get most of the attention, but the Brewers Association of Maryland has done the beer-drinking public a service this year by curating a beer list that should make any local proud. The fair kicks off Friday,...
  • Maryland State Fair hosts arm-wrestling tournament for anyone to compete

    Maryland State Fair hosts arm-wrestling tournament for anyone to compete
    At a time of amped-up competitions like cage matches and extreme obstacle-course races, there's something downright retro about a good old-fashioned arm-wrestle. A couple of combatants, usually at a bar, usually egged on by onlookers, plant their elbows,...
  • Baby Situation wins on opening day at Timonium

    Baby Situation wins on opening day at Timonium
    Horse racing Baby Situation wins on opening day at Timonium First-time starter Baby Situation ($7.60), saddled by Gary Capuano, won the third race at Timonium on Friday, the first of 10 days of action at the Maryland State Fair. J.D. Acosta was aboard...
  • Fair champ Brooke McDonnell follows in mom's footsteps [Elkridge]

    They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. That is the quintessential understatement when you take stock of the recent Howard County Fair ribbons won by Brooke McDonnell, the talented 10-year-old daughter of Elkridge resident Cindy Perry...
  • Cal tops No. 2 Terps in OT in men's soccer

    Et cetera Cal tops No. 2 Terps in OT in men's soccer No. 2 Maryland forced overtime with Jake Pace's goal with 11:56 left in regulation, but the Terps (0-1-1) dropped a 3-2 men's soccer decision to host California on Sunday. The Golden Bears (2-0)...
  • Consistent Boston finishes third in ARCA race in Illinois

    Auto racing Consistent Boston finishes third in ARCA race in Illinois Baltimore County driver Justin Boston took third in Monday's Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, his seventh straight top-10 finish. "I was really just trying to...
  • One week and counting

    One week and counting
    Between Egypt and disgraced politicians, August has proven itself a more robust month for news than usual this year, yet there's always room in the summer doldrums for the wacky and off-beat. And for generations, few individuals have proven themselves...
  • Local gardeners reap bumper crop of Maryland State Fair ribbons [column]

    Who says people in the suburban neighborhoods in our area can't grow prize-winning vegetables? Rose Marie Fury walked away with 27 ribbons from the Maryland State Fair this year. Nine of the ribbons were for her homegrown vegetables including purple...
  • Trio of residences on Southerly Road in Towson burglarized [Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. Three residences in the 900 block of Southerly Road were...
  • 150-pound watermelon stolen from Harford garden

    150-pound watermelon stolen from Harford garden
    A 150-pound watermelon was reported stolen Friday from the garden of a northern Harford County family known for growing prize-winning oversized watermelons. The Harford County Sheriff's Office reported the theft on its Facebook page Saturday afternoon....
  • Under Armour no longer title sponsor of Baltimore Running Festival

    Running Under Armour no longer title sponsor of Baltimore festival Under Armour, which has been the title sponsor of the Baltimore Running Festival for the past 10 years, will not sponsor this year's race, which will be held Oct. 12. The race is seeking...