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  • Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat

    Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat
    Her expressionless mug has been featured on countless toys, not to mention bowling balls, motor oil, a Fender Strat, a pricey Judith Leiber clutch, sanitary napkins and mens underwear. She's inspired a controversial song by Avril Lavigne, works of...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Auditions The Colonial Players will hold auditions Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 6-7 at 2132 Renard Court in Annapolis for all roles in their production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Auditions will be held Sept. 6 at 1 p.m. for children and 4 p.m....
  • Labor Day schedule and closings

    Labor Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in...
  • Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days
    Blood smeared the white door and concrete slab outside a rowhouse where a teenager was gunned down early Thursday, the second 17-year-old killed in Baltimore in as many days. The killings of Keith Powell in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday and...
  • Cordelia D. Oliver, educator

    Cordelia D. Oliver, educator
    Cordelia D. Oliver, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who was one of the first African-American docents at the Baltimore Museum of Art, died Aug. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice care in Towson of complications from a stroke. She was 92. "Cordelia was a...
  • Swimmer Katie Ledecky wins twice at the Pan Pacific Championships

    Et cetera Ledecky wins twice; Taylor Murray to Ky. Katie Ledecky of Bethesda earned two victories in less than an hour on the opening day of the Pan Pacific Championships on Thursday in Gold Coast, Australia. Ledecky, 17, the World Swimmer of the Year...
  • Carvey G. Davis Jr., streetcar operator

    Carvey G. Davis Jr., streetcar operator
    Carvey G. Davis Jr., a former Baltimore Transit Co. motorman who never lost his affection for streetcars and was a longtime supporter and benefactor of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died of bone cancer Saturday at his Glen Burnie home. He was 90. "Some...
  • Ex-Orioles outfielder McLouth to undergo season-ending surgery

    Former Orioles and current Washington Nationals outfielder Nate McLouth will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday to repair a torn right labrum. The Nationals feared the veteran's lingering shoulder injury was bad when it didn't respond as well...
  • Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

    Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center
    Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
  • Lineup for Free Fall Baltimore 2014 announced

    Lineup for Free Fall Baltimore 2014 announced
    Get ready for some seriously cheap entertainment. Free Fall Baltimore, the city's annual nod to its budget-conscious fans of culture, will return for its ninth installment in October. Scores of museums, entertainment venues, cultural organizations and...
  • Bainbridge museum hosts inaugural Navy Day in Port Deposit

    Bainbridge museum hosts inaugural Navy Day in Port Deposit
    About 300 people attended the inaugural Navy Day in Port Deposit Saturday to tour the former Bainbridge Naval Training Center and visit the Main Street museum dedicated to its history, according to event organizers. Those who attended, including men and...
  • Paranormal investigators say Laurel Museum is 'active'

    Paranormal investigators say Laurel Museum is 'active'
    When Jared Tracey left the Laurel Museum last month following an investigation into possible paranormal activity at the site, he wasn't sure what kind of results would turn up. After analyzing hours of video and audio recordings taken from the...