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  • Planes Mistaken for Stars reunion show in D.C. proves band has plenty to still offer

    Planes Mistaken for Stars reunion show in D.C. proves band has plenty to still offer
    Recently reunited band Planes Mistaken for Stars played Red Palace in Washignton on Saturday night. Intern Jake Fewster had this report: For some, the idea of a reunion show conjures up images of a geriatric, arena rock band way past their prime. This...
  • Construction displaces Laurel Elementary students for opening of school

    The first day of school in the county was Monday; but at Laurel Elementary, the massive, ongoing construction at the school displaced students and sent them to other schools to begin the school year. Students in pre-kindergarten have been re-located...
  • Runway wrap-up: Top trends at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week spring 2013

    Runway wrap-up: Top trends at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week spring 2013
    In a year where spring collections were dominated by the usual suspects — trends such as pastels, animal patterns and ethnic prints — superior silhouettes, fine fabrics and choice of color helped designers stand out from the masses. Top...
  • Back Story: Site of grisly 1956 murder is demolished

    Back Story: Site of grisly 1956 murder is demolished
    A small, nondescript fieldstone house on an overgrown lot at 6520 N. Charles St., across from the Sheppard-Pratt gatehouse, was demolished this month. The house was the scene of one of the most brutal murders ever to have taken place in Baltimore County....
  • Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day

    Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day
    Eyeing the Royal Farms sign advertising a gallon of premium gas for $3.99, Taryn Gross-Ojekwe's jaw fell open. "When it is going to cease?" she said of the price, which has climbed steadily over the past few weeks. "Just within the last few days, it...
  • Contract talks between dockworkers and shippers go down to the wire

    Contract talks between dockworkers and shippers go down to the wire
    With time running out before the contract expires, the union representing 14,500 longshoremen on the East and Gulf coasts and the port employers' organization will meet Wednesday morning with a federal mediator to try to avert the first strike in 35...
  • Little Sisters of the Poor plan $25 million renovation

    Little Sisters of the Poor plan $25 million renovation
    Sandbags lined the concrete atop the exterior basement stairs at St. Martin's Home in Catonsville, a symbol of the Little Sisters of the Poor's long — and losing — battle against summer heat and storms. After one heavy downpour, the sump...
  • Boys' Latin tops Annapolis Area Christian School, remains unbeaten in MIAA B Conference soccer

    Boys' Latin tops Annapolis Area Christian School, remains unbeaten in MIAA B Conference soccer
    Boys' Latin doesn't figure to have a very trying week in terms of winning a pair of games in the top-heavy Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference. Wednesday afternoon, the Lakers (3-1-1, 3-0-1 conference) hosted Annapolis Area...
  • Md. employers add jobs, but unemployment rate rises

    Md. employers add jobs, but unemployment rate rises
    A five-month stretch of job losses in Maryland ended in August with a small gain, too meager to keep the state's unemployment rate from ticking up to 7.1 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday. And some economists said even the apparent job...
  • Heavy dose of Daniel Bryan and Kane make for an entertaining WWE Smackdown

    Heavy dose of Daniel Bryan and Kane make for an entertaining WWE Smackdown
    Anyone who thinks WWE officials don't view Daniel Bryan and Kane as key players in the company obviously didn't watch Friday night's Smackdown. The Tag Team Champions were featured on the show from top to bottom and brought some humor and light-hearted...
  • 'End of an era' as Laurel spokesman James Collins retires after 38 years

    'End of an era' as Laurel spokesman James Collins retires after 38 years
    James Collins walked into work at Laurel Automotive on Main Street one day last month, returning to the same job he had 41 years ago, though not the same job he had held since Richard Nixon was president. For nearly 38 years, Collins had a career he...
  • Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator

    Not quite a Hollywood ending at the Senator
    It's easy to see why the city's sale of the Senator Theatre gave Comptroller Joan Pratt heartburn. The city paid $810,000 for the movie palace three years ago and this week sold it for a $310,000 loss. Worse yet, the city is hardly washing its hands of...