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  • Glyndon couple flies wounded warrior home

    Glyndon couple flies wounded warrior home
    Like any prospective son-in-law, Sgt. Michael Frazier admitted to jitters about meeting his fiancee's father for the first time. Unlike most, the 29-year-old Marine flew to Miami Wednesday on a private jet with his own cheering section. "Not to worry...
  • Let there be lights

    Let there be lights
    To satisfy their craving for a soul-warming helping of holiday spirit, many families navigate around their neighborhoods each December in search of homes ablaze with twinkling lights. Such captivating exhibits of kilowatt-draining yard art are getting...
  • Maryland braces for Memorial Day travelers

    Maryland braces for Memorial Day travelers
    State transportation officials hope you'll do a lot of sightseeing this Memorial Day weekend. Just not on the Bay Bridge. Travelers headed to the Eastern Shore for the first time since last summer might be surprised. For one thing, the toll has risen...
  • For Orioles' Adam Jones, Dominican Republic scores a home run

    For Orioles' Adam Jones, Dominican Republic scores a home run
    Baltimore Orioles' star center fielder Adam Jones loves to sleep out — which works out nicely for him, realization, since his team spends more than 80 days a year on the road. Obviously undaunted by frequent changes of scenery, Jones has been a...
  • Garden of grief

    Garden of grief
    Sitting at the February funeral service for the four members of the Browning family, Garland Williams was overcome by the sheer number of people grieving the couple, their two youngest sons and the arrest of their eldest boy on murder charges in the...
  • 'Top Chef': Jill, we hardly knew you

     
    Maryann here, recapping for you live(ish) from Mary's couch. (And Mary here, in italics.) This week, we had a chance to watch the show together. Not a lot of drama from the cheftestants, but plenty of eye-rolling and scoffing from......
  • Disneyland’s Legends of Frontierland a fun dose of wacky live action

     
    “Hey,” the kid said. “I can get you out of jail.” I politely said no. Standing in lockup, after all, […]...
  • South Florida airport lines moving quicker

    South Florida airport lines moving quicker
    Passengers are moving more quickly through security checkpoints at South Florida's three main airports, with most getting through in less than 10 minutes on average. Three years ago, they waited an average of 15 minutes or more to clear airport security,...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks
    At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages. It already seems like...
  • Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world

    Top 15 for 2015: Best new rides at theme parks around the world
    It already seems as though  2015 is shaping up as a great year for ride enthusiasts around the world: Several new theme parks are planned for Asia, and several major attractions are in the works for Europe. Consider this a tentative and fluid list of...
  • Disneyland’s 1955 opening

     
    On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
  • Disneyland to open soon

     
    Just weeks before the park's opening, Walt Disney, right, and old-time friend painter Clyde (Vic) Forsythe, look over moat at castle which will provide the entrance to Fantasyland at Disneyland....