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  • Ralph Warren Hills, long-time television producer for WBAL-TV

    Ralph Warren Hills, long-time television producer for WBAL-TV
    Ralph Warren Hills, a top production manager at a Baltimore television station who helped shape what thousands of people viewed over four decades, from children's programming to live sporting events, died from complications of Parkinson's disease Thursday...
  • AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy

    AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy
    American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs. AMR had been the only major U.S. carrier to avoid bankruptcy in the past decade. Its...
  • Why can't Alec, Leisha, Kevin and Gerard fly the friendly skies?

    Why can't Alec, Leisha, Kevin and Gerard fly the friendly skies?
    Note to airlines: Can you please stop kicking celebrities off your planes? Alec Baldwin is the latest in a string of high-profile kerfuffles based on what to me - person who was not there - seems some very thin reasoning. And then there's: -Country...
  • It's not government's size, but who it's for

    It's not government's size, but who it's for
    The defining political issue of 2012 won't be the government's size. It will be who government is for. Americans have never much liked government. After all, the nation was conceived in a revolution against government. But the surge of cynicism...
  • Santa's sleigh meets jet in couple's Christmas display in St. Michaels

    Santa's sleigh meets jet in couple's Christmas display in St. Michaels
    Santa didn't get run over by his reindeer, but he appears to have had a dust-up with an F-104 jet, in an elaborate Christmas display on Tom and Alice Blair's farm in St. Michaels. The tableau depicts the aftermath of a midair collision involving Santa'...
  • Doris W. Brumback, gardener

    Doris W. Brumback, an avid gardener who assisted in the rejuvenation of Cylburn Arboretum in the 1970s and 1980s, died Jan. 18 of congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Homeland resident was 92. The daughter of a...
  • From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo

    From Owings Mills High School to a cell at Guantanamo
    A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
  • Irene damage closes area schools, stymies efforts to restore power

    Irene damage closes area schools, stymies efforts to restore power
    Schools throughout the region are closed today and hundreds of thousands of families and businesses remain without power as Marylanders clean up after Hurricane Irene. The transportation grid was coming back to life, and stores were restocking shelves...
  • Rescue dogs, handlers worked to find remains at the Pentagon

    Rescue dogs, handlers worked to find remains at the Pentagon
    Jesse quivered and refused to budge. A creature defined by her keen senses, the yellow Labrador retriever was overwhelmed in an atmosphere stained by the stench of jet fuel and saturated with the growl of heavy machinery and thumping of military...
  • Flag at overpass in honor of 9/11 victims to reach 125 mark on Sept. 11

    Flag at overpass in honor of 9/11 victims to reach 125 mark on Sept. 11
    This Sunday's 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will mark the 125th time a group of Catonsville residents led by Harry Korrell have performed their monthly ritual of flying an American flag on the Frederick Road bridge over Interstate 695. It...
  • Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations

    Students' link to Pickersgill residents is written across generations
    Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life...
  • Anniversary hits close to home for Howard Countians

    Anniversary hits close to home for Howard Countians
    For most of the nation, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, shattered a long-held sense of American invulnerability and stirred dormant patriotic feelings. For people of this region and of greater New York, it meant something else as well: a fundamental...