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  • W.Va. reservist caught up in a storm of controversy

    FORT ASHBY, W.Va. - Lynndie England loved a good storm. Growing up in West Virginia, in a quiet crossroads of a town called Fort Ashby, she would seek them out. During tornado warnings, her mother recalls, she would have to drag her daughter back...
  • Discount retailers add Santa Claus

    Department stores and shopping malls long have enjoyed a holiday advantage: Santa Claus. The same parents who bought toys at Wal-Mart would take the kids to Macy's to sit on Santa's lap and have their picture taken. This year, though, they won't have to...
  • Hundreds apply for NAACP top post

    A search firm hired by the NAACP has interviewed more than 200 applicants vying for the top job at the nation's oldest civil rights organization, while NAACP Chairman Julian Bond and others have come up with their wish list of additional candidates. For...
  • Families take stock of their lives as economy struggles to recover

    Third in a series MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Douglas Konecny loved everything about manufacturing. He loved the roar of the machines and the hum of the factory walls. The vibrations. The smells. Even the feel of the fans blowing against his damp skin on midsummer...
  • Try a semi-small festival experience

    When Maryland music promoter Tim Walther threw the first All Good Music Festival in 1997, it was a lot smaller and a bit less organized than it is now. He started Walther Productions in 1995, mostly running street promotions and small festivals for...
  • Thousands pay tribute at Pentagon

    WASHINGTON - At the precise spot where an airliner slammed into the Pentagon a year ago, President Bush and military leaders led a ceremony of remembrance yesterday that was equal parts patriotic rally, somber memorial service and renewed call to arms...
  • On the Boardwalk, a bit of everything

    Though its official name is Atlantic Avenue, it's simply known to the millions who visit Ocean City each year as the Boardwalk. It's the place where you can drench your salty Thrasher's french fries in vinegar. The place where you can drop $10 in...
  • Marking season's halfway point

    Marking season's halfway point
    HOOPERS ISLAND - Anyone looking for a fiesta - make that FIESTA! - need search no farther than this narrow strip of marshy waterfront that is the summer home of Mexican women who do the dirty work in Maryland's seafood industry. It's been 2 1/2 months of...
  • Kenilworth kudos

    Theories are many for why the Shops at Kenilworth, an enclosed shopping center just inside the Baltimore Beltway in Towson, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month while many malls 10 times its size have struggled. "You know your customers. Just...
  • Bargain-hunting consumers grant stores' fondest wishes this shopping season

    Bargain-hungry consumers went on a spending spree over the post-Thanksgiving weekend, sparking hope of a better-than-expected holiday season for retailers. But stores will need to keep promoting heavily to meet - if not beat - last year's holiday sales,...
  • Putting a price tag on Christmas

    From shopping only for family or spreading holiday joy to many people, Baltimore residents are planning to shop a variety of ways -- and spend varied amounts of money -- this season. Here's what some are planning this year: Patti Russell -- who lives...
  • Ross taps the thrill of the bargain hunt

    Mary Bullard has a sort of love-hate relationship with Ross Dress for Less. She doesn't like the stores because they have narrow aisles, long lines and "way too much stuff." But all that isn't enough to keep her away: The Corona, Calif., resident...