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The Baltimore SunGrowing up in Indianapolis, Ravens wide receiver Tandon Doss was always outside playing. "My mom would always send us out of the house," Doss said in a telephone interview. "She didn't want us in the house all day playing video games. So, I stayed...
In the stop-and-go world of Baltimore-area traffic, there's a lot more braking than commuters and transportation officials would like. Take Russell Allen, a Federal Hill resident who gets in his silver Ford Edge every weekday morning before 7:30 and...
More than 100 gloved volunteers, some in boots and others in waist-high waders, streamed along narrow paths and historic sea walls Saturday in a secluded nook of wetlands just south of Fort McHenry, their eyes scanning for trash or the perfect spot to...
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SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, Va. — The ridge-top Skyline Drive offers lots of panoramic views. The curvy 105-mile drive from Front Royal on the north to Waynesboro in the south offers 75 scenic overlooks in the 197,000-acre national park that was...
President Barack Obama set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore on Monday as a national monument to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom....
A 250-year-old grist mill near the mouth of the Susquehanna River has sat mostly vacant since the end of the Civil War, its thick stone walls serving no purpose but the protection of a few old tools. Though the building is historic — it was listed...
You're never far from water in Maryland, with the Chesapeake Bay nearly bisecting the state. Yet for all that, there's a surprising shortage of places where people can launch a boat, cast a fishing line or wade in. A coalition of recreational...
Tags: Business, Washington, DC, Dundalk, Government, Elections
Annapolis officials are considering a plan to remove trash cans from city parks, a strategy they say would save money and could keep public spaces cleaner. Without trash cans, officials said, visitors would take refuse with them or learn to not produce...
By Monday evening, Hurricane Sandy's remains surrounded Ocean City. From the east, the evening high tide, a full moon and a 7-foot storm surge sent waves crashing over dunes in some spots. To the west, a white-capped Assawoman Bay overflowed onto the...
Two Virginia veterinarians reported missing while hiking in Glacier National Park were found alive Monday, elated family members and park officials said. "Initial information indicates they are well and will be returning to their families! Yeah!"...
Recently, I attended a crowded meeting in which the citizens of Patterson Park roasted and grilled the City Health Department and the Parks and Recreation Department for their plans to install 96 parking spaces in Patterson Park ("Rawlings-Blake calls for...
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