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  • "Optimism bias" could kill you

     
    The National Weather Service is turning to social science research to figure out why people don't take their severe weather warnings seriously enough, fast enough.A recent review on the forecast performance and public response during a severe tornado...
  • Celebrate your anniversary, open a restaurant

     
    To celebrate Hull Street Blues’ 25th anniversary, owner Dan Macatee said he decided to open another restaurant down the street. The new venture, Whetstone Grill, should open at 1121 Hull St. in early April. The plan is to open at......
  • Free wine and beer at Woodberry Kitchen

     
    Here's a deal for you. Today and Thursday Woodberry Kitchen is celebrating its second anniversary by offering free wine and beer selections to those who arrive on foot, by bike or by light rail. I'm not sure how they can......
  • All Dave, all the time

     
    A good ending deserves a good quote, and manager Dave Trembley provided it when asked about Melvin Mora’s nine-pitch at-bat in the eighth, which ended with a two-run double that won the game. “I’m sure glad he didn’t try to......
  • Trembley's anniversary

     
    Today is the one-year anniversary of Dave Trembley’s promotion from bullpen coach to manager. I wonder how many readers of this blog, back on June 18, 2007, believed he was the right man for the job.His “minor league methods” weren&...
  • Celebrating the '83 season

     
    Still no word on Adam Loewen’s CT scan, and I’ve stopped holding my breath. My face was beginning to turn purple, which is fine if you’re attending a Ravens game. Not so much if you’re working at your laptop. The......
  • The greatest invention

     
    My husband told me over breakfast that I missed the anniversary of sliced bread yesterday. Since I struggle with slicing bread for toast every morning, he pointed out, maybe it's an invention I might want to take advantage of. Ha......
  • Orioles odds

     
    BodogLife.com provides updated World Series odds. The Orioles are 300-1, so hit the ATM on your way home. Here’s the list: Boston Red Sox: 3/1 Chicago Cubs: 7/2 Tampa Bay Rays: 9/2 Los Angeles Angels: 7/1 Chicago White Sox: 12/1......
  • A survivor's tale from the '33 hurricane

     
    Our story in Friday's Sun marking the 75th anniversary of the Great Hurricane of 1933 stirred up some memories for at least one survivor of that storm.I got a call this afternoon from Michelle Dase, who told me her father, William......
  • Gustav could threaten Louisiana

     
    Gustav, knocked back to tropical storm strength by its overnight encounter with the mountains of southwestern Haiti, is expected to regain its hurricane status in the next 48 hours and is beginning to look like a threat to Louisiana.Hurricane warnings.......
  • Balto. Co. couple to be sentenced in son's death

    There was little reason to suspect that something terrible - the withering abuse and neglect of a child - was happening behind the walls of the Griffin family's rented brick townhouse in Rodgers Forge. John Griffin, a graduate of private schools in...
  • Late check-in for big catch

    In sports, we mostly write about the winners. Have an off day, finish off the podium, maybe you'll be listed in the fine print, but probably not. The public likes a winner, too. With their thousands of empty seats, the Orioles and Washington Nationals...