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  • Park Quest 24/7 leaves Outdoors Girl with lessons, memories

    Park Quest 24/7 leaves Outdoors Girl with lessons, memories
    On the other side of the door, a famished raptor awaited my entrance. A park ranger placed a metal baking pan in my sweaty hands. On it, four dead rodents were arranged in a perfect line: Toll mouse cookies. Dinner was served. And in return I got an...
  • NOAA expects more storms this hurricane season

    As the fifth named storm of the season fell apart in the Caribbean Thursday, federal hurricane forecasters rolled out an update their predictions for the rest of what they still say will be an "active" season. The August outlook calls for a slight...
  • Judge rules that indicted document collector can go home pending trial

    A federal judge rejected Friday a last-ditch effort by prosecutors to keep Barry H. Landau behind bars while the New York collector awaits trial on charges he pulled off one of the country's biggest theft of national memorabilia over a span of years. The...
  • Sunken destroyer will offer haven for fish, divers

    Sunken destroyer will offer haven for fish, divers
    It took shipyard workers 38 months to build the Arthur W. Radford, but only four hours Wednesday for a marine salvage crew to send it to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. With little of the drama depicted in maritime disaster movies, the 563-foot...
  • We're going downy ocean, hon

    We're going downy ocean, hon
    As Marylanders ease into the heat of the summer, we're looking for a little relief. There's no better place to find it than in Ocean City. For memories, nothing compares with that ride across the Bay Bridge and onward along Route 50, windows down and...
  • Feds to announce offshore wind move

    Feds to announce offshore wind move
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is blowing into B'more Thursday to announce the Obama administration's latest move to boost development of industrial-scale wind energy projects off the mid-Atlantic coast.  He'll be joined at the World Trade Center in the...
  • Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia

    Navy moving hospital ship Comfort to Virginia
    The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday. Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
  • Baltimore's winter on track to see most-ever 50-plus-degree days

    Baltimore's winter on track to see most-ever 50-plus-degree days
    February is coming to a close the same way it started — with unseasonable warmth — and climate experts say there is an increased probability that above-average temperatures will continue into summer. "It's going to be warm through the rest of...
  • 'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 8

    'Jersey Shore' recap: Episode 8
    It was unseasonably warm today in Baltimore, and I was craving a trip to the beach. I could smell the Atlantic Stand and taste the orange crushes from Fishtales. However, the fantasy ends when I realize that it is unfortunately still February. I suppose...
  • Libertytown church commemorates Titanic victims

    Libertytown church commemorates Titanic victims
    — They stood in the sunshine, silent and praying for the souls of the 1,500 who lost their lives. The dozens gathered at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church bowed their heads and tried to imagine those last desperate moments in the North...
  • After a mugging, renewed faith in Baltimore

    After a mugging, renewed faith in Baltimore
    I was jumped last Friday night. Around 11 p.m., while reaching for my keys to enter my apartment building, I was grabbed from behind, hit in the face, thrown to the ground and punched repeatedly a few feet from my door. My teenage assailants...
  • 50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away

    50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away
    On a snowy night 50 years ago, University of Maryland senior Janet Holland tuned in to the CBS Evening News not expecting to hear a report on her hometown of Ocean City. "Walter Cronkite basically indicated the city was washing away," she recalled. A...