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  • Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud

    Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud
    Things didn't go well for Frenchman Simon Pagenaud in his first race. But that didn't stop him. And though he could find similarities to that first outing last weekend, he clinched The IZOD IndyCar Series' Rookie of the Year award at the Grand Prix of...
  • Commentary: Musings on family traditions and firebugs

    Growing up the second oldest of a little more than a dozen cousins born to five sisters, I've had the unusual vantage point of being able to watch a succession of family members pass through parts of life's obstacle course. Some stumble where I stumbled,...
  • Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world

    Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world
    Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
  • Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter

    Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter
    For years, the routine never changed. Glenmont resident Bill Heneck would sign off from his "second family," his co-workers at the West Baltimore firehouse where he served as a paramedic and firefighter for 28 years, and come home to his wife, Eunice, and...
  • Roger A. Bell, astronomy professor

    Roger A. Bell, astronomy professor
    Roger Alistair Bell, a University of Maryland professor of astronomy who specialized in the discovery of physical properties and compositions of stars, died July 1 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Dove House in Westminster. The Ashton...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva

    Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva
    From: Elqui Valley, Chile Price: $13 Serve with: Seafood, salads Find it at: i.m. Wine, 8180 Maple Lawn Blvd, Fulton, and other local wine shops Pedro Ximenez is a white wine grape varietal best known for its role in producing dessert wines in Spain's...
  • Phelps barely makes tonight's 400 IM final at London Olympics

    Phelps barely makes tonight's 400 IM final at London Olympics
    Michael Phelps barely slipped into Saturday night's final for the 400-meter individual medley, coming in eighth in the morning preliminary heats that launched the first full day of Olympic competition -- and his own fourth and final Games. "The only...
  • Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth

    Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth
    Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal? A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
  • Slow start for Phelps

    Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal? A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
  • Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot

    Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot
    Capt. Carl F. Keener, a retired Chesapeake Bay pilot and World War II Navy veteran, died July 25 from complications of a lung infection at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The longtime Timonium resident was 87. Carl Franklin Kenner was born in...
  • Local biotech firm wins grant to develop vaccines for two viruses

    Profectus BioSciences Inc., a Baltimore-based biotechnology company, said Wednesday that it won a $5.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a vaccine for a pair of contagious and deadly viruses that the U.S....
  • Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams pursues combine bench press record

    Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams pursues combine bench press record
    Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams casts an intimidating figure. He has a bulky upper body and a maximum bench press of 600 pounds. And the 6-foot-4, 320-pounder has multiple tattoos on various parts of his body, including his neck, face and his...