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  • Harford and 'The World War,' then and now

    Harford and 'The World War,' then and now
    Every day, hundreds of people walk or drive by an impressive, if somewhat understated, bronze tablet mounted on a large rock, "sacred to the men of Harford County who made the supreme sacrifice during The World War," that sits in front of the Gen....
  • Annapolis team has Pippa Middleton in rearview mirror in Race Across America

    Annapolis team has Pippa Middleton in rearview mirror in Race Across America
    In its trek to reach Annapolis from California, an Annapolis cycling squad was slightly ahead of a team that includes Pippa Middleton — sister of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge — late Thursday as they took part in the 3,000-mile Race...
  • Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids

    Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids
    Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
  • Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies

    Leo Bretholz, Holocaust survivor, dies
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died Saturday in his sleep of unknown causes at his Pikesville home. He was...
  • Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria

    Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria
    Alexa Haymen says she has always been a fan of "The Sound of Music." Now, she will have the opportunity to visit Austria this summer as a member of the Children's Chorus of Carroll County. Voce Viaggio, which means "Traveling Voices" in Italian, is a...
  • Wine Find: 2011 Pratsch Gruner Veltliner

    I'm an unabashed fan of Austria's gruner veltliner grape, which produces some of the most complex and satisying dry white wines on the planet. This organic rendition of this variety is crisp, taut and impecably put together. It offers herbal and mineral...
  • The Rev. Eric W. Gritsch, 81, noted Lutheran theologian, author

    The Rev. Eric W. Gritsch, a prominent Lutheran theologian, educator and author whose teaching career at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa., spanned more than three decades, died Dec. 29 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of...
  • If you're bringing the wine, think 'little black dress'

    Is there a little black dress of the wine world? The little black dress. Most everyone has one. Even gentlemen have the equivalent — the blue blazer. These clothing items dress up or dress down to suit and they are totally respectable for almost...
  • At Wilde Lake High, diversity welcoming to exchange students

    At Wilde Lake High, diversity welcoming to exchange students
    There are more than 1,200 students at Wilde Lake High School — a diverse mix of young adults representing the heritages of nearly 50 countries, according to Principal James LeMon. LeMon said he thinks it's that diversity, and the welcoming...
  • One family's labor of love

    One family's labor of love
    This is the time each year when America celebrates labor. When better for a story about a family who risked their very lives for the opportunity to work in America? Despite frequent criticism of organized religion, there are times when the church gets it...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: From India to Austria

     
    Here's Bucky's report on tonight's Amazing Race:We’re down to six remaining teams on The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business. Who should be favored to make the finals? Gary & Mallory have had a good race so far, finishing in the top......
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Helping hands, hmmm ...

     
    Bucky reports on last night's controversial The Amazing Race:We pick up The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business at the Villa Von Trapp in Salzburg, Austria. Recall that Gary & Mallory, in return for not being eliminated last week, will have to......