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  • History matters: 75 years ago 'Firemen fight Chimney, Field And Woods Fires'

    100 Years Ago A nickel a night Times ads: "Interesting, Moving Pictures, change each night, In the Banquet Hall of the HOWARD HOUSE Ellicott City, Commencing Saturday night, Nov. 30th Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights. Admission 5 cents. Wm. F....
  • Alabama Shakes, Alicia Keys and Christoph Waltz

    Alabama Shakes, Alicia Keys and Christoph Waltz
    The weekend's NBA all star game gave halftime show junkies a fix after their Super Bowl withdrawl, Danica Patrick ran a fast qualifying lap, and Christoph Waltz shows everyone the lighter side of Hitler. Welcome to the post-weekend edition of your daily...
  • Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous

    Isaac still tracking west of Fla., but forecast not unanimous
    The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center calls for Tropical Storm Isaac to pass by Florida's west coast toward Alabama and Louisiana, but there is disagreement from at least one meteorologist on that. The hurricane center's 2 p.m. update on...
  • 2 to 4 inches of rain due from TS Nicole

     
    Forecasters are warning that a new tropical storm near Cuba this morning will merge with low pressure forming off the southeastern U.S. overnight to bring Central Maryland 2 to 4 inches of rain tonight and Thursday, with up to 6 inches in......
  • Paula to dampen the Dry Tortugas

     
    Hurricane Paula, a very small and now minimal Cat. 1 hurricane, is moving north of western Cuba and threatening extreme South Florida with heavy rain. A Tropical Storm Watch is posted now for the Florida Keys and the Dry Tortugas......
  • Haiti facing hurricane conditions, 5-10 inches of rain

     
    Haiti is under a Hurricane Warning today as Tropical Storm Tomas continues its slow turn in the Caribbean toward the vulnerable island nation. The warning means hurricane conditions - winds of 73 mph or more - are expected somewhere in the......
  • Stormy Caribbean could bring Cuba drought relief

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:We can be thankful, again, for those engineers who had the foresight to build Baltimore’s fine reservoir system, and for rainfall we can (usually) depend on. Cuba is suffering through another severe drought. It’s...
  • Emily falls apart over Hispaniola; could recover

     
    The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Emily, which struck the island of Hispaniola Thursday, has degenerated into a tropical low after colliding with the island's mountains. Forecasters said they have not pronounced Emily dead yet:"THERE IS...
  • Katia nearly a hurricane; Gulf storm brewing

     
    Tropical Storm Katia is now producing top sustained winds of 70 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center, and it is expected to reach hurricane force tonight - just the second storm this season to become a hurricane.Meanwhile, another storm......
  • Congress: Learn to negotiate

    Congress: Learn to negotiate
    This month, disapproval of Congress hit an all-time high — The New York Times reports that 82 percent of Americans give Congress the thumbs-down. Both parties get low marks, so the general disgust can't be attributed only to ideology. What the...
  • Garden paths

    Garden paths
    Online refer: For more garden photos, go to baltimoresun.com/travel. For more information on gardening, read Susan Reimer's blog at baltimoresun.com/gardenvariety When Cheval Opp retired from IBM, she knew exactly what she would do with her time....
  • Question for Occupy protesters: If socialism is so great, how come Americans aren't flocking to live in Cuba?

    Please pass on to letter writer Umar Farooq ("Occupy Baltimore: There's a reason The Sun can't grasp what our movement is about," Oct. 8) that most of us prefer the optimism and opportunity of capitalism to the pessimism and depression of socialism....