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  • 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...
  • Brendan Rodgers will lead once-great Liverpool franchise in friendly at M&T Bank Stadium

    Brendan Rodgers will lead once-great Liverpool franchise in friendly at M&T Bank Stadium
    For decades, Liverpool soccer fans at the team's 120-year-old stadium, Anfield, have been singing their adopted anthem, "You'll Never Walk Alone." Brendan Rodgers, who was named the team's new manager June 1, is hoping that the partisans of the former...
  • Edith S. Willard, owner of Annapolis shop, dies

    Edith S. Willard, former owner of the ETC. Shop in downtown Annapolis, died July 30 of leukemia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Hereford resident was 86. Edith Stockton Mays was born in Baltimore and raised on her family's farm in Hereford....
  • London rioters and Mideast demonstrators have a lot in common

    In the hand-wringing commentary that has characterized the recent rioting in London and other English cities, I have heard only one news pundit suggest a direct parallel between the "uprisings" in Britain and the popular demonstrations in Egypt, Tunisia...
  • Unmourned: The Queen's English Society

    Suddenly, in Britain, of attenuated interest, the Queen's English Society. The organization of crotchet collectors was forty. After the failure of the society's much-ridiculed project for an Academy of English, will waned quickly. The Independent...
  • Some captains show bravery, others cowardice in face of maritime disasters

    The Italian liner Costa Concordia, with 4,200 passengers aboard, piled up in January on the rocky shoreline of Tuscany, tearing out its bottom and capsizing. The death toll has risen to 25, with the recovery of eight more bodies last week. Seven people...
  • Towson attorney, 2 sons-in-law killed on trip to England

    Two Catonsville residents were killed, along with another man, Monday night in a car accident in England, police said. Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a partner in the Towson firm of Treanor, Pope and Hughes; Gregory Brooks, 39, a graphic designer who lived in...
  • Towson lawyer killed in England crash recalled for quick wit, love for his kids

    Towson lawyer killed in England crash recalled for quick wit, love for his kids
    The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1972 thought about canceling its 40th reunion after learning of the sudden loss of the man who organized the event. Instead, they picked up where Stephen J. Hughes left off and turned the gathering Sunday into a...
  • Heirloom champion boxing belt stolen in Anne Arundel burglary

    The McAteer children grew up seeing a reminder of their father's British boxing championship on the mantel, the prized Lonsdale Belt — made of gold adorned with porcelain medallions. The late Pat McAteer won the belt and defended it twice, making...
  • M&T Bank Stadium to host Liverpool-Tottenham exhibition in July

    M&T Bank Stadium to host Liverpool-Tottenham exhibition in July
    A soccer rivalry that has endured for decades in England will hit Baltimore this summer. Liverpool F.C. and the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, two of Europe’s most storied soccer teams and long-time foes in the English Premier League, will play...
  • Health care reform: good for business

    Health care reform: good for business
    Last week, theU.S. Supreme Courtheard six hours of oral arguments for and against the constitutionality of the new health care law. As a small business owner, I am not a constitutional scholar, but I can definitively say this: the Affordable Care Act is...
  • For a time, Fort McHenry stood empty as its strategic importance was diminished

    The quickly constructed, earthen star-shaped Fort Whetstone, built in 1776, was the first fortification to occupy the site where Fort McHenry now stands. The city's vulnerability to a waterborne attack was exposed in the spring of 1776 when the British...