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  • EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake

    EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake
    French energy firm Electricite de France outlined an exit strategy Tuesday from its stake in three of Exelon's nuclear power plants, including Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland. Both companies disclosed that EDF has an option to sell its 49.99 percent...
  • Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, OB-GYN

    Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, OB-GYN
    Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, a Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist whose career spanned 50 years and who was also a dedicated Francophile, died Saturday of complications from a stroke at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 86. "First of all,...
  • Towson COP units get ready for National Night Out motorcade

    Towson COP units get ready for National Night Out motorcade
    National Night Out is one time Towson residents won't be cringing when they hear the wail of fire engines and police cruisers. Instead, they are invited to sit back and wave to the motorcade of county vehicles including those from Towson Precinct 6...
  • Isabel H. Klots, artist

    Isabel H. Klots, artist
    Isabel H. Klots, an artist and widow of noted portrait painter Trafford P. Klots whose medieval home in Rochefort-en-Terre in Brittany, France, served as a venue for several generations of artists who came there to paint and study, died Thursday from...
  • Drink like the Dowager with new 'Downton Abbey' wine

    Drink like the Dowager with new 'Downton Abbey' wine
    In The Baltimore Sun's my ongoing devotion to any and everything "Downton Abbey," I present to you the new Downton Abbey Wine Collection. Carson, start pouring. According to a press release (memo to all people: please continue sending me all...
  • William Stump, journalist

    William Stump, journalist
    William Stump, a veteran Baltimore editor and journalist, died of pneumonia Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Cockeysville resident was 90. Recalled for his open mind and the help he gave aspiring writers, Mr. Stump was a past...
  • European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on

    European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on
    President Obama has been busy this week taking calls from European leaders who seem really upset that the United States has been spying on them, perhaps to the point of tapping their cellphones. First Obama heard from French President Francois Hollande....
  • World of Beer off to a busy start

    World of Beer off to a busy start
    A couple of Friday nights ago, it was hard to find a place to comfortably stand in World of Beer, McHenry Row's newest bar. The beer emporium was celebrating its opening weekend, and the scene was what new owners dream of: wall-to-wall customers...
  • Army lab in Edgewood tied to Nobel-winning chemical weapons disarmament group

    Army lab in Edgewood tied to Nobel-winning chemical weapons disarmament group
    A team of scientists at Aberdeen Proving Ground may play a critical role in helping the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which recently won the Nobel Peace Prize, disarm Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons. In a squat brick...
  • Veterans honored in Havre de Grace on 'somber day of reflection'

    Several veterans who attended the Veterans Day ceremony in Havre de Grace Monday had not heard about the event in advance, but they stopped to listen to speakers honor veterans and their service to the country. "I came by and saw the celebration," Steve...
  • Columbia celebrates new sister city in Ghana

    Columbia celebrates new sister city in Ghana
    When Mary Aboah moved from Tema, Ghana, to the United States in 1999, she wanted to live in a community that reminded her of home. Aboah settled in Columbia, which like Tema was a planned community created in the 1960s, a move she said "changed her...
  • NBAC's Allison Schmitt takes silver in 400 freestyle

    NBAC's Allison Schmitt takes silver in 400 freestyle
    Allison Schmitt, who trains out of the North Baltimore Aquatic Center, was narrowly edged in the 400 freestyle today by France's Camille Muffat. Britain's Rebecca Adlington took the bronze. Muffat's 4:01.45, an Olympic record, beat Schmitt by .32....