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  • Orioles lefty Wada confident elbow issues are behind him

    Orioles lefty Wada confident elbow issues are behind him
    Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada came out of this second live game spring start confident that the elbow problems that have hindered his bid for a starting rotation spot have subsided. Wada threw 47 pitches in three extended innings (10 outs) in a...
  • Local Young Marines to participate in Pearl Harbor commemoration

    Local Young Marines to participate in Pearl Harbor commemoration
    Kennedy Krieger High School student Jeremy Holmes had two dreams after graduating in 2013: visiting Hawaii and following his father's footsteps to stand alongside U.S. Marines. On Sunday, both dreams will be realized early, when Holmes boards a plane...
  • The Interview: Catherine Mahan

    The Interview: Catherine Mahan
    Catherine Mahan founded a landscape architecture firm in 1983 on the first floor of a Mount Vernon rowhouse. She had four employees and scraped by at first doing jobs for local architects and designing backyards for homeowners. When she retired from...
  • Duncan Sheik makes up for lost time

    Duncan Sheik makes up for lost time
    For Duncan Sheik, June 7 will forever be a day mired in mixed emotions. It was then, earlier this year, that his seventh album, "Covers 80's," hit stores. The 12-track album features Sheik's deconstructions of his British new-wave favorites, such as...
  • 'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food

    'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food
    Nothing leaves movie-lovers feeling more nourished and content than a good drama. Watching a finely observed human struggle played out on screen is like cinema soul food, providing sustenance through its vital new connection to the world. Indeed, the...
  • Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941

    Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941
    Seventy years ago today, at shortly before 8 in the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, in Hawaii, the first wave of Japanese aircraft attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II. But two days before the attack,...
  • Edenwald residents recall infamy and impact of Pearl Harbor

    Edenwald residents recall infamy and impact of Pearl Harbor
    They all reside at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson now. On Dec. 7, 1941, however, that "date that will live in infamy," when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, they were all in different places when they heard the news, some of them...
  • Like/dislike: Mike Lowry, drummer, Big in Japan

    Like/dislike: Mike Lowry, drummer, Big in Japan
    For Baltimore rockers Big in Japan, having a live show known for improvised music is both exhilarating and nerve-racking. "The best part is not knowing what's coming next and actually having it turn out to be something transcendent," said drummer Mike...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor: 'We shall win'

    Remembering Pearl Harbor: 'We shall win'
    Seventy years ago today, Japan launched a surprise attack on America's Pacific fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, drawing the United States into the second World War. More than 2,400 Americans were killed in the attack, including four Marylanders, all of whom...
  • Pearl Harbor anniversary: It still lives in infamy

    Pearl Harbor anniversary: It still lives in infamy
    Today, marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japan and the official entry of the United States into World War II. These stories are excerpted from the book, "Home Front Baltimore" (Johns Hopkins University Press). Watching "the...
  • Japanese ambassador tastes American education in visit to St. Paul's

    Japanese ambassador tastes American education in visit to St. Paul's
    For many students who take a foreign language, the highest authority they have to answer to is their teacher. But for some of the 220 students who study Japanese at St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Monday offered an opportunity to show their...
  • Quick thoughts on international signings

    Quick thoughts on international signings
    With news that the Orioles have agreed to terms with Japanese lefty Tsuyoshi Wada, that they are pursuing Taiwanese lefty Chen Wei-Yin and that they attempted but failed to sign Korean Chong Tae-Hyon, it’s obvious the club’s international...