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  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Las Vegas auditions, baby

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Las Vegas auditions, baby
    Las Vegas! 181 dancers will be winnowed down to 20 over eight rounds in four days. Judges will be Lil C, Debbie Allen, Adam Shankman, Tyce Diorio, Mary Murphy, and Nigel Lythgoe. First up they're all doing solos and they could be cut immediately if their...
  • Ready, set, shop

    Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Is anybody out there?

     
    Bucky reports on tonight's Amazing Race. Take it away, Bucky!:Hello ... ello ... llo ... lo. Welcome back ...ack ...ck. (Wait! Is there an echo in here? It must be because everyone who liked the Cowboys has checked out until......
  • The end of the Bridge

    The end of the Bridge
    They didn't want it to end this way, but it will. After 10 years, five albums and roughly 1,500 shows, the Bridge — one of Baltimore's most successful bands — will take the stage one last time on Thanksgiving Eve. Without any opening acts,...
  • Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker

    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker
    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
  • The media are letting us down in the run-up to the 2012 elections

    The news media's lack of analysis regarding the policy proposals of the leading presidential candidates is disheartening. The media have relinquished their responsibilities to inform the public; instead, they have become entertainment impresarios, hailing...
  • Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue

    Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue
    Three people connected to the theft of more than 321,000 pounds of stolen metal have pleaded guilty in a scheme with tentacles reaching from a scrap metal dealer in West Baltimore to companies in Pittsburgh, New York, Switzerland, India and Australia. It...
  • Arnold teenager explores the world — and her own backyard

    One of Lauren Morrell's earliest memories involves a family hike and a candy wrapper, which explains why the 16-year-old from Arnold is now the student representative to the Severn Riverkeeper group and why, the day she turned 15, she applied to become...
  • Romney was right about culture and prosperity

    Romney was right about culture and prosperity
    One of the few things Americans on both sides of the partisan divide can agree on is that this election is shaping up to be vexingly petty. The hunt for gaffes -- some real, many imagined -- has taken over. Mitt Romney's recent overseas tour, we are told,...
  • Lombard Odier breaks with tradition to publish results for first time

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Lombard Odier on Thursday became the second Swiss private bank this week to break with more than two centuries of tradition and publish results for the first time. The figures showed the famously discrete Geneva bank to be more...
  • Swiss outline new measures to stop bypassing of sanctions on Russia

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Russian banks will require approval to issue long-term financial instruments in Switzerland, the government said on Wednesday, as it detailed measures to ensure it does not become a place for individuals or funds to avoid European...
  • Swiss bliss: Hiking the Swiss Alps

    Swiss bliss: Hiking the Swiss Alps
    This year, a highlight of my European summer was the day I spent hiking in the Berner Oberland region of the Swiss Alps. I was with a wonderful group of traveling friends, all eager for a ramble in the high country. Fortunately, you don't have to be a...