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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...
  • Climate change a colossal waste of time

    I am glad to see that The Sun finally printed a factual response to so called man-made global warming ("Get past alarmism on global warming," Oct. 26). Writer Richard Haddad has it right and every one who has studied high school physics or chemistry...
  • Sunken destroyer will offer haven for fish, divers

    Sunken destroyer will offer haven for fish, divers
    It took shipyard workers 38 months to build the Arthur W. Radford, but only four hours Wednesday for a marine salvage crew to send it to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. With little of the drama depicted in maritime disaster movies, the 563-foot...
  • Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders

    Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders
    Hesston, Ka., population 4,000, is just one small town among others on America's Midwestern plains. But the town left an indelible impression on John Windsor and Jonathan Zorn after their short stay there during a recently completed 73-day...
  • Reborn in a hurricane

    They didn't name hurricanes back then, but 70 years later, old-timers who remember and merchants who can only imagine it say the Great Storm of 1933 that lashed the Atlantic coast and roared up the Chesapeake Bay was the best thing that ever happened to...
  • Breaking camp around region

    Breaking camp around region
    It's still warm outside, but not quite as warm as it has been. There aren't so many bugs buzzing. And as the days are getting shorter, the crowds at the region's parks, lakes and beaches are thinning. This time of year provides a window for those who...
  • 1962 'Storm of the Century'

    The 1962 storm was one of the 20th century's worst. It struck from the Carolinas to New England. Ocean City was hit hard. And it exactled its toll: 40 people were killed on the East Coast; more than 1,000 people were injured; hundreds of thousands of...
  • Hoff's gold standard

    Hoff's gold standard
    Six events, five gold medals. And if Katie Hoff's fingernails had been just a smidgen longer yesterday morning, she would have made it a clean sweep of her events at the Missouri Grand Prix. By the end of the meet, Hoff, of Towson, already owner of...
  • Computer simulates Gulf oil flow into Atlantic

     
    Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have conducted computer simulations to suggest how oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico might flow into the Atlantic Ocean in the coming weeks.As has been...
  • Atlantic City, New Jersey

    Atlantic City, New Jersey
    Go here: This waterfront city features a slew of attractions, the most popular of which are indoors. We're talking about casinos, casinos, casinos. But there's been a concerted effort over the past few years to expand Atlantic City's attractions beyond...
  • Gambling on chic

    On stage a few weeks ago at the Music Box Theater at the Borgata Hotel, Idina Menzel (star of Broadway's Rent and Wicked) admitted having some anxiety about bringing her singing act to this seaside resort. A peasant dress she'd worn when performing in...
  • Md. officials, watermen differ on crab harvest in '08

    Maryland watermen reported catching more blue crabs last year than in 2007, despite new rules to protect the iconic Chesapeake Bay species, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. State officials say they believe the figures were inflated...