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  • Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting

    Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting
    If you had asked the Europeans a week ago, they could have told you a truckload of snow was headed for Baltimore on Thursday. The Canadians came around soon afterward. It took the Americans until just a few days ago to get a whiff of a winter storm. But...
  • Wind leases off Maryland coast proposed

    Wind leases off Maryland coast proposed
    Federal officials announced plans Tuesday to auction the rights to build industrial wind turbines off Maryland's Atlantic coast — a move hailed by many environmentalists and some businesses as the first step toward a new green industry but...
  • Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape

    Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape
    Thousands of traffic signals on the Chesapeake Bay from the mouth of the Susquehanna River to the entrance of the Atlantic Ocean lead cargo ship captains, commercial fishermen and recreational boaters out of harm's way. When they go on the blink,...
  • Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition

    Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition
    Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools. "There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland. State park lifeguards...
  • NOAA affirms forecast of 'very active' hurricane season

    NOAA affirms forecast of 'very active' hurricane season
    Approaching the heart of hurricane season, government forecasters say indicators are pointing to a potentially "very active" pattern in the tropics, affirming pre-season outlooks. "Our confidence for an above-normal season is still high because the...
  • Beauty queens are just some of the lovely sights in Atlantic City

    Beauty queens are just some of the lovely sights in Atlantic City
    After a seven-year fling in Las Vegas, the Miss America Pageant is returning in a week to its birthplace, Atlantic City, N.J. The pageant began in 1921 as a beachfront bathing-suit contest between beauty competition winners from eight Northeastern...
  • Dominion Transmission: Cove Point LNG project environmentally sound [Commentary]

    Dominion Transmission: Cove Point LNG project environmentally sound [Commentary]
    The liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at the Dominion Cove Point Terminal has long been a model of industrial and environmental cooperation. More than 1,000 acres of pristine beach, forest and marsh lands in southern Maryland are conserved, while at...
  • Tropical Storm Lorenzo expected by Tuesday in subdued tropics

    Tropical Storm Lorenzo expected by Tuesday in subdued tropics
    The year's 13th tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean formed Monday and was expected to become Tropical Storm Lorenzo by Tuesday, though the tropics overall remain more subdued than had been expected earlier this year. The depression was about 650...
  • Charles Lindbergh lands in Baltimore in 1927 [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago Buttonholed  "Opens on Main Street  "Mrs. Juantia Mcintosh announces the opening of a Dressmaking and Altering shop at 149 Main Street.  Sewing will be the capable hands of Mrs. Ruth Botts who had her own shop for an exclusive clientele...
  • Irish novelist Colum McCann reads at Johns Hopkins University

    Irish novelist Colum McCann reads at Johns Hopkins University
    When the Irish-born novelist Colum McCann sits before a blank page, he launches himself into a vast, empty space. He's surrounded by fog on all sides, so he can't tell if his vehicle is right side up or upside down. The craft he's maneuvering is clunky,...
  • Michael Phelps predicts seven-point victory for Ravens

    Michael Phelps predicts seven-point victory for Ravens
    The last time the Ravens were in the Super Bowl, Michael Phelps was a 15-year-old boy who had just gone to his first Olympics but had yet to win any of the 22 medals that last year made him the most decorated Olympian of all time. Plus, on the day his...
  • Food & Wine magazine names O.C. one of 'America's Best Boardwalks'

    Food & Wine magazine names O.C. one of 'America's Best Boardwalks'
    Food & Wine magazine recently named Ocean City among its list of "America's Best Boardwalks." The online listing - I couldn't find it in their magazine issue - puts O.C. pretty close to top - in the Top 10, for sure, and possibly the Top 3. By now,...