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  • Aquarium's blacktip reef sharks welcomed into new home

    Aquarium's blacktip reef sharks welcomed into new home
    A dozen sharks were spied in Baltimore waters Monday. Their arrival was greeted with smiles and much applause. The first of 20 blacktip reef sharks that will be calling Baltimore's National Aquarium home were released into their new digs Monday. The...
  • A week of tough competition at Ripken Series set to kick off

    A week of tough competition at Ripken Series set to kick off
    The 16 squads playing in the 2013 Cal Ripken 12U Major 70 World Series in Aberdeen, which come from as close as Hickory and as far as Australia, are setting up for a 10-day, world-class tournament that will feature some elements not seen in years past....
  • Australia knows how to reduce gun violence

    The killing of Australian college student Christopher Lane in Duncan, Okla. is just one more tragedy that demonstrates the need for gun control ("Suspect's sister: 'He wouldn't listen,' Aug. 22). In your article, Daniel Ford is quoted as saying,...
  • Ravens Fans from Australia express congratulations

    Ravens Fans from Australia express congratulations
    I would like to pass on sincerest praise to the Baltimore Ravens for an amazing effort against the 49ers. My son and many of his mates watched the game here in Australia. Enjoy your success. Marie Hall, Albury, New South Wales, Australia - Text NEWS to...
  • Letter: We need to look beyond guns to find causes of violent crime

    Responding to Mr. Michael Cornel's comments regarding the removal of guns in Australia as a "true portrait of gun control" (Letters, Dec. 17): The old saying of figures doesn't lie but liars figure. His comments give the reader a false impression that gun...
  • Bits & Pieces: Scheduling conflict presents troubling quandary for Atholton seniors

    Bits & Pieces: Scheduling conflict presents troubling quandary for Atholton seniors
    It has come to my attention that an unfortunate combination of circumstances and apparent stubborness on the part of some administrators has led to a troublesome conflict between the state track championships and the Atholton High School graduation....
  • Do the right thing on gun control

    Do the right thing on gun control
    I am a retired physician. During my first two years in practice I was an emergency room physician and saw some horrific injuries. Because of those experiences I want to see real solutions to the gun madness We know that Australia's 17-year-old assault...
  • Total solar eclipse visible over South Pacific today

    Total solar eclipse visible over South Pacific today
    A total solar eclipse will occur over parts of northern Australia and the southern Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, and you can watch it from Maryland via a webcast. The eclipse begins at about 3:35 p.m. EST, with its path starting in Australia's Garig Ganak...
  • Facebook: One billion served

    Facebook: One billion served
    Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, announced this morning that the massive social networking site had reached an awesome milestone: One billion active monthly users. "Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most...
  • Head of Australia school visits St. Paul's School for Girls

    St. Paul's School for Girls, in Brooklandville, recently hosted a visit by Peter Crawley, headmaster of St. Hilda's School in Queensland, Australia, and his wife, Anne, as a continuation of the school's exchange program with St. Hilda. The partnership...
  • Americans' happiness score

    Americans' happiness score
    We're No. 6! That's according to new data from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, which on Tuesday released results of a survey measuring quality of life in 36 industrialized nations. For the last three years, the Paris-based...
  • Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams pursues combine bench press record

    Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams pursues combine bench press record
    Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams casts an intimidating figure. He has a bulky upper body and a maximum bench press of 600 pounds. And the 6-foot-4, 320-pounder has multiple tattoos on various parts of his body, including his neck, face and his...