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  • 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...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios

    Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios
    No. 26 Marco Andretti Age: 25 Country: United States Racing team: Andretti Motorsport Driver points: 237, 16th place, 185 behind leader Top finish in 2012: Andretti finished second behind teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay at the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June...
  • Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud

    Rookie of the year just the beginning for Pagenaud
    Things didn't go well for Frenchman Simon Pagenaud in his first race. But that didn't stop him. And though he could find similarities to that first outing last weekend, he clinched The IZOD IndyCar Series' Rookie of the Year award at the Grand Prix of...
  • Commentary: Musings on family traditions and firebugs

    Growing up the second oldest of a little more than a dozen cousins born to five sisters, I've had the unusual vantage point of being able to watch a succession of family members pass through parts of life's obstacle course. Some stumble where I stumbled,...
  • Winner crowned on 'Hell's Kitchen'

     
    John-John reports on the season finale of Hell's Kitchen: When the season finale of "Hell's Kitchen" started things weren't looking that good for Holli. She narrowly missed out on beating Jay in a head-to-head challenge that tested the pair's cooking of.....
  • Fleming's wine-tasting series

     
    Fleming's is having a series of wine tastings on Thursday nights through September. The idea was to allow guests, over the course of five evenings, to get a taste of the 100 wines that will be available by the glass......
  • Bits & Pieces: Fulton ice dancer and partner earn silver medal at Junior Grand Prix in Australia

    Bits & Pieces: Fulton ice dancer and partner earn silver medal at Junior Grand Prix in Australia
    The United States' ice dancing team of Laura Bonacorsi, of St. Louis, Mo., and Travis Mager, of Fulton, took home the silver medal at the International Skating Union Junior Grand Prix (JGP) of Figure Skating Series event last week in Brisbane, Australia....
  • Kylie Minogue comes to Patriot Center on her second American tour ever

    Kylie Minogue comes to Patriot Center on her second American tour ever
    Australia's Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue, has 20 years on her American counterpart. She has 12 albums to Gaga's three. And she's a major touring draw overseas. But despite all that, she's just a niche star in the United States. Her first American tour came...
  • Catholic church will never allow married priests

    Edward McCarey McDonnell must not be aware that the Catholic church hierarchy has banned all discussion of a married priesthood or the ordination of women ("Abuse not a product of culture but church policy," May 24). Bishop William Morris of Australia...
  • Fish heads field for Legg Mason Tennis Classic

    American Mardy Fish shouldn't find Washington's Legg Mason Tennis Classic quite as lonesome as Wimbledon's second week is apt to be. The sole American man to advance to Wimbledon's round of 16, Fish will lead a strong contingent of countrymen into...
  • Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva

    Wine Find: 2010 Falernia Pedro Ximenez Reserva
    From: Elqui Valley, Chile Price: $13 Serve with: Seafood, salads Find it at: i.m. Wine, 8180 Maple Lawn Blvd, Fulton, and other local wine shops Pedro Ximenez is a white wine grape varietal best known for its role in producing dessert wines in Spain's...
  • Local biotech firm wins grant to develop vaccines for two viruses

    Profectus BioSciences Inc., a Baltimore-based biotechnology company, said Wednesday that it won a $5.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a vaccine for a pair of contagious and deadly viruses that the U.S....