| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:25 AM
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.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:38 PM
It's quiz time!
Time to gauge your wine savvy. Below you will find a host of questions on topics covered these past seven months. See how much you've absorbed... information-wise!
1. "Pride of the Wineries: A California Living Book" stated that this...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:30 PM
For actor Hugo Weaving, the distance between his farm in Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles isn't just 7,500 miles, give or take. It's the distance between his identities as a pop culture icon and as a conservatory-trained actor who revels in the classical...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Monica Gillespie, head of school at St. Paul's School for Girls in Brooklandville, wouldn't say her recent trip to Australia provided closure for her, or the school for that matter.
How could it?
Both St. Paul's School for Girls and St. Hilda's School,...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 2:49 PM
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....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:08 AM
With the recent announcement that Australia will allow its female soldiers to serve in all combat roles, including the special forces and infantry, the United States government is once again confronted with an age-old question: Why are American women...
| Oct 29, 2011
With an impending graduation and no job lined up, John Windsor sat in his apartment at St. Mary's College and listened to his old high school friend pitch him an idea of traveling across the country on a bike.'
Hours later that January night, Windsor and...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:30 AM
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...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:34 AM
From: Elqui Valley, Chile
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...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Roger Alistair Bell, a University of Maryland professor of astronomy who specialized in the discovery of physical properties and compositions of stars, died July 1 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Dove House in Westminster. The Ashton...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal?
A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
| Aug 24, 2008
Third gold: 200 free -- Aug. 12
It's time we overhauled our language as it concerns Phelps. We can no longer talk about his quest. It's not a chase, it's not a dream and it's not simply a goal, either.
Eight gold medals at the Olympics? Let's just start...