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  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for July 8, 2013. Andy Murray's Wimbledon win had far more interest than usual for a Sunday topic, while associated searches also did well on Google. Meanwhile, the search engine was itself a trending topic...
  • Things to know for Wednesday

    Things to know for Wednesday
    Toronto residents and their Baltimore cousins are fighting heat. (Ours is worse, but they have less cooling infrastructure to fight it.) A cartoonist/runner, meanwhile, is fighting what he calls "The Blerch." And Tour de France riders are fighting for the...
  • Columbia Association student exchange program opens a new world

    Columbia Association student exchange program opens a new world
    When 16-year-old Bridget Cheng went to Red Robin restaurant last week with a friend, they looked like two teenage girls having a traditional American meal. But to Cheng's friend, Olivia Aloysia, an exchange student from Cergy-Pontoise, France, the...
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake

    EDF details exit strategy from nuclear plant stake
    French energy firm Electricite de France outlined an exit strategy Tuesday from its stake in three of Exelon's nuclear power plants, including Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland. Both companies disclosed that EDF has an option to sell its 49.99 percent...
  • Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, OB-GYN

    Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, OB-GYN
    Dr. Ebrahim A. Gabbay, a Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist whose career spanned 50 years and who was also a dedicated Francophile, died Saturday of complications from a stroke at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 86. "First of all,...
  • Towson COP units get ready for National Night Out motorcade

    Towson COP units get ready for National Night Out motorcade
    National Night Out is one time Towson residents won't be cringing when they hear the wail of fire engines and police cruisers. Instead, they are invited to sit back and wave to the motorcade of county vehicles including those from Towson Precinct 6...
  • Isabel H. Klots, artist

    Isabel H. Klots, artist
    Isabel H. Klots, an artist and widow of noted portrait painter Trafford P. Klots whose medieval home in Rochefort-en-Terre in Brittany, France, served as a venue for several generations of artists who came there to paint and study, died Thursday from...
  • Nemours, Winterthur: Paired by prestige, but different by nature

    Nemours, Winterthur: Paired by prestige, but different by nature
    A pair of du Pont cousins, one in love with a woman and the other devoted to plants, used their vast family fortune to create a pair of mansions within minutes of each other in the Brandywine Valley, but from two very different worlds. Alfred I. du...
  • Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, wins pole for Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Scott Dixon, of New Zealand,  wins pole for Sunday's Grand Prix of Baltimore
    Scott Dixon, the only driver to record top 5 finishes in each of the previous two Grand Prix of Baltimore races, will open Sunday’s competition in the lead after winning the pole in Saturday’s qualifying session. Dixon, a 33-year-old...
  • European public and private workers have it better

    Jim Rogers ("Government workers deserve no sympathy," Dec. 11) denies sympathy to federal employees who complain about attacks on their pay and benefits. Truth is, federal employees have it good, like private-sector employees in those European "socialist"...
  • History Matters: A Poet's Vision from 100 years ago

    100 Years Ago A Poet's Vision From the social column: "Mr. and Mrs. William A. Steward and Miss Sadie Steward will sail for Europe in January and spend the balance of the winter abroad." From a large Times ad about a play coming to Ellicott City:...