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  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time
    Happy Wednesday! Here we go with episode three:  Chefs enter the kitchen still reeling over the wedding mayhem of last week. Quickfire presents a giant ice bar laced with every seafood imaginable. The catch of the day (har har) -- the chefs cannot use...
  • Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room

    Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room
    The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...
  • UMBC opens fall schedule Thursday vs. Japan's Keio University

    UMBC opens fall schedule Thursday vs. Japan's Keio University
    The UMBC men's lacrosse team will open their fall schedule Thursday when they welcome Keio University of Japan for the fifth time in the past 11 years. The time for the scrimmage at UMBC Stadium is 4:30 p.m. The Retrievers will compete in the annual...
  • Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing

    Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing
    President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief." These are the dog days of summer,...
  • Shootings are God's will, Godlessness or other?

    In an interview with Fox News hours before the Aurora gun massacre, George Zimmerman, who stands accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, said that the young man's death was "God's plan." Hours after James Holmes used three guns, including a...
  • Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot

    Captain Carl F. Keener, bay pilot
    Capt. Carl F. Keener, a retired Chesapeake Bay pilot and World War II Navy veteran, died July 25 from complications of a lung infection at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The longtime Timonium resident was 87. Carl Franklin Kenner was born in...
  • The atomic age turns 67

    This week marks the 67th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Given the fact that 100 million Japanese were prepared to fight to the death to defend their homeland, most historians believe that...
  • China and Japan provoke a confrontation at sea

    China and Japan provoke a confrontation at sea
    China and Japan are making a mountain of a molehill in their territorial dispute over a group of tiny, uninhabited islands in the East China Sea known as the Senkaku (in Japan) or the Diaoyu (in China). Whatever their name, they're basically just a...
  • Seafood, produce on tap this weekend in HdG

    Yawn, dear readers, Today, Aug. 10 is Lazy Day. Celebrate by lying in a hammock in the cool shade with an iced glass of lemonade and this column, and read on.....yawn. Ray Astor informed me that August commemorates the 67th anniversary of several...
  • Hiroshima bombing still misrepresented by government propaganda

    I was initially elated that a letter writer had remembered the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ("The atomic age turns 67,"Aug. 9). But elation turned to disappointment as the author went on to recite the myth, perpetrated by...
  • Charles H. Latrobe III, highly decorated Navy fighter pilot

    Charles H. Latrobe III, highly decorated Navy fighter pilot
    Charles H. Latrobe III, a retired Koppers Co. executive who was a highly decorated World War II Navy night fighter pilot, died Feb. 16 of complications from pneumonia at Roland Park Place. He was 90. "He was a very private person who had the highest...
  • William D. Waxter III, securities analyst

    William D. Waxter III, securities analyst
    William Deal Waxter III, a retired securities analyst and World War II veteran, died of a stroke Feb. 11 at Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Roland Park resident was 88. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lombardy Place, he spent his summers at...