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  • Dueling burrito joints fight for space at Annapolis' City Dock

    Dueling burrito joints fight for space at Annapolis' City Dock
    First, it was the silverware. For more than six years, Moe's Southwest Grill has been selling its burritos at Annapolis' historic City Dock, the waterfront store among the few "fast-casual" restaurant chains to successfully set up shop despite the...
  • Car flips over at Mount Vernon's Washington Monument

    Car flips over at Mount Vernon's Washington Monument
    A car that crashed near the Washington Monument onl Thursday morning overturned, injuring a passenger and damaging a wall at the historic Mount Vernon park. The flipped-over four-door gray sedan blocked traffic on Washington Place just south of the 178-...
  • Why Jeff Zucker matters to more than just the future of CNN

    Why Jeff Zucker matters to more than just the future of CNN
    Last week, on the eve of Jeff Zucker's appointment as president worldwide for CNN, I wrote about his potential to be a wise and winning choice for a very tough and important job. I had the chance Sunday to further discuss Zucker and what he means to...
  • Drone keeps eye, and lens, on Baltimore sights

    Drone keeps eye, and lens, on Baltimore sights
    During the Patterson Park pagoda's 120 years of existence, it has been photographed, painted and otherwise rendered too many times to count. But never in all that time did anyone depict the landmark the way Terry and Belinda Kilby just did. No one zoomed...
  • Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison

    Thief of historic documents sentenced to prison
    Disgraced collector Barry H. Landau was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for stealing thousands of historic documents worth as much as $2.5 million from archives along the East Coast, including one in Baltimore, where the scheme...
  • Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison

    Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, was sentenced seven years in federal prison Wednesday for stealing thousands of historic documents from archives and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast. The 64-year-old...
  • Monumental undertaking

    Monumental undertaking
    Tonight, we celebrate the season with the lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. But unless we take needed action, we are at risk of losing this festive tradition — along with one of our city's most iconic landmarks. Sadly, the monument...
  • Lower taxes, less spending is best formula for recovery

    President Barack Obama, largely due to his upbringing and background, sincerely thinks he is leading this country in the right direction. However, hard facts powerfully indicate that he is leading us in the wrong direction. The Obama administration...
  • Who's No. 1 — in high school?

    Who's No. 1 — in high school?
    We live in a culture that demands all things be rated and ranked, especially our sports teams. At the end of the season, somebody has to earn the right to raise one of those garish foam fingers and shout, "We're Number One." That seems to count for a lot....
  • Accused WikiLeaker Manning says he was punished before trial

    Accused WikiLeaker Manning says he was punished before trial
    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is due back at Fort Meade this week, where lawyers for the alleged WikiLeaker plan to argue that he was punished at a military brig before his case had been heard — grounds, they say, to dismiss all charges against him. By...
  • Baltimore has been site of many national political conventions

    With the presidential convention season upon us, political and campaign junkies will most likely find Stan Haynes' recently published book, "The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations, 1832-1872," a fascinating and...
  • Events focusing on Continental Congress open in Annapolis

    Events focusing on Continental Congress open in Annapolis
    A fledgling organization dedicated to the Continental Congress is bringing three days of lectures along with historic documents and short films to Annapolis, as it seeks to find a permanent home in the city. Among the items of historic note in the...