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  • Baltimore vs. DC hoops challenge this weekend

    Baltimore vs. DC hoops challenge this weekend
    For 15 years the best girls and boys basketball teams in Baltimore City have tipped off against the best of Washington, D.C. in early December. To see some of the best public school basketball of the young season, head over to Lake Clifton Friday and...
  • In Kansas speech, Obama finally finds his voice

    In Kansas speech, Obama finally finds his voice
    The general rap against the Occupy Wall Street movement is that it has no clear leadership or goals. And a complaint of some Democrats against President Obama is that he hasn't found a way to get in front of it and harness its energy to work for his re-...
  • Forget 'hope' -- in 2012, Obama goes for cynicism

    Forget 'hope' -- in 2012, Obama goes for cynicism
    In 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama insisted that the coming presidential primary and general election campaigns "shouldn't be about making each other look bad, they should be about figuring out how we can all do some good for this precious country of ours....
  • The Titanic: '...a finite mind cannot measure the Infinite'

    The Titanic: '...a finite mind cannot measure the Infinite'
    There weren't any Harford County residents aboard the Titanic, or at least local newspaper accounts and obituaries published in the days and weeks following the sinking of the great ship in 1912 don't indicate anyone local perished, or was even aboard....
  • Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings

    Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings
    It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale. In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
  • Ruth L. Thomas, philanthropist

    Ruth L. Thomas, philanthropist
    Ruth L. Thomas, whose philanthropic interests ranged from medical and educational institutions to helping newly arrived immigrants, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Springhouse Assisted-Living in Pikesville. Mrs. Thomas would have...
  • Kettle Hill continues Power Plant Live's maturation

    Kettle Hill continues Power Plant Live's maturation
    Power Plant Live, once a faceless collection of bars for tourists, continues its transformation into a legitimate nightlife option for any Baltimorean with Kettle Hill, the attractive new restaurant and bar co-owned by Desmond Reilly and Kristopher Carr....
  • Obama + Nobel Prize = Snow?!

     
    From the brains of AccuWeather.com archivists comes the following insight: In years past, when American presidents have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the following winters have been cold and snowy in the Northeast. Not sure what the science behind.....
  • Baltimore-area schools incorporate inauguration into lessons

    They wrote speeches and poems and plotted graphs with the ages of presidents upon inauguration. Yesterday's inauguration of Barack Obama provided boundless learning opportunities for students in area classrooms - assuming they were in school. Baltimore...
  • Gifts for needy kids: Local group quietly shows how it should be done

    The annual solicitation letter from Santa Claus Anonymous arrived in the mail the other day, with its trademark depiction of a classic Santa with his hat pulled over his eyes. The iconic drawing, of course, suggests a fundamental tenet of the 75-year-...
  • Tales of lingering spirits

    It's Halloween and time once again to gather family and friends around the fireplace in a darkened room and listen to the retelling of ghost stories while sipping chilled cider. Experts in the field of spectral phenomenon claim that Maryland and...
  • In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames

    In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames
    Frank and Wanda Leppell once lived on a quiet cattle ranch in the middle of a rolling prairie, the lowing of cattle and the chirping of sparrows forming a pleasant soundtrack to their mornings. No more. Not since the pasture they began leasing in 2009...