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  • Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties

    Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties
    Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree. Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
  • Prince Edward presents city's youth a royal challenge

    Prince Edward presents city's youth a royal challenge
    At-risk youth in Baltimore city will have an opportunity to join an international network of young people in taking on a royal challenge to improve their lives by participating in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award-Young American's Challenge. Prince Edward,...
  • John M. Wilson, geologist, dies

    John M. Wilson, geologist, dies
    John Mackenzie Wilson, who mapped the Eastern Shore for the Maryland Geological Survey, died of a lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, July 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Fells Point resident was 57. Born in Salisbury,...
  • William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal

    William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal
    William Allen Kroh, who owned and operated marine automobile terminals that handled thousands of autos in the port of Baltimore, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Brooklandville home. He was 80. "He was a self-made man who had an...
  • The London bureau: A queen and a correspondent

    The London bureau: A queen and a correspondent
    It was Queen Elizabeth who made me a foreign correspondent. Before she turned up, my newspaper career had consisted of listening to Baltimore policemen reminisce about great hangings and covering bush-league statesmen deploring the state of the world. I...
  • Wallis Warfield Simpson is the subject of yet another book

    It's a story that simply won't go away. It's an upper-class soap opera, and even after the passage of 75 years it still packs a sentimental punch and draws a willing audience into the glittering world of the British aristocracy. It is the saga of...
  • Transfixed by the Titanic

    There is nothing more evocative than looking at or touching an object from, or meeting someone associated with, a dramatic historical event. Simply said, it puts you there. And that has been my good fortune throughout my life when it came to people and...
  • 'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy
    "Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
  • Star-studded cast rocks Buckingham Palace for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Concert

    Star-studded cast rocks Buckingham Palace for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Concert
  • Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee concludes with carriage procession, Thanksgiving service

    Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee concludes with carriage procession, Thanksgiving service
  • William J. Nauman Jr., quality manager

    William J. Nauman Jr., quality manager
    William John Nauman Jr., a retired Verizon quality manager, died Nov. 17 of a brain tumor at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 78. The son of a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. lineman and a homemaker, he was born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont...
  • Orem 'Jerry' Wahl

    Orem 'Jerry' Wahl
    Orem "Jerry" Wahl, the co-owner of a Mount Vernon framing shop who was a theater first-nighter, died of a heart attack Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 73. Pat Moran, a friend and film casting agent, said he was stricken while in the lobby of...