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  • Area swine flu clinics scheduled

    Area swine flu clinics scheduled
    With delivery this week of the first doses of injectable vaccine against swine flu, Baltimore City and some area counties have begun scheduling their first public clinics for priority groups: those ages 6 months to 24 years, pregnant women, health care...
  • In Maryland, slots share the spotlight

    In Maryland, slots share the spotlight
    Maryland voters will flock to the polls today, lured by a momentous presidential election but also called to decide on slot-machine gambling and to settle one of the most competitive congressional races in the country. Expected record turnout could...
  • Integrity an early McKay hallmark

    Back at the dawn of Baltimore television, when the Sunpapers owned the first station here, a 25-year-old Evening Sun reporter named Jim McManus agreed to work in front of the camera for $65 a week. It was 1947. The station, WMAR-TV, had to fill hours upon...
  • A Leap of Faith

    KOCHAV YAAKOV, West Bank - The white van rolled past cement barricades, past a barbed-wire fence and an armed guard at the entry gate, past rows of cream-colored houses with red-tile roofs before pulling to a stop. Glenn and Gilla Jasper, a young Orthodox...
  • A presidency shaken finds 'higher calling'

    WASHINGTON - It looked as though George W. Bush would be a domestic president. He lacked seasoning in foreign affairs. The nation was at peace. Bush's plan: bring to the White House a recipe of reforms that he felt had made him a successful governor. "It...
  • Selling the mall generation on the likelihood of war

    THE PEARL Harbor generation had its famous "rendezvous with destiny." This generation had its famous rendezvous at the shopping mall. The Vietnam generation was blindsided by a war that was never exactly declared. This generation, blindsided by...
  • During Louis Diggs' service, the military integrated

    The four brass service medals are nestled in velvet. They're no big deal, Louis Diggs says, no different from those received by thousands of other veterans of the Korean War. But this small handful of metal and cloth represents enormous changes in the...
  • Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89
    At 19, Lauren Bacall was living every red-blooded American woman's dream: Humphrey Bogart was standing inches from her, waiting for her to speak. They were shooting a crucial scene in director Howard Hawks' 1944 wartime drama "To Have and Have Not," but...
  • Ed Nelson dies at 85; star of TV's 'Peyton Place'

    Ed Nelson dies at 85; star of TV's 'Peyton Place'
    Ed Nelson, a television, stage and film actor who was one of the mainstays of the 1960s prime-time soap opera "Peyton Place," died Saturday at his home in Greensboro, N.C. He was 85. He had been in declining health with various ailments, said a...
  • Lauren Bacall, Star of Hollywood's Golden Age, Dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, the sultry blonde siren who became an overnight star via a memorable film debut at age 19 opposite Humphrey Bogart in Howard Hawks' "To Have and Have Not," died Tuesday of a suspected stroke at her home in the Dakota in Manhattan. She was...
  • Announcements

    Vaccine clinics for students The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is providing free vaccination clinics around the county to help all students entering the seventh grade meet the new Maryland State requirements for the 2014-2015 school year....
  • Calendar for Aug. 12

    Farmers market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., at Riva Road and Harry S. Truman Parkway. 410-349-0317. WIC and Senior FMNP checks accepted. Queen Anne's County fair, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., 4-H Park, 100 Dulin Clark Road, Centreville. http://www.queenannescofair.com. Blood...