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  • FOURTH OF JULY TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR MARYLAND'S TOLL FACILITIES

    FOURTH OF JULY TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR MARYLAND'S TOLL FACILITIES Bay Bridge With the summer travel season underway and the July 4th holiday falling on a Friday this year, the MD Transportation Authority (MDTA) anticipates heavy traffic volumes on the...
  • Broadway Play 'All the Way,' Starring Bryan Cranston, Recoups Its $3.9 Million

    "All the Way," the heavyweight Tony contender with Bryan Cranston in the leading role, has recouped its $3.9 million capitalization costs after about 16 weeks on the boards, according to the show's producers. Weekly sales have been robust for the...
  • Our freedoms are never free

    Will you be attending a parade today? How about taking the family to view fireworks? A cookout or picnic sounds super splendid as well. Along with the traditional elements of Independence Day celebrations, will your thoughts turn to the patriots of old?...
  • The cross-racial, cross-party push to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964

     The cross-racial, cross-party push to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    It is a measure of how desperately this country needed the 1964 Civil Rights Act that when John F. Kennedy finally proposed it in June 1963 — and when Lyndon B. Johnson signed it 50 years ago this week — only five of the 535 members of...
  • Only the best for dad

    Only the best for dad
    Father's Day is only a week away, and while the dads in your life may insist that they don't need more stuff, they aren't likely to complain about a heartfelt gift of thanks. Built for speed Streamlined style meets substance on this made-in-L.A....
  • The Civil Rights Act: What JFK, LBJ, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X had to say

    Today, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is celebrated across the United States and its historical virtue extolled in textbooks. Fifty years ago, however, as it made its way through Congress, the landmark legislation was intensely polarizing. Debate on the...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Bryan Cranston wins best actor in a play

    Bryan Cranston won the Tony Award for lead actor in a play on Sunday for his performance as President Lyndon B. Johnson in the historical drama "All the Way" by Robert Schenkkan.  Cranston, former star of TV's "Breaking Bad" and "Malcolm in the Middle,"...
  • ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’: Holiday message arrives for July 4

     
    “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is getting into the holiday spirit with a weighty new video message inspired […]...
  • Teacher honored for making history 'enjoyable'

     Teacher honored for making history 'enjoyable'
    Retired New Trier High School teacher David Dickman wanted to do more than teach his students history. He wanted them to live it. He'd have students reenact important historical events or he would lay down his book and tell stories about famous...
  • Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public

    Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public
    In the spring of 1920, it seemed to dawn on President Woodrow Wilson that his debilitating stroke months earlier had not only hurt him politically. It had also harmed the country. He confided in his close friend, the White House physician, Cary T....
  • Oakton team finishes 7th in NASA robotics contest

    Oakton team finishes 7th in NASA robotics contest
    After taking 47th place in the NASA Mining and Robotic Competition last year, Oakton Community College pulled up to the seventh spot in the mining portion of the fifth annual contest by collecting 49 kilograms of simulated Martian dirt — more than...
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'All the Way' wins best play

    Tony Awards 2014: 'All the Way' wins best play
    "All the Way," a nearly three-hour historical drama about the early months of the Lyndon B. Johnson presidency, took home the Tony Award for new play on Sunday. The play, written by Robert Schenkkan and starring Bryan Cranston, opened in March at the Neil...