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  • Morning Reading -- wine smuggling, Nutella and Let's Move

     
    From the Washington Post, via Baltimore Crime, a story on how Maryland's current wine-shipment laws have created smuggling routes through D.C. and Virginia. Maryland wine-lovers who work in the district are having wine shipped to -- their offices -- and.....
  • Betty Ford is dead at 93, founded addiction center

    Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of an eponymous addiction center in California, has died at the age of 93, according to the director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Ford died Friday evening with...
  • Picture perfect presidency

    Picture-perfect presidency Take a picture, it'll last longer – much longer than any president's stay in the White House. A recent exhibit at the National Geographic Museum is proof. With dozens of stunning photographs, "The President's...
  • Howard County parades celebrate independence

    Howard County parades celebrate independence
    There's something to be said for just showing up, and in Howard County on Wednesday, July 4 that something was written in red, white and blue, and punctuated by an exclamation point. "We've never missed a parade, and it's always on the Fourth," said...
  • Reisterstown: Fiction writer aiming for gold with 'Song of the Nile'

    Ah, the lazy days of summer. There is nothing like grabbing a good read and heading for the nearest beach or pool to while away the hours. That might be a better-than-great idea if you are among those without electricity or water, or both following the...
  • 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"...
  • Jean H. Reisenweber, woman's club official

    Jean H. Reisenweber, woman's club official
    Jean H. Reisenweber, a former secretary who was an active member of the Dulaney Valley Woman's Club, died Sunday from complications of dementia at Lorien Mays Chapel Health Center in Timonium. The longtime resident of Towson's Campus Hills neighborhood...
  • The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior

    The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior
    Barack Obama, his wife, two daughters and mother-in-law are set to move Tuesday into a big old barn of a house that is not exactly homey. The White House contains two floors of ceremonial, museumlike rooms topped by two floors of family quarters filled...
  • 'Project Runway': Pinstriped Joe, it's time to go!

     
    After writing a quick recap of last week's show earlier today, my little iBook somehow didn't save the file. I hope it doesn't happen right now. The What's Your Sign? episode last week eliminated Terri and Blayne-licious. See pictures from......
  • Rex Scouten dies at 88; longtime White House chief usher

    Rex Scouten dies at 88; longtime White House chief usher
    Rex Scouten, whose 48-year career in the White House began with the Trumans and ended with the Clintons, and whose duties included helping first families transition to their oversized new home, died Feb. 20 at a hospital near his home in Fairfax, Va. He...
  • Walt Sweeney dies at 71; offensive guard for the San Diego Chargers

    In his first game in 1963 with the San Diego Chargers, Walt Sweeney established a pattern that would mark his 13 seasons as a star in professional football. Even though it was only an exhibition, Sweeney played with a fearsome aggressiveness. As a...
  • Providing nourishment in loss

    Providing nourishment in loss
    The so-called long goodbye, suffered publicly by Nancy Reagan and privately by so many others, keeps threatening to become cliché — or yet another memoir. As the U.S. population ages, dementias are proliferating, and so are their chroniclers. Memory...