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  • A lingering question: 'Are you related?'

    There are plenty of people around with names like Adams, Johnson, Harrison, Jefferson, Jackson, Washington and any number of others that, by coincidence, are shared with people elected to the office of U.S. president.
  • Ready to rumble?

    For all of those hoping that the interleague competition between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals would turn into an honest-to-goodness regional rivalry, there is good news to report as both teams prepare for the four-game home-and-home series...

    When Baltimore was convention central

    When Baltimore was convention central
    This summer, the Republican and Democratic parties will hold their presidential nominating conventions in Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C. In so doing, they will continue a political ritual that began 180 years ago in Baltimore. From their inception in...

    Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday

    Catonsville Boy Scout Troop to celebrate 100th anniversary Sunday
    In 1911, America was a much different place. President William Howard Taft was in the White House, and baseball was the national pastime. There were no National Football League games on Sunday, Monday or Thursday, because there was no NFL. That same...

    Romney and Ryan build a bridge to the 20th century

    Romney and Ryan build a bridge to the 20th century
    The Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is less about the future than it is about nostalgia for a past that many Americans imagine was better -- a time when businessmen were free of government meddling and all citizens, even the poor, old or...