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  • Maryland braces for Sandy

    Maryland braces for Sandy
    As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed over the waters some 500 miles southeast of Washington and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast at 15 miles per hour, Marylanders braced Sunday for the arrival of a weather system some forecasters...
  • 'Mahogany tide' of algae turning harbor murky

    'Mahogany tide' of algae turning harbor murky
    Record-high water temperatures and a March sewage leak are contributing to a large algae bloom in the Baltimore harbor, bringing what is known as a "mahogany tide" of reddish-brown algae to the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. The bloom is somewhat...
  • Few delays, headaches expected as Grand Prix course construction begins

    Few delays, headaches expected as Grand Prix course construction begins
    Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore are working hard to avoid traffic delays as they begin the construction of the street course for the Labor Day weekend racing event in the city. A year ago, a series of road closures snarled traffic, disrupted...
  • National Aquarium ends dolphin shows in favor of all-day access

    National Aquarium ends dolphin shows in favor of all-day access
    The National Aquarium's eight dolphins are no longer a show unto themselves. After two decades of dramatic leaps and crowd-pleasing stunts, aquarium officials are eliminating the 20-minute dolphin shows in favor of a more open-ended exhibit. Beginning...
  • Harford Christian wins Envirothon once again

    Harford Christian wins Envirothon once again
    Harford County high school students got the opportunity to play in the dirt, walk through the woods and look at animals at the 4-H camp at the Rocks Thursday morning. Far from a day away from school work, the kids were there as part of the annual...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for clouds early, gradually becoming sunny and a high temperature near 83 degrees. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 68 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this...
  • Columnist: Why is Baltimore always portrayed as a hellhole?

    Columnist: Why is Baltimore always portrayed as a hellhole?
    Joe Queenan is nobody's Mr. Nice Guy. But the deliciously cutting columnist has a soft side for, of all things, Baltimore. In fact in the Wall Street Journal, Queenan rides like a white knight to the city's defense after what he sees as slight after...
  • Letter: Bobcats' post prom party a success

    The Bel Air High School After Prom Party committee would like to thank the following area businesses and/or individuals for their generous donations, which helped to make our after prom party, held at the Bel Air Athletic Club April 28– 29 a...
  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices, courts and libraries Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions....
  • Captive dolphins have less toxic mercury than wild animals

    Captive dolphins have less toxic mercury than wild animals
    People aren't the only ones at risk from eating mercury-contaminated fish, since coal-burning power plants have liberally sprinkled the toxic metal across the earth's waters.  But it appears that captive dolphins have a little less to worry about in...
  • John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary

    John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary
    The Rev. John F. Guidera, a Jesuit missionary who lived in India for six decades while retaining close ties with his Maryland benefactors, died of septicemia May 16 in Jamshedpur. He was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised in Govans, he was a 1943 Loyola...
  • Protecting terrapins from recreational crab pots

    Those trying to celebrate what is traditionally considered an annual rite of summer — catching crabs to feast on — are reminded that those tasty critters typically can be found in the same waters as the state's reptile, the diamondback...