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  • Assateague offers quiet alternative for beachgoers

    For many people, it just wouldn't be summer without a trip to Ocean City. Every weekend, sun- and fun-seekers travel by carloads over the Bay Bridge, east on U.S. 50 and across the drawbridge over the bay, which leads to North Division Street, right in...
  • Two horses killed after displaying signs of virus

    Two Frederick County horses have been euthanized and a Howard County emu chick died after all three developed symptoms that have since been linked to the West Nile virus. The cases are the first West Nile viral infections in horses reported in Maryland...
  • West Nile virus victims younger than those in past, CDC finds

    ATLANTA - For reasons health officials cannot explain, this year's victims of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus are younger than usual. The median age for this year's infected patients is 55, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a...
  • West Nile found in mosquitoes in Arundel Co.

    Mosquitoes trapped near Cox Creek in northern Anne Arundel County have tested positive for the West Nile virus, the first appearance in the state this year of a disease that killed seven Maryland residents in 2002. State officials battling a rain-...
  • For a different view of 'Dutch Country,' seek out Ephrata

    Lancaster is the heart of Pennsylvania's "Dutch Country," but to see how Amish and Mennonite farmers really live, skip the tourist attractions of the Lancaster County seat and head north to Ephrata. Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every Friday, Ephrata's...
  • State is likely to halt testing of dead birds for West Nile

    Maryland health officials say they may stop testing dead birds for the West Nile virus this year because of federal budget cuts and the knowledge that last year the disease spread to every county but one. Last year, the state lab tested 1,650 dead...
  • Area residents recall snowstorm of January 1922

    In the Knickerbocker snowstorm of January 1922, Maryland's biggest ever until this week, Bill Jasper remembers great electric arcs flashing like fireworks when the streetcar trolley hit a patch of ice on the power line. His dad, Will Jasper, was a...
  • Racing gets back on track

    Racing gets back on track
    For the past week, the only action at Laurel Park was happening on the business end of a snowblower. There were no spectators - just an overworked crew of maintenance workers stealing catnaps in their cars. The races were canceled, the fans housebound....
  • High five for Day

    High five for Day
    After crossing the finish line, after one streak had ended and another one had been extended, Pat Day fired his left fist into the air. He spread his fingers as wide as he could.Five. Five fingers, one for each victory in the Preakness. Yesterday's...
  • Wayne's World

    Wayne's World
    D. Wayne Lukas' grip on the Triple Crown gathered strength once again in Baltimore yesterday, when Timber Country's stalled career got back on track with a win in the 120th Preakness.The chestnut colt, called the "Big Red Train" by Thunder Gulch jockey...
  • Bayou-tiful win

    Bayou-tiful win
    Prairie Bayou escaped a near brush with disaster yesterday and won the first Preakness Stakes in modern times in which a horse suffered a fatal injury. The death of Union City, who had to be humanely destroyed after fracturing sesamoid bones in his...
  • No bluffing

    No bluffing
    A horse that had been scorned by jockeys, but was loved by the bettors won the 117th running of the Preakness yesterday at Pimlico Race Course. Pine Bluff became only the second favorite in the last decade to win the race and spoiled the Triple Crown...