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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'We're not in Oklahoma no More'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'We're not in Oklahoma no More'
    Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop. Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
  • A prescription for fewer medical errors

    A prescription for fewer medical errors
    Everything I knew about how to behave in a hospital I learned from watching "ER." At the fictional County General Hospital, the most helpful thing a family member could do was stay out of the way. So when my husband was in the ER, I even moved my chair...
  • If you're looking for Bob Frothingham, look up in the sky [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    A Type T Personality is defined as one who pursues risks through potentially dangerous activities or behaviors. We typically visualize thrill-seekers as young or middle-aged, but in truth, no age limit exists for the Type T. Enter Bob Frothingham, 93-...
  • Social Security Disability could be fixed by reexamining the role judges play

    The Social Security Disability Insurance system is supposed to provide a financial safety net for workers and their families in the event that a serious medical impairment prevents them from working ("Judges sue Social Security over 'quotas' on disability...
  • Maryland skydivers see boost in interest after Baumgartner's record-breaking feat

    Maryland skydivers see boost in interest after Baumgartner's record-breaking feat
    When a man willingly jumps from 24 miles above the Earth and lives, there is going to be some buzz. On the heels of Austrian Felix Baumgartner's record-setting "supersonic" skydive from the stratosphere last Sunday, the skydiving community in Maryland...
  • Upbeat about visit to Land Down Under

    Upbeat about visit to Land Down Under
    While many in the area are planning to get out of town in the coming weeks, one Catonsville resident has just returned from a recent trip to Australia that featured adventure and lessons in environmental conservation. During her month-long stay in the...
  • OC weekend wrap-up: Air show and more

    OC weekend wrap-up: Air show and more
    It was an eventful weekend in Ocean City, both on the ground and in the air. Some of the news was not so good, including the death of a 52-year-old boater. Here's a quick wrap-up: -A Glen Burnie man out for a fishing trip died after the 16-foot boat he...
  • The perfect day in Ocean City

    The perfect day in Ocean City
    Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all. Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
  • New River Gorge offers vacation with zip

    New River Gorge offers vacation with zip
    West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights. Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
  • The Interview: Blaze Sanders pushes toward the final frontier

    The Interview: Blaze Sanders pushes toward the final frontier
    Since he was a young boy growing up in upstate New York, Blaze Sanders always said he wanted to be an astronaut. He's doing his best to live up to his dream. Sanders, who has a degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, worked as a...
  • Graul's worker takes a big leap

    Graul's worker takes a big leap
    The minute Robert Zerance saw Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman go skydiving in the 2007 movie "The Bucket List," he knew he wanted to jump out of a plane, too. Zerance, 34, a familiar face at Graul's Market in Hereford, where he helps load groceries...
  • Aberdeen High graduate Baker receives second star

    Aberdeen High graduate Baker receives second star
    In a ceremony at the Pentagon, hosted by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Jan. 6, Brig. Gen. Ralph O. Baker, an Aberdeen High School graduate, was promoted to major general in the U.S. Army. The ceremony was attended by...