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  • Five questions for Frank Murphy

    Five questions for Frank Murphy
    With long-term repair work on the Jones Falls Expressway underway, and major funding for the Red Line coming, Baltimore is in the midst of and building up to a large amount of transportation work — all with an eye toward better connectivity and...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Zip It, Bingo'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Zip It, Bingo'
    Week two of the Race begins in Iqueque, Chile, the city of eternal sunshine, situated on the edge of a desert and the Pacific Ocean. It’s pretty amazing. And it’s time to leave. The teams depart around 3 in the morning, and they are sent...
  • IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter

    IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden adopts kitten he met in Baltimore shelter
    When IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden came to town last month for the Grand Prix of Baltimore, he fell in love with a puffy, gray kitten. The race car driver posed with MJ, a kitten from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), for the city's...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Get Our Groove On'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Get Our Groove On'
    Last week was full of fish heads and potential meltdown moments from Marie. Then, Phil was all, “Keep racing, yo.” So we waited all week for closure. Somebody write something poetic about all the waiting we did, please. One cliffhanger was...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Choir Boy at Heart'

    'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Choir Boy at Heart'
    Welcome back to a Race with 99 percent less facial hair than it had last week. Cue my harrumphy sigh. The teams take trains from Poland to Vienna, Austria. Overachiever Amy is excited to go where "The Sound of Music" was filmed.  Everyone ends up on...
  • Travis Pastrana says he's giving up NASCAR dream

    Travis Pastrana says he's giving up NASCAR dream
    Travis Pastrana, the Maryland-born motocross and X Games superstar, has given up his NASCAR dream for now. The 30-year-old Pastrana, from Davidsonville in Anne Arundel County, announced on his Facebook page Monday that he was taking a step back after...
  • Maryland Jockey Club announces modified security policies for 138th Preakness

    Maryland Jockey Club announces modified security policies for 138th Preakness
    On the third Saturday in May, generations of Baltimoreans marched onto the infield at Pimlico Race Course with their coolers in tow, an image that helped define the Preakness Stakes. No longer. The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
  • Danica who? Hinchcliffe steps into her ride, doesn't miss a beat

    Danica who? Hinchcliffe steps into her ride, doesn't miss a beat
    James Hinchcliffe has slipped comfortably into Danica Patrick's former race car, if not specifically into her driving shoes. IndyCar's 2011 rookie of the year has taken the Michael Andretti Autosports car driven by Patrick to a 10th-place finish in the...
  • 'Amazing Race' recap, Vietnam or bust

    'Amazing Race' recap, Vietnam or bust
    Remember last week on "The Amazing Race," when John had a few extended moments of crazy and got eliminated? That’s still funny. But now it is time for the teams to leave Bali and head to Vietnam. "Word on the street," tweets Phil, "is that Hotel...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, Thieves in Istanbul (not Constantinople)

    'The Amazing Race' recap, Thieves in Istanbul (not Constantinople)
    Last week, the teams stayed in Bangladesh and got very hot. The Twins somehow failed to fall for Boyfriend Ryan's nerdy charm, and the Goat Farmers came in last but were spared from elimination by a benevolent Phil and a pretty woman at the Pit Stop. The...
  • As a NASCAR driver, Maryland native Travis Pastrana settles down -- sort of

    As a NASCAR driver, Maryland native Travis Pastrana settles down -- sort of
    The dream was stirred years ago for Travis Pastrana, nearly half a lifetime now for the Maryland-born motocross and X Games superstar who is about to turn 30 and is in the midst of trying his fourth extreme sport: NASCAR. The reality has come in the...