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  • Retired racehorses find their second career

    Retired racehorses find their second career
    A retired racehorse has to learn new tricks. Some thoroughbreds are used for breeding when their track days are done. Others find careers in hunting, polo or even police work. But in the worst situations, former racehorses are left with negligent owners...
  • 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, '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...
  • '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...
  • JFX repairs to bring 10 months of nightly lane closures

    JFX repairs to bring 10 months of nightly lane closures
    Once again repairs to the Jones Falls Expressway will disrupt travel on Baltimore's busiest road. Overnight for the next 10 months, work to replace aging rubber bridge joints and damaged concrete barriers will close lanes intermittently along large...
  • Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast

    Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast
    The Baltimore Grand Prix has certainly come a long way since its first year, when the event drew a reported 160,000 fans to the Inner Harbor but organizers were unable to pay millions of dollars they owed to the city and to assorted private vendors. New,...
  • Send the Grand Prix packing

    Send the Grand Prix packing
    O' say can you see? The answer these past couple weeks in downtown Baltimore would be a definite, no! ("Race to remove Grand Prix barriers," Sept. 3) The weeks of hassle for Baltimore commuters while setting up for the race, not too mention the weeks...
  • A test for the Grand Prix

    A test for the Grand Prix
    They say the third time is the charm, and it's likely that this year's running of the Baltimore Grand Prix will go a lot further toward answering the crucial question that the first two iterations of the ostensibly annual event left unclear. Can IndyCar...
  • Still trying to live up to family name, Marco Andretti showing signs of improvement

    Still trying to live up to family name, Marco Andretti showing signs of improvement
    The skeptics have followed Marco Andretti ever since he was old enough to drive a go-kart. Just as the offspring and siblings of stars in other sports often struggle to live up to the family name, Andretti's accomplishments in his eight-year IndyCar...
  • More Grand Prix road closures start Thursday

    More Grand Prix road closures start Thursday
    Road closures in Baltimore connected to the Grand Prix will continue throughout the Labor Day weekend, with more streets shutting down Thursday. To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at various...
  • Baltimore's IndyCar boondoggle

    Baltimore's IndyCar boondoggle
    It's high time Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake came clean and admitted what a boondoggle the Baltimore Grand Prix has been ("Grand Prix 2014? Not so fast," Sept. 8). I believe the time is perfectly appropriate to cut ties with this "Grand Spree." Hat...