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  • Hoyer's daughter discloses she is gay

    The daughter of Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland disclosed Wednesday that she is a lesbian, an announcement gay advocates hope will boost their effort to keep the state's new same-sex marriage law on the books. Stefany Hoyer Hemmer said her decision to...
  • Keeping Israel-Iran threat in perspective

    When gauging Iran's threat to Israel, its important to remember that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's proclamations about "wiping Israel off the map" have been rebutted by Ayatollah Khamenei, who as Supreme Leader of Iran has more authority than the...
  • 'Not a very good atmosphere' after another slow start leads to Caps loss

    — The NHL's holiday break ended Monday when games resumed around the league, but apparently no one told the Washington Capitals. Facing the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center after a two-day break, the Capitals looked uninspired, rarely...
  • Modern pentathlon: Perfect sport for Suzanne Stettinius

    Modern pentathlon: Perfect sport for Suzanne Stettinius
    Like many Olympic athletes not named Michael Phelps, Suzanne Stettinius is both training and fundraising in these final weeks before the Summer Games. She's made appeals via Facebook and her blog and, next week, will host a party at a Baltimore County...
  • Milligan strikes gold at National Fencing Championships

    Milligan strikes gold at National Fencing Championships
    To say that Bruce Milligan headed out to this year's National Fencing Championships in Nevada with low expectations would be an understatement. "I really just hoped I wouldn't humiliate myself," said the 60-year-old Savage resident, who had entered only...
  • The right time for a springtime dinner

    The right time for a springtime dinner
    Although winter in these parts hasn't been a terrible hardship this year, it's still pleasant to anticipate more moderate temperatures when you can put away the winter Crocs and start looking for your sandals. And who can blame you if you jump the...
  • Tailgate at the table

    Is football — more specifically, Thursday's Ravens-49ers game, the first time a Baltimore NFL team has played on Thanksgiving in 46 years — threatening to overshadow your holiday meal plans? Instead of fighting the game, why not embrace it?...
  • Recipe Finder: Slow-Baked Shad

    Wanda Reynolds from Baltimore was looking for a recipe for baked shad. She remembered seeing a recipe for making the fish some years ago in a local newspaper. She thought the recipe called for a long baking time that helped soften the bones. Pamela Green...
  • En garde! Fencing competition draws 340 participants

    En garde! Fencing competition draws 340 participants
    Lisa Dobloug, 72, is proof that fencing competitors are not all youngsters. The Washington resident competed Sunday in the 24th annual Charm City Classic, a two-day event at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, for fencers 13 and over. "I am...
  • Pasadena man admits hitting fencing coach with snowplow

    A snowplow driver admitted Thursday that he didn't stop after he'd struck a pedestrian during a snowstorm in January. The pedestrian, Richard Francis Oles, a retired Johns Hopkins University fencing coach, died of injuries he sustained after being...
  • BGE: Utility's finances will be protected if merger is approved

    Jay Hancock's Sept. 25 business column ("Regulators must protect BGE from potential Exelon trouble") emphasized the importance of protecting BGE's financial strength and independence as a condition of the proposed merger between the utility's parent,...
  • Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style

    Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style
    October is one of Mother Nature's finest moments, in theory. Cool, maybe even crisp. Occasionally, some rain. But we best remember the bright, sunny days, and the pleasant evenings, when we can enjoy both the great outdoors and the snug indoors. Indeed,...