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  • Rain shifts Black-Eyed Susan races, closes roads around region

    Rain shifts Black-Eyed Susan races, closes roads around region
    Nearly 2 inches of rain fell across the region Thursday night into Friday morning, canceling some races at Pimlico Race Course, closing roads and disrupting rail travel. At Pimlico, all six turf races scheduled for Black-Eyed Susan Day were moved to...
  • Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]

    Don't like gas taxes? Slow down [Letter]
    Your article on the gas tax and our deteriorating roads and bridges is right on the point ("The toll on U.S. roads," May 13). Our infrastructure — roads, bridges, tunnels, ports, water/waste systems — are rated by the American Society of...
  • Outside Pimlico, trying to rustle up a buck or two

    Outside Pimlico, trying to rustle up a buck or two
    As crowds poured into Pimlico on Saturday afternoon, a dedicated crew of entrepreneurs set up outside the track, hoping to lure customers with deals on parking or tickets. Peanuts, barbecue and even jewelry were on sale, along with the "ice cold"...
  • NRP issues Potomac River boating, fishing advisory

    The Maryland Natural Resources Police has issued a warning to boaters and anglers to avoid the Upper Potomac River, including its swollen creeks and streams through Monday. The advisory, issued Friday and based on information received from the...
  • Woman rescued from fire on boat in Harbor East

    Woman rescued from fire on boat in Harbor East
    A seriously injured woman was rescued from one of two boats that caught fire in Baltimore harbor Saturday afternoon, fire officials said. The boats were at the end of a dock near Aliceanna and President streets in Harbor East, said Fire Department...
  • Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators

    Before landslide, residents struggled to describe sinking street to 911 operators
    With the street buckling in front of her, Evelyn Cannon called 911 as cars teetered and then began to sink, their wheels becoming less and less visible. But Cannon felt unable to convey the gravity of the situation, she said. About 45 seconds into the...
  • City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide

    City officials promise new focus on infrastructure inspections after landslide
    City engineers and surveyors will begin more regularly inspecting infrastructure such as retaining walls and streets near railroad tracks after the collapse of a wall in Charles Village last week, officials said Friday. The initiative will focus on...
  • Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House

    Thriller author Steven Berry to be keynote speaker at a benefit for The Poe House
    One by one, the sacred cows hit the ground, adroitly tipped over by the best-selling author Steve Berry in his 13th historical novel, "The Lincoln Myth." Berry, 59, is a Florida-based former attorney and county commissioner turned author whose...
  • Candidates for governor differ on economic plans

    Candidates for governor differ on economic plans
    As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the aftermath of the recession, the three Democrats vying to be the next governor each developed distinct — and detailed — plans for how to improve...
  • For some authors, it's a tour de farce

    For some authors, it's a tour de farce
    When Baltimore writer Rafael Alvarez was driving around the country peddling his books, he sold a collection of his newspaper articles and short stories to a drunken farmer in a men's room outside Memphis, Tenn. He's spent countless nights sleeping in his...
  • City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th

    City lists 18 streets needing reconstruction in 2015, included collapsed East 26th
    Stretches of 18 failing streets in Baltimore are slated for reconstruction in the coming fiscal year, their problems reaching deeper than the potmarked asphalt characterizing so many area roadways after a rough winter. Make that 17. One entry on the...
  • Embracing West Coast means leaving Laurel far behind [Column]

    Growing up in Laurel, our son Andrew did all the stuff most kids do. He attended the Main Street Festival every year, still mourns the loss of the Laurel Art Center and rode his bike everywhere. Fast forward to now. We are sitting in a Thai restaurant...