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  • Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back

    Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back
    Every so often, the rivalry is renewed. Of Baltimore, a Washingtonian will say something like, "I wouldn’t want to live there, but what a place to explore." In turn, a Baltimorean will answer back, "The Washington Monument in the National Mall is...
  • Hopkins APL scientists launching massive balloon to study comet

    Hopkins APL scientists launching massive balloon to study comet
    Scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory are set to launch a massive balloon above the skies of New Mexico this weekend for a glimpse of Comet ISON, the rare comet on its way to looping past the sun and Earth in the coming...
  • House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown

    House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown
    Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
  • Big celebration due for fire company's 125th anniversary [Ellicott City]

    The year 1888 was an exhilarting time in America. George Eastman formed Eastman Kodak and patented the Kodax box camera. The Washington Monument opened to the general public.  And the presidential incumbent candidate Grover Cleveland won the popular vote,...
  • WBAL-TV adding new anchor

    WBAL-TV adding new anchor
    WBAL-TV is bringing in a new anchorman next month, and that will mean change in one of the most stable weekday news lineups in the country. Jason Newton, a Baltimore native and 36-year-old anchorman at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, will join WBAL next week...
  • Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place

    Group fights to stop tree removal at Mount Vernon Place
    With their miniature French poodle, Marcel, in tow, Thomas and Joan Spence start each morning in Mount Vernon Place, walking past the magnolias and cherry trees and Japanese maples, along the sidewalks and around the footprint of the Washington Monument....
  • A monumental occasion for dining in Mount Vernon

    What's a monument lighting without fish tacos or Polish sausage? On Thursday night, crowds arriving early for the annual lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument will have plenty of food vendors to keep them company while they wait for things to get...
  • Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day

    Baltimore's Washington Monument glows red for World AIDS Day
    A small service and a moment of silence under a glowing-red Washington Monument commemorated World AIDS Day in Mount Vernon Sunday evening. The Rev. Joseph Muth of St. Matthew Catholic Church on Loch Raven Boulevard told the roughly two dozen gathered...
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
  • Cloudy, highs in lower 50s forecast; Code Orange air quality again

    Cloudy, highs in lower 50s forecast; Code Orange air quality again
    Mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 40s and 50s are forecast in the Baltimore area Tuesday. Overnight lows were forecast from the mid-30s in the suburbs to the lower 40s downtown. Temperatures were expected to rise to the lower 50s in the...
  • Like/Dislike with Nisha Ramnath, special-effects designer

    Like/Dislike with Nisha Ramnath, special-effects designer
    For most of us, playing with lasers and special effects is the stuff of a science fiction movie. That's not the case for 25-year-old Nisha Ramnath, Image Engineering's director of visual design. The Ohio native graduated from MICA with a degree in...
  • Mild temperatures, drizzle, patches of fog forecast Thursday

    Mild temperatures, drizzle, patches of fog forecast Thursday
    Highs in the mid-60s with drizzly, cloudy skies are forecast Thursday in the Baltimore area. Overnight lows were forecast in the 40s to around 50 degrees, with light rain possible into the early morning. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous...