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  • Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent

    Abbey Victor Kovens, travel agent
    Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s circled the world in record time, earning him a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday of complications from heart disease at his Owings Mills home. He was 67. The...
  • Advantages of medevac transport challenged

    Advantages of medevac transport challenged
    Even as emergency medical officials in Maryland consider stricter criteria for flying patients, in the wake of last weekend's fatal medevac helicopter crash in Prince George's County, some trauma specialists think they should be exploring a more...
  • Copter pilot had sought radar help

    The pilot of the medevac helicopter that crashed in Prince George's County last month asked an air traffic controller for turn-by-turn landing instructions before he went down, but the controller couldn't provide such directions because she was not...
  • Dixon gifts probed

    Prosecutors are investigating whether Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon received thousands of dollars in gifts - including fur coats - from a prominent developer whose projects benefited from tax breaks and zoning changes she supported as City Council...
  • Blog posts from Maryland teachers

    During the week of June 22, 33 middle and high school school math and science teachers from the Baltimore area were in Huntsville, Al., participating in the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program. These teachers applied for and were awarded...
  • Snowbound: Governor declares emergency; up to 2 feet predicted

    A snow storm threatening to become Maryland's worst paralyzed the state with a one-two punch of fast-falling snow and blustery winds that choked roads, grounded Baltimore- Washington International Airport and created waist-high snow drifts that made...
  • Losing Lauderdale?

     
    Sorry I've been mostly absent tonight, but I had to write a piece for The Sun updating the spring training situation, and it's bad news for anyone who wants to club to stay in Fort Lauderdale.Long story short: The FAA wants......
  • The draft and more

     
    Did I hear something about actress Tatum O’Neal being arrested in New York over the weekend for purchasing cocaine? I'm sure she tried to get out of trouble by asking the police officers, “Do you know who I was?” The Orioles’......
  • Spring training update and more

     
    Kevin Millar needs to improve his aim. If he’s going to slam another foul ball off his leg, at least hit the shin guard.Millar left the game, with Oscar Salazar replacing him at first base. Is there a better athlete......
  • Fla. flight delay: Catfish on runway

     
    You know it's been raining too long in Florida when airport officials start delaying flights to give them time to clear the catfish from the runways.But it seems that's exactly what happened yesterday at Melbourne International Airport. To be fair, the......
  • High-altitude U-turn ... What was that about?

     
    One of the things about people like me who habitually watch the skies is that we see things that we can't explain. It happened again on Sunday afternoon. And I was not alone.My wife and I were returning from a......
  • Clouds may spoil view of Wallops launch

     
    The U.S. Air Force plans to launch a new satellite tonight from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore. If skies were clear, the evening launch of the Minotaur 1 rocket would be visible for hundreds of miles.......