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  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Who's footing the bill for Obamas' China trip? [Letter]

    Who's footing the bill for Obamas' China trip? [Letter]
    Michelle Obama and her daughters will visit China for eight days during the girls' spring break. Although I am a retired teacher and believe that education is of utmost importance, I am a bit curious as to the purpose of this trip. Educational...
  • Sea & stay: Cruises vie to offer onboard recreation

    Sea & stay: Cruises vie to offer onboard recreation
    Above Deck 17 on the Norwegian Getaway, a father and young son wearing safety harnesses work their way around a ropes course, taking careful steps on a web of narrow beams, winding their fingers through a rope net for balance. Up ahead, a woman is...
  • Baltimore traffic 18th worst in nation, survey shows

    Baltimore traffic 18th worst in nation, survey shows
    The Baltimore region had the 18th worst traffic in the country in 2013, according to the latest annual survey by INRIX, a leader in traffic data collection. The average commuter spent 27 hours in traffic in 2013, which is an hour more than in 2012, when...
  • Seniors celebrate spring season at Spring Has Sprung dance [Senior Scene]

    Senior Activity Locations: North Laurel 50+ Center: 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road; 410-313-0380. Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center: 7120 Contee Road; 301-206-3350 City of Laurel Division of Senior Services: 422 Montgomery St.; 301-776-6168...
  • Five questions for plow contractor Rick Farrell

    For Rick Farrell, all this winter's snow and ice have meant about $1 million in contract work with the city of Baltimore — the welcome return on an investment inspired by 2010's "Snowmaggedon." Farrell, of Ellicott City, incorporated his commercial...
  • Howard County youngsters follow charitable instinct to help animals in need

    Howard County youngsters follow charitable instinct to help animals in need
    A group of youngsters got their hands dirty, learned important lessons about animal welfare and got to see the fruits of their fundraising efforts during a visit last week to the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown. Through a field trip sponsored...
  • Howard County teen focuses her unique world view

    Howard County teen focuses her unique world view
    Madeline Xi Cui Friedman was born in China and has lived much of her life with her family in western Howard County, but she considers herself a global citizen. The 17-year-old high school senior attends the Shanghai Community International School in...
  • 'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime

    'Trip to Bountiful' small moment of redemption for Lifetime
    I stopped paying much attention to Lifetime after the cable channel branded itself “Television for Women” in the 1990s and started offering exploitative made-for-TV movies like the 1997 production of “My Stepson, My Lover” with...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election

    National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election
    Bus drivers, dispatchers and other public transit employees in Baltimore will vote for a new local union president next week, following the ouster of their elected president by national union officials. Union officials said Janice Murray was removed as...
  • Sundays at 3 presents California-based Trio 180

    Sundays at 3 presents California-based Trio 180
    When Trio 180 performs for the Sundays at Three series on Sunday, May 4, at 3 p.m., in Christ Episcopal Church, it should feel at home in such a sacred setting. That's because this chamber music ensemble is in residence at Old First Church in San...