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  • AAA predicts national decline in Thanksgiving travel

    AAA predicts national decline in Thanksgiving travel
    Fewer Americans are expected to travel long distances for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday than last year, despite the lowest gas prices in years, AAA predicted Wednesday. The driver advocacy organization, which tracks travel across the country,...
  • Common sense not so common [Editorial]

    In dismissing an Aberdeen Ethics Commission ruling against Mayor Mike Bennett, Harford County Circuit Court Judge Stephen M. Waldron called the ruling that the mayor had acted improperly when he visited Augusta, Ga., in 2011 to promote the IronBirds minor...
  • Maryland and Morgan State try to find their groove during trip to Virgin Islands

    Maryland and Morgan State try to find their groove during trip to Virgin Islands
    ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands -- Maryland and Morgan State came to this Caribbean destination for the Paradise Jam basketball tournament with different priorities. It's not that the Terps packed only their sneakers and the Bears packed only their snorkels,...
  • LGBT, minority Amtrak riders offered new travel resources

    LGBT, minority Amtrak riders offered new travel resources
    In an effort to reach out to some of its "multicultural" riders -- namely those who identify as LGBT, black or Hispanic -- Amtrak has launched three new "microsites" where bloggers will be chronicling travel issues specifically relevant to those...
  • Temps dip Sunday, some snow in mountains possible close to Thanksgiving

    Temps dip Sunday, some snow in mountains possible close to Thanksgiving
    Forecasters are keeping an eye on storms in several regions of the U.S. that could dump cold rain or even some snow in the Baltimore-Washington area in the days just before Thanksgiving, potentially complicating plans during the busiest travel time of the...
  • Robinson Nature Center wins state green tourism award

    Robinson Nature Center wins state green tourism award
    Howard County's James & Anne Robinson Nature Center has won the Maryland Office of Tourism's 2013 Green/Sustainable Tourism Award. State officials announced the win late last week at the annual Maryland Tourism and Travel summit.  The award recognizes a...
  • Kangaroo Kids jumping for joy at opportunity to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Kangaroo Kids jumping for joy at opportunity to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    As the 16 jump rope athletes headed into their 12th lap around the quarter-mile track at Howard High School — their ropes twirling, whirring and slapping in rhythm — the head coach of the Kangaroo Kids was ecstatic. "Just look at them!...
  • Passion for photography develops from Hobby to online sensation

    Passion for photography develops from Hobby to online sensation
    At 2 a.m. one morning in March 2010, photographer David Hobby was wandering, awestruck, around a gilded palace in Southwest Asia as the royal guest of a monarch. "I thought to myself, 'Holy crap! I'm in the sultan's palace in Oman, and no one's even...
  • Howard girls soccer teams face opening-round playoff tests

    Howard girls soccer teams face opening-round playoff tests
    Brackets for the MPSSAA girls soccer state playoffs were released Monday, and with many Howard County schools pitted against one another in regional play, the possibility for an upset is high. With eight schools in the 3A classification, the East...
  • Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil

    Heavy holiday traffic anticipated for I-95 in Harford, Cecil
    While slightly fewer Marylanders are expected to be traveling for Thanksgiving this year compared to last, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people traveling through Harford County this week. A large portion of drivers in Maryland are...
  • Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage

    Couple's yellow brick road ends at Pasadena waterfront cottage
    Where there's a will, there's a way — especially if it means securing the house of your dreams. Zach and Mary Kuhn always wanted a home on the water. They were living in upstate New York when they made the decision to move south. After...
  • Don't forget bikes in county plans for Ellicott City streets [Letter]

    I read with interest Amanda Yeager's Oct. 17 article about pedestrians being a priority in historic Ellicott City plans. It was a very comprehensive article about the county planning to spend $3 million in improvements for better/safer pedestrian travel....