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  • Changing family demographics shift holiday travel trends

    Changing family demographics shift holiday travel trends
    Connie Rhodes had an extra incentive to head to North Carolina from Dundalk this holiday season. Three of her grandchildren got married this year, and for their first Christmas with their spouses, "they wanted Grandma there," the 64-year-old said...
  • More holiday travel expected despite gas prices

    More holiday travel expected despite gas prices
    More Marylanders will take holiday trips this year, and most will drive — even though gas prices are the highest they have ever been entering the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "Gas prices do not appear to be deterring motorists...
  • Dream home: A perfect fit

    Dream home: A perfect fit
    Behind the doors of Baltimore's thousands of rehabilitated brick rowhouses, any number of interior designs can be found. Many are based on size, others on architectural dictates and still others on individual tastes. Some surprise, while others delight....
  • One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.

    One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.
    It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal...
  • Commentary: Looking forward to a family vacation

    Family vacations are pretty much a summer staple. School is out, the weather is nice and everyone is just itching to get outside and do something. Not including my honeymoon or a couple day trips with the husband, I haven't been on a family vacation...
  • Journey to Jamestown

    My daughter, Isabelle, loves great stories -- especially the ones that are full of gloom. Her favorite movie scene is from Cinderella, when the main character's stepsisters rip apart her lovely pink dress just before the ball, followed closely by one from...
  • A trail of deception

    As the sun rose over the Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 2003, an Ocean City police officer pulled his squad car into the parking lot near the inlet that separates Assateague Island from the carnival rides of the boardwalk. He had been sent there...
  • 'American Idol': Top 13 perform

     
    On tonight's American Idol, we'll finally see how these finalists, who have been chosen over the past several weeks, stack up to one another.The judges get a crazy entry -- since when is there an announcer? Announcer then introduces host......
  • Top Ten most loved, least used kitchen tools

     
    I suspect every avid cook has a bunch of gadgets that are well loved but not well used.There are lots of things in my kitchen that collect dust yet will never get the heave-ho. Some aren't that useful but have......
  • No final whistle for these high school coaches

    No final whistle for these high school coaches
    At Glenelg High, a robot named "The Dean" is this summer's big star. The robot is designed, built and programmed by students of the school's robotics club, founded in 2001 under the direction of longtime teacher and softball/girls soccer coach Dean...
  • Breaking news updates on snowstorm in region

    Breaking news updates on snowstorm in region
    Roof collapses in Southern Maryland Updated 9:53 p.m.: A roof at the St. John School in Hollywood Md., collapsed Saturday destroying six classrooms, the library, the computer lab and offices, said a spokeswoman with The Archdiocese of Washington. A...
  • Breaking updates on snowstorm recovery

    Breaking updates on snowstorm recovery
    -------------------- Transit services coming back slowly Updated at 4:35 p.m. Mass transit service in Maryland was making a slow recovery from the weekend's snowstorm. with light rail offering service to a limited number of stations this afternoon and...