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  • Key's manuscript to appear with 'Banner' that inspired it

    Key's manuscript to appear with 'Banner' that inspired it
    Some things just naturally go together, like peanut butter and jelly. This summer, Francis Scott Key's original manuscript for "The Star-Spangled Banner" — America's national anthem — will be reunited for the first time with the flag that...
  • Baltimore: brave and free

    Baltimore: brave and free
    The experiment of staging a Grand Prix in the heart of Baltimore has benefited the city. Whether you loved or hated it, it has caused us to consider the branding and selling of the city of Baltimore — who we are and why people want to visit, work...
  • Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem

    Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem
    It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century. But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
  • Don't forget North Point [Letter]

    Don't forget North Point [Letter]
    Readers of Jonathan Pitts' story about Francis Scott Key's manuscript of "The Star Spangled Banner" being the centerpiece of the Maryland's Star-Spangled Summer celebration of our state's role in the War of 1812 ("Anthem celebration to have rockets' red...
  • Chorus of thousands should celebrate anthem anniversary [Letter]

    Chorus of thousands should celebrate anthem anniversary [Letter]
    It was a pleasure to read about preparations to commemorate the writing of "The Star Spangled Banner" ("Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem," Jan. 10). But of all the myriad events planned, one seemed to be missing...
  • Traffic: All lanes closed on I-97 North in Annapolis

    Traffic: All lanes closed on I-97 North in Annapolis
    All northbound lanes are closed on Interstate 97 in Annapolis due to a five-vehicle collision with injury prior to Hawkins Road at 8:50 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Going south on I-97, a two-vehicle collision past...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 24-30

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 24-30
    Nov. 24, 1997: Towson's men's basketball team takes Michigan to the wire before losing, 75-72, at the Towson Center before an announced 5,086, the largest home crowd in school history. Raul de Pablo scores 18 as the Tigers (1-1) make a team-record 13 3-...
  • 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...
  • Five questions for Bruce Gartner

    Five questions for Bruce Gartner
    Bruce Gartner served as acting executive secretary of the Maryland Transportation Authority for seven months before being named permanently to the position last month. That was probably a good thing because the Annapolis resident needs to hit the ground...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9 a.m.
    With earlier roadway incidents cleared, the state Department of Transportation reported at 9 a.m. on Tuesday that traffic moved without unscheduled road closures. DOT said that several roadway incidents that had prompted lane closures, including...
  • Jonathon Scott Fuqua perseveres as prolific (dyslexic) author, gifted (colorblind) illustrator

    Jonathon Scott Fuqua perseveres as prolific (dyslexic) author, gifted (colorblind) illustrator
    When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane. The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle at Fort McHenry Tunnel
    A disabled vehicle in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Fort McHenry Tunnel has blocked one of four tunnel southbound lanes at 9:09 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration...