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  • Md. Amtrak passengers to see speed, reliability upgrades

    Amtrak passengers in Maryland and other Eastern states emerged as some of the biggest beneficiaries of Florida's decision to turn down more than $2 billion in federal high-speed rail funds, as the Obama administration redirected nearly $800 million of...
  • Restaurant Review: Ten years later, Tapas Teatro remains an exciting and innovative dining destination

    Restaurant Review: Ten years later, Tapas Teatro remains an exciting and innovative dining destination
    Someone asked me recently if this was the year that the tapas trend was finally going to go away. In fact, it's not a trend anymore; it's the way many of us prefer to eat. Even with a restaurant like Tapas Teatro, which does so many things right, there...
  • 'If you cut the rate, people will come'

    'If you cut the rate, people will come'
    Steve Walters has a modest proposal that makes Baltimore homeowners cheer and government bean-counters wince: slash the city's property tax rate in half. The Loyola University Maryland economics professor, pointing to the modern rebirths of San Francisco...
  • Waste-to-energy is backed by science

    I am writing to you today because recently The Sun has published letters urging Governor O'Malley to veto the bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly according Tier 1 status to waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities. The Earth Engineering Center of...
  • Maryland tolls playing catch-up

    Maryland tolls playing catch-up
    The Maryland Transportation Authority moved a step closer to raising its tolls to the levels paid elsewhere around the country when its board formally proposed the largest increases in the state's history. Board members gave preliminary approval Thursday...
  • Officials: Medevac crews hesitant since crash

    Officials: Medevac crews hesitant since crash
    State emergency medical officials said yesterday that some ambulance crews in Maryland are "skittish" since a fatal medevac helicopter crash in September and might be too reluctant to transport accident victims to the hospital by air. The concern was...
  • Three generations of a family trek from Baltimore to Washington to see Obama's inauguration

    At 4 a.m. yesterday, the snow-covered homes along Sherwood Hill Road were silent, except for one. In that house, Regis Johnson cleaned up after a breakfast of sausage and eggs. His 15-year-old son, Andre, rubbed sleep from his eyes. And Johnson's mother,...
  • Use Web to track discounts on merchandise

    There is no reason to buy anything full price these days, especially apparel. Retailers have been slashing prices deeper and more frequently than ever before to entice financially strapped consumers. That means the shirt or boots you've been eyeing could...
  • Newspapers sell out of historic editions

    Newsstands from Seattle to New York quickly sold out of yesterday's papers declaring Barack Obama the nation's first black president, as some jubilant customers picked up two, three or even 30 copies as keepsakes. The Baltimore Sun, The New York Times...
  • NAACP head hopes to mobilize voters

    By age 6, Benjamin Todd Jealous had read through all of the books about African-Americans in his elementary school library and inquired why there weren't more. At 7, he told his family that he wanted to become a civil rights lawyer. At 14, he organized...
  • Some see cloud over City Hall

    With the raid of Mayor Sheila Dixon's house, the complicated financial investigation that has bubbled through Baltimore news cycles for years officially jumped the local threshold. Political and public relations experts say this whiff of scandal will...
  • All signs point to home

    Families strolled in under flags of red, white and green. Workers from La Tavola stepped out into the drizzle for a better look. A quartet played Frank Sinatra's "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)." All of Little Italy seemed to have turned out yesterday...