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  • 'American Idol' recap: Season premiere

    'American Idol' recap: Season premiere
    "American Idol"kicked off its 11th season with a retrospective feel as it took us back to 2002 and reminded us of the moment when waitress Kelly Clarkson won the inaugural season. Video clips of Idol hopefuls as kids performing were flashed before our...
  • Want to really tread hallowed ground?

    Want to really tread hallowed ground?
    Maryland commuters have long known that there are only three ways to cross the Potomac between Point of Rocks and the nation's capital. What they don't know is that a century and a half ago, there were more than a dozen. And they're still there today....
  • Etna A. Weinhold, combat nurse

    Etna A. Weinhold, combat nurse
    Etna A. Weinhold, a former combat nurse who served with the Army in Vietnam and later spent four decades at Greater Baltimore Medical Center as clinical manager of its postpartum units, died Nov. 10 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She...
  • William J. 'Bill' Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies

    William J. 'Bill' Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies
    William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, a banker and noted dressage rider, died Sept. 10 of a massive heart attack at Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Va. He was 54. The Phoenix, Baltimore County, resident had just completed two dressage competitions in Leesburg...
  • First lady announces restaurant chain's plan to cut calories, sodium

    — First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years. Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-...
  • William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies

    William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, dressage rider, dies
    William J. "Bill" Obrigkeit, a banker and noted dressage rider, died Sept. 10 of a massive heart attack at Inova Loudoun Hospital in Leesburg, Va. He was 54. The Phoenix, Baltimore County, resident had just completed two dressage competitions in Leesburg...
  • Fitness with a view

    Fitness with a view
    Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
  • Laura Elizabeth McGrath

    Laura Elizabeth McGrath
    Laura Elizabeth McGrath, a Columbia-based affordable housing advocate, died of colon cancer Sept. 22 at her Hyattsville home. The former Northeast Baltimore resident was 46. Born in Baltimore and raised in Gardenville on LaSalle Avenue, she was a 1982...
  • Md. campuses struggle over when to issue emergency alerts

    Md. campuses struggle over when to issue emergency alerts
    As a suspected gunman walked across Towson University, officials sent an emergency notification through text alert, email and Twitter to some 25,000 students and faculty, warning them of the man's whereabouts and advising them to "stay in a safe location....
  • Jodi R. Mister, businesswoman

    Jodi R. Mister, businesswoman
    Jodi R. Mister, an entrepreneur who established a home cleaning business, died Sunday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of brain trauma after a fall in her Baldwin home. She was 44. Jodi Robyn Holthaus was born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Arm. She was...
  • Dr. Lewis B. Newberg, expert on sleep apnea

    Dr. Lewis B. Newberg, expert on sleep apnea
    Dr. Lewis B. Newberg, a retired ear, nose and throat specialist who turned his personal battle with sleep apnea and snoring into a book in which he combined humor and practical medical advice for those similarly afflicted, died Oct. 22 of heart failure at...
  • Weddings & Engagements

      Jonathan and Kelly Caplan   Paules and Kathleen Gibson, of Lewisburg, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Gibson, to Jonathan Lee Caplan, son of Howard and Diane Caplan, of Columbia, on May 22, 2011. The bride is a 1987 graduate...