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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...
  • Saturday morning traffic: Bikers expected to jam Baltimore-Washington Parkway, I-95

    A rally of motorcyclists commemorating the Sept. 11 attacks will be departing the Pentagon in Northern Virginia at about 6:45 a.m. Saturday, according to America's 911 Foundation Inc. The convoy will be taking I-395 to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway....
  • 9/11 motorcycle convoy expected on I-95 in Harford, Cecil Saturday morning

    A motorcycle convoy is expected to travel through Harford and Cecil counties on northbound I-95 Saturday morning as part of a 9/11 commemoration and victim's memorial ride that began in western Pennsylvania Friday. The bikers, who are part of America's...
  • Maryland firm chosen to plan future for historic Edgar Allan Poe House

    Maryland firm chosen to plan future for historic Edgar Allan Poe House
    The city Board of Estimates selected a Maryland firm Wednesday morning to come up with a plan to make Baltimore's historic Edgar Allan Poe House self-sufficient by next July. The winning bid was submitted by Cultural Resources Management Group (CRMG),...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...