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  • Amelia J. Brooks, store manager

    Amelia J. Brooks, store manager
    Amelia J. Brooks, a retired store manager and active church member, died Feb. 16 from heart failure at a daughter's home in Buford, Ga. The former longtime West Baltimore resident was 90. The daughter of a cobbler and a housekeeper, the former Amelia...
  • Human locks, valued for realistic hairstyles, targeted by thieves

    Human locks, valued for realistic hairstyles, targeted by thieves
    It's dyeable. It's bleachable. And it's highly sought after by thieves targeting shops in the Baltimore area and around the country. Unprocessed human hair— prized for providing women with long, flowing, natural-looking locks — has been...
  • New England blizzard causes some travel headaches in Baltimore

    New England blizzard causes some travel headaches in Baltimore
    A blizzard was expected to dump a couple of feet of snow across New England through midday today, and while Baltimore was largely spared, the storm delivered some wintry precipitation and headaches for travelers. At Baltimore-Washington International...
  • Election Day coverage reflects low-road tone of 2012 campaign

    Election Day coverage reflects low-road tone of 2012 campaign
    The partisan media madness started early Tuesday on the "Fox & Friends" morning show with host Steve Doocy somehow turning a report on midnight voting in Dixville Notch, N.H., into an attack on President Barack Obama for his handling of the September...
  • Baltimore is best city for hospital care

    Baltimore area hospitals provide the best patient care in the country, according to a new survey. Nearly half of the area's hospitals - nine out of 16 - are in the top 5 percent of all of the hospitals in the United States, according to the survey by...
  • Recipe Finder: Grilled Scalloped Potatoes

    Ellen Delson from West Palm Beach, Fla., was looking for a recipe she had many years ago but lost for making scalloped potatoes on the grill. She doesn't remember the exact ingredients or method, but she recalls that thinly sliced potatoes, onions and...
  • Coincidental Travelers

    Last Monday, I flew to the West Palm Beach airport to visit friends in Florida.  On the way down I sat in a window seat, and a blond woman sat in the aisle seat. The seat between us was empty.    We did not talk to each other until the plane was landing....
  • Joyce Carol Chaney

    Joyce Carol Chaney
    Joyce Carol Chaney, a former cosmetologist who changed careers and became Baltimore County's first full-fledged female police officer assigned to patrol duty in 1974, was found dead Sunday in the bedroom of her Parkville home. She was 67. Her brother,...
  • William Polk Carey, donor to Hopkins and UM, dies

    William Polk Carey, donor to Hopkins and UM, dies
    Business entrepreneur and philanthropist William Polk Carey, who donated more than $100 million to Maryland schools and universities, spent most of his life outside the state, but he never stopped thinking of himself as a Baltimorean. Mr. Carey, 81, died...
  • Sinclair buys Four Points Media TV stations for $200 million

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has finalized a planned purchase of Four Points Media for $200 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said Tuesday. Sinclair financed the acquisition of Four Points' television stations with a $180 million loan plus...
  • Sinclair aims to provide local TV news on the go

    The head of Sinclair Broadcast Group has a definite idea about television's future: It will be a mobile medium. And he doesn't need industry research to tell him so. David D. Smith, president and chief executive of the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster,...
  • Sinclair agrees to buy 7 TV stations for $200 million

    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy the television station assets of Four Points Media for $200 million, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster said Thursday. Sinclair will buy the seven stations — which television holding company Four...