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  • Sunday storm likely all rain; colder next week

     
    Snow hounds' wishes for a big snowstorm this weekend appear to have melted away. The forecast models that had held out for snow or even mixed precipitation seem to have fallen into line with those predicting rain.In the more immediate......
  • Light snow causing numerous accidents

     
    A surprise snow squall was causing numerous accidents in Central Maryland at mid-day Friday as light accumulations created slippery conditions on some roadways. Baltimore County Police reported one person with "life-threatening injuries" after an accident...
  • Oops! Geminid meteors peak tonight, not tomorrow

     
    Your calendar-challenged weather blogger has an apology to make. In Sunday's Maryland Weather blog post, I listed Tuesday night/Wednesday morning as the peak of the annual Geminid meteor shower. The actual peak, it's finally dawned on me, is Monday night/...
  • Rad Bromance: When Lady Gaga and Van Halen collide

    Rad Bromance: When Lady Gaga and Van Halen collide
    The hook is simple: Five, all-male, musically inclined Lady Gaga fans convert the pop queen's four-on-the-floor anthems into glam rock and name it Rad Bromance. It's a flashy act, but strip away the glitter and lead singer Ryan Shtainhorn's skin-tight...
  • Rome Cee's 'By Your Side': No definitive answers and better for it

    Rome Cee's 'By Your Side': No definitive answers and better for it
    It's an argument always heard in rap-talk: Where's that hip-hop with substance? Surely that question is followed with complaints about Waka Flocka Flame (seriously, his name comes up every time) and other swag/money/women-first artists. I love that type...
  • Maryland ranked last in personal freedom

    Maryland ranked last in personal freedom
    Maryland has earned yet another dubious distinction: The lowest-ranked state for personal freedom in the country.   A recent study, "Freedom in the 50 states," from the market-oriented Mercatus Center at George Mason University faults Maryland's strict...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Weiner asked porn actress to lie

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • I'm sure that's not all he...
  • Why recording the police is good for everyone

    Why recording the police is good for everyone
    There's been a lot of debate in this country over whether recording the police is legal. A judge in at least one state, Illinois, has shot down a request to film officers without their permission, while another judge here in Maryland has ruled such...
  • Monday morning talkers: Does Bush deserve any credit for bin Laden's death?

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National  • Probably a smart move: Huckabee...
  • Maryland's stereotype: We're rich seafood-loving snobs

    Maryland's stereotype: We're rich seafood-loving snobs
    In promoting his book, "States of Confusion: My 19,000-Mile Detour to Find Direction," author Paul Jury put up a video on the Internets that stereotypes every state in the country in less than two minutes. The video already has more than 1.2 million...
  • Lt. Gov. Brown's furry future in-law

    Lt. Gov. Brown's furry future in-law
    On the same day that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced his engagement to Karmen Bailey Walker, theft charges were dropped against Walker’s sister, Karen Yvette Bailey. Coincidence? Well, yeah, probably. I love a good scandal as much as the next...
  • Parsnip wine, anyone? Amateur winemakers mingle with pros at the Maryland Wine Festival

     
    Wine judges beware: an amateur winemaker competing at the Maryland Wine Festival once entered a vino made with parsnips.For those who'd rather sip stuff from the professionals, there will be plenty to sample from Western Maryland, Southern Maryland and...