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  • As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival

    As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival
    In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa, a horse-racing reporter from Lexington, Ky., who attended Preakness from 2005 to 2011, says nothing could have prepared a first-timer for the debauchery.
  • Thomas C. Curtis, farmer

    Thomas C. Curtis, a former partner in a Kensington service station and a Howard County cattleman, died Sunday from cancer at his Clarksville farm. He was 86. The son of a farmer and a homemaker, Thomas Clayton Curtis was born at home in Kensington, where...

    Maryland's new chief judge lauded as forthright, diplomatic

    Maryland's new chief judge lauded as forthright, diplomatic
    The disagreement between Mary Ellen Barbera and Glenn T. Harrell Jr. made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, but that didn't stop them from meeting for lunch in Washington after oral arguments in the case. Barbera and Harrell, both judges on...

    Sarbanes wants to encourage grassroots funding of campaigns

    Money's influence on politics has long been a problem, one that politicians needing cash to fund their campaigns have not had much incentive to solve. U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes, a Towson Democrat who represents part of Howard County, is hoping to change...

    Ten years ago, snipers plunged region into terror

    When the Washington-area snipers launched their shooting rampage a decade ago, Prince George's County restaurateur Paul LaRuffa suffered the same effects as everyone else: anxiety about leaving the house, fear of pumping gas, worry for loved ones —...