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  • A colossus crumbles

    A tweet this morning from @WoodenHorse Pub caught my eye: "Reader's Digest Association reportedly is almost out of cash & trying not to default. Downgraded by S & P this month." To anyone growing up on the 1950s and 1960s, seeing that tweet is like...
  • Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone

    Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone
    In early 1969, a young artist working in the Nevada desert had an idea for an epic sculpture. Michael Heizer had found a 120-ton boulder in the mountains and wanted to set it above a trench dug in a dry lake bed. Visitors would be able to walk into the...
  • Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner

    Wedded: Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner
    Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012 Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
  • LEGOLAND Florida ya tiene un año

    LEGOLAND Florida ya tiene un año
    El tiempo pasa volando. Parece que fue ayer toda la algarabía que creó la apertura de LEGOLAND Florida, el primer parque temático abierto en la Florida Central en más de una década, pero ya hace un año. El balance de estos 365 días tiene que tener a los...
  • 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...
  • Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV

    Gloria Pall dies at 85; Voluptua character deemed too sexy for TV
    On a December night in 1954, Los Angeles met the woman it would soon deem too hot for television. After the success of Vampira, the glamorous ghoul of 1950s late-night TV, executives at KABC-TV (Channel 7) cast Gloria Pall, a showgirl and model, as...
  • Commentary: Take guns from the hands of shooters

    Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel," (Jan. 9): Chuck Cassity has the gun issue about as upside-down as a person can. To begin, he cites "the hysterical pleadings from the gun-haters." The only hysteria I've heard is from his side of the...
  • Op-Ed: Arming Schools Is Surrendering To Culture Of Violence

    A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed. The story...
  • High capacity magazines mean more stray bullets

    High capacity magazines mean more stray bullets
    In a recent article on gun control hearings in Annapolis ("Opinions differ on Md. gun controls," Feb. 7), Sonia Mangum of Stevensville is quoted as saying, in opposition to limits of the ammunition capacity in gun magazines, "If I am under duress, I am...
  • New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Kate Spade review

    New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Kate Spade review
    NEW YORK -- Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Kate Spade brand went back to the source with its fall-winter 2013 collection, paying homage to New York City, down to the yellow checker cabs brought in as props. The look: Happy chic. Bow-...
  • 'Mission: Impossible': A Dubai landmark aims for film history

     
    Tom Cruise did his own stunts at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai...