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  • Two Canadian cities have world's best public libraries, survey finds

    Two Canadian cities have world's best public libraries, survey finds
    Two Canadian cities, Vancouver and Montreal, have the world’s best public library systems, according to a new survey by German researchers. Library mavens at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf studied libraries in 31 major world cities,...
  • Near-summer conditions warm Baltimore area

    Near-summer conditions warm Baltimore area
    People wore shorts and T-shirts all around Baltimore on Saturday as temperatures hit a record 70 degrees, with slightly higher temperatures expected Sunday. Both the Inner Harbor and BWI Marshall Airport recorded highs of 70 degrees, while Annapolis hit...
  • 'A' backlash

     
    The display of the large A in Daley Plaza by the atheist group the Freedom From Religion Foundation isn't getting raves on the left. Here's Mary Elizabeth Williams in Salon: Faced with insistent religious imagery in the public sphere, atheist......
  • Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing

    Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing
    CYNITHIANA, Ohio - Fort Hill State Memorial is a place with interesting options. It is home to some of the best hiking in the state, interesting geology and rare plants in a surprisingly wild corner of southwest Ohio. It is also home to ancient and...
  • Ancient mounds are essential Ohio historic sites

    Ancient mounds are essential Ohio historic sites
    AKRON, Ohio - Ohio is filled with lots of history. There are presidents (eight in all), Indians, a Revolutionary War fort, a War of 1812 naval battle on Lake Erie, the National Road and the Ohio & Erie Canal. There are figures from Annie Oakley and Gen....
  • Cuzco, Peru's often overlooked treasures

    Cuzco, Peru's often overlooked treasures
    As many a Peruvian traveler can tell you, climbing Machu Picchu is easy, especially if you take one of those tourist buses that do most of the work. It's embracing Cuzco that can be hard. Cuzco (often spelled Cusco) usually is the Peruvian city you...
  • On Faith: Zen and the art of living through the holiday season

    The holidays are filled with anticipation of happiness while enjoying family gatherings, parties, cookie baking, house decorating, music programs, travel, shopping and gifts. For those who have financial worries, relationship difficulties, grief, health...
  • Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.  MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol Shame Sherlock...
  • Around Town: 'Twas the Night Before — well, you know

    ’Twas the month before Christmas, when all through the town Dr. Joe was kvetching* about Scrooge, wearing a frown. Edison had re-strung its lines with care, In hopes that the power soon would be there. The school board was nestled all snug in...
  • Small Wonders: Can you tolerate a 'Merry Christmas?'

    Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published Dec. 5, 2009. Let me say something that may deeply offend many of you —something so insidious...
  • In a word: Yule

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: YULE We are well into Yuletide now. But the...