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  • Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph homers into history books

    Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph homers into history books
    Frustrated by toiling in the minor leagues for six years and questioning whether he’d ever get the opportunity to make it to the majors, Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph considered retiring this offseason when he went unprotected by the O’s and...
  • 100 years ago, Babe Ruth's professional baseball career took flight with the Orioles

    100 years ago, Babe Ruth's professional baseball career took flight with the Orioles
    A century ago in spring training, a rawboned Orioles rookie stepped to the plate, swung from the heels and hit a fastball deep to right field. The ball landed in a rut in a cornfield, more than 400 feet from home plate. In Fayetteville, N.C., a historic...
  • Pennsylvania's Official Firearm II

     
    If you check my recent post titled Pennsylvania's Official Firearm, you'll find a set of the longest Comments I've ever received. It's kind of amazing. What's crazy is that the people who appear to be disagreeing -- not just in......
  • DCF Chief Joette Katz Must Be Fired Over Child Deaths

    DCF Chief Joette Katz Must Be Fired Over Child Deaths
    Sarah Eagan, the state's child advocate, released her long-awaited report on 2013 child fatalities. It includes this chilling conclusion: "2013 was an unprecedented year for infant and toddler homicide." The 34-page report highlights fatal failures of the...
  • Field Museum packs in science and much, much more

    Field Museum packs in science and much, much more
    The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History." Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...
  • Greg Biffle under pressure to become championship contender

    Greg Biffle is NASCAR's Bubble Boy. It is a precarious place to be with just five races to go before the 16-driver field is set for the Chase. Although Biffle is 13th in points after a fifth-place finish at Pocono, he is precariously close to not...
  • Nixon's Watergate resignation live-tweeted, with its own hashtag

    Richard Nixon became the first president to resign from office 40 years ago today -- an event being marked on social media by his presidential library in Yorba Linda. The library today has been live-tweeting Nixon's final hours in office. The tweets...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you to do this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight Fair/Festival   BRITISH INVASION CELEBRATION: Celebrating 50 years of The Beatles  in America with all things British including classic cars and more  than 20 vendors....
  • Memorial bench project honors Linthicum historian

    Memorial bench project honors Linthicum historian
    When a 60-year-old amateur historian died in February, dozens of Linthicum Heights residents decided they wanted to do something to remember the man who remembered and preserved the history of their community. Oscar "Skip" Booth was a local librarian,...
  • Former smoker should be screened for abdominal aortic aneurysm

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father, who's 70, was a smoker for 30 years. I've read that men who used to smoke should be screened for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What does the screening involve? What would be done if he's found to have an aneurysm? ANSWER:...
  • When fate points a finger: The Jim Brady story

    Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it. James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...