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Columbus Day

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  • One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale

    One weekend only: Southwest launches holiday airfare sale
    First of all, Southwest Airlines needs to get with my schedule. I expect to see airfare sales on Tuesdays. When the airline launches them on Fridays, it gets me all frazzled. Routine, people. But the sale Southwest announced today is anything but...
  • Columbus Day: Partly sunny, chance of rain

    Columbus Day: Partly sunny, chance of rain
    After a stormy windy weekend, we should see more sun and fewer clouds on Monday. The Columbus Day forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s with a light breeze. There is a 30 percent chance of rain. Tuesday's forecast is similar....
  • Traffic: Accident on westbound Route 100 at I-95

    As of 9:30 a.m. Monday, traffic was slow on westbound Route 100 at I-95, due to an accident. Accidents were blocking traffic at Fayette and Paca streets in Baltimore and Littletown Pike and Baltimore Pike in Westminster. Debris in the road was blocking...
  • Rec sports: Columbus Day means soccer tournaments

    Rec sports The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be...
  • Area police agencies take part in nationwide prostitution sting

    Area police agencies take part in nationwide prostitution sting
    Cook County sheriff’s officers and police in Aurora and Elgin took part in a nationwide prostitution sting over the Columbus Day weekend that netted more than 200 arrests – most of which were of men soliciting sex acts, authorities announced...
  • Just a thought

    Columbus Day came and went this week with little fanfare. Some folks were off for a Monday holiday; others had to work. It wasn't the focal point of a lot of celebration, pomp or public pageantry, though in some communities and in some places it is a...
  • Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day

    Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day
    VIRGINIA BEACH — VDOT’s new plans to complete the repaving of the eastbound side of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, include tentatively scheduling the work after Columbus Day, according to Friday’s press announcement. It will take...
  • Englewood lends voice to history project

    Englewood lends voice to history project
    It has been four months since Matt Damon came to school, and though the buzz is gone the bell still rings. Thirty sophomores file into Room 324 at TEAM Englewood Community Academy in the heart of one of the city's most beleaguered neighborhoods. Many of...
  • Chicago marathon, big game highlight busy traffic weekend

    Chicago marathon, big game highlight busy traffic weekend
    Chicago will face plenty of traffic concerns due to a busy long weekend: a big college game at Soldier Field Saturday, the marathon Sunday and the Columbus Day parade on Monday. A sold-out Notre Dame versus Miami game at Soldier Field means additional...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Library closing put off for 3 months

    I have mentioned before that the Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library needs to have its roof repaired. The closing time for the library was to have been Nov. 18, but due to contract complications, the date has been pushed back three months. Presumably that...
  • Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Batavia schools

    Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Batavia schools
    Although the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease – an illness blamed for the deaths of three Loop hotel guests this summer – was found Thursday in three far west suburban Batavia schools, district officials assured levels were low...