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Columbus Day

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  • 1974 was a deadly year in Chicago

    1974 was a deadly year in Chicago
    The alarming spike in Chicago homicides this year raises the specter of the city's murder epidemic that began about 1970 and didn't abate until the late 1990s. While 1994 saw the highest per-capita homicide rate in city history, 1974 saw the largest...
  • Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date

    Orioles welcomed home for long-awaited playoff date
    They clinched their post-season berth in an airplane over Florida and secured their spot in the divisional series in Texas. But for a town awash in orange and fans beyond thrilled, the Orioles are now fulfilling what the late comedian George Carlin said,...
  • Heavenly solitude off Door County

    Heavenly solitude off Door County
    ROCK ISLAND, Wis. — It's almost 8:37 p.m., and I rush with my flashlight on a path through the dark forest to get back to the boathouse. If I am late even 30 seconds, I will miss this appointment. It is an ironic bit of time management in a plot...
  • Baltimore Beer Week: The first weekend's food highlights

    Baltimore Beer Week:  The first weekend's food highlights
    Holy Smokes, there sure are a whole bunch of Baltimore Beer Week events, some 300 in all. Of those, 39 are either beer dinners or include some kind of food pairing. Of the 39 Baltimore Beer Week events that are either beer dinners or include some kind...
  • Laurel Sons of Italy hosts Columbus Day Mass

    Annual Sons of Italy Columbus Day Mass — Wed., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., St. Mary of the Mills Church, 114 St. Mary's Place. Mass will be said in Italian and music provided by the Antonio Gatto Lodge's choir. Reception with dessert and coffee follows...
  • 7 Days: What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/6/11 - 10/12/11

    7 Days:  What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/6/11 - 10/12/11
    Thursday October 6 GET HOLISTIC Is the U.S. healthcare system getting you down? Dr. Tashi Rabten, president of the Tibetan Medical Association, and the Institute for Holistic Heath Studies at WCSU are looking to help, with a workshop called "Tibetan...
  • Holiday weekend could be wet; dry season arrives

    Holiday weekend could be wet; dry season arrives
    The pleasant albeit breezy conditions should continue on Thursday, although the upcoming holiday weekend could be rainy and gray. Thursday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a 20 percent chance of...
  • 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...
  • Sharpton To Broadcast From Occupy Wall Street Protests

    Sharpton To Broadcast From Occupy Wall Street Protests
    The Rev. Al Sharpton will bring his nationally syndicated radio show to lower Manhattan Monday as the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations enter their 24th day. Sharpton, an outspoken civil rights activist and talk show host, will broadcast from Zuccotti...