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Columbus Day

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  • State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance

    State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance
    The state's rejection of Griswold Ambulance Company's planned sale to Middlesex Hospital has forestalled the Oct. 17 closing date and revived hopes for maintaining the 70-year-old company in town. But town officials are moving forward with a request for...
  • In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on

    In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on
    CANADENSIS, Pa. - 7:30 a.m.: A school bus cruises along a foggy country road, carrying children to school. A few cars back, a black armored vehicle rolls past a blinking sign. "Closed to hunting," it reads. Minutes later, a man waits for breakfast...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo

    What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo
    At a news conference announcing a glimmer of good hockey news in this city Monday, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black told of how “10 years ago, this was a distressed franchise.” Well … OK, the city was named Monday as the host of the...
  • Ebola taunts at Northampton-Nazareth soccer game hurt West African player, guardian says

    A West African player on Nazareth Area High School's boys soccer team was taunted by Northampton players with chants of "Ebola!" during a game last week, according to his legal guardian. Edward Bachert, custodian for the 16-year-old soccer player,...
  • Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade

    Rain doesn't dampen Columbus Day Parade
    A little precipitation Monday could not dampen the spirits of those who lined sidewalks on State Street to watch floats, bands and performers in the Columbus Day Parade. Along with the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria, dozens of floats, primarily in Italy'...
  • Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute

    Big crowd of visitors makes a run for Art Institute
    The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage of an offer of free admission. Those numbers helped fuel a visitor surge comparable to the museum's biggest attendance day in 2013,...
  • Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?

    Are you celebrating Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?
    Happy Columbus Day – or Happy Indigenous Peoples Day if you live in one of the growing number of localities that have renamed the holiday to honor the people who lived in America before Columbus showed up, and their descendants. Berkeley, it won&...
  • Late-day swoon sinks stocks

    Late-day swoon sinks stocks
    Stocks are ending sharply lower after a late-afternoon slide. The stock market couldn't shake off a case of the jitters from last week and closed sharply lower again on Monday. Airlines, energy and materials stocks were among the biggest decliners....
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Mostly cloudy today with a shower, and a high of 69, and a low of 61.   TRAFFIC Get the latest on delays for this morning’s commute from baltimoresun.com    TRENDING THIS MORNING Happy Columbus Day! You won’t be able to...
  • Two-vehicle crash partially closes Philadelphia Road near Beltway

    Two-vehicle crash partially closes Philadelphia Road near Beltway
    A two-vehicle collision has closed the westbound side Philadelphia Road near the Baltimore Beltway, according to state transportation information. A two-vehicle collision has partially closed the westbound side of Philadelphia Road near the Baltimore...
  • Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

    Years past, October celebrated Hispanic heritage coinciding with Columbus Day celebration's of Italian heritage. Many have objected to celebrating Christopher Columbus coming to this continent because the decimation of the aboriginal cultures already...