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Columbus Day

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  • Broadway Box Office: Quartet of Stellar Sellers Lead Columbus Day Boom

    Autumn bounty came to Broadway last week, with major sales and attendance bumps logged at most shows on the boards and no fewer than four titles topping an impressive $1.8 million each. The Main Stem traditionally begins to shake off the September...
  • Bays Chelsea Lightning U11 win Whitewater Cup

    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Soccer The Howard County based Baltimore Bays Chelsea...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks
    This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype. My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
  • Sheila Nevins, Sid Koch and their Connecticut masterpiece

    "If Michelangelo had been a heterosexual, the Sistine Chapel would have been painted basic white and with a roller," says Rita Mae Brown. Ms. Brown is still making perspicacious comments on art, like the above, and still riding to the hounds in the...
  • Fine lines

     
    The last four letters of the word "queue" are just there because they saw a queue forming and hoped it was for something good.... Sixth Form Poet Your grandfather clock thinks all your other clocks are snot-nosed little (punks) who......
  • Russell Means dies at 72; American Indian rights activist, actor

    Russell Means, who gained international notoriety as one of the leaders of the 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota in 1973 and continued to be an outspoken champion of American Indian rights after launching a career as an actor in...
  • 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,...
  • Marathon runs out of medals, 1,300 runners to get them in the mail

    Marathon runs out of medals, 1,300 runners to get them in the mail
    -------------------- Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were...
  • Jerry Brown calls on feds to relinquish hold on state prisons

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown said the job of reducing the state’s prison population and improving its healthcare system “is now complete” and asked a federal court to relinquish control of the state’s prisons....
  • Eschew on this: The grand marshal of world-weariness says it’s OK to hate parades and stay home

     
    Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: House, Senate working on small games bill.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Columbus Day, so we hope you're observing this celebration of western imperialism in a culturally sensitive and appropriate way. As any schoolkid will tell you, directionally challenged Italian sailor...