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New Year's Day

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  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Endless summer and other fall deals in Florida

    Endless summer and other fall deals in Florida
    The calendar is saying “autumn” but there’s no need to say goodbye to the summer yet, what with “endless summer” and other deals that abound in Florida. Here are some to consider. Check with each resort for full details and...
  • Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison

    Glen Burnie bomb-maker sentenced to 46 months in prison
    A Glen Burnie man who admitted to building bombs in his home was sentenced in federal court Thursday to nearly four years in prison. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., 28, wasn't the "next mad bomber," according to his attorney. Laura Robinson described Wheeler as...
  • More than 100 couples renew vows in Allentown church

    More than 100 couples renew vows in Allentown church
    They've lived through new love, the honeymoon phase, babies and other deliriously happy times. But, as Allentown Bishop John O. Barres pointed out, the 130 couples who gathered Sunday for the diocese's annual Anniversary Mass also have seen, "hurricanes...
  • 'Sorry' is not enough

    'Sorry' is not enough
    Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...
  • Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup

    Brazil escapes with shootout victory over Chile at World Cup
    — The streets of South America's largest city were oddly quiet Saturday. Brazil's prized national team was playing in the second round of the World Cup, so by noon, after all the stores and restaurants had closed, you could walk down the center of...
  • Selected excerpts from 'Days'

    Selected excerpts from 'Days'
      From H. L. Mencken, The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Copyright 2014 by The Library of America, New York, N.Y. With the permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. All rights reserved.     Early days...
  • Orlando bowl lands new name after Capital One shifts to Orange Bowl

    Orlando bowl lands new name after Capital One shifts to Orange Bowl
    The New Year's Day bowl game in Orlando will reportedly get a new name.  As Capital One shifts its title sponsorship over to the Orange Bowl, Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com is reporting that Buffalo Wild Wings is expected to be the next sponsor of the...
  • Seminar set for Oct. 28 in Fort Lauderdale

    Estate planning Professionals in estate planning and trust services are invited to the 13th Annual Joint Tax and Estate Planning Seminar and Breakfast to be held Oct. 28 at Nova Southeastern University's Rose and Alfred Miniaci Theater in Fort...
  • Ben Lovejoy has been a great fit with Ducks

    Ben Lovejoy has been a great fit with Ducks
    Branded as a sixth or seventh defenseman by the Pittsburgh Penguins and unsure if he could rise above that ceiling, Ben Lovejoy wondered if his hockey career had stalled before it had really begun. "I would have gone to Antarctica for a fresh start," he...
  • Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender

    Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender
    East Carolina capped its signature football season with a stirring, come-from-behind victory over North Carolina State at the Peach Bowl. The New Year's Day 1992 game attracted a record crowd and elevated the Pirates to No. 9 in the final national polls....