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New Year's Day

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 10 Blackhawks games to watch in 2014-15

    The NHL released the 2014-15 regular-season schedule Sunday afternoon and made it official that the Blackhawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington. The Jan. 1 matchup was reported last week but wasn't formally announced until...
  • A primer on the College Football Playoff

     A primer on the College Football Playoff
    Playoffs? Yep. Playoffs. For the first time in major-college football history, the national champion will be crowned this year after a four-team playoff. The College Football Playoff, as it is officially — and unoriginally — named,...
  • College football back with new look, attitude

     College football back with new look, attitude
    College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals. It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
  • Iconic trains leave chocolate store station, bound for fairgrounds

    Iconic trains leave chocolate store station, bound for fairgrounds
    Model trains that for 22 years got holiday revelers into a yuletide state of mind will no longer be part of the "Winter Wonderland" at Hoffman's Chocolates. But plans are that it will keep chugging — all year-round. Paul Hoffman, the founder...