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John Taylor

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  • Bully pulpit's limits

    Bully pulpit's limits
    In the summer of 1971, the nation was in the doldrums. Inflation was rising, and unemployment was painfully high. The stock market was sinking. Polls indicated President Richard Nixon could lose his 1972 re-election bid. He decided major changes were...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 11 Festival The 44th-annual Maryland Seafood Festival, featuring food, music, family activities and more, concludes today at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $14, free for children 12 and younger....
  • 1750s-era Howard Lodge nominated for U.S. historic register

    1750s-era Howard Lodge nominated for U.S. historic register
    A private residence near Sykesville that predates the Revolutionary War is the latest structure in Howard County to be recommended for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Howard Lodge, a 21/2 -story brick house built about 1750, was...
  • Pages from the Past: Police follow trail in snow to capture man stealing from cars in Catonsville in 1961

    An article in the Nov. 30, 1961 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported that a thief left a trail that led to his arrest. Footprints in last week's snow led police six blocks to a 44-year-old man who was apprehended for the theft...
  • University Place credit downgrade hits hard

    University Place credit downgrade hits hard
    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.—Long a model American community with high-performing schools, beautiful parks and rising real estate values, this city of 31,000 on the Puget Sound has lately turned into a reluctant showcase for the downgrading of America....
  • World's most fuel-efficient couple kicks off latest venture in Burbank

    World's most fuel-efficient couple kicks off latest venture in Burbank
    The world’s most fuel-efficient couple kicked off their latest record-setting venture on Monday, setting out from a Burbank gas station for a 23-day road trip around the continental U.S. John and Helen Taylor hold 88 driving records, including the...
  • Couple sets fuel efficiency record

    Couple sets fuel efficiency record
    Imagine going on a month-long road trip. What if you’re riding partner is your spouse? For one Australian couple, the road is their playground. "We're very excited we're about to embark on an epic drive through us 48 states," said Helen Taylor,...
  • McEwen sings her way to the top in Rising Star competition

    The nine young adult performers who participated in the Howard County Arts Council's Rising Star competition all deserve to be considered winners, but only one of them went home with the $5,000 first prize. It was awarded to Samantha McEwen at the 15th...
  • Online Dish: Dads Throw Stink About Huggies Diaper Ad

    Online Dish: Dads Throw Stink About Huggies Diaper Ad
    Hug it out! Stay at home dads and Huggies have made up after the diaper company made a mess by offending the dads. The diaper company changed its "Have Dad Put Huggies To The Test" campaign after the controversial commercials depicting dads as...
  • 'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years

    'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years
    After convincing his mostly preschool audience to chant, "Dance, Kinderman, dance" a few times, John Taylor pretended to timidly oblige. But he cleverly surprised his young spectators when he flamboyantly cocked his right hip and unleashed a sample of...
  • Washington signs 25 football players for recruiting class

    Washington signs 25 football players for recruiting class
    Washington football coach Steve Sarkisianannounced today that the UW has received National Letters of Intent from 25 incoming football players who will join the team for the 2012 season. The list includes players from five different states and lists...