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  • Where Is 'Big Nate's' Mom?

    Where Is 'Big Nate's' Mom?
    Ben started bringing home "Big Nate" books from the library...literally reading them for hours...enamored with this funny boy who racks-up detentions and gets himself into silly scrapes. We read together...and then I asked Ben:  "Where is Nate's mom?" ...
  • Spring storm expected in Northeast; blizzard warning in Cape Cod

    Northeasterners still shivering from the tail end of a brutal winter were expected to find early spring no less frigid Tuesday night and into Wednesday. From Connecticut to Maine, 12 to 20 inches of snow and winds up to 60 mph were forecast, the...
  • How to spot a food writer in your restaurant

    How to spot a food writer in your restaurant
    An eagle-eyed source tipped me off to this sheet hanging in the kitchen of a well-known Chicago restaurant. It's a guide for servers on how to spot members of the food media, and protocol for once you do. In this same kitchen are mugshots of local food...
  • Jay Gruden lands dream job -- only to step into Redskins nightmare

    Is it possible to offer condolences to Jay Gruden on fulfilling a lifelong dream to be a head coach in the NFL? Gruden has the résumé, the personality and the drive to coach in the elite level of his profession. It doesn't get any higher than the NFL....
  • How the Terps will handle Seth Allen's injury and their new season's expectations

    How the Terps will handle Seth Allen's injury and their new season's expectations
    How does the injury to point guard Seth Allen impact the rest of Mark Turgeon’s rotation? Don Markus: If Turgeon goes ahead with his plan to use Dez Wells at point guard — a somewhat risky proposition, given the junior’s propensity for...
  • D.C. Assault president Curtis Malone faces federal drug charges

    D.C. Assault president Curtis Malone faces federal drug charges
    Curtis Malone, the co-founder and president of the D.C. Assault AAU basketball program, has been charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin, according to court documents. Malone, who was convicted in 1991 for distributing crack cocaine, was arrested...
  • Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back

    Baltimore better than D.C.? Washingtonians fire back
    Every so often, the rivalry is renewed. Of Baltimore, a Washingtonian will say something like, "I wouldn’t want to live there, but what a place to explore." In turn, a Baltimorean will answer back, "The Washington Monument in the National Mall is...
  • Washington's NFL team report

     
    News release from Change The Mascot: ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS (NY) (September 12, 2013) As the Oneida Indian Nation of New York today brings its ad campaign urging the team to drop its offensive name to every city Washington's pro football......
  • 'Redskins' are now called 'Pigskins' in D.C. newspaper

    'Redskins' are now called 'Pigskins' in D.C. newspaper
    Washington loves its Pigskins. Pigskins? Yes, a Washington newspaper has dropped the use of Redskins in referring to the town’s pro football team. After surveying readers, the Washington City Paper came up with Pigskins over names such as the...
  • Rediscovering a Laurel High coach and Irish pizza pub's 'leprechaun'

    Occasionally this column takes a look at what happened to a person or thing that was a memorable part of Laurel's past. This month it looks at two Laurel icons from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Laurel High coach set the standard Laurel High...
  • iDeclare: On drunk drivers, 'Redskins'

    iDeclare: On drunk drivers, 'Redskins'
    News reports suggest that U.S. Supreme Court justices were skeptical Wednesday when attorneys for the Justice Department and the state of Missouri asked them to OK warrantless, compulsory blood tests of motorists pulled over on suspicion of driving...