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  • Hot Property: Matthew Perry has penchant for glass houses

    Hot Property: Matthew Perry has penchant for glass houses
    "Friends" star Matthew Perry has put two homes up for sale and sold a condo in the last three weeks. His contemporary-style house in the Sunset Strip area is priced at $5,695,000. The 4,100-square-foot mid-century modern features disappearing walls of...
  • Two Md. stories show the effect of one-party rule

    Interesting events in politics this past week. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake is reviewing 40 cabinet members. Are you kidding me, it takes 40 cabinet members to advise the mayor? No wonder the city is broke, closing rec centers and closing fire houses....
  • Brian Roberts feels better than he has in past six months

    Brian Roberts feels better than he has in past six months
    In a recent interview, Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts said he was feeling better than he had at any time in the past six months. The two-time All-Star, in Baltimore for the first time since leaving the team in June after suffering a concussion in a...
  • County council makes an end run on zoning

    It is a shame the Baltimore County Council decided to do an end around on the courts on two separate zoning issues. In the first, a Cockeysville resident built an in-law apartment in violation of zoning laws. In the second, a farmer accepted thousands of...
  • Don't congratulate Rawlings-Blake just yet

    Before you anoint Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to a new four-year term, there is still a general election eight weeks from now. Politics is nothing but a numbers game, and Ms. Rawlings-Blake only got 52 percent of the Democratic vote. Forty-eight...
  • Currie: Too dumb to convict, too dumb to be a senator

    Sen. Ulysses Currie may have dodged a criminal conviction, but Senate President Mike Miller needs to have him removed from office ("Currie not guilty," Nov. 9). Elected officials are given the rules governing campaign finance when the first apply to run...
  • Baltimore's bottle tax is a bad idea

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seems to think raising the container tax on soft drinks is creative ("Rawlings-Blake calls on council to adopt bottle tax hike," Nov. 14). Just keep taxing the average Joe out of Baltimore. Is that a really good plan? Here...
  • Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak

    Old Town Laurel loses historic willow oak
    Old Town Laurel's oldest resident, one who stood silent witness to the birth of our country, the creation of our town and the growth of the modern world, has died. On Nov. 18, the 250-year-old champion willow oak, located at Park Place on Talbott Avenue...
  • Corporate book club welcomes authors

    Corporate book club welcomes authors
    Our story We are all employees of Nicor Gas, based in Naperville. Our book club began in 1992 when a handful of employees decided to gather informally during lunch to discuss books. Our club has since expanded to 38 employees, including four retirees. We...
  • St. Patrick’s Day parties in Orlando

     
    There are a ton of St. Patrick's Day parties happening in Orlando this year....
  • Endeavour’s Monday launch attempt drawing fewer glamourati

     
    When NASA next attempts to launch space shuttle Endeavour  on its final mission Monday morning, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be at Kennedy Space Center to watch her husband, shuttle commander Mark Kelly, but President Barack Obama and his family won'...