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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high temperature around 62 degrees. It is expected to be cloudy tonight with a low temperature around 41 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute....
  • Traffic: 2-vehicle crash on I-95 north near Caton Ave.

    Traffic: 2-vehicle crash on I-95 north near Caton Ave.
    As of 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on I-95 north near Caton Avenue, due to an accident involving two vehicles. Accidents were slowing traffic at Manor Road near Sweet Air Road in Phoenix, the outer loop of I-695 at I-795 in Baltimore County and...
  • John B. 'Jack' Owens, boat builder

    John B. 'Jack' Owens, boat builder
    John B. "Jack" Owens, who had been a principal in the family-owned Owens Yacht Co., the legendary Annapolis boat builder, and later established a real estate firm, died Saturday of heart failure at his Naples, Fla., home. He was 96. Mr. Owens was born...
  • 1908 Illinois race riot was impetus behind founding of the NAACP

    When an African-American was accused of raping a white woman and another of murdering a white locomotive engineer, Springfield, Ill., exploded into a race riot on the evening of Aug. 14, 1908. The mob grew furious when they learned that the two men had...
  • Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum

    Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum
    When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
  • Md. Historical Society wants to identify subjects of Civil Rights era photos

    Md. Historical Society wants to identify subjects of Civil Rights era photos
    Images of nearly 6,000 Baltimoreans are the life's work of a photographer who documented racial segregation and early civil rights protests, and also captured candid moments of now-anonymous brides, classmates, football players and black residents of...
  • Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney

    Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney
    Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Where to see the candidates

    Here is a list of forums that will be hosting candidtates for the Board of Education: When: March 14, 6 p.m., Where: Starflight Enterprises, 6801 Douglas Legum Drive, Elkridge Sponsor: Thurgood Marshall Democratic Club of Howard County When: March 18,...
  • Restaurant review: Meet 27 defies categorization

    Restaurant review: Meet 27 defies categorization
    Meet 27 combines elements of a classic corner bar, arty cafe and university town health-food restaurant. Depending on your outlook, Meet 27 is either a category-buster chimera or just plain incoherent. If for now I've decided to gaze upon it with awe...
  • Chicagoland literary events: June 25 - July 1

    Saturday Arthur Plotnik will sign and discuss his book "Better Than Great: A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives" at 12:15 p.m. in the Chicago Authors Room at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.; free. The...
  • William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist

    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist
    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who went from being a numbers runner on the streets of Baltimore to the city's first prominent African-American venture capitalist, bankrolling numerous black-owned businesses such as Parks Sausage and Super Pride...