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  • History calls them -- again

    For years, Robert Searcy tried to forget serving as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. Sometimes, he thought of his service in the segregated military as two years, 10 months and 27 days lost. He had hoped to become a doctor but enlisted instead at...
  • Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?

    Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?
    There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
  • House bill would allow 3,000 slot machines at BWI

    A Baltimore County lawmaker is proposing slot-machine gambling at Maryland's major airport, but Gov. Martin O'Malley called the casino a "bad idea," limiting its chances at a time of slots-related buyer's remorse in Annapolis. Del. Eric M. Bromwell's...
  • Court nomination fights -- enough!

    Court nomination fights -- enough!
    Last month, former U.S. Solicitor General Kenneth W. Starr sent out a warning to President Obama: GOP senators won't readily forgive the president for his Senate votes against Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr....
  • Media zap right to fair trial: To wit, Casey Anthony et al.

    As one who represented Casey Anthony during negotiations on whether Florida would seek the death penalty, I think it's time that we evaluate the American media coverage of this hitherto unknown twentysomething single mother. Anthony is accused of...
  • Md. orders 18 buses for ICC routes

    The opening of the first phase of the Intercounty Connector is not expected before October, but Maryland is preparing for its debut by ordering 18 "clean diesel" commuter buses for eventual transit service on the highway. The Maryland Department of...
  • Area braces for new snowstorm

    Area braces for new snowstorm
    With another snowstorm bearing down on Baltimore, officials called on local contractors and out-of-state equipment for help, warned that stretches of some highways could be shut down today and implored area residents to stay home. Forecasts calling for...
  • State roads described as 'beyond treacherous'

    State roads described as 'beyond treacherous'
    The snow has been coming down hard for a few hours, and coupled with 40-plus mile an hour winds, area roads are "beyond treacherous," according to the State Highway Administration. There are some vehicles moving on major highways, but in many cases,...
  • Updates on new snowstorm in region

    Updates on new snowstorm in region
    Southwest, Airtran cancel many Thursday flights Updated 6:13 p.m.: Southwest Airlines will cancel the majority of its flights at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport for a second day, according to a BWI spokesperson. The...
  • Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in

    Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in
    A student walkout Wednesday disrupted a UC San Diego teach-in that was intended to promote tolerance in the wake of two recent racially charged incidents. Many of those involved said the protest showed how difficult it will be for the beachside campus...
  • Complex storm may complicate area's winter even further

    The winter storm headed for the Northeast early today could bring the city 3 to 7 more inches of snow, capping a winter in which a few more inches hardly seems to matter anymore. But this one will be different from the earlier storms - in fact, it's...