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  • Artwork inspired by Barbie dolls to be exhibited in Leesburg

    LEESBURG — People don't usually think of art when they think of the Barbie doll, but Amy Griffin did. When Griffin, executive director of the Leesburg Center for the Arts, had a collection of the pert and popular dolls donated for use in an...
  • Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon

    Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon
    Hanukkah, known this year as Thanksgivukkah because it arrives just one day before Thanksgiving, and Christmas are around the corner.  So now's the time to make a mad grab for hot toys to save the trouble of running around. I asked Jodi Furman, who...
  • TV Review: Pixar's 'Toy Story of Terror!'

    Breezily bringing the "Toy Story" franchise to TV as a half-hour Halloween special, "Toy Story of Terror!" makes deft use of the existing characters and introduces a few new ones. Although billed as Pixar's first TV adventure, mastermind John Lasseter's...
  • Dog's aggression likely based on fear

    Q: We've had our 5-year-old Great Dane since he was a puppy. I took him through puppy class, obedience call, agility class, private instruction and to my office daily. At the age of 3, he began to get protective of me, lunging and growling at other...
  • Mattel to Create Original Entertainment Through Playground Productions Banner (EXCLUSIVE)

    Mattel is ready to get more creative with its toys: The world's largest toymaker has launched Playground Productions as a new banner through which it will create original entertainment for various platforms. Based at the company's headquarters in El...
  • 'Super Fun Night' Tails Off, 'Ironside' Steady in Third Weeks

    ABC comedy "Super Fun Night" lost more steam Wednesday in its third outing, while NBC's "Ironside" remained a modest performer in its third airing but seems to have held at last week's level. CW, meanwhile, had a good night with the second week of its...
  • Costumes OK, just keep your pet away from the Halloween candy

    Costumes OK, just keep your pet away from the Halloween candy
    Q: My husband insists that putting a Halloween costume on our little dog is a horrifying idea. What do you think? -- M.E., Henderson, NV A: You mean horrifying to the dog, or horrifying to the people who see your pooch in costume? Clearly, pets wearing...
  • Empty Stocking Fund helps Harford's less fortunate during holidays

    In it's 24th year, the Empty Stocking Fund is once again planning to help hundreds of less fortunate Harford County residents during the Christmas Season. The Empty Stocking Fund is a nonprofit 501c-3 organization founded in 1990 to help needy residents...
  • Video: Glendale Galleria retailers get an early start on the holidays

    Video: Glendale Galleria retailers get an early start on the holidays
    From talking dolls to flying drones, retailers at the Glendale Galleria are gearing up for the 2013 holiday season with high-tech items, including new gaming consoles for the first time in several years. The new consoles — the Xbox One and...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Toys for Tots The Anne Arundel Community College Department of Public Safety is a drop-off site for the Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots collection program through Dec. 18. Bring new, unwrapped toys from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. to the Central Services...
  • Increasingly, cats are living longer, healthier lives

    Q: We just had our cat put sleep; he was 20 years and four months old. How long do cats and dogs usually live? -- L.S., Bradenton, FL A: I'm so sorry to hear about your cat, but at least he enjoyed a long life, longer than most. Increasingly, though,...