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  • Review: Queens of the Stone Age demolish the Gibson Amphitheatre

    Review: Queens of the Stone Age demolish the Gibson Amphitheatre
    Some bands are better than others.  Chord by chord, line by line, beat by beat, hook by glorious hook, none is as convincing in 2013 as the Queens of the Stone Age. Even their codas kill. The 6,000 heads moving in lockstep unison Saturday night at the...
  • Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals

    Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals
    When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information. And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
  • Odenton construction worker suffers 'incomplete amputation' of leg

    Odenton construction worker suffers 'incomplete amputation' of leg
    A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg partially severed from his body after being struck by a piece of heavy machinery at a construction site in Odenton on Thursday morning, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Emergency...
  • One-woman act teems with voices

    One-woman act teems with voices
    On Friday, enter Bethany Owen's show at your own risk. She plans to change her garments — on stage. Subscribing to the adage that clothes — and hair — make the girl, the Huntington Beach resident will swap dresses, shirts and...
  • Mailbag: Recognize construction workers on Labor Day

    While Labor Day typically signals the end of summer, it's also an opportunity to pause and celebrate the American worker. One segment of the country's work force often is overlooked — construction-industry professionals. Labor Day is often...
  • Police search for three accused in robbery of Columbia Goodwill

    Howard County police are searching for three suspects accused in the armed robbery of a Columbia Goodwill store this week in which two employees were left bound in a back room, according to a news release. Police were called to the store in the 9000...
  • Biden says $10 million grant will take Baltimore's port to 'new level'

    Biden says $10 million grant will take Baltimore's port to 'new level'
    A new $10 million federal grant will help the port of Baltimore keep pace in the dynamic global shipping economy, while creating "jobs you can raise a family on, middle-class jobs," Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to the port on Monday....
  • Girl 'hysterical' while trying to save family from Compton-area fire

    Girl 'hysterical' while trying to save family from Compton-area fire
    Neighbors of a Compton-area auto mechanic's shop that caught fire early Monday described a heart-wrenching scene of a young girl screaming and crying in the streets as she tried to get back into the burning building to save her family. "She was...
  • 9/11/2013-We Won't Back Down

    9/11/2013-We Won't Back Down
    Heavy symbolism today. The Pentagon, the World Trade Center twin towers, the green line behind them symbolizing the field in Shanksville, Pa., the memory of that day still brings a dose of melancholy. I plan to go to ground zero and visit the memorial...
  • Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video: 19 million views in 1 day

    Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video: 19 million views in 1 day
    Nothing like a little -- make that lots of -- nude cavorting on heavy construction equipment to catch viewers’ attention, which Miley Cyrus did in record numbers upon Monday’s premiere of the music video for her single “Wrecking Ball.&...
  • Traffic: Accident on BW Parkway at Route 175 cleared

    Traffic: Accident on BW Parkway at Route 175 cleared
    As of 9:15 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation reports that the accident in Anne Arundel County on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway south at Route 175 has been cleared, and no lanes are affected. MDOT cameras are generally showing that...