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  • TV Review: 'Extant'

    "Extant" feels a bit like a Steven Spielberg greatest (and not-so-greatest) hits album, from "A.I." to, in this case, a close encounter of the reproductive kind. That's not an indictment so much as a road map to this CBS summer drama, which brings the...
  • City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs

    City approves $12M contract for East 26th St. collapse repairs
    The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a nearly $12 million contract for construction and repair work to replace a block of East 26th Street that collapsed amid heavy rains in Charles Village in April. The contract covers a substantial...
  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights
    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
  • Rome wasn't built in a day, but it beats an I-83 overpass [Letter]

    The enlargement and improvement of the I-83 overpass at Middletown Road in Parkton has now been going on for well over a year to the delight of the numerous drivers trying to enter 83 or exit to go home, and those traveling to or from York. We are talking...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash
    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
  • Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'

    Ukraine prime minister: 'Russia is on the dark side'
    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir‎ Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing  of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and demanding that it close its...
  • Metro picks Skanska venture to build first phase of Westside subway

    Metro picks Skanska venture to build first phase of Westside subway
    Three construction firms with what officials called a track record of success on Los Angeles County transit projects should build the first phase of the Westside subway, officials said Thursday, despite complaints from a competing bidder that it could...
  • Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood

    Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood
    More than 90 firefighters responded Sunday morning to a fully engulfed one-story commercial building in Hollywood, authorities said. The blaze occurred about 9 a.m. in 1000 block of Orange Drive just east of La Brea Avenue and produced a plume of...
  • Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire

    Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire
    Two elderly victims trapped on the second floor of an apartment building by a first-floor fire Sunday afternoon were rescued by firefighers. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said there was heavy smoke and fire coming from a first floor apartment at 1115 SW...
  • Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants
    Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village. If the proposed coal...
  • Tweaking soil could help rhododendrons thrive

    Tweaking soil could help rhododendrons thrive
    Q: All summer, my rhododendrons lose leaves. New leaves form, but others turn brown and fall off. Is there anything that I can do? — Jeff Schmidt, Chicago A: Evergreen rhododendrons drop leaves periodically, though not typically all summer long....