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  • Maryland's most royal sites

    Maryland's most royal sites
    When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the United States as part of their forthcoming North American tour, no doubt their host city of Los Angeles will provide plenty of pomp and circumstance. Yet Marylanders could show Will and Kate a jolly good...
  • How the West was redone

    How the West was redone
    DEADWOOD, S.D. — Once the stomping ground of grizzled gold miners, gun-slinging gamblers and men fueled by six-chambered justice, this place is now home to a wholly different breed. On a recent Friday night, the downtown crawled with, of all...
  • California: Yreka a gold mine of natural wonders

     California: Yreka a gold mine of natural wonders
    YREKA, Calif. — Deep in Siskiyou County in far Northern California, high granite peaks and rocky streams have long incited gold miners, including my grandfather, who in the 1930s lived with his family — my grandmother, mother and aunt —...
  • Taking the Kids: To a San Francisco Museum

    Taking the Kids: To a San Francisco Museum
    Ready to tinker? At San Francisco's Exploratorium (www.exploratorium.edu), visitors are invited to do just that. In fact, there's a Tinkering Studio where recently kids were busy figuring out how to connect wires to make buzzers work and lights go on and...
  • T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold

    T. Rowe Price-managed college savings plans take home gold
    Two college savings plans managed by T. Rowe Price rank among the best in the country — the eighth time that the Baltimore-based investment firm has been included in Morningstar's annual survey of top plans. Only once — the year after the...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix likely to repeat Labor Day weekend date

    Baltimore Grand Prix likely to repeat Labor Day weekend date
    Those planning ahead to the summer of 2012 can likely figure on Indy race cars returning to the streets of Baltimore for Labor Day weekend. Will Power had barely crossed the finish line Sunday to win the IZOD IndyCar Series race at the inaugural...
  • Yukon gold

    Yukon gold
    It's a crisp, cold morning. Inside our recreational vehicles, we don fleece jackets and sweatshirts as the temperature hovers just below freezing. Ice has formed on one of the kettle ponds we are parked alongside in the vast Arctic tundra. As we step...
  • A few words with ... Casey Wilson, Rachael Ray and Todd Hoffman

    Casey Wilson of "Happy Endings" on ABC Q: Since you have written and acted in films, been onstage and are now in a TV show, which is your preference? A: I would say stage. It's just the most fun even though it's so compartmentalized, so start-and-...
  • Descendants offer stories from ill-fated Clara Nevada

    A recent column on the wreck of the steamer Clara Nevada, which went to the bottom in 1898 while returning from the Alaska gold fields with the loss of all hands and a cargo of gold dust worth $13.6 million today, brought interesting reader feedback. The...
  • Smoking Can Be Hazardous To Your Buzz-June 23,2011

    Smoking Can Be Hazardous To Your Buzz-June 23,2011
    If the high price of cigarettes isn't going to stop people from smoking, the gory pictures on the back of the pack won't. A pack of butts now is around $8 in Connecticut. I smoked two packs a day when I was smoking cigarettes, so that would be $16 a day,...
  • Patrick J. Adams passes 'Suits' test

    Patrick J. Adams passes 'Suits' test
    About a year before he auditioned for USA's new lawyer drama "Suits" (9 p.m. Thursday, USA; ** 1/2 stars out of four), Patrick J. Adams was fired from an acting job. "I don't even remember exactly when it was; I've conveniently put it right out of my...