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  • Holiday travelers could hit construction on drive

    Holiday travelers could hit construction on drive
    As thousands of drivers head out of town on the day before Thanksgiving, they will likely run into construction zones. "We have one of our biggest constructions seasons yet here at INDOT," said Will Wingfield, Indiana Department of Transportation...
  • Federal grants to boost Bay pollution trading efforts

    The Chesapeake Bay region's fledgling pollution "trading" programs are getting an infusion of federal funds aimed at encouraging farmers to participate. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it's awarding five grants totaling $2.6 $2....
  • Fall color boom or bust? Fear over Indiana's fall foliage may be false

    Fall color boom or bust? Fear over Indiana's fall foliage may be false
    Will it be an epic fall or an epic fail? Indiana counties that bank on the beautiful fall colors and a bunch of tourists are a little worried this year. The severe drought stressed out the trees.  Some trees died and other trees lost their leaves early....
  • New biography of legendary railroader John Work Garrett

    The optimistic incorporators and builders of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the nation's first common carrier railroad, which was founded in Baltimore in 1827 and began building westward the next year, envisioned it would take 10 years and $10 million...
  • Lori Klein Adamek Oct. 21, 1944 - Sept, 29, 2012

    Lori Klein Adamek Oct. 21, 1944 -  Sept, 29, 2012
    Lori Klein Adamek, 67, passed away peacefully with her husband by her side at their home in La Cañada, CA on September 29, 2012. Born October 21, 1944, in Wilmette, IL to William and Ruth Klein, Lori graduated from New Trier High School (1962), and the...
  • State purchases 144 acres of scenic land along Ohio River in Perry Co.

    State purchases 144 acres of scenic land along Ohio River in Perry Co.
    It is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in Indiana, and now you can see it for yourself for the first time.    The 144-acre property along the Ohio River in Perry County has just been purchased by the Department of Natural Resources.   ...
  • Rivalry with Kentucky grows for Indiana All-Stars

    Rivalry with Kentucky grows for Indiana All-Stars
    INDIANAPOLIS - How much rivalry exists between basketball All-Stars of the two Midwest states that border the Ohio River could be up for debate. But the heat between Indiana and Kentucky's flagship schools is warmer than even-and arguing against that...
  • Enough with the 1812 revisionism

    David Brandenburg's letter, published in The Sun on July 4 ("The truth about the War of 1812"), shows the danger of amateur historians who take small facts and from them draw a revisionist fallacious interpretation of the American historical narrative....
  • First drought this year hits state crops, lawns

    First drought this year hits state crops, lawns
    Even as the heat wave subsided this week, conditions for cornfields and lawns continue to be affected by what meteorologists are calling Illinois’s first drought of the year. Two-thirds of the state is experiencing at least a severe drought, and...
  • Dogs, guns and pies: All part of the job

    Melvin G. "Mel" Trimble Sr., a colorful and loquacious character I got to know some years ago, had one of the more interesting and necessary jobs with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and with its successor company, Chessie System. It relied upon his...
  • Cold continues; snow hawks eye storm next week

     
    Officially, despite sightings of flurries in many places around the Baltimore region Sunday, there was no snow at BWI-Marshall - not even a trace - on Dec. 5. So, for those counting the Dec. 5ths that have produced at least a......