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  • 'Speaking of' … arenas, rail charities, politicians and more

    So much to talk about. So little space. We'll do this edition of the Friday Files in rapid-fire fashion, somehow managing to connect the NBA All-Star game to killer bees. With an NBA strike looming, Orlando is now worried it won't get to host the 2012...
  • Education Matters: Are dollars lovelier than trees?

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • A summer's worth of quests in just one week

    A summer's worth of quests in just one week
    Maybe I'll get it right this time. Maybe it won't hurt as much as last year — it couldn't, could it? Docile bugs, less bloodshed, lower temperatures and a more well-rounded diet, that's what I'm hoping for as I once again take on the Maryland...
  • Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water

    Review: New Shamu show at SeaWorld San Diego debuts without trainers in the water
    For the first time in more than four decades, a new Shamu show premiered Saturday at SeaWorld San Diego without animal trainers performing stunts in the water with the marine park's iconic killer whales. Photos: "One Ocean" killer whale show at Sea World...
  • A breeze buffers the blazing heat

    Judy and Ernie Jenkins leaned back in their folding chairs in a shady spot by the harbor's edge at Fort McHenry on Monday, catching the breezes that kept an otherwise blazing Memorial Day comfortable. They had plenty to drink and lots of ice, and couldn't...
  • Carrollton Neighborhood Tired of the Poop!

    Carrollton Neighborhood Tired of the Poop!
    Get out egrets!  A Carrollton neighborhood is tired of the poop, the smell, and the health hazards from hundreds of birds.  Jeff Foster enjoyed taking his 2-year-old grandson on strolls through the neighborhood.  But not anymore. Bird poop has taken...
  • Making the Vancouver circuit

    Making the Vancouver circuit
    Ah, the quintessential time-honored family road trip. Maui's Road to Hana? Sure, a nice family drive. The breathtaking Mount Blanc circuit of France, Italy and Switzerland? Without doubt, a family bucket list candidate. But for my tastes nothing can hold...
  • Police: Wildlife Officials Told Them to Shoot Concrete Gator

    Police: Wildlife Officials Told Them to Shoot Concrete Gator
    A report of a wandering alligator in the woods is what lead Independence Police officers to shoot at a concrete lawn ornament over the weekend, according to a statement released by police this week. Rick Sheridan was working in his garage when he heard...
  • Temple members plant trees in memory of couple

    Temple members plant trees in memory of couple
    Members of Temple Isaiah of Newport Beach gathered Saturday at the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve to plant native elderberry trees to beautify and help restore the bay's natural habitat. A park bench with a commemorative plaque will be installed...
  • Picture perfect: Hot spots for wedding portraits in Howard County

    Picture perfect: Hot spots for wedding portraits in Howard County
    Along with a date, a venue and a gown, photography rates pretty high on many couples’ wedding to-do lists. Howard County has no shortage of picturesque spots for portraits. The staff of Howard Magazine shares our favorites: Location: Howard...
  • Chasing Down The Muse: Reversing the course of species extinction

    "The last fallen mahogany would lie perceptibly on the landscape, and the last black rhino would be obvious in its loneliness, but a marine species may disappear beneath the waves unobserved and the sea would seem to roll on the same as always." —&...