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  • Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals

    Pet+ER of Towson gives matching gift to March for the Animals
    The Maryland SPCA’s 19th annual March for the Animals, scheduled for April 27, received a kickstart in the form of a challenge gift of $5,000 from Pet+ER of Towson. For every online donation of $40 or more received through April 10, Pet+ER will...
  • Napier's No. 13 Added To Huskies Of Honor Wall In Gampel

    Napier's No. 13 Added To Huskies Of Honor Wall In Gampel
    STORRS — Three years ago, after an unlikely run to the national title, UConn inducted Kemba Walker into the Huskies of Honor. Normally, UConn waits four years after a player's college career to bestow that honor. On Tuesday, after another improbable...
  • Allan "Duke" J. Libby August 6, 1934 - March 30, 2014

    Allan J. Libby, also lovingly known as “Duke” passed away on Sunday March 30th at the age of 79 while on a family vacation in Cancun, Mexico. Born and raised in Los Angeles, A.J. Duke Libby launched a thirty year career in international...
  • Costume designer Jane Greenwood to get lifetime achievement Tony

    One Tony Award winner is already a lock, with organizers of the theater awards ceremony announcing that costume designer Jane Greenwood would be this year's recipient of a special Tony for lifetime achievement. Tuesday's announcement included the...
  • Obama lawyers to defend San Diego cross as war memorial

    Obama lawyers to defend San Diego cross as war memorial
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration lawyers have told the Supreme Court they will strongly defend the 29-foot-tall cross atop Mount Soledad in San Diego as a memorial to the nation’s war veterans and not an unconstitutional promotion of...
  • Ft. Hood prepares for Obama at memorial after shooting

    KILLEEN, Texas — Security has tightened around Ft. Hood as soldiers and their families prepared to host President Obama and other dignitaries Wednesday for a memorial honoring those killed last week when one of their own opened fire on fellow...
  • Film Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    Necessity is the mother of invention, which is why Marc Webb's 2012 superhero do-over "The Amazing Spider-Man," for all its polished proficiency and kicky star casting, felt so perfunctory: Rebooting the blockbuster Marvel franchise just five years...
  • On the Town: Soroptimists present annual 'Bras for a Cause'

    On the Town: Soroptimists present annual 'Bras for a Cause'
    "Bras might be the most creative, supportive and uplifting invention of all time," said fundraising chair Kathy Lefkovits at Glendale Soroptimists' 11th annual "Bras for a Cause." Decorating bras for dollars may not be everyone's cup of tea, but it sure...
  • From BWI nonstop: Meet me in Memphis

    From BWI nonstop: Meet me in Memphis
    The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, thereby making "nonstop" one of the most fetching words in travel today. Luckily for us, BWI-Marshall Airport seems to be piling up flights that will get you to your destination without...
  • How Beatles manager Brian Epstein made the Rock Hall of Fame

    How Beatles manager Brian Epstein made the Rock Hall of Fame
    The bulk of the attention surrounding this year’s class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame zeroes in on the musicians: KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. Plus whatever...
  • Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest

    Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest
    Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with. After more than...