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  • Chan Lowe: Romney heading for the junk yard in Michigan?

    Chan Lowe: Romney heading for the junk yard in Michigan?
    Yes, Mitt Romney did at least wait until after he had dropped out of the presidential nomination race in 2008 before he wrote the op-ed piece in the New York Times wherein he argued that Detroit automakers ought to be allowed to go bankrupt.   That...
  • Mace Siegel dies at 86; stable owner and booster of California horse racing

    Mace Siegel dies at 86; stable owner and booster of California horse racing
    Mace Siegel, a prominent owner of thoroughbred racehorses who was considered a godfather of Southern California horse racing for his role as an advocate for the sport, has died. He was 86. Siegel, who was also a leading developer of regional shopping...
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    Daily crossword
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    The thought of going into the season with either Brent Morel or Mark Teahen at third base is scary. Shouldn't the Sox go after Michael Young now that Texas is trying to trade him? Reginald Singleton, Glen Ellyn Even with the Sox on Michael Young's no-...
  • Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens

    Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens
    The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace." James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
  • Sylvia Bursztyn dies at 62; created Sunday crossword puzzles for the L.A. Times

    Sylvia Bursztyn, who parlayed her playful spirit and love of language into a 30-year career of creating devilishly clever Sunday crossword puzzles for the Los Angeles Times, has died. She was 62. Bursztyn was found dead at her Granada Hills home on Dec....
  • 'Fish Men' is at its best when chess is front and center

    'Fish Men' is at its best when chess is front and center
    Oxymoronic as the whole notion may seem, chess hustlers are one of the pleasures of urban life. I've watched naive amateur players get taken for hard cash by well-masked intellectual killers in Washington Square Park in New York, Harvard Square in...
  • QUIZ: How Well Are You Caring For Your Brain?

    Take the quiz and total your score to see how well you are caring for your brain.  (Points are in parenthesis.)   A. DIET: 20 Points Out of 60 Possible (33.3% of your total score) 1. How many servings of fatty fish (salmon, tuna, mackerel, trout,...
  • 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' review: A movie just asking to be called elementary

    'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' review: A movie just asking to be called elementary
    ** (out of four) A convoluted plot. A generic adventure score. A lead performance that’s already played its best hand. What is this, a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel? No, it’s the follow-up to Guy Ritchie’s mildly...
  • Learning longer, learning better

    We were eager to see what would happen when, on short notice — over Thanksgiving, no less — we invited students who were struggling in math to come to Saturday School here at Hilton Elementary School in West Baltimore. That first Saturday,...
  • December 19: Your Money Matters - Get Promoted

    December 19: Your Money Matters - Get Promoted
    Adriana Llames To purchase a copy of Adriana's book: Career Sudoku Tips: Do a Better Than Good Job: Plain and simple doing a stellar job in your current position will help you make a better case for yourself. Excellent performance reviews and your...