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  • Today's front page, traffic & weather

    Today's front page, traffic & weather
    Good morning, Baltimore! Here's what you need to know for your Monday. WEATHER Sunny earlier today but turning cloudy later in the day with snappy winds out of the south. Rain tonight and most of tomorrow. Temperatures will hit a high of 72, and...
  • Leila's Library

    Leila's Library
    Leila is an 8 year old reading enthusiast. If she’s not curled up somewhere with a good book, you can either find her dancing her heart out or making some kind of elaborate creation out of anything she can get her hands on. Mariella Mystery...
  • Are Naperville street names a roll call for politicians?

    Are Naperville street names a roll call for politicians?
    Were the four Naperville mayoral candidates, Steve Chirico, Jim Haselhorst, Doug Krause and Marty Walker looking for some immortality instead of just the top spot in town? Possibly. Chirico was the top vote-getter and will take over for Naperville's...
  • Announcements: Green Drinks Annapolis, pet adoptions, others

    Green Drinks Green Drinks Annapolis will hold a networking happy hour for those who are environmentally-minded from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 12 at the Chart House, 300 Second St. This event will feature a short presentation about climate change and sea...
  • Kaine feeling optimistic Congress will get more done

     Kaine feeling optimistic Congress will get more done
    His party lost control of the Senate and the White House isn't all that happy with his push for a congressional review of any Iranian nuclear weapons agreement, but by and large Sen. Tim Kaine is feeling pretty optimistic these days. He's seeing signs...
  • Abraham Lincoln as Chicago knew him: A leader with 'patriotic purpose'

    Abraham Lincoln as Chicago knew him: A leader with 'patriotic purpose'
    On April 14, 1865, Washington, D.C., was in victory mode. For five days, since Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, the capital celebrated the end of a bloody Civil War. Sporadic fighting continued, but you wouldn't know it in jubilant...
  • George Heitmann: Move over, Andrew Jackson; it's time for a woman on $20 bill

    George Heitmann: Move over, Andrew Jackson; it's time for a woman on $20 bill
    Who should be on the $20 bill? There is growing pressure from women's groups and their sympathizers (e.g., me) that a woman should be depicted on at least one of our currency bills. But, whom should we chose? On TV the other morning, a grade-school girl...
  • New shopping center under construction in York

    The promise of new rooftops and growing traffic counts may be driving new retail development in lower York County. Yorktown-based Fjord Construction Inc. is overseeing ongoing construction of Boulevard Crossing – a new 12,600-square-foot...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    Local Band Heads to Hollywood ENFIELD - The local band "Drained Glory" is heading to Hollywood for a movie premier in which two of their newest songs "Finally Safe" and "No Mercy" (both soon to be released) will be featured in the movie "Street The...
  • Senate panel OKs defense bill; some good news for Huntington Ingalls

     Senate panel OKs defense bill; some good news for Huntington Ingalls
    The Senate blueprint for a new defense budget cleared committee Thursday, and some provisions are good news for shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries. It would fund the mid-life overhaul of aircraft carrier USS George Washington, due to...
  • Christie calls for new government surveillance powers

    Christie calls for new government surveillance powers
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offered a vigorous defense of post-Sept. 11 surveillance tactics on Monday, backing existing programs and calling for an expansion of intelligence-gathering capabilities even as Congress seeks ways to rein in the programs....