| Aug 12, 2012
He's a legendary Baltimore Oriole, has starred in Miller Lite beer commercials, and in recent years, has become a barbecue king.
Yet to fans in Baltimore and beyond, John Wesley Powell Sr., is simply "Boog" — friendly and down-to-earth, despite all...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:49 AM
ASHEVILLE, NC -- Evangelist Billy Graham was released from an Asheville hospital Tuesday.
Graham was being treated for bronchial infection and has returned to his home in Montreat.
"Upon admission, he was alert and in good spirits," said the statement,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Letter writer Bud Gibbs ("Romney is more qualified to be president than Obama," Sept. 4) contends that Mitt Romney is better due to a better resume. That is just a wee bit silly. If Mr. Gibbs would have been around, he surely would have voted for Thomas...
| Sep 19, 2012
It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task."
But what does history...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:21 PM
It's no secret that the CTA is strapped for cash, but it appears the agency's employees are too.
About 1,300 CTA employees, who account for 13 percent of the CTA's workforce, owe money to the city, according to data released last month by the city. The...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:30 AM
The flu can strike people starting in October, so Maryland health officials are rolling out their flu vaccine clinics. People can also get flu shots at most pharmacies, doctors' offices and sometimes at work. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:33 AM
The CTA on Thursday unveiled its plans for the ailing Wilson station, the three time winner of Going Public's annual Crust Station contest that dishonors the most disgusting CTA stop.
Wilson will be transformed into a transfer station for Purple Line...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Clarence M. Mitchell III, who helped steer a sweeping desegregation measure through the General Assembly, died Thursday of cancer at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center. He was 72.
Mr. Mitchell became the nation's youngest black legislator...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:28 AM
The CTA is hosting various meetings this week for riders to weigh in on upcoming projects.
>> On Thursday night, riders will get to see proposals to overhaul the Wilson station in Uptown. Work is expected to begin next year on the Red Line stop, the...
| Jun 8, 2012
Wave it proudly, dear readers,
Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B.J. Cigrand and the students in the Fredonia, Wis., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Aliso Viejo with Boy Scout Troop # 700 with a preview of their Second Annual American Flag Retirement Ceremony. Their main event is Thursday, June 14th, Flag Day from 7p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Orange County Fire Station 57.