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  • Kevin Hunt: Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors Now Includes Violent Threats, Intimidation

    Kevin Hunt: Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors Now Includes Violent Threats, Intimidation
    Scammers have Marvin Goldfarb's number, and address, and probably know the color of his house. Two years ago, Goldfarb provided The Bottom Line a stack of scam mail, delivered to his Newington home by the United States Postal Service. Goldfarb, 78, a...
  • University of Baltimore land swap approved

    University of Baltimore land swap approved
    The Board of Public Works gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a land-swap deal that would give the University of Baltimore 2.5 acres in the heart of its campus area in exchange for finding a new location for a U.S. Postal Service truck repair facility....
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Is My Mail Now Delivered At 6 P.M.? (The Sequel)

    Kevin Hunt: Why Is My Mail Now Delivered At 6 P.M.? (The Sequel)
    Nancy Eaton, unhappy with mail delivery in Glastonbury, asked The Bottom Line (read the Feb. 16 column here) if anyone else had complained about the United States Postal Service. Well, not really — until now. Here is a sampling of responses,...
  • Take precautions with gift cards this graduation season

    Talk about an impulse purchase gone bad. That's the polite way of describing my recent shopping experience after purchasing a $50 Amazon.com gift card for my nephew Charlie, who was turning six. The easiest thing would have been to order the gift card...
  • The 'gem' of the passport office

    The 'gem' of the passport office
    Laurel resident Joan Anderson is the "gem" that former Laurel Director of Communications Peter Piringer credits with helping to establish the passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center, which serves as City Hall. Anderson, 82, relocated...
  • Sante Fe police dig up new leads -- and bones -- in 1952 cold case

    Sante Fe police dig up new leads -- and bones -- in 1952 cold case
    Nobody really vanishes into thin air. But that's more or less what happened to Inez Garcia on Nov. 2, 1952, when she stepped out of her husband's car in Santa Fe, N.M., never to be seen again. That, at least, is what Juan Andres Jose Garcia said. ...
  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • Supreme Court sides with airline against booted frequent flier

    Supreme Court sides with airline against booted frequent flier
    WASHINGTON — Airline customers complain about being mistreated daily, but Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg took his grievance all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Unfortunately for Ginsberg, the court sided Wednesday with Northwest Airlines Inc.,...
  • Baltimore oriole featured in new Songbirds Forever Stamps collection

    Baltimore oriole featured in new Songbirds Forever Stamps collection
    The Baltimore oriole -- the Maryland state bird and namesake for our beloved baseball team -- has made the cut as one of the 10 birds featured on the U.S. Postal Service's Songbirds Forever Stamps. Other featured songbirds include the American goldfinch,...
  • Bay Station Post Office may relocate

    The Newport Beach Bay Station Post Office is seeking a change of address. Located on Riverside Drive near West Coast Highway, the post office loses its lease Nov. 9, and the landlord has declined to negotiate a new one, U.S. Postal Service officials...
  • Nationally Renowned Bandit Met Hangman After Killing New Britain Officer

    Nationally Renowned Bandit Met Hangman After Killing New Britain Officer
    Years before John Dillinger, "Baby Face" Nelson and "Pretty Boy" Floyd, there was Gerald Chapman. Chapman — dubbed "Public Enemy No. 1" by both the press and authorities prior to the FBI's official use of the phrase — was criminally active...