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  • Roadway shootings reveal two facets of road rage

    Many people in the East were in a tizzy several years ago because of a spate of roadway shootings in California. Road hogs who got in the way of other motorists had their vehicles shot full of holes. While I do not advocate gunplay to settle such...
  • Amish spring break in Sarasota

    Amish spring break in Sarasota
    The spring breakers clog the sidewalks in the Pinecraft neighborhood of Sarasota, but do so without the bikinis, sandals and party mentality. Pinecraft, about five miles west of Interstate 75, is ground zero for a different kind of spring break. For...
  • February 2014 TV premieres, specials, movies, finales

    February 2014 TV premieres, specials, movies, finales
    "Scandal," "The Americans," "The Walking Dead," "Portlandia," "Ripper Street," "Vikings," "House of Cards," "Hannibal"—February sees the return of several TV favorites. New series also launch, including "The Red Road" on Sundance, "Mixology" and the...
  • reFramed: In conversation with photographer William Albert Allard

     
    William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
  • Iowa's Amish

    Iowa's Amish
    KALONA, Iowa — A white van, its sides covered with the words Kalona By-Ways Tours, sits parked in front of an Amish country store, a steady stream of plainly dressed men and women coming and going. "I call this the Amish Wal-Mart," tour guide...
  • Stall at Joppa Amish market ordered to close

    Stall at Joppa Amish market ordered to close
    Lapp's Fresh Meats, one of several Amish-run stalls inside the Joppa Market Place at Joppatowne Plaza Shopping Center, must close within ten days, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The meat vendor violates an agreement between Redner's, a Pennsylvania...
  • Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting

    Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting
    Vice President Joe Biden said he was "literally" within earshot of the tragic 2006 Amish school shooting in Nickel Mines, estimating he was about a quarter of a mile away from the school at a golf outing on that warm October morning. Biden, a native...
  • Traveling weather or not

    Traveling weather or not
    Winter skiing, springtime on the links, summer sailing and autumn leaf-peeping — the weather forecast is the driving force behind the planning of many vacations. But when it comes to predicting the weather, WBAL meteorologist Tony Pann takes it all...
  • Not-so-basic backsplashes bring personality to kitchens

    Not-so-basic backsplashes bring personality to kitchens
    Kitchen backsplashes are a popular kitchen upgrade, right up there with a fancy stone countertops. Tile and glass are probably the easiest and the most common — even the big-box stores carry them now for DIYers. And the Internet is filled with photo...
  • Guide to December 2012 TV premieres, movies and holiday specials

    Guide to December 2012 TV premieres, movies and holiday specials
    December is all about the holiday specials on TV, but you'll find other interesting viewing as well. On Dec. 7 Sundance debuts "Restless," a gripping two-night miniseries about a former WW II spy. Nat Geo Wild kicks off its annual Big Cat Week Dec. 9...
  • Matt Bristol of 'Breaking Amish: Los Angeles' stirs up drama

    Matt Bristol of 'Breaking Amish: Los Angeles' stirs up drama
    With his hair tousled and aviator sunglasses resting on a table, Matt Bristol seemed like your typical Angeleno on a recent afternoon for lunch in Brentwood.  But Bristol is a cast member on the TLC series “Breaking Amish: Los Angeles,”...