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  • Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash

    Trucker charged in accident that killed tollway worker, injured trooper in fiery crash
    Vincent Petrella loved his job at the tollway, especially being out on the road in weather people hated. "He just loved it," said his sister Maria Petrella. "He always looked forward to it when it came to snow. He was just a hard worker." Petrella had...
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  • Howard Finkelstein, chief public defender, Broward County

    Howard Finkelstein, chief public defender, Broward County
    Last week: This week the Palm Beach State Attorney's office joined prosecutors from big cities around the state in creating a DUI diversion program for first time offenders. The participants are punished almost the same as if they received a DUI...
  • Lutherville company makes Stan Lee cologne

     Lutherville company makes Stan Lee cologne
    Create a fragrance that smells heroic with a touch of villainy — that's what Andrew Levine's Lutherville company set out to do. Considering the name on the bottle, it makes sense. The new Stan Lee's Signature Cologne trades on the geek...
  • Comic-Book Writer Matt Miner explores being a hero for animals in "LIBERATOR"

    Comic-Book Writer Matt Miner explores being a hero for animals in "LIBERATOR"
    With the popularity of superheroes in comic books and movies, the idea of what actually makes a "hero" is a constant source of debate. In comics, the answer is often made obvious. The "heroes" wear the most colorful costumes. The "villains" are cloaked in...
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  • Ina Lee, owner, Travelhost Elite of Greater Fort Lauderdale

    Ina Lee, owner, Travelhost Elite of Greater Fort Lauderdale
    Last week: The passing of E. Clay Shaw was sad for our community — not just because he was a great statesman but because he embodied a bygone era when congressional leaders worked for the betterment of the country with a bipartisan spirit rather...
  • Big Canyon three-peat

    Big Canyon three-peat
    SANTA ANA — Last year it was Mike Carpenter's 25-foot eagle putt that proved to be a memorable, heroic shot for Big Canyon Country Club's Jones Cup victory. This year, it was head pro Robert Pang who stepped up with the seemingly improbable...
  • Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, of Glen Burnie

    Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, of Glen Burnie
    Friends and family remembered Baltimore firefighter Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, who died early Sunday as the victim in a suspected murder-suicide, as a hero dedicated to the fire department. Fire Chief Jeffrey Segal issued a statement regarding Hoffman'...
  • Song written for slain Baltimore civil rights leader

    Song written for slain Baltimore civil rights leader
    Joe DeFilippo felt so moved reading about slain Baltimore Civil Rights worker William Lewis Moore that he wrote a song about the postal worker who was killed 50 years ago in Alabama. DeFilippo, a 36-year Baltimore County Public Schools teacher, felt...
  • Literary Saloon: A boy, a dog, a mystery — it all adds up

    Literary Saloon: A boy, a dog, a mystery — it all adds up
    When last we read Theresa Schwegel, she was four fine novels into a successful career. The first book, "Officer Down" (2005) won the prestigious Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author. That was followed by "Probable Cause" (2007),...