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  • Straighten up, sloucher

    Straighten up, sloucher
    Poor posture can make you look 10 pounds heavier. It could sabotage a promotion. And slumped or hunched shoulders are a major reason why back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their life. "Poor posture isn't just disrespectful; it...
  • It's getting easier to visit Cuba

    It's getting easier to visit Cuba
    WASHINGTON -- Betsy Blades has been curious about Cuba ever since 1959 when she was 15 years old and watched news clips of Fidel Castro’s revolution. The retired social worker from Baltimore, now 68, will seize a chance to visit the forbidden...
  • Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire

    Goldberg: America's 'green' quagmire
    It was a massive flatbed truck, flanked by smaller vehicles brandishing "oversized load" banners, carrying a huge white thing. I think the first one I saw was in Ohio. But I know that by the time I passed Grand Island, Neb., I'd lost count. What was it?...
  • Burb's Eye View: A man of his sword

    As in life, there’s a tempo and a rhythm to fencing. This is the sword-fighting lesson embodied by Tim Weske. The jabs and strikes are fast — forward motion is helped by good footwork. The parries and retreats are more deliberate and...
  • Pasadena man admits hitting fencing coach with snowplow

    A snowplow driver admitted Thursday that he didn't stop after he'd struck a pedestrian during a snowstorm in January. The pedestrian, Richard Francis Oles, a retired Johns Hopkins University fencing coach, died of injuries he sustained after being...
  • BGE: Utility's finances will be protected if merger is approved

    Jay Hancock's Sept. 25 business column ("Regulators must protect BGE from potential Exelon trouble") emphasized the importance of protecting BGE's financial strength and independence as a condition of the proposed merger between the utility's parent,...
  • Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style

    Seafood and Sausage, Southern-style
    October is one of Mother Nature's finest moments, in theory. Cool, maybe even crisp. Occasionally, some rain. But we best remember the bright, sunny days, and the pleasant evenings, when we can enjoy both the great outdoors and the snug indoors. Indeed,...
  • A raw deal from garlic

    A raw deal from garlic
    Q: Raw garlic in recipes (salad dressing, pesto) gives me an upset stomach.  Is there any way to tame the garlic to be more palatable? Janet Cornell, Glen Ellyn A: Assuming you don't have some sort of allergy or issue with eating garlic, I'd try cooking...
  • Gil Cates dies at 77; producer, director and showman

    Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77. Cates may have been...
  • Big game has playoff feeling for St. Francis

    With two games left in the regular season, St. Francis High Coach Jim Bonds said now is the perfect time to treat the rest of the regular season like the postseason. The Golden Knights are on the outside of the playoff bubble, the result of two Mission...
  • Pasadena man ordered jailed for leaving scene of fatal crash

    A Pasadena man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 days in jail for leaving the scene of the accident in which his snowplow blade fatally struck retired John Hopkins University fencing coach Richard Francis Oles while he was walking on Mountain Road, a...