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  • Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!

    Have You Seen 'Dumb Ways To Die'?!
    My nine year old son came home one day:  "Can we go on YouTube and watch 'Dumb Ways To Die'?  My friend was singing it at school!" I had no idea what he was talking about...and whether or not this oddly-named video was remotely appropriate for kids to...
  • MTA seeks public input on new bus lines to Dundalk, Amazon distribution center

    MTA seeks public input on new bus lines to Dundalk, Amazon distribution center
    The Maryland Transit Administration is seeking public input on changes to its bus system in Baltimore and the surrounding area, including two proposals that would link Dundalk with downtown and serve the new Amazon distribution center on Broening Highway....
  • Labor Day schedule and closings

    Labor Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in...
  • Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's

    Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's
    A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said. MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn at Security Boulevard has closed two outer loop traffic lanes and the outer loop right shoulder at 9:07 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland...
  • Good Friday schedule and closings

    Good Friday schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Courts Open in all jurisdictions....
  • Cutting through the baloney at airport security

    Business recently took me to New York City, and I found the city much as I left it: The Bronx is still up, the Battery's still down and Katz's Delicatessen is still on the lower east side. Besides pastrami, Katz's is famous for its World War II...
  • PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'

    PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'
    Every other week or so, fifth-grader Hayley Faith Negrin of Weston hops on a Metro North train with her mom after school and heads to a studio in Brooklyn. Somewhere along the way, the perky 10-year-old becomes the even perkier and younger voice of...
  • End Of The Line For Metro-North?

    For the 115,000 daily passengers on Metro-North in Connecticut, the derailment and fatalities that occurred Dec. 1 in the Bronx really hit home. Those were Connecticut rail cars involved in that crash and a crew that could just as easily have been...
  • Cultivate Hartford's Small Businesses

    "Yankee ingenuity" refers to the self-reliance of early New Englanders who improvised and adapted to overcome challenges from the region's harsh winters and poor soil. It also refers to a Connecticut penchant for inventiveness that resulted in the...
  • A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure

    A Year For Rebuilding State's Infrastructure
    First, the good news. People here are taking trains. Both Amtrak (31.6 million passengers) and Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division (38.8 million riders) set new records in their latest reporting periods. Now the bad news. Four people were killed...