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  • Traffic: Quiet morning on area roadways

    Traffic: Quiet morning on area roadways
    Thursday morning's commute was virtually event free as the state Department of Transportation reported only one incident that blocked traffic lanes from 7 a.m. to 9:12 a.m. The lone incident was a two-lane closure at the Fort McHenry toll plaza around...
  • Former McDonogh runner Autumne Franklin stars at USA Track and Field Junior National Championships

    Former McDonogh runner Autumne Franklin stars at USA Track and Field Junior National Championships
    A former two-time first-team Baltimore Sun All-Metro honoree is running her way to the same status as just a freshman on the Harvard women’s track and field team. Autumne Franklin captured the 400 hurdles title at the USA Track and Field Junior...
  • Traffic: All lanes on MD 214 reopened

    Traffic: All lanes on MD 214 reopened
    Maryland Route 214, which had been shut down for more than two hours on Friday morning after a tall tree fell onto the roadway at Quarterfield Road, has been reopened, according to the State Highway Administration. The tree brought down telephone lines,...
  • William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer

    William K. 'Bill' Lee III, SHA chief engineer
    William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
  • Metro votes to block 710 Freeway extension project, studies continue

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority this week voted to block fast-track funding for the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension over the next 10 years. While the proposal to extend the 710 Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway will...
  • Local Q&A: Tree

    Local Q&A: Tree
    Tree's profile is growing more rapidly than even his name would suggest. The 29-year-old Chicago rapper/producer earned a coveted slot at the Pitchfork Music Festival on the strength of his newest mixtape, "Sunday School II: When Church Lets Out," and...
  • Sloan and Sagansky launch IPO for Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp.

    Sloan and Sagansky launch IPO for Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp.
    Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., an investment shell company founded by longtime media heavyweights Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, plans to raise $250 million through an initial public offering.  Silver Eagle said it would sell 25 million shares at $10 a...
  • Who needs sleep? Not Len Kasper

    Who needs sleep? Not Len Kasper
    Despite the fact that he himself plays Wrigley Field 81 times a year, Cubs play-by-play broadcaster Len Kasper said he hasn't given die-hard Cubs fan and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder any tips ahead of his show Friday. "I don't think I could give...
  • Charlotte Rampling gives 'Dexter' a fresh kind of edge

    Charlotte Rampling has gone from "The Look" to "The Legend." She received the moniker "The Look" when as a beautiful, carefree dolly bird in swinging '60s London she made an early name for herself in Richard Lester's 1965 comedy "The Knack" and 1966's...
  • Md. Republicans offer realistic alternatives to higher taxes, fees and tolls

    Md. Republicans offer realistic alternatives to higher taxes, fees and tolls
    I am responding to your editorial in which you take aim at Republicans for daring to protest the gas tax, the rain tax and the tolls that became effective July 1 ("Tolls, taxes and fees," July 3). Specifically, you condemn the Republican leadership...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD

    Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD
    Multiple protesters denouncing the George Zimmerman verdict were taken into custody Monday night  after Los Angeles police declared an unlawful assembly in the Crenshaw district.  The police actions came after several hours of lawlessness along Crenshaw...