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  • Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover

    Selfie in front of a suicide attempt lands on N.Y. Post cover
    Yes, selfies have officially become so ubiquitous that "selfie" is Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year. But maybe, just maybe, we're getting a little too comfortable with snapping pictures of ourselves as we go through our day. Case in point: On...
  • If kids are involved, consider getting them involved in the proposal

    This past weekend my mom and I went to New York for my first dress fitting at Kleinfeld Bridal (which was amazing!) and then spent the day doing touristy things. In the afternoon we walked the Brooklyn Bridge, which I would recommend as a definite must-...
  • William Friedkin takes a high-speech chase through his career

    William Friedkin takes a high-speech chase through his career
    Filmmaker William Friedkin, who's best known for such landmark films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist" in the early '70s, looks back on a long career directing movies, opera and theater in his new memoir, "The Friedkin Connection." Why do...
  • I-95 North reopened after person fell onto road from overpass

    I-95 North reopened after person fell onto road from overpass
    All northbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Laurel have reopened Sunday evening after a person fell from an overpass onto the roadway earlier in the day, police said. Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark Brady said a person jumped or...
  • Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say

    Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say
    The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
  • Feeling schmaltzy for rendered chicken fat

    Feeling schmaltzy for rendered chicken fat
    For most, the word "schmaltz" brings to mind gimmicky books and films, the artistically shallow sort that drip with sickly-sweet levels of sentimentality. That rom-com's eye-roll-inducing helicopter shot of the final kiss on the Brooklyn Bridge? That's...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Progress, or back into the dark?

    My mom told me, “Never trust anyone who complains too much; they're up to something.” She must have read Shakespeare. He proposed a way of cutting through the minutia of an argument — it's called finding the hidden agenda. Remember in...
  • Muse for Jimmy Webb's 'MacArthur Park' treasures those days

    Muse for Jimmy Webb's 'MacArthur Park' treasures those days
    TUCSON —Sitting on a swivel bar stool near the kitchen of her home outside Tucson, Suzy Horton Ronstadt listened to the familiar words of songwriter Jimmy Webb's pop-rock classic "MacArthur Park." Ronstadt smiled at first, then had to blink as her...
  • Tourism cliches good and bad

    Tourism cliches good and bad
    There's a popcorn shop in downtown Chicago that generates long tourist lines, and most locals, like me, don't get it. I don't think the popcorn is better than at any other place that puts a little effort into its popcorn, and if your time in Chicago is...
  • Laurel sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/LL Sports Notices, Third floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail cclary@tribune.com. Include date, time, location, contact information...
  • Long Beach’s pontoon bridge

     
    Ten thousand cars on average cross over a World War II era pontoon bridge connecting Southwest Long Beach with Terminal Island....