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  • Little League team advances to championship

    Laurel's 9/10 All-Star Little League team advanced to the District Four championship, where they came in second place. Though they lost the game to the defending champs, the young athletes represented their hometown well. Old Town resident Caleb Collins...
  • Peninsula Pilots clinch playoff berth

    The Peninsula Pilots clinched a spot in the Coastal Plain League's Petitt Cup playoffs, thanks to losses by Outer Banks and Morehead City and a 5-1 win vs. the Petersburg Generals in Game 1 of a doubleheader Tuesday. The Pilots will open the playoffs...
  • Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, real estate executive, dies

    Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, real estate executive, dies
    Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, a retired real estate executive who with his wife established a nonprofit foundation that furnishes books to inner-city public schools, died July 31 of heart failure at his Pikesville home. He was 81. Born in Minneapolis,...
  • Annapolis sailors launch beer-can boats in tiny regatta

    Annapolis sailors launch beer-can boats in tiny regatta
    Pieter Schneider's research and planning paid off every time his boat hit the finish line. The 7-year-old had studied pictures of fast boats in magazines to design his catamaran, made of four aluminum cans and two plastic cups, with a paper plate sail....
  • Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state

    Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state
    Hurricane Irene strengthened overnight into a strong Category 2 storm, just shy of reaching major hurricane status, according to the National Hurricane Center. At 5 a.m. Wednesday, Irene was packing maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, making it a...
  • Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
    If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
  • Hurricane Irene pounding the Bahamas; Florida threat continues to ease

    Hurricane Irene pounding the Bahamas; Florida threat continues to ease
    After bulking up overnight, Hurricane Irene began pounding the southern Bahamas on Wednesday morning with sustained winds of 115 mph and torrential rains. Now at Category 3 strength, the system is expected to continue intensifying and plow over or near...
  • Irene could bring 3 feet of water to Hampton Roads

    Water levels in Hampton Roads are expected to rise three feet Saturday night if Hurricane Irene continues on its projected path. “There’s probably no doubt that we’ll get a lot of flooding,” said Larry Atkinson, an oceanography...
  • Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts

    Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts
    Hurricane Irene, already a 120-mph powerhouse with tropical storm winds 230 miles from its center, was turning toward North Carolina's Outer Banks late Wednesday en route to a very wet and potentially dangerous weekend encounter with Maryland's Eastern...
  • Romance review round-up

    Romance review round-up
    "Call Me Irresistible" by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Avon, $13.99 After Meg Koranda convinces her best friend Lucy Jorik to dump her fiancé Ted Beaudine, everyone in Wynette, Texas, is upset with Meg for breaking up the town's golden couple. Now all Meg...
  • Hurricane Irene's impact looking worse

    Hurricane Irene's impact looking worse
    Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, and forecast storm tracks are trending closer to the mid-Atlantic beaches. All signs for this storm appear to be looking worse Thursday afternoon, instead of better. Irene risksAdd to that the saturating rains we'...