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  • Join rally for climate change

    Kudos to Mike Tidwell for his clear commentary explaining why we need a revenue-neutral carbon tax to reduce emissions and slow climate change ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). I'm convinced, but how are the American people going to convince Congress...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-95 south near I-395

    As of 9 a.m. Friday, traffic was slow on I-95 southbound near I-395, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on the outer loop of I-695 near I-95 in Baltimore County, McDonogh Road near Timothy Lane in Baltimore County, I-895 northbound at...
  • Engineers inspect Washington Monument in preparation for restoration

    Engineers inspect Washington Monument in preparation for restoration
    Tracy Marcotte scanned a hand-held metal detector across various spots on the base of the Washington Monument as if she were searching for gold. But it was iron she was after. Specifically, she was searching for iron cramps that hold together stones that...
  • Arrest made in fatal Mid-Town double shooting case

    Arrest made in fatal Mid-Town double shooting case
    Rookie Baltimore police officers Jason Dipaola and Steven Vinias were sent to Mount Vernon to provide a sense of security to a neighborhood shaken by a double shooting. They may have ended up solving the case. After stopping a group of young people...
  • Traffic: Accident on Northern Parkway at Cylburn Avenue

    Traffic: Accident on Northern Parkway at Cylburn Avenue
    As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on Northern Parkway at Cylburn Avenue, due to an accident. An accident was slowing traffic on Ridge Road at Severn Road in Anne Arundel County. Emergency roadwork was slowing traffic on U.S. 1 northbound at...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-95 northbound near Route 100

    Traffic: Accident on I-95 northbound near Route 100
    As of 9 a.m. Thursday, traffic was slow on I-95 northbound near Route 100, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on Route 295 northbound near I-895 in Baltimore City, and Philadelphia Road near Hospital Drive in Rosedale. A vehicle fire...
  • Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters

    Dagmar Wilson dies at 94; organizer of women's disarmament protesters
    In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight. A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
  • NASA incompetent — or just lying to us?

    NASA incompetent — or just lying to us?
    This is the latest plan NASA is considering to get us to infinity and beyond. It would break the shuttle into pieces. It would take the engines off the orbiter, put them on the bottom of the fuel tank, and throw the rest of the orbiter away. Then it...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
  • Six Flags, 50 years later

    Six Flags, 50 years later
    Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior. I remember feeling afraid, but I...
  • Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version

    Baltimore Bucket List -- Printable version
    Print this list out and keep it with you at all times. You never know when you'll have the opportunity to check another item off your list. 1. Enjoy cinema al fresco ___ 2. See a movie at The Senator Theatre -- while you still can ___ 3. Spend a...