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  • The Short List: Light Up Lexington, D'Angelo, Blonde Redhead, more

    The Short List: Light Up Lexington, D'Angelo, Blonde Redhead, more
    WEDNESDAY: Dublin’s Girl Band, who are actually all guys because that joke never ever gets old, plays the Ottobar. Rockabilly singer-songwriter Caroline Rose performs at the Metro Gallery with Rodney Henry. The Station North Jazz Orchestra blows its...
  • Rauner hits the road, ripping Dem leaders

    Gov. Bruce Rauner gave rip-roaring speeches in several Democratic legislative districts last week, denouncing the state's Democratic leadership. All of his visits were accompanied by Illinois Republican Party news releases bashing area Democratic...
  • Former DP swim coach Bruce Follensbee gets Hall call

    Former DP swim coach Bruce Follensbee gets Hall call
    Longtime Dr. Phillips swim coach Bruce Follensbee, who led Panthers girls and boys teams to six state championships, 16 district titles and 16 Metro Conference crowns over his 24 seasons, was one of 30 coaches nationwide inducted into the National High...
  • Harford largely left out of governor's proposal to boost spending on roads, bridges

    Harford largely left out of governor's proposal to boost spending on roads, bridges
    Although Harford County appeared to come up short in Gov. Larry Hogan's announcement Thursday of a $1.97 billion funding commitment for highways and bridges construction and repair, one local legislator hailed the governor's announcement as a victory...
  • Agenda set for fact-finding hearing on Metro smoke

    The National Transportation Safety Board has set its final agenda for a two-day hearing on a deadly electrical malfunction on the Metro in Washington where a train inside a tunnel filled with smoke. The NTSB released its final agenda Friday for the fact-...
  • Immediate fix recommended for DC subway components

    Federal officials are recommending that Washington's subway system immediately repair components that are designed to protect the electrified third rail from water and other contaminants. The National Transportation Safety Board issued the recommendation...
  • DC Circulator buses adding route around National Mall

    The nation's capital is about to get a new, tourist-friendly bus route. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser will join federal officials on Friday for the ceremonial opening of the new D.C. Circulator bus route around the National Mall. The buses...
  • The Short List: Weird Al, the Heartless Bastards, Chastity Belt, more

    The Short List: Weird Al, the Heartless Bastards, Chastity Belt, more
    WEDNESDAY: The 24-year-old Tyler, The Creator has a middle schooler’s sartorial sense and obsession with shock value at Rams Head Live. Andy Bopp featuring Warren Boes, two local rock vets (of Love Nut and All Mighty Senators, respectively), play...
  • Bowie police step up patrols of commuter lot

    Bowie police have stepped up patrols and posted signs alerting commuters to be careful after a series of car break-ins and vandalism in February and March at the Northview Park & Ride lot on Route 197 near the Regal Cinemas. The free lot, which has...
  • Boys Track Athlete of the Year: Adam Shuler, Lyman

    Boys Track Athlete of the Year: Adam Shuler, Lyman
    Credentials: The senior dominated the discus with seven meets over 170 feet (only two other Florida throwers managed that feat once). Shuler was the state leader by a large margin even before he launched a throw of 192 feet, 9 inches on his final state-...
  • The Short List: Be More Benefit, Death Fest, Kenny Chesney, more

    The Short List: Be More Benefit, Death Fest, Kenny Chesney, more
    WEDNESDAY: The Metro Gallery’s Be More Benefit may not have Prince, but it does have great local acts Eze Jackson, Wing Dam, Bond St. District, and more performing to raise money for The Baltimore Community Foundation’s city rebuilding effort....