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  • The many layers of Istanbul

    The many layers of Istanbul
    I first visited Istanbul in the 1970s. Some of my most vivid memories of that trip are of the colorful locals. Scruffy kids sold cherry juice and old men would grab huge cucumbers from wheeled carts, then peel, quarter and salt them to sell for pennies....
  • Avoid a special session in Annapolis [Editorial]

    If the Harford County delegation to Annapolis can be part of preventing a special session of the Maryland General Assembly after the election, they will have at least accomplished something. Partially because they are mostly members of the largely...
  • Light rail should not be built under LAX terminal area, officials say

    Light rail should not be built under LAX terminal area, officials say
    Citing the high cost and risk of tunneling under Los Angeles International Airport, county transportation officials said Wednesday that it did not make sense to build a light-rail line directly under the airport's terminal area. Their recommendation...
  • Metro shelves direct rail line to LAX

    Metro shelves direct rail line to LAX
    A decades-long effort to bring rail service directly to Los Angeles International Airport suffered a blow Thursday when transportation officials placed on the back burner a proposal for a light-rail tunnel under the terminal area, citing high costs and...
  • SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics

    SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics
    SunRail, FCAT testing and Tallahassee politics will be topics for local public-affairs programs this weekend. SunRail is explored by Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are Noranne Downs,...
  • Police search for two suspects in Millersville home invasion

    Police search for two suspects in Millersville home invasion
    Two men wearing ski masks forced their way into a Millersville apartment Friday night, and assaulting a 34-year-old woman and one of four juveniles in the apartment at the time, Anne Arundel County police said. The suspects who demanded money and...
  • After recovering from stabbing, Terps TE Schlothauer seeks NFL | VIDEO

    After recovering from stabbing, Terps TE Schlothauer seeks NFL | VIDEO
    COLLEGE PARK -- Ryan Schlothauer knows it's a longshot for him to make the NFL, or even get an invitation to a rookie and free agent mini-camp this summer. The former Maryland tight end, who last played for the Terps in 2012, also knows something else...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Isle of Wight Academy's Webb strikes out all 12 she faces in perfect game

    Softball: Trish Webb threw a four-inning perfect game and struck out all 12 batters in Isle of Wight Academy’s 21-0 win over Atlantic Shores. Webb also had a two-run home run for the host Chargers (4-1), who scored 12 runs in the third and...
  • Ex-Metra CEO may be headed to California

    Ex-Metra CEO may be headed to California
    Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford may be headed to Santa Cruz, Calif., to run the coastal county’s transit district – a move that could spare his former Illinois employer hundreds of thousands of dollars in severance costs. The board of...
  • Community: Three receive humanitarian honors

    Community: Three receive humanitarian honors
    The Northwest Glendale Lions honored three people with Humanitarian Service Awards at their 17th annual Community Appreciation Dinner on March 13 at the Phoenicia restaurant in Glendale. Recipients were Dr. Thomas Lee of Children's Hospital Los Angeles,...
  • Police seeking suspect in Northeast Baltimore sex crime in May

    Police seeking suspect in Northeast Baltimore sex crime in May
    Police are searching for a man suspected of a sex offense in Northeast Baltimore last month. Authorities on Thursday released a sketch of the suspect in the incident, which happened in the 5600 block of Frankford Ave. on May 19. He is described as a...