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  • Buying the farmhouse

    Buying the farmhouse
    Last year my wife, Leslie, and I, after 20 years of marriage and five houses -- Cape Cod bungalow, brick Colonial, one-level ranch, a spec contemporary and a 6,000-square-foot McMansion -- downsized into a 2,200-square-foot farmhouse within walking...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'

    We begin with a flashback from five years ago. Olivia’s getting off the "Metro" (that train looks nothing like any WMATA train I have ever ridden) and spots Huck. She’s on her way to an incredibly awkward dinner with Daddy Pope (she promises...
  • Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation

    Baltimore percentage of same-sex couples raising kids among highest in nation
    Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law. The study, released this week by the...
  • MARC: Rolling in the right direction

    MARC: Rolling in the right direction
    The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013 will provide crucially needed funding for improving, expanding and building transportation projects throughout Maryland. Projects critical to continued economic growth throughout Central Maryland...
  • When newcomers embrace Florida's quirks, they become natives

    When newcomers embrace Florida's quirks, they become natives
    If you came here from somewhere else, you're nothing special. In Metro Orlando, fewer than a third of us are native Floridians. In Osceola County, it's less than a fourth. The U-Hauls, moving vans and overloaded pickups with out-of-state plates arrive...
  • Alerts issued about free medical alert calls

    Many senior citizens fear they will fall or suffer a medical emergency and not be able to reach a phone to call for help, and authorities are warning that scammers are playing off those fears. Suspicious calls are being placed to seniors nationwide...
  • Not all welcome Red Line

    Not all welcome Red Line
    Your article regarding the proposed Red Line in Baltimore ("Red Line interest high," June 11) is not complete. You report 400 contractors, engineering firms, investment bankers and rail-car manufacturers attended the meeting to inquire about how they...
  • Police search for suspects in Catonsville home invasion

    Police search for suspects in Catonsville home invasion
    Baltimore County Police on Thursday released surveillance photos of three men who they said tied up victims in a Catonsville home last month, before taking bank cards and other valuables. Police said the three armed men entered a home in the 300 block...
  • Wanted: New fire chief

    The city of Costa Mesa is looking for a new fire chief. Interim Fire Chief Tom Arnold is not a candidate for the permanent position. "I think it's time for the community to have a full-time fire chief, so I'm excited about it," Arnold said. "I'm happy...
  • Reader photo: Site of deadly Metro bus accident

    After a Metro bus and truck collided, leaving one dead and two injured, people gathered to offer support for the families and friends involved. The collision occurred early Wednesday when a flatbed tow truck ran a red light and hit a Metro bus going...
  • Baltimore County's downtown

    Baltimore County's downtown
    To those whose impression of Towson is stuck in its days as the capital of white belts and white shoes, the idea that it could be to Baltimore what Bethesda is to Washington probably sounds hilarious. But the announcement Wednesday that developers plan...