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  • End of 'driving boom' spurs talk of reshaping state transportation plans

    End of 'driving boom' spurs talk of reshaping state transportation plans
    Stefanie Trop decided to live in Butchers Hill, a 7-minute walk from the Johns Hopkins medical campus, because all her friends live and work in the city and she didn't want to drive to school. "It's not always the most pleasant walk; it's not very...
  • Mt. Tamalpais in the Bay Area becomes a symbol of new heights

    Mt. Tamalpais in the Bay Area becomes a symbol of new heights
    Mt. Tamalpais holds an indelible place in my heart. I've walked its spine, gawked in awe at San Francisco from its peak and fallen in love with its greened-up hillsides in spring. My mountain meet-up began when I went to college in Washington, D.C. I...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Direct rail link to LAX placed on back burner by Metro officials

    Direct rail link to LAX placed on back burner by Metro officials
    Transportation officials for decades have talked of--and Angelenos have pined for--direct rail service to Los Angeles International Airport. But that idea suffered a serious blow Thursday when the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
  • Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations

    Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued “urgent” safety recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration as part of its ongoing probe of the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track workers struck by...
  • Historical journey

    Historical journey
    Long before Washington, D.C., existed, the shores of the Potomac were divided into plantations owned by wealthy traders and gentleman farmers. Mount Vernon -- just 16 miles from Washington -- was a plantation George Washington inherited and lived in...
  • High school basketball scores

    High school basketball scores for March 3 GIRLS BASKETBALL AAA State Championship Quarterfinal    Princess Anne 57, Potomac 42    Woodside 55, William Fleming 42 AA State Championship Division 3 Quarterfinal    Liberty-Bealeton 73, Brunswick 51    R.E....