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  • A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers

    A heavy toll for Baltimore-area drivers
    After hearing about the expected rises in tolls across Maryland, I couldn't help but think that Baltimore was hard hit while other areas of the state remained relatively unscathed. I'm talking, among other places, about D.C.'s northwestern suburbs....
  • Free Music Friday! Fresh jams from Mates of State

    Free Music Friday! Fresh jams from Mates of State
    Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel make up the duo Mates of State, a modern pop band that delivers sunny melodies that won't blind you with stupidity. Their music would be perfect for radio -- except that modern radio, commercial seems intent on fending off...
  • Stephanie Yezek, ready to Bare it all again

    Stephanie Yezek, ready to Bare it all again
    "We are not an ordinary dance company," affirms Stephanie Yezek when asked about her Bare Contemporary Dance Collaboration. Together with co-founder Francesca Jandasek, the Howard County native is back in town after a whirlwind dance tour, and is...
  • Share Your Remembrances Of The Terror Attacks On September 11, 2001

    Chris Murtha, Wethersfield: I was living in NYC at the time, and would connect my subway line at the WTC everyday. I can still remember everything about that morning. It was a bright blue sky, fall crispness in the air, and I was on my way to Newark...
  • Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says

    Despite fatal stabbing, crime low on Metro transit, agency says
    Crime on Metro trains and buses has been dropping over the last five years and is lower than in many of the communities they serve, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s news blog. The Source, addressing the issue after a fatal...
  • Local basketball players nominated for McDonald's All-American games

    Local basketball players nominated for McDonald's All-American games
    Fifteen local high school basketball players -- eight boys and seven girls -- are among the 814 seniors nominated to play in the 2013 McDonald's All-American games, according to a news release. Mount St. Joseph guard Kameron Williams, a two-time All-...
  • Weekend Wrap: Notes on Dion Wiley, Phil Booth, football All-Metro players

    Weekend Wrap: Notes on Dion Wiley, Phil Booth, football All-Metro players
    Maryland shooting guard target Dion Wiley had a huge game Saturday at the National Hoops Festival at DeMatha. The four-star junior scored 26 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and added two assists and two steals in Potomac's win over St. John's (D.C.)....
  • Rail service between Baltimore, DC restored after electrical problems

    Rail service between Baltimore, DC restored after electrical problems
    Rail service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., which had been suspended for about five hours because of the electrical problem on the Penn Line MARC Train 415, has been restored, said the Maryland Transit Administration. MTA released a statement...
  • Rec sports: SAC United Premier U-13 Girls win second tournament

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in...
  • New train station in Edgewood is a nice idea, but it won't fix the commuter rail problem

    For most of us, a trip to New York City means there will be rides on the Subway. Visits to Washington, D.C., are much more palatable when parking problems are traded for train rides on the Metro. Go to San Francisco or Oakland, Calif., and odds are a ride...
  • Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off

    Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory. High rates of physical activity helped to propel Minneapolis-St....