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  • At Howard County man's house, history chimes on the hour

    At Howard County man's house, history chimes on the hour
    John D. Danko stops in mid-conversation to note the sound ringing through the house. The small brass bell chimes from behind the face of the grandfather clock in the foyer, perhaps the same sound people would have heard in their homes while waiting for...
  • Baltimore native Bunting unveils 'Star-Spangled' car for American Le Mans race

    Baltimore native Bunting unveils 'Star-Spangled' car for American Le Mans race
    Baltimore native and American Le Mans Series driver Marc Bunting was surprised last year at the then-Baltimore Grand Prix. He was standing with his crew before the start of his sports car race on Saturday, listening to the national anthem being played....
  • Fort McHenry enjoying a banner year; attendance up 27.5 percent during first half of 2012

    Fort McHenry enjoying a banner year; attendance up 27.5 percent during first half of 2012
    California residents Caryn and Kurt Burris missed the Star-Spangled Sailabration festivities in June, but they learned all about the Stars and Stripes this month at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. The Burrises toured the birthplace of...
  • Some big businesses owe millions in city water bills

    In Sparrows Point, bankrupt RG Steel's delinquent city water bills have risen from about $3.5 million in 2009 to nearly $7 million today, according to city records. Chemical giant W.R.Grace & Co. owes almost $500,000 — even after recently...
  • 15 bloody minutes that shaped a city

    15 bloody minutes that shaped a city
    The soldiers and civilians holed up in Fort Dearborn already were jittery before the orders to evacuate arrived. A recent Indian attack to the west had sent settlers fleeing to the safety of the wooden stockade on the south bank of the Chicago River....
  • National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame makes progress on future home

    National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame makes progress on future home
    Navigator Stan Honey led what was then the fastest nonstop circumnavigation of the world under sail — "48 days and a few hours" in 2010. Sailmaker Mark Reynolds won three Olympic medals, two gold and one silver, and is a two-time Star World...
  • Destroyer leaves on 8-month deployment

    Destroyer leaves on 8-month deployment
    SAN DIEGO -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur left its homeport at Naval Base San Diego Friday for an eight-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The Decatur and its crew of 33 officers, 39 chief petty officers and 210 enlisted personnel will...
  • Wednesday, August 22, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 6:35 a.m.  Win a $2000 Tempur-pedic matress from Back to Bed with Johnny B.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:35 a.m.  Hear confessions from a middle aged babe magnet…And no it’s not Mike McConnell...
  • Fire Department clamping down on firefighters' online chatter

    Fire Department clamping down on firefighters' online chatter
    The Baltimore City Fire Department plans to implement new social media guidelines after Chief James S. Clack said he found that firefighters and officers were "crossing the line" by posting inappropriate or sensitive information online. The social...
  • Three Balto. Co. areas named 'sustainable communities'

    Three Balto. Co. areas named 'sustainable communities'
    Baltimore County officials say three local communities will be eligible for state funding for projects to improve their economies, housing, transportation and the environment based on their designation by the state as sustainable communities....
  • Conjuring up the lost look of an unremembered war

    Conjuring up the lost look of an unremembered war
    One of the great hurdles so many people face in thinking about the War of 1812 is the simple difficulty of imagining how it looked. Especially compared to the Revolution and the Civil War, which most of us can conjure up from an enduring visual legacy...