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  • Happy birthday, Charles Bukowski!

    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. Were he still with us, Charles Bukowski would be 93 Friday. Happy birthday, Charles Bukowski! Bukowski was dubbed the Poet Laureate of Skid Row; he wrote about the gritty neighborhoods of...
  • Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa

    Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa
    "I am Cyrus, king of the universe, the great king, the powerful king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters of the world...." So says the wedge-shaped cuneiform script on the little Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most...
  • Trail buff leads tour of old Ma and Pa Railroad route

    Trail buff leads tour of old Ma and Pa Railroad route
    Seventeen people and one dog gathered in Wyman Park on Sunday for a two-hour tour of tracks, tunnels, charcoal burns and other evidence of the old Maryland and Pennsylvania railroad line, better known as the Ma and Pa, which ran 77.2 miles between...
  • Former 'Today' News Anchor Lew Wood Dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lew Wood, who marched with Martin Luther King, covered John F. Kennedy's assassination and was a news anchor for NBC's "Today" show during a distinguished broadcast career that began with the dawn of television, has died at age 84....
  • Amistad's First Captain: Ship Did Its Part, But State Missed The Boat

    Amistad's First Captain: Ship Did Its Part, But State Missed The Boat
    I have been aboard the sailing ship Amistad several times recently here in Puerto Rico and she looked better than she has in years — despite the recent controversy surrounding her not being in Connecticut waters after receiving millions in state...
  • News of the Weird: Testicular Cancer's New Mascot

    News of the Weird: Testicular Cancer's New Mascot
    Loco Parentis First-time mother Amy Webb proudly notates dozens of data points about her child each day and obsessively tracks their detailed progression by computer on spreadsheets, according to the provocative first-person account she wrote for Slate....
  • Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience

    Alice Bag and the Los Angeles experience
    The Autry Museum's three-part La Cena Salon series concludes September 18 with tapas, booze and a quintet of Latino artists riffing about Los Angeles' urban landscape and its effect on their work. The curators of the event were smart to choose feminist...
  • Insurance Dept. events break down Affordable Care Act

    The talk about health insurance changes coming in 2014 has increased this summer, and the Kansas insurance Department wants to help answer your questions. We are planning a series of informational meetings throughout the state in September and October...
  • City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore

    City to expand Circulator bus line to north Baltimore
    Baltimore City plans to expand the Purple Route of the free Charm City Circulator bus line to University Parkway in north Baltimore, starting in fall 2014. The north-south Purple Route currently runs between Federal Hill downtown and Penn Station. Plans...
  • Dean R. Wagner, math teacher

    Dean R. Wagner, math teacher
    Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77. He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
  • God save the queen

    God save our gracious Queen Long live our noble Queen God save the Queen Send her victorious Happy and glorious Long to reign over us God save the Queen . . . Sixty years. Sixty years on the throne of the United Kingdom. Can the little...