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  • 13 knives found in BWI passenger's luggage

    A Transportation Security Administration officer discovered 13 knives in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to board a flight at BWI Marshall Airport last week, leading to the man's arrest. TSA spokesman Kawika Riley said the passenger...
  • Eastern Shore hospital settles federal claims it failed to prevent unnecessary stent procedures

    Eastern Shore hospital settles federal claims it failed to prevent unnecessary stent procedures
    Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury has agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle federal claims it failed to prevent cardiologist John R. McLean from placing medically unnecessary stents in dozens of patients between 2003 and 2006, the Maryland U....
  • 9 companies hiring now

    9 companies hiring now
    Targeting companies you want to work for can be an effective job-search strategy, particularly if you make connections with people who already work there. But which companies should you target? While it's smart to approach your dream company about a...
  • Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket

    Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket
    You use seat belts, right? Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
  • Small horror presses fill niche gaps left by big publishers

    Small horror presses fill niche gaps left by big publishers
    As book publishers struggle to succeed in this economy, horror writers have to find alternatives to large publishing houses that, according to some authors, are accepting less material from niche genres. These writers are turning to small presses, where...
  • New owner rolls out changes at retirement communities

    New owner rolls out changes at retirement communities
    The recent ownership change at the Sedgebrook retirement community sure hasn't changed the number of activities offered by the Lincolnshire project. Residents Chuck and Trudy Van Wiggeren recently attended the spring musical at Deerfield High School with...
  • Grand Prix aims to be green, but challenges remain

    Grand Prix aims to be green, but challenges remain
    When race fans roll into town for the Baltimore Grand Prix this weekend, they can expect to find the Inner Harbor course lined with more than 1,200 recycling bins, and their drinks will be served in cups made of biodegradable corn instead of plastic. The...
  • Story of Woodlawn Vase has many twists — and some are even true

    Story of Woodlawn Vase has many twists — and some are even true
    Gunfire. Skullduggery. Bones in the attic. The story behind the story of the Preakness trophy reads like a great Southern novel. The Woodlawn Vase has its roots in pre-Civil War Kentucky. It was even buried there to keep it from falling into the wrong...
  • It takes a team of artisans to make the trophies Preakness winners take home

    It takes a team of artisans to make the trophies Preakness winners take home
    No one gets to take the Woodlawn Vase home anymore. Jeanne Murray Vanderbilt made sure of that in 1953 after her husband's horse, Native Dancer, won the Preakness by a neck. She was not going to be responsible for the three-foot-tall, 30 pound solid...
  • Kegasus says Preakness worship is not to blame for 'The Rapture'

    Kegasus says Preakness worship is not to blame for 'The Rapture'
    Great news, everyone. I tracked down Kegasus in his “man stall,” and after he made all the reporters on hand close their eyes and throw darts at a dartboard, he finally answered all the softball questions they had to throw at him. But here...
  • Preakness: Race-by-race results

    Preakness: Race-by-race results
    First race Graham Motion's day got off to a good start when he saddled a winner in the first race. Technique, who went off at 7-1 and was ridden by Edgar Prado, won by at least two lengths. Technique paid $14 to win. Second race Katherine Sancuk's...