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  • JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute

    JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute
    Fred Bronstein, president of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will become the new head of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University on June 1. His title will be dean, rather than the previous, longtime designation of director, in keeping with...
  • 8 confirmed dead in mudslide; many still missing

    ARLINGTON, Wash. Hopes dimmed Sunday for finding survivors in the nearly one square mile of muck and debris left by a mudslide that killed at least eight people and demolished dozens of houses. Officials confirmed eight dead during a community meeting...
  • Get a taste of George Washington's Peach Brandy

    Everything is just peachy at the George Washington Distillery in Mount Vernon, Va. The historic distillery and museum, open from April until October each year, will offer peach brandy for sale beginning April 1, with the recipe straight from the 18th...
  • Eufrosyne Cavacos Breskow, real estate agent

    Eufrosyne Cavacos Breskow, real estate agent
    Eufrosyne Cavacos Breskow, a retired real estate sales agent and design gallery owner, died of stroke complications March 18 at Dove House in Westminster. The former Roland Park and Mount Vernon resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden,...
  • Mudslide in Washington state kills 3

    OSO, Wash. With three people known dead, six homes destroyed and a state highway severed by a massive mudslide, officials in rural eastern Snohomish County Saturday were warning people away from the slide area, fearing that further damage could occur....
  • Mudslide sends houses down slope, killing at least 3

    OSO, Wash. At least three people have been killed and nearly a dozen injured Saturday when a wall of mud crashed into a half-dozen homes east of Arlington, Wash., according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. At least six houses were destroyed when...
  • Mudslide kills at least three in Washington state

    OSO, Wash. At least three people have been killed and nearly a dozen injured Saturday when a wall of mud crashed into a half-dozen homes east of Arlington, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. At least six houses were destroyed when the...
  • Saturday's 3/8 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    Men’s basketball CAA quarterfinals (at Baltimore Arena): No. 8 Hofstra vs. No. 1 Delaware, noon No. 5 Northeastern vs. No. 4 Drexel, 2:30 No. 7 James Madison vs. No. 2 Towson, 6 No. 6 College of Charleston vs. No. 3 William and Mary, 8:30 NCAA...
  • The perfect elopement

    The perfect elopement
    When Mark and I got engaged, I had no idea what I wanted to do for a wedding. All I knew was that we didn't have much money and we wanted to go some place beautiful. Initially, I had wanted a few close friends to be there with me to witness the...
  • Cockey's a strong post-dive bar in Upper Fells Point

    Cockey's a strong post-dive bar in Upper Fells Point
    “Sit at the bar. It's more fun,” greeted our bartender, slightly smirking on a recent Tuesday night in Upper Fells Point. We had just walked into Cockey's, the new neighborhood corner bar that moved from Hollins Market and opened in the...
  • Delegates Surovell, Krupicka launch Medicaid expansion petition

    Delegates Scott Surovell, D-Mount Vernon, and Rob Krupicka, D-Arlington, are launching a petition drive, seeking support for expanding Medicaid, as politicking over the issue continues to ramp up. "Medicaid expansion is favored by the majority of the...