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  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records" by Amanda Petrusich; Scribner (260 pages, $25) Tracing the rise of the record collectors' market,...
  • How much is a little magic worth?

    How much is a little magic worth?
    YORK — Gordy Price has always sensed that the book was valuable. Now the York County man wants to find out just how valuable. It's a first edition of a 1909 aviation manual – a bit worn, but in very good condition considering that it's...
  • Arthur's core may cross North Carolina's Outer Banks at Category 2 strength

    RALEIGH, N.C. The core of Hurricane Arthur is expected to cross over North Carolina's coast and Outer Banks on Thursday night as a strong Category 2 storm, with wind speeds up to 100 mph. Arthur's expected path has shifted westward and forecasters have...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for teen kayaker in Outer Banks

    The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 14-year-old after his kayak was found Friday. Coast Guard received a call around 7:25 p.m. Friday that the kayak had been found near the Wright Memorial Bridge in Kitty Hawk around 11 a.m. with a...
  • Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter

    Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter
    Robert V. Rood, a retired longshoreman and world champion powerlifter, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Pasadena home. He was 73. Robert Vincent Rood was born in Berwick, Pa., and moved with his family to a home on East Hill Street in South Baltimore...
  • Suspect in 2011 Steger slaying hangs self in N.C. jail

    Suspect in 2011 Steger slaying hangs self in N.C. jail
    A former south suburban man charged in the 2011 killing of a Steger woman hanged himself in his North Carolina jail cell Sunday, the second anniversary of the alleged murder. Enrico Mascaro, 21, was charged with killing his friend, 18-year-old honor...
  • Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary

    Joan A. Spurrier, legal secretary
    Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80. Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
  • Declaring Wright Brothers Not First Doesn't Really Fly

    This was not the year for nonsense at the Capitol. Nevertheless, this session included a bill calling for a day to honor "the first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead. The debate over whether the German immigrant was first to fly a powered aircraft is...
  • Home decor: Use what you have and buy few accent piece for new 2013 look, advises Haynes expert

    Home decor: Use what you have and buy few accent piece for new 2013 look, advises Haynes expert
    If you’d like to start the New Year by transforming your home’s interior look, you don’t have to empty your wallet.  “Rethinking how to use what you already have, perhaps incorporating just a few new pieces or elements, can...
  • Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum comes to Harford

    The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum has been taking the Glenn L. Martin Company rocket age history on the road to Harford County. Thanks to support from the Dresher Foundation, the museum is offering its outreach STEM education program "From Sand...
  • Was the First Airplane Actually Invented in Connecticut?

    Was the First Airplane Actually Invented in Connecticut?
    There are probably people at the Smithsonian Institution who wish they hadn't bothered to hire John Brown to help them research a television documentary. Brown is a U.S.-educated Australian living in Germany, a project manager for an aircraft...