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  • Holiday TV episodes 2013

     
    Many TV shows this year are carrying on in the long tradition of having special episodes dedicated to the holiday season. Here is a rundown of when to watch first-run and repeat holiday TV episodes of your favorite series this year. All times are Eastern;...
  • School calendar -- the "Kings Dominion law" is on the General Assembly agenda, yet again

    It’s almost as much a perenniel as the holiday itself – once again legislators from beyond the Blue Ridge and from the sprawling suburbs of Washington are hoping the GeneralĀ  Assembly will allow school boards to send pupils to school in...
  • Americans exercise more, but are still not losing much weight

    WASHINGTON – Americans are exercising more, but that has not done much to slim their waistlines, underscoring the immense challenge confronting health advocates fighting the nation’s obesity crisis. In more than two-thirds of the nation&...
  • Helen Thomas dies at 92; pioneering journalist

    Helen Thomas, the tenacious and feisty dean of the White House press corps who covered 10 presidents and was a trailblazer for female journalists, has died. She was 92. A syndicated columnist for Hearst News Service after spending most of her career...
  • In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses

    In Md., government shutdown buffets businesses
    At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three. The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
  • Army lets air out of battlefield spyship project

    Near the height of the Afghanistan war, the Pentagon spent $297 million on a seven-story blimp-like aircraft — as long as a football field — that would hover over the war zone for weeks at a time, beaming back crucial intelligence. But as...
  • Lillian N. Conklin, school admissions director

    Lillian N. Conklin, school admissions director
    Lillian N. Conklin, a former admissions director at Roland Park Country School and St. Paul's School for Girls who was known for her warmth and sense of humor, died June 14 of colitis at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 85. "Not only was Lil the...
  • Michael I. Volk, 68, of Pikesville

    Michael I. Volk, 68, of Pikesville
    Michael I. Volk, former division chief for what is now the Department of Legislative Services in Annapolis, died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 68. "Mike was a really great guy and one of the most important behind-the-...
  • Helen Thomas opened journalism for women

    Helen Thomas, the cranky White House correspondent who once said that there is no such thing as a rude question from a reporter, died last week at 92, her pioneering reputation tarnished by a streak of anger her role as a journalist had masked. After...
  • Amid legal dispute, nudist hunkers down in cabin

    Amid legal dispute, nudist hunkers down in cabin
    Catherine Holmes' route home in Davidsonville takes her on a quarter-mile walk in the woods, over a fallen tree, through a shallow stream and along a swaying cable bridge to reach her log-sided cabin. Then she climbs through a window to get in. Holmes...
  • Elizabeth Riney weds Shaun Smith

    Elizabeth Riney and Shaun Smith were united in marriage Dec. 1, 2012 at Old St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia, Pa. Monsignor Thomas Cini, VG of St. Ann's Church, in Wilmington, Del., officiated. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susan Riney of...