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Change of SubjectGeorge N. Leighton, 6/29/2012. Tribune photo by Terence Antonio James In a startling break with tradition, Cook County has just named its central courthouse after former Judge George N. Leighton. The tradition I’m referring to isn’t the long-...
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
Meet 27 combines elements of a classic corner bar, arty cafe and university town health-food restaurant. Depending on your outlook, Meet 27 is either a category-buster chimera or just plain incoherent. If for now I've decided to gaze upon it with awe...
Travelers passing through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will see extensive changes over the next two years as officials launch a $100 million renovation project that will transform the central section of the airport —...
Members of the Arch Social Club, at North and Pennsylvania avenues, are about to have a party. And the reason they're partying is that the city's oldest African-American social club is about to celebrate its centenary. An anniversary church service in...
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State transportation officials hope you'll do a lot of sightseeing this Memorial Day weekend. Just not on the Bay Bridge. Travelers headed to the Eastern Shore for the first time since last summer might be surprised. For one thing, the toll has risen...
Mary SanchezThis is the kind of thing that happens in the age of YouTube. A blind Chinese dissident escapes from house arrest by climbing over a wall and somehow eludes several cordons of minders. Then he manages to make his way to Beijing and into the American...
Tags: Punishment, Helen Keller, China, Mary Sanchez, Government
Longer and more comfortable, and able to make flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii, the first of Southwest Airlines' new Boeing 737-800 jets is set to arrive in Baltimore next week. The new cabins are the company's first redesign in a decade, with...
Local homeland security officials in Baltimore and across the country are fighting a proposal to change how $2 billion in federal emergency management money is distributed — a change they say would jeopardize regional efforts to respond to terrorist...
While Doug O’Neill has been able to enjoy everything Baltimore has to offer during the past week and a half, his time in town hasn’t been devoid of controversy. The trainer of Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another has been accused...
Before it became the subject of hours of national news coverage and the catalyst for an international movement, the Trayvon Martin shooting was just another sad crime story overshadowed by the NBA All-Star Game. In the days after Trayvon and George...
Here is a partial list of the employers that exhibited at the Thurgood Marshall Job Fair. Check back for the complete list. Manpower Meijer McDonald's Muskegon Public Schools Hospice of Michigan Webb Alcola Outmed Telebond Rothbury Steel...
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