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Molded in their image

Bob Woodward and Marion Barry will soon be rubbing (wax) elbows. Figures created for a new D.C. wax museum are being readied for an Oct. 4 opening. Thomas Jefferson, Harry Truman, Robert E. Lee, J. Edgar Hoover, Bob Woodward and ...

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Doctors to roll up their sleeves

According to a report by the Associated Press, British hospitals are revising their dress codes — and making doctors dress down. Physicians will be banned from wearing neckties, long sleeves and jewelry, and even the ubiquitous long, white coat. Why, ...

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What, no Ford Ranchero?

In case you missed it, Hagerty Insurance Agency (a Michigan vintage automotive insurance company) released the results of a survey highlighting the top 10 most “questionable” car designs. Its customers were apparently none too fond of the now-defunct AMC stable ...

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Uncontrollable growth?

The immigrant population in the Baltimore area grew by almost 40 percent between 2000 and 2006, the Baltimore Sun and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday. In those same six years, the immigrant population in Howard County alone increased by a ...

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HD Radio – what’s the big deal?

I see where iBiquity CEO Bob Struble, flush with success over his company’s alliance with Apple Inc.’s ubiquitous iTunes software, is predicting the end of analog radio. Analog radio is what most of us still call radio. “Five years from ...

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A taxing matter

The governor has telegraphed his fiscal punch – a sales tax rate increase plus extending the tax to cover a host of goods and services not currently taxed. What do you think? Is this the way to go? Do you ...

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