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No more room in Maryland State Archives

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State Archives collection is among the largest in the country with nearly 400 years of history, including Colonial-era paintings, keepsakes of the state’s governors, and thousands of land, court and genealogy records. With all that history, ...

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‘.Apple,’ ‘.auto’ among Internet suffixes proposed

NEW YORK — Proposals for Internet addresses ending in “.pizza,” ”.space” and “.auto” are among the nearly 2,000 submitted as part of the largest expansion in the online address system. Apple Inc., Sony Corp. and American Express Co. are among ...

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The newest space race is for profits

WASHINGTON — A privately built space capsule that’s zipping its way to the International Space Station has also launched something else: A new for-profit space race. The capsule called Dragon was due to arrive near the space station for tests ...

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Airlines making their overhead bins bigger

Fliers can stop sharpening their elbows. Overhead bins are getting bigger. Packed planes and a high volume of carry-ons are forcing airlines to expand the space above passengers’ heads. United and Delta are the latest airlines to replace or upgrade ...

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Astronaut’s choice: Fly to space or stay with wife

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Will he fly or not? There are hints that astronaut Mark Kelly will blast into space in April, as commander of Endeavour’s final voyage. That would mean leaving his wounded wife, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, to continue ...

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