August 28, 1991
The $3.5 million Maryland Lotto jackpot in Saturday's drawing has been won by a customer of a Baltimore County newsstand, lottery officials say.But the location of the newsstand was not revealed, and the winner did not immediately step forward to claim the prize.When the ticket is turned in, it will buy a lottery annuity paying $182,000 a year for the next 19 years, after an initial payment of $184,535, all before taxes.The winner will be the state's 454th Lotto jackpot winner, and the 50th in Baltimore County since the Lotto game was launched in 1983.
January 26, 1993
The door of the Parkville Newsstand opens, and out of the drizzly, cold winter night a miniature fur ball called Gizmo darts inside. About 4 feet of dog leash later, the ample girth of Will Klug appears.Bob Daniels, the stand's owner, barely looks up. "Hi ya, Will," he says.It's not indifference. It's 6:45. That's when Will Klug shows up every evening to play his scratch 'n' win lottery tickets (in Will's case scratch 'n' lose), drop quarters into the draw poker machine and talk with whomever happens to be around.
October 29, 1990
Effective Monday, Nov. 5, the newsstand price of The Sun will increase from 2to 3 This increase -- the first daily newsstand price change in almost eight years -- will not affect our daily home delivery customers.
October 22, 1995
Beginning with the Oct. 29, 1995, edition, the newsstand price of the Sunday Sun will increase from $1.58 ($1.50 + .08 Maryland sales tax) to $1.75 ($1.66 + .09 Maryland sales tax). The Sunday home delivery rate remains unchanged.The increase in the Sunday Sun newsstand price is the first since 1990. It is necessary to offset continuing sharp increases in the cost of newsprint, our crucial raw material. In the third quarter of this year, for example, newsprint prices were 52 percent higher than for the same period last year.
May 26, 1996
I am feeling great, and I will tell you why. It's because of this article I read recently that said ... um ... it said ... OK, wait just a minute while I get out this article. ...OK, here it is: According to this article, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania did a study showing that, as males -- but not females -- get older, their brains shrink. Was I ever relieved to read that! I thought it was just me!Here's something I regularly do: I'm walking through an airport, and I see a newsstand, and I think: "Huh!