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By Eileen Ogintz and Eileen Ogintz,LOS ANGELES TIMES SYNDICATE | February 2, 1997
Aah. Hot water never felt so good.The frigid mountain temperatures and snow all around us in Steamboat Springs, Colo., made the natural 30-foot wide hot springs all the more inviting. Despite the chill, we'd whipped off our clothes (we had come prepared with bathing suits underneath) and jumped into the large, 4-foot-deep, 104-degree pool, where other families already were soaking away skiing aches.After a day of skiing, we'd wound our way six miles up the mountain north of town to Strawberry Park.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | December 24, 2009
Suzanne D. McShane, a former educator, volunteer and longtime hospital board member, died Dec. 15 of pulmonary fibrosis at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 78. Suzanne Deeds was born and raised in Hartford, Conn., and Farmington, Conn. She was a 1949 graduate of the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., and earned an associate's degree in childhood education from the old Bennett Junior College in Millbrook, N.Y. After college, she owned and operated a small nursery school in Farmington before her marriage in 1953 to John L. McShane, a Baltimore architect.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | December 24, 2009
Suzanne D. McShane, a former educator, volunteer and longtime hospital board member, died Dec. 15 of pulmonary fibrosis at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 78. Suzanne Deeds was born and raised in Hartford, Conn., and Farmington, Conn. She was a 1949 graduate of the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., and earned an associate's degree in childhood education from the old Bennett Junior College in Millbrook, N.Y. After college, she owned and operated a small nursery school in Farmington before her marriage in 1953 to John L. McShane, a Baltimore architect.
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By Eileen Ogintz and Eileen Ogintz,LOS ANGELES TIMES SYNDICATE | February 2, 1997
Aah. Hot water never felt so good.The frigid mountain temperatures and snow all around us in Steamboat Springs, Colo., made the natural 30-foot wide hot springs all the more inviting. Despite the chill, we'd whipped off our clothes (we had come prepared with bathing suits underneath) and jumped into the large, 4-foot-deep, 104-degree pool, where other families already were soaking away skiing aches.After a day of skiing, we'd wound our way six miles up the mountain north of town to Strawberry Park.
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December 10, 2006
BEST OF THE MOUNTAINS Here is an unscientific list, drawing on reputation, personal experiences and best-of lists from a variety of sources, of what some ski areas are best-known for. WEST COAST Best powder -- Steamboat Springs, Colo. Best terrain park -- Echo Mountain Park, Colo. The whole place is a terrain park. Best lifts -- Snowbasin, Utah. Its gondolas let skiers avoid the cold and wind on the ride up. Best deal -- The Colorado Pass, which gets you unlimited lift access to Keystone, Breckenridge and Arapahoe Basin, plus 10 days at Vail or Beaver Creek (restricted)
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By Newsday | August 5, 1993
Ain't no drag, Papa's got a brand new bridge.So if you want to cross the new bridge in Steamboat Springs, Colo., you'd better get on the good foot, because after seven months of wrangling, the town has named it the James Brown Soul Center of the Universe Bridge.And how does the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, feel about all this:"It's one of the things that makes me feel good." You knew that it would, now."Well, that's so good, so good, so good, so good," Mr. Brown said from Augusta, Ga.Mr.
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January 16, 2004
Dorchester County was selected yesterday as one of the first eight communities in the nation to be recognized by Preserve America, a program aimed at assisting historic preservation and supported by first lady Laura Bush. The tourism office of the rural Eastern Shore county drew notice for a program outlining African-American history and for developing driving and walking tours that trace the life and work of Harriet Tubman. The former slave, who was born on a farm near Cambridge, helped steer more than 300 slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad in Dorchester County.
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June 12, 2003
James Talman Ramsey, a retired Exxon district manager and Model A Ford enthusiast, died of undetermined causes June 5 at his home in Belle Aire Bluffs, Fla., where he had lived since 1980. The former Monkton resident was 85. Born and raised in Sydnorsville, Va., Mr. Ramsey earned his bachelor's degree in business in 1939 from Roanoke College in Salem, Va. He went to work in 1945 for what was then Esso Oil Co. in Baltimore, in marketing and sales. He retired as a district manager in 1980.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Sun Staff Writer | April 4, 1995
A man whose father once ran afoul of the law in a notorious Baltimore County embezzlement case is in deep trouble of his own -- charged with murder in Florida and using the dead man's credit cards to fund a ski trip to Colorado.Michael Claude Diffenderffer, 26, formerly of Ruxton, is awaiting extradition from Steamboat Springs, Colo. He is the son of the late Ross B. Diffenderffer, a Baltimore County housing administrator convicted of stealing $187,723 from a rent subsidy program in the early 1980s.
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February 17, 2006
Medals table Nation G S B Tot Norway 1 6 6 13 Russia 5 2 4 11 Germany 5 4 1 10 United States 6 2 1 9 Canada 1 3 4 8 Austria 3 2 1 6 China 1 2 3 6 Italy 2 0 3 5 Finland 0 2 3 5 Sweden 2 1 1 4 France 2 0 2 4 Netherlands 1 2 1 4 Switzerland 1 2 1 4 South Korea 1 1 1 3 Estonia 2 0 0 2 Australia 1 0 0 1 Britain 0 1 0 1 Bulgaria 0 1 0 1 Croatia 0 1 0 1 Czech Republic 0 1 0 1 Slovakia 0 1 0 1 Latvia 0 0 1 1 Ukraine 0 0 1 1 Yesterday ...
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January 9, 2006
ABOUT THE GAMES What -- 2006 Winter Olympics When -- Feb. 10-26 Where -- Turin, Italy Sports -- Alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsled, cross country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, nordic combined, short track, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboard, speed skating. Web site -- www.torino2006.org Quotable -- "I don't ever talk to anybody of that magnitude. I don't want to bother him. We'll see after the Olympics. I'm sure we'll cross paths after I do what I'm about to do."
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