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  • Our Take: The week in Maryland sports

    Our Take: The week in Maryland sports
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland basketball and football. As Maryland's nonconference basketball schedule comes together, are there enough...
  • The hidden impediment to school renovation

    The hidden impediment to school renovation
    A major reason many Maryland jurisdictions — especially Baltimore County and Baltimore City — confront a growing problem of aging, obsolete school buildings is an obscure bit of Internal Revenue Service bureaucracy called the "prior use rule."...
  • Mark Turgeon hoping to toughen Maryland's future hoops schedules

    Mark Turgeon hoping to toughen Maryland's future hoops schedules
    One year after arriving as Maryland's men's basketball coach, Mark Turgeon says the nonconference schedule "is not where I want it to be" and that he hopes to toughen it by adding more marquee games in future seasons — perhaps including some in...
  • Thespians by Night

    Thespians by Night
    As president of Insight 180, Wendy Baird spends most of her days in her office on Main Street in Ellicott City, crafting strategic marketing plans for area businesses. But few of her branding clients could ever guess how she spends her evenings. For a...
  • Harford County College Lines

    QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY: Blaine Dulkerian of White Hall, bachelor of arts in public relations; and Christina Heilman of Jarrettsville, bachelor of arts in public relations, graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 81st undergraduate commencement...
  • For many, unemployment drags on and on

    For many, unemployment drags on and on
    Jo Anne Schneider studies marginalized groups: refugees, the poor, people with disabilities — and, lately, Americans who have been unemployed for months and months, which includes a lot of people who never would have considered themselves on the...
  • Bridget K. Healy, student

    Bridget K. Healy, student
    Bridget K. Healy, a second-year George Mason University student who had also been a member of the Special Olympics team at the university, died Thursday of a pulmonary thromboembolism at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 24. "Bridget...
  • Day trip: Light up your weekend

    Day trip: Light up your weekend
    Fairfax, Va. Direct from Beijing The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, one of the largest acrobatic and circus acts in the world, are making a stop at George Mason University's Center for the Arts this weekend as part of their North...
  • For Franchot, purchase of 32 Steinway pianos strikes sour note

    For Franchot, purchase of 32 Steinway pianos strikes sour note
    An otherwise harmonious Board of Public Works meeting hit a dissonant note Wednesday when Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot objected to a $553,264 purchase of 32 Steinway-designed pianos for a performing arts center scheduled to open next year at...
  • Risky business in the classroom

    Risky business in the classroom
    In 2008, I transitioned from professional practice to academia. Since then, I have been privileged to teach at several fine universities in theWashington, D.C.area. For me, the difficult economic times have had a silver lining in that they have given me...
  • Day Trip

    Fairfax, Va. Blake Shelton Stop by for Weekends at Mason to see country singer (and NBC's "The Voice" celebrity vocal coach) Blake Shelton's "Well Lit & Amplified" tour. Performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, on the campus of George Mason...
  • Satellites give a bird's eye view of derecho storm, aftermath

    Satellites give a bird's eye view of derecho storm, aftermath
    A NASA animation created here in Maryland gives a view from space of the massive derecho storm that tore across the state a week ago tonight. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-13 satellite, which monitors weather systems in the...