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I agree that state-of-the-art schools are something to aim for, but your letter writer left out the most important part of the ideal classroom: The person who sits behind the desk in the front of the room ("Baltimore needs state-of-the-art schools to...
100 Years Ago A Look back at 1911 • Baseball was getting very popular, but airplanes were still thought of as just for racing and sport. • Popular books in early 1900s were "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," by Frank Baum, "Up From Slavery,"...
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For those in Harford County who did not lose loved ones or were not otherwise immediately affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and their immediate aftermath, the effect of 9/11 over the years may be hard to quantify. Many Harford residents do in fact...
Sun StaffCharles I. Ecker didn't much like to read as a kid. He still doesn't. But the two-term Howard County executive now serving as interim superintendent of Carroll County schools has grown to appreciate the ability to read as the steppingstone for future...
We never seem to lose our appetite for stories about the end of the world. And novelist Peter Heller has written a good one. The Dog Stars reads a little like Cormac McCarthy’s The Road mixed with Mad Max, Contagion, Jack London and issues of...
Staff WriterIt was the vision of some and the collaboration of many that kept the Salton Sea Recreational Area and the Picacho Recreational Area opened beyond today. Since early last year these two parks were part of a plan to close about 70 of the 278 state...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
VarietyANNECY -- Lea Seydoux, the French assassin of "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" and star of Berlin opener "Farewell My Queen," is attached as lead voice in toon feature "Longway North." Written by Claire Paoletti and Patricia Valeix, "North" is the...
Tags: Sundance Film Festival, Literature, Fiction, Jules Verne, France
Tribune Media ServicesBorn in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Korean parents, author Samuel Park, who now resides in the United States, enjoys dual citizenship. "I left Brazil at age 14 (for Los Angeles), so my Portuguese is pretty fluent, even though I don't have any Portuguese-speaking...
Fog, thick as steam, swirls around the preparation area, as people and dogs scurry about, attending to myriad pre-race chores. It's minus 30 Fahrenheit this morning, but dry, and all the spectators are dressed in layers, some with only their eyes...
1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
Judy Lewis, a psychotherapist and former actress who wrote a book about her complicated heritage as the illegitimate daughter of Hollywood legends Loretta Young and Clark Gable, has died. She was 76. A longtime resident of Los Angeles, Lewis died of...
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