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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Books highlight lineup for speaker series

    Books highlight lineup for speaker series
    Authors Bill Bryson and Doris Kearns Goodwin are among the headliners for the 2013-14 Baltimore Speakers Series, part of a lineup that is sure to delight book lovers. Bryson, whose "In a Sunburned Country" is one of my favorites, will appear Sept. 30 to...
  • NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?

    NBC cans Leno again -- do they really mean it this time?
    Jay Leno had to know the head honchos at NBC were gunning for him when he told the following joke last Monday night: "You know the whole legend of St. Patrick, right?" he asked the audience in his opening monologue. "St. Patrick drove all the snakes out...
  • Center Stage premieres 'Beneatha's Place,' Kwei-Armah's answer to 'Clybourne Park'

    Center Stage premieres 'Beneatha's Place,' Kwei-Armah's answer to 'Clybourne Park'
    The multifaceted issue of race continues to cling to this country. Every sign of progress in relations seems to come with an opposite move, so that it often seems as if little has ever really, fundamentally changed since the age of Jim Crow, or even...
  • Congress, the tea party and the IRS: Sentence first, then the trial

    Congress, the tea party and the IRS: Sentence first, then the trial
    On Wednesday, President Barack Obama fired the head of the Internal Revenue Service, the first sacrificial lamb brought down after the alleged "targeting" of conservative political groups by the IRS. Mr. Obama declared, "Americans are right to be angry...
  • Author to Speak at HCC

    The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will welcome Dr. Alan Taylor on April 8 as part of the College's commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Taylor will offer a public lecture at the Chesapeake Center at 10 a.m. His talk,...
  • Unusual foam - detergent waste or farmland deposit - appears in Winters Run

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, March 14, 1963: Heavy foam appeared on top of the waters of Winter's Run 50 years ago this week. The foam was checked by the state Water Pollution Control Commission and it was believed the foam was...
  • Author George Saunders to headline CityLit Festival

    New York Times best-selling author George Saunders will headline the 10th annual CityLit Festival this Spring. Saunders, the recipient of a MacArthur Award Fellowship, commonly known as a "genius" grant, has written four short story collections. The...
  • Secure the borders, but let's not lock the doors

    Secure the borders, but let's not lock the doors
    Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
  • Twelve steaks and an arugula salad: Obama takes the GOP to dinner

    Twelve steaks and an arugula salad: Obama takes the GOP to dinner
    President Barack Obama had a dinner date last week with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation. The president personally...
  • Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun

    Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun
    For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
  • What Scalia really has against the Voting Rights Act

    What Scalia really has against the Voting Rights Act
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is alleged to be one of the great intellects of conservative jurisprudence, but his comments during oral arguments over a challenge to the 1965 Voting Rights Act displayed all the mental acuity of a third-tier...
  • Everyman opens new theater with 'August: Osage County'

    Everyman opens new theater with 'August: Osage County'
    Families that flay together can't stay together for long. That's just one of life's painful little lessons conveyed to searing effect in "August: Osage County," the 2008 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts now receiving its...