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  • Notes: Holding is Bayhawks' top pick in MLL supplemental draft

    Notes: Holding is Bayhawks' top pick in MLL supplemental draft
    The Chesapeake Bayhawks selected midfielder Cameron Holding (Grand Valley State) second overall in the Major League Lacrosse supplemental draft Wednesday afternoon. The Bayhawks received the pick, as well as the 28th overall selection, in a trade...
  • Howard boys basketball outlasts Chopticon in overtime, 57-52

    Howard boys basketball outlasts Chopticon in overtime, 57-52
    It’s still a work in progress, but Seth Willingham’s young Howard team is quickly learning how to win. In the first round of their own holiday tournament Friday evening, the Lions prevailed in overtime against Chopticon, 57-52. It was...
  • White and others honor King's legacy in Anne Arundel

    White and others honor King's legacy in Anne Arundel
    Each February, Larry White helps young people transform themselves into Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders to share stories of African-American history with others in Anne Arundel County. These days, White is busy...
  • Key's manuscript to appear with 'Banner' that inspired it

    Key's manuscript to appear with 'Banner' that inspired it
    Some things just naturally go together, like peanut butter and jelly. This summer, Francis Scott Key's original manuscript for "The Star-Spangled Banner" — America's national anthem — will be reunited for the first time with the flag that...
  • 'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says

    'I want to make Baltimore proud,' Comedy Central's Derek Waters says
    Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?" The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
  • Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem

    Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem
    It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century. But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
  • Don't forget North Point [Letter]

    Don't forget North Point [Letter]
    Readers of Jonathan Pitts' story about Francis Scott Key's manuscript of "The Star Spangled Banner" being the centerpiece of the Maryland's Star-Spangled Summer celebration of our state's role in the War of 1812 ("Anthem celebration to have rockets' red...
  • Mary L. Booker, city principal

    Mary L. Booker, city principal
    Mary L. Booker, who rose through the ranks from classroom teacher to principal while mentoring her peers, died Jan. 9 of multiple myeloma at her Hamilton home. She was 57. "Mary L. Booker was a consummate educator and administrator. She was my principal...
  • Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]

    Marylanders shared with JFK a vision of a better future [Editorial]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. That affinity is more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward...
  • Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]

    Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. And it's more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward Democrats....
  • Coolidge proclaims Nov. 24 as Thanksgiving Day in 1927 [History Matters]

    50 Years Ago St. John's College, etc.  "American Legion Talk At Jessup Woman's Club "Featured speaker at the October meeting of the Jessup Woman's Club was 1st Sgt. Russell Walters, State Police, Waterloo Barracks, who gave a talk on the American...
  • High school sports polls for Nov. 19, 2013

    High school sports polls for Nov. 19, 2013
    Football ++++++++++++++++++++ || No. School || Record || Prev.  || || 1. McDonogh || 11-0 || 1 || || 2. Gilman || 7-3 || 3 || || 3. Arundel || 9-2 || 10 || || 4. Old Mill || 10-1 || 2 || || 5. Archbishop Spalding || 8-3 || 5 || || 6. Meade || 9-...