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  • Hear, hear: Public health officials should push governments to reduce noise

    As I write, dueling leaf blowers compete, a lawn mower powerful enough for a golf course grinds around a small grassy plot, a jack hammer dril-il-il-il-il-ils the surface of Roland Avenue, cars honk at the intersection, and a police car (one of dozens...
  • You could look it up

    Perhaps before we publish, or read, any more inane articles about lexicography, we might take a moment to reflect on what dictionaries are for.  One of the latest misguided (read: stupid) articles on the subject is by Michael Dirda in The Washington...
  • Back Story: Maddox openly defied Civil Rights Act in Georgia

    Back Story: Maddox openly defied Civil Rights Act in Georgia
    I was traveling alone in Georgia during the summer of 1964 to visit relatives, and vividly recall that a year after the March on Washington, a sense of racial tension still permeated much of the South. I was from New Jersey, my mother was from Macon, Ga....
  • Flu declared epidemic by CDC

    Flu declared epidemic by CDC
    Federal health officials declared this season's flu outbreak an epidemic Friday as Maryland hospitals and clinics continued to treat unusually high numbers of patients for the virus and manufacturers reported low supplies of the vaccine to treat the...
  • After the violence, silence

    After the violence, silence
    This is the thing that gets me: On March 5, I saw the front page headline — "6 killings continue violent 2013 start" — and it did not faze me one bit. It was not news. It was what I've come to expect in Baltimore and all major American cities....
  • Moving on by moving up

    Moving on by moving up
    Just as there are many roads to glory, there are myriad ways to grapple with the ghosts of racism past. Some seek, and eventually obtain, apologies such as the one issued by the Howard County school board last month. Others seek, and sometimes obtain,...
  • Voting Rights Act is still vital

    Voting Rights Act is still vital
    There is no denying that this nation has come a mighty long way since Bloody Sunday in Selma, Ala., in 1965, when marchers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, seeking the right to vote, were attacked by police and one of them, John Lewis, almost lost his life....
  • Kevin Krigger could ride into Preakness history as black jockey

    Kevin Krigger could ride into Preakness history as black jockey
    The day after riding in the Kentucky Derby, Kevin Krigger packed his family and gear and headed for Pimlico Race Course — by way of Cincinnati. A woman there had captured his heart. She was Liliane Casey, 88, whose father, Jimmy Winkfield, was the...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/24)

    What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/24)
    Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today. --- Tim Kawakami of The San Jose Mercury News says that the 49ers will beat the Ravens in the Super Bowl. “Boil out the flimsiest,...
  • What they're saying about Ray Lewis

    What they're saying about Ray Lewis
    Here's a look at what other media outlets are saying about Ray Lewis: Dan Wetzel, Yahoo Sports Ray Lewis is gone for the year, gone maybe forever, and whether it's in the middle of a key possession or those emotional moments in a pre-game,...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles

    What they're saying about the Orioles
    Here's a roundup of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles' win over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series and more: • CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman talks about the ALDS as the series shifts to New York....
  • What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/29)

    What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/29)
    Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today. --- Elizabeth Merrill of ESPN asks, do you believe in Ray Lewis and everything he wants to stand for? “Do you embrace the eye black,...