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  • Starting over at Boordy Vineyards

    Starting over at Boordy Vineyards
    Boordy Vineyards, Maryland's oldest and one of its largest wineries, has started over. Transforming the northern Baltimore County winery meant ripping up its grape-growing and winemaking operations literally root and branch, and rebuilding them at a cost...
  • NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign

    NAACP President Benjamin Jealous to resign
    Credited with reenergizing and modernizing the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous announced Sunday he will step down from his position at the end of the year. In a statement, Jealous said he wanted to...
  • Teacher of the Year candidate builds on his own middle school experience

    Teacher of the Year candidate builds on his own middle school experience
    Burleigh Manor Middle School sixth-grade teacher George McGurl says he can recall having an interest in science back in early middle school, and he says his sixth-grade teacher will back him up on that. For good measure, McGurl summons Burleigh Manor...
  • Update: 9:30 Club's Josh Burdette committed suicide, medical examiner says

    Update: 9:30 Club's Josh Burdette committed suicide, medical examiner says
    Update, Sept. 6:  Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the state medical examiner's office, confirmed on Friday morning that the manner of Josh Burdette's death was suicide. Concert venues are about the live music experience, but then again, they're not. We...
  • Mega coffee shop mixes politics and lattes [Commentary]

    Forget Ted Cruz, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton or even Doug Gansler and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. An emerging political force in the recent months, including time during the federal shutdown, doesn't represent the Republican or Democratic party — at...
  • Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW

    Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW
    The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
  • Inexperience hurts St. Frances in 32-6 loss to Friendship Collegiate

    Inexperience hurts St. Frances in 32-6 loss to Friendship Collegiate
    COLLEGE PARK — Through the first half Sunday, St. Frances' football team stuck close to Friendship Collegiate Academy from Washington D.C., the best team the Panthers have played in the five-year history of their program. In the third quarter,...
  • No. 2 Terps defeat win field hockey opener

    College field hockey No. 2 Terps defeat No. 20 UNH, 8-4, in opener The No. 2 Maryland field hockey team cruised past No. 20 New Hampshire, 8-4, in the season opener for both teams in Temple's Conference Cup on Saturday in Philadelphia. Seven Terps...
  • Obamacare: Another big government program doomed to fail

    Obamacare: Another big government program doomed to fail
    It's Obamacare activation and government "shutdown" week in Washington, where the consequences of misplaced faith in government are everywhere. Still, "true believers" remain faithful that Obamacare will be the exception to government's past failures in...
  • No. 1 Gilman, St. Frances look to keep rolling in Brothers in Arms Classic

    No. 1 Gilman, St. Frances look to keep rolling in Brothers in Arms Classic
    After their thrilling season-opening victories last weekend, the Gilman and St. Frances football teams will try to keep the momentum rolling against a couple more challenging opponents Sunday at the Under Armour Brothers In Arms Classic at Byrd Stadium....
  • Terps land Penn State transfer, Calvert Hall grad Jon Graham

    Terps land Penn State transfer, Calvert Hall grad Jon Graham
    The Maryland men's basketball program has picked up a commitment from Penn State transfer Jon Graham, a source close to the situation confirmed to The Baltimore Sun. Graham, a Calvert Hall graduate, decided to transfer from Penn State after a redshirt...
  • 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...