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  • Duke's Saint K is taking his basketball and going home

    Duke's Saint K is taking his basketball and going home
    You have to love Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. He always thinks his program is better than yours and that it's above reproach. His holier-than-thou attitude about Maryland leaving for the Big Ten is getting a little tiresome. He’s Saint K. When...
  • Roundup: Loyola knocks off DeMatha in soccer, 2-1

    Although his team was a man down for 30 minutes against the No. 1 boys soccer team in the nation, Loyola coach Lee Tschantret didn't allow his team to draw into a "defensive shell" and instead encouraged them to "continue to attack." The Dons (4-1),...
  • The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism

    The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism
    Many of us fear improbable and uncommon dangers more than everyday ones. This suggests we've got our anxieties backward. Think of flying versus driving. White-knuckle fliers, haunted by images of fiery plane crashes despite air travel's safety record,...
  • Hrabowski revisits Birmingham church bombing memories

    Hrabowski revisits Birmingham church bombing memories
    Fifty years ago, Freeman A. Hrabowski III was in a Sunday church service in Birmingham, Ala. when someone handed his pastor a note containing horrifying news — a sister church, 16th Street Baptist, had just been bombed. The pastor stopped the...
  • Nation's illegal drone war must end [Letter]

    Nation's illegal drone war must end [Letter]
    I could not help note that while reading "NSA tracks location of phones, documents show" (Dec. 5), there was a nearby ad for a cell phone and other electronic devices. Readers should also know that the National Security Agency provides "intelligence" in...
  • Dr. Ghislaine D. Godenne, psychiatrist

    Dr. Ghislaine D. Godenne, psychiatrist
    Dr. Ghislaine D. "Ghilly" Godenne, a psychiatrist and a Belgian baroness who was the founder of the Adolescent Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital and later was director of Johns Hopkins University Counseling and Psychiatric Services, died...
  • Gansler mistakenly announces endorsements

    Gansler mistakenly announces endorsements
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's campaign on Tuesday morning mistakenly announced support from two state lawmakers who had not endorsed him. Gansler's campaign spokesman Bob Wheelock said Del. Jeff Waldstreicher and Sen. Roger Manno,...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • MoCo eliminates the scourge of strawberry milk

    Donna St. George reports in The Washington Post that the Montgomery County Public Schools have decided to address a serious hindrance to the education of students in that county: strawberry milk. In a move that seems to defy logic, the county has...
  • George F. Thompson, bartender

    George F. Thompson, bartender
    George Frank Thompson, who made and served lunch to Pope John Paul II on his visit to Baltimore and who had earlier mixed drinks for five presidents as a Capitol Hill barman, died Dec. 14 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 98 and lived in the...
  • Gansler announces new campaign manager, hires more staff

    Gansler announces new campaign manager, hires more staff
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Friday his long-time adviser Antigone Davis will take over his campaign for governor as he adds staff to his political team. Davis, an attorney who ran Gansler's two previous campaigns for...
  • New city jail? Not so fast

    New city jail? Not so fast
    Fresh off a tour of the corruption-plagued Baltimore City Detention Center, some lawmakers appear eager to hand the state corrections department a half-billion-dollar get out of jail free card, so to speak. Shocked by the antiquated structure, which dates...