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  • Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat

    Sanrio: Hello Kitty is not a cat
    Her expressionless mug has been featured on countless toys, not to mention bowling balls, motor oil, a Fender Strat, a pricey Judith Leiber clutch, sanitary napkins and mens underwear. She's inspired a controversial song by Avril Lavigne, works of sculpture by Tom Sachs and a pretty spectacular dress worn by Lady Gaga.
  • Cordelia D. Oliver, educator

    Cordelia D. Oliver, educator
    Cordelia D. Oliver, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who was one of the first African-American docents at the Baltimore Museum of Art, died Aug. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice care in Towson of complications from a stroke. She was 92. "Cordelia was a...

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days
    Blood smeared the white door and concrete slab outside a rowhouse where a teenager was gunned down early Thursday, the second 17-year-old killed in Baltimore in as many days. The killings of Keith Powell in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday and...

    Swimmer Katie Ledecky wins twice at the Pan Pacific Championships

    Et cetera Ledecky wins twice; Taylor Murray to Ky. Katie Ledecky of Bethesda earned two victories in less than an hour on the opening day of the Pan Pacific Championships on Thursday in Gold Coast, Australia. Ledecky, 17, the World Swimmer of the Year...

    Carvey G. Davis Jr., streetcar operator

    Carvey G. Davis Jr., streetcar operator
    Carvey G. Davis Jr., a former Baltimore Transit Co. motorman who never lost his affection for streetcars and was a longtime supporter and benefactor of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died of bone cancer Saturday at his Glen Burnie home. He was 90. "Some...