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  • North Harford seniors celebrate 2012 graduation

    North Harford seniors celebrate 2012 graduation
    Wednesday night started with laughs at North Harford High School's Class of 2012 graduation, with remarks about the impending apocalypse predicted for the end of this year. Class President Shelby Morris kicked off the evening, joking about there being no...
  • Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'

    Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'
    It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
  • 'Derecho' storm wasn't first to strike Md.

    'Derecho' storm wasn't first to strike Md.
    The storm that devastated much of Maryland on Friday, known as a "derecho", not the first of its kind to strike the state, but its impact was among the most severe and widespread. Derechos are widespread storms in which multiple bands of strong storms...
  • Common fallacies about children of same-sex couples

    I was a little confused by Marie-Alberte Boursiquot's recent letter ("Catholic doctors for traditional marriage," Oct. 20). The headline over it says traditional marriage, but in her letter she uses the term "authentic marriage." I had never heard that...
  • Is John Roberts a Kenya-born socialist, too?

    Is John Roberts a Kenya-born socialist, too?
    Word had barely come down that the Supreme Court majority was upholding the Affordable Care Act when incensed conservatives began printing up "Impeach Jon Roberts" t-shirts and a hacker had altered the chief justice's title on his Wikipedia page to "Chief...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 5, 'Let's Boot and Rally'

    'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 5, 'Let's Boot and Rally'
    "Took you long enough." -- Russell Edgington So they finally found Russell. Because no one thinks to search in the creepy asylum for a vampire seeking to be reborn. Seriously, the asylum was like a low-rent haunted house run by high schools students....
  • Walters donates artwork images to Wikipedia

    Walters donates artwork images to Wikipedia
    The Walters Art Museum is donating more than 19,000 images of artworks from its collection to the organization running Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia that is created and edited by users. The images will be available for Wikipedia articles in any...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... Forest Hill girl seriously injured in lawnmower accident: A 5-year-old girl needed a double foot amputation after the Monday night accident. Obama to visit Baltimore on June 12: President Obama will make what could turn out to be his only...
  • Wikipedia, for and against

    Dang, Eric Hartley wants me to be responsible. In a private note, which he has given me permission to use, along with his name, he gently reproaches me for the rhetorical excesses in my most recent post on Wikipedia. He has something there, as you will...
  • Don't trust Wikipedia on Anselm

    One of my recent posts on the unreliability of Wikipedia caught the eye of Edward Buckner, a medievalist, who shared with me a paper he has written about deficiencies in an Oxford University study of the reliability of Wikipedia. You may be aware of a...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Season 4 premiere

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Season 4 premiere
    Editor's note: We are thrilled to welcome Mary Alice of Charm City Cakes as our recapper for the new season of "Top Chef Masters." We think it's a sin that she doesn't have her own Wikipedia page. But she does have a fan page. Take it away, Mary. "Top...
  • Business briefs: Bonnie Heneson Communications receives two 2012 Apex Awards of Excellence

    The Young Professionals Network of Howard County, a program of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, renewed the annual sponsorship agreement with Lakeview Title Co., a firm based in Columbia. YPN also receives sponsorship from the Columbia Association,...