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  • Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery

    Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery
    The Civil War casts a long shadow. In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendment to bar the federal government from abolishing slavery. Now, more than 150 years later, some...
  • Marylander Harriet Tubman honored with Google Doodle

    Marylander Harriet Tubman honored with Google Doodle
    Harriet Tubman, the Marylander credited with leading hundreds of slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad, was honored with a Google Doodle today. The Google search engine periodically uses an artistic interpretation of its logo, known as the...
  • Ellicott City man convicted in gas station robbery

    Ellicott City man convicted in gas station robbery
    An Ellicott City man was convicted last week in the armed robbery of a convenience store located at an Exxon gas station in Ellicott City. Peair Montevon Turner, 26, of the 5500 block of Waterloo Road, was found guilty on Thursday, Jan. 30 by a jury...
  • "Handy Answer Book for Kids" app

    "Handy Answer Book for Kids" app
    A new app from the publishers of "The Handy Answer Book for Kids" is a great resource for curious kids (and their parents, who — gasp — actually don’t know everything). Why do dogs bark? Why is the sky blue? Why do people have to grow...
  • A distorted view of Russia [Commentary]

    A distorted view of Russia [Commentary]
    The Olympics have begun, and it's clear already that one sport is still flourishing — Russia bashing. Or more precisely, awkward American back flips over exactly how to depict Russia. Only a few days in, NBC committed factual errors, gross...
  • Image databank could help diagnose children's brain diseases

    Image databank could help diagnose children's brain diseases
    Johns Hopkins researchers are well on their way to building a digital library of children's brain images, which they say eventually will give doctors around the world access to a free Google-like search engine that could help diagnose and treat...
  • Spoiler alert: 'House of Cards' upends rules of viewer etiquette

    Spoiler alert: 'House of Cards' upends rules of viewer etiquette
    Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it. But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
  • 'Glee' recap: 'Trio'

    'Glee' recap: 'Trio'
    This episode was all about next steps. Will and Emma were thinking about the family they longed to start. For the seniors, it was about learning to enjoy the time they had together but also to start learning to let go. For Rachel and Santana, it was...
  • Scam artists tirelessly devise new schemes

    Scams are on my mind again. I hope you aren't getting tired of me passing on this kind of information but scams are constantly evolving. If I can prevent just one person from being scammed, it's worth doing. I mentioned in a previous column that I...
  • State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans

    State awards firm $4.8 million contract to finalize central Pratt Library renovation plans
    State officials agreed Wednesday to spend $4.8 million to complete design plans for a major renovation of the central Enoch Pratt Free Library. The move indicates the state will approve additional funding for a $99 million renovation of the 1930s-era,...
  • In defense of Bitcoin [Letter]

    In defense of Bitcoin [Letter]
    Publishing a commentary about Bitcoin by an institutional economics professor is as responsible as letting a village witch doctor give lectures on the merits of proton radiation therapy to treat cancer ("The Bitcoin myth," March 3). Peter Morici is not...
  • Sun gives the Inner Harbor a bad name [Letter]

    Sun gives the Inner Harbor a bad name [Letter]
    Your headline writers and editors need to learn where the Inner Harbor is and consider the negative, false impression they are giving the world about Baltimore's "crown jewel" ("Body found in Inner Harbor is ninth in recent months," Feb. 28). Though the...