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  • Women directors are increasing on Maryland corporate boards, study finds

    Women directors are increasing on Maryland corporate boards, study finds
    The number of women on corporate boards in Maryland increased last year, and for the first time, all businesses that joined the state's publicly traded companies had at least one woman board member, Network 2000 said in a report released Wednesday....
  • Eat at Bob Evans, raise funds for VFW Post [Clarksville]

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7472 in partnership with Bob Evans on Beaver Run off Executive Park Drive, Route 100 exit 1 B-C in Ellicott City, is having a fundraiser on Saturday, April 12, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can participate by dining during...
  • Three Howard students honored with art award from comptroller

    Three Howard students honored with art award from comptroller
    There's the world of the economy and the world of the arts, and three young artists from Howard County recently learned how connected those two worlds actually are. Rockburn Elementary second-grader Jayden Kelly, Glenwood Middle eighth-grader Sarah...
  • Liguori named CEO of Tribune Co.

    Liguori named CEO of Tribune Co.
    Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy. In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
  • Towson grad Mike Rowe loses his 'Dirty Job'

    Towson grad Mike Rowe loses his 'Dirty Job'
    Baltimore native and Towson University graduate Mike Rowe informed fans on Thanksgiving Eve that the Discovery Channel show he hosted, "Dirty Jobs," was no more. Rowe, the show's creator and executive producer, wrote on his blog that it was canceled: "A...
  • Delaney continues to outpace Bartlett in fundraising

    Delaney continues to outpace Bartlett in fundraising
    Incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett -- in the fight of his political career to keep his seat in Maryland's 6th Congressional District -- raised less money over the past three months than he did in the previous quarter, campaign finance reports filed with...
  • As Sandy approaches, anxiety over losing power, connections

    As Sandy approaches, anxiety over losing power, connections
    My biggest fear: How will I charge my phone? After its battery dies, how will I keep up on #Frankenstorm and #sandy on Twitter? How will I get the latest strike probability model? How will I know what's afoot on Foot's Forecast? This is the kind of in-...
  • Fallston actor Jonathon Ruckman cast on 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Fallston actor Jonathon Ruckman cast on 'Boardwalk Empire'
    Baltimore one day, New York the next, Los Angeles the next: Such is the life of Fallston's Jonathon Ruckman, who has spent much of the past decade carving out a career as an actor. He's made commercials, appeared in soap operas, re-enacted crimes,...
  • Discovery-'Deadliest Catch' fight gets nastier yet

    Discovery-'Deadliest Catch' fight gets nastier yet
    From the Z on TV blog: The Hollywood Reporter has the latest turn in the battle between the Discovery Channel, of Silver Spring, and two of the captains from the channel's "Deadliest Catch" show. Discovery sued the two for $3 million for allegedly not...
  • Meet the Recruit: Terps defensive line commitment Roman Braglio

    Meet the Recruit: Terps defensive line commitment Roman Braglio
    This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player. Name: Roman Braglio Birthdate: June 28, 1993 Birthplace: Woodstock, Md. Hometown: Woodstock, Md....
  • Howard County schools use filmmaking as classroom tool

    Howard County schools use filmmaking as classroom tool
    When a group of Betsy Adelman's students at Ellicott Mills Middle School learned that a low-pressure air zone created by wind turbines could kill endangered bats by causing their lungs to burst, they set about making a 41/2 -minute documentary instead...
  • Local actor, stunt man hits the big time

    Local actor, stunt man hits the big time
    On a recent afternoon, Rick Kain stood on a homemade wooden platform 30 feet above a leafy hill in the woods behind his Woodbine home, grinning as he strapped himself into rappelling gear. Then he turned his back to the platform's edge, skipped off...