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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,...
  • Day trips: Chuck Berry at D.C.'s Howard Theatre and more

    Day trips: Chuck Berry at D.C.'s Howard Theatre and more
    Washington Chuck Berry at the Howard Theatre The legendary Chuck Berry is part of the lineup of performers celebrating the reopening of Washington's historic Howard Theatre. The Howard began a $29 million renovation in 2010 and reopened this month....
  • Daytrip Nov. 4: From 'Hairspray' to punkin chunkin

    Lancaster County, Pa. 'Poe Evermore' Take a journey to the 1800s and spend some time with Baltimore's favorite bard at 'Poe Evermore.' Guests are greeted at the Mount Hope Estate and Winery by Frederick Rauch and led to a series of small theater rooms,...
  • Choo-choo Christmas

    Choo-choo Christmas
    My model train paraded around the living room floor of our Silver Spring home when I was 7 or 8 years old. I think we could put a little pellet in the engine to create the steam. It wasn't very big and I'm pretty sure we didn't have any buildings or...
  • 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...