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  • Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport

    Triple Crown would be historic, but that doesn't mean it would change the sport
    ELMONT, N.Y. — For months now, California Chrome has carried the outlandish dreams of his little-guy owners and his unsung trainer every time he's roared around another racetrack. As his victories have mounted, so has his cargo. When he enters...
  • Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2014 class

    Baltimore's Division I boys basketball commitments for the 2014 class
    NAME, PREP SCHOOL AND/OR HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE Jaylen Adams, Mount St. Joseph, ST. BONAVENTURE Chancellor Barnard, Glenelg Country School, LOYOLA Timmy Bond, City, EASTERN MICHIGAN Phil Booth, Mount St. Joseph, VILLANOVA Iba Camara, St. Paul's,...
  • The high cost of community baseball at Harford Community College

    The high cost of community baseball at Harford Community College
    The recent controversial decision by Harford Community College officials to raise fees for adult baseball and softball leagues to make the operations of the campus playing fields self-sufficient has become a reflection of budget issues the college has...
  • Harford Community College president talks college finances, sports complex

    Harford Community College president talks college finances, sports complex
    Harford Community College President Dennis Golladay sat down with two editors and a reporter from The Aegis earlier this week and talked about the college's finances and the controversy over fee increase at the Harford Sports Complex. He also provided the...
  • Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]

    Historically black institutions are still needed, perhaps more than ever [Commentary]
    As the nation moves toward President Obama's goal of college degrees for 60 percent of Americans by 2020, the role of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) becomes even more important — particularly in Maryland, where 48 percent of...
  • Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles

    Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles
    When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead. Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
  • Ober S. Herr Jr., banker

    Ober S. Herr Jr., banker
    Ober S. Herr Jr., a retired Carroll County banker and community activist, died Thursday of renal failure at his Westminster home. He was 87. Ober Samuel Herr Jr. was born and raised in Westminster, where he grew up in a home on Ridge Road. He was a...
  • Rhoda Dorsey, Goucher's first female president, dies

    Rhoda Dorsey, Goucher's first female president, dies
    Rhoda Dorsey, the first female president of Goucher College, the longest-serving executive at the formerly all-women's school and its leader when it made the wrenching decision to enroll male students, died in her Cockeysville apartment Saturday, the...
  • 60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools

    60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools
    At 16, Dorant Wells has experienced the complexities of what Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation ruling, has wrought: He attended a middle school full of students of different colors and nationalities, but one where he sometimes...
  • Lands of plenty [Commentary]

    Lands of plenty [Commentary]
    I sit here at my desk opening mail and chucking envelopes and unwanted fliers into the recycling bin. I have a computer at my fingertips, plus phones, a printer, scanner, cameras and lots of office supplies: pens, pencils, stapler, and scissors. It all...
  • Participants needed for U. of Md. hearing study [Senior Circles]

    A friend of mine who is a federal retiree uses hearing aids. We meet once a month for breakfast at a restaurant, which sometimes can be very noisy, with clanging of pots and dropped dishes. These noises are bothersome to me but when they occur, I can...
  • School board to review weighted GPAs

    School board to review weighted GPAs
    When John Crosby takes his final exams this week, it will be a lot like playing "Jeopardy." Every question could be the one that costs the Polytechnic Institute senior thousands of dollars. The basketball player has 20 potential athletic scholarships,...