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  • D-Day is dumb day for too many

    D-Day is dumb day for too many
    Given the numerous studies revealing how American education lags behind instruction in other countries in disciplines once thought to be essential, it should come as no surprise that on the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a lot of people are clueless about...
  • Arundel school system announces inclement weather plan for next school year

    Arundel school system announces inclement weather plan for next school year
    The county Board of Education has approved changes in the 2014-2015 school year to help address the handling of inclement weather closings. Under revisions approved by the board May 7, five days are built into the calendar for weather closings, up...
  • Anne Arundel students taste victory at Chesapeake Culinary Cup

    Anne Arundel students taste victory at Chesapeake Culinary Cup
    Two culinary students in Anne Arundel Community College's Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute won gold medals, and the institute team earned second place at the sixth annual Chesapeake Culinary Cup competition this month at the institute in Glen...
  • Davis makes a speedy impact for Frederick Keys

    When he was at Sunset Elementary School in Pasadena, Glynn Davis was the fastest runner in his class. He recalls that the school held a field day every year, and he was never defeated in the 100-yard dash. Davis, 22, is using that speed as a center...
  • Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'

    Flooded out, Morton Street Dance Center still finds its 'Neverland'
    When 12-year-old Leilani Hines wanted to fly away to Neverland, she just had to close her eyes, point her toes, curve one arm above her head, and picture herself springing above the ground in the ballet move known as a grand jete. In her imagination,...
  • At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship

    At College Park, an all-encompassing focus on entrepreneurship
    Foluke Tuakli hopped on a bicycle and weaved around her classroom at the University of Maryland, College Park, acting out the problems that cyclists encounter on the road. "I'm turning, I'm turning," she shrieked as the bike wobbled. The demonstration...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
    ESPN analyst Mark Dixon was in the network’s studio in Charlotte during the broadcast of all four NCAA tournament quarterfinal games this past weekend. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder, who can be followed on Twitter via his account...
  • The end of the season is upon us, ready or not [commentary]

    It's hard to believe that we are into the final week of the high school spring sports season. Weather pending, and it's looking pretty good at this point, all sports will be done Saturday. Leading to this end, it's been a pretty exciting week....
  • From Cameroon to Columbia, HCC grad is 'true servant leader'

    From Cameroon to Columbia, HCC grad is 'true servant leader'
    Herman Chenwi's education has taken him from classrooms in his native Cameroon where multiple students share one desk to the palatial halls of the new Health Services Building at Howard Community College. Chenwi, 23, graduated from HCC Tuesday at...
  • Rodgers Forge pushes back on TU women's softball stadium

    Rodgers Forge pushes back on TU women's softball stadium
    Jerry Truelove and a dozen of his Rodgers Forge neighbors have formed an ad hoc committee to negotiate with TU about a planned women's softball stadium. They claim the new construction will destroy their quality of life and decrease their property...
  • New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday

    New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday
    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford officially assumed command of the Army Communications-Electronics Command and of Aberdeen Proving Ground on Tuesday during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the post's C4ISR Center of Excellence Campus. Gen. Dennis L. Via,...
  • UMBC hopes to build connections with Catonsville using Short Line Trail

    UMBC hopes to build connections with Catonsville using Short Line Trail
    The campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County is only a short distance from Catonsville High School, Rolling Road Golf Club, the Catonsville Y and other local institutions. Now, school officials are working to bridge a gap that may seem...