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  • After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge

    After censure, Currie faces rare primary challenge
    Melony Griffith is in District Heights making her pitch to voters. The veteran Prince George's County delegate is telling them about her 15 years of legislative experience, her expertise on state pension issues and her plans to boost the economy. There'...
  • Preparing for your body for retirement

    Preparing for your body for retirement
    Donna Schramek is looking forward to retirement on the Eastern Shore. She loves the smell of the ocean, walking on the beach, and spending time with her grandchildren. That's why the 64-year-old Brooklyn Park administrative coordinator at Medstar Health...
  • The "browning" of Maryland will affect college completion [Commentary]

    The "browning" of Maryland will affect college completion [Commentary]
    Significant demographic obstacles stand in the path of the state's achieving its goal of ensuring that 55 percent of its population has a two-year post-secondary degree or higher by 2025. The baby boom "echo" — a primarily white phenomenon that...
  • Homeschooling away from home [Commentary]

    Homeschooling away from home [Commentary]
    Maryland home education policy needs to be updated to give it more flexibility, to the benefit of all students. Current policy requires that students take either all of their classes or none of them at public school, which means homeschool students like...
  • Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side

    Youth leader gunned down on Baltimore's west side
    Michael Mayfield did it all: The Baltimore teenager was a member of his school's Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, played baritone horn in the band, was a force on the mound for the baseball team, and was a youth ambassador and peer mediator. In a...
  • Search for the next Anne Arundel superintendent down to final three

    Search for the next Anne Arundel superintendent down to final three
    The search for the next superintendent of Anne Arundel County's public schools has been an exercise filled with numbers. It's been nine months since Kevin Maxwell left the job for a similar post in Prince George's County, and one month since interim...
  • Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

    Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools
    Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...
  • Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom

    Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom
    A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to have fatally shot himself inside an emergency room bathroom, an incident that came days after the medical center held a national symposium on safety inside hospitals....
  • E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive

    E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive
    E. Brent Snodgrass, who had been Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s regional director of public and political affairs and later established a Florida public relations firm, died April 1 of complications from dementia at his Tampa home. He was 85. Edwin Brent...
  • Changing my philosophy after seeing some more jockeys fall [commentary]

    I've written a lot in this column, usually after I've picked an All-Harford team and am feeling lousy about having to have left off a couple of deserving athletes, about not depending on other people, or accolades and awards, for a sense of satisfaction....
  • The science of grumpy old men, voodoo dolls and smart kids

    The science of grumpy old men, voodoo dolls and smart kids
    It is Science day in this space, and we will be taking a look a three recent studies: why men get grumpy after age 70, why parental involvement in a child's education isn't what it's cracked up to be and what makes couples stick pins in voodoo dolls...
  • Education briefs

    Engineering scholarships Anne Arundel Community College has been awarded a $598,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support its engineering scholars program. The grant will provide scholarships of up to $4,000 annually to financially...