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  • Curiosity rover sticks the landing

    They called it the "seven minutes or terror" for the complex maneuverings and rocket blasts conducted in the final moments of a 354 million mile journey from home, but the Curiosity rover executed its landing flawlessly. Those who doubted U.S. preeminence...
  • Dr. John E. Adams

    Dr. John E. Adams
    Dr. John E. Adams, a pathologist who chaired the department of pathology at Greater Baltimore Medical Center for more than two decades after its founding and was a leading expert in bioethics, died July 9 of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson....
  • New Harford Community College Vice President

    The Board of Trustees of Harford Community College announces that Fredrick "Rick" P. Johnson has been selected as vice president for finance and operations. He is replacing John Cox, who accepted a position as President of Cape Cod Community College in...
  • School board approves $200,000 Harvard contract

    The Board of Education has approved a $206,620 contract establishing a two-year partnership between county schools and Harvard University's Center for Education Policy Research. Initially approved during the consent agenda portion of the Thursday, Aug. 9...
  • Cardin to meet with family of Russian lawyer

    Cardin to meet with family of Russian lawyer
    Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to meet Thursday with the family of a Russian lawyer whose death sparked an international outcry over human rights in that country, renewing focus on a controversy that has complicated U.S.-Russian relations at a sensitive...
  • Thomas Lederman, attorney

    Thomas Lederman, attorney
    Thomas C. Lederman, a Justice Department attorney recalled for his meticulous preparation of cases, died Saturday at Sinai Hospital after falling from a ladder. The Pinehurst-area resident was 65. Family members said the fatal accident occurred while...
  • Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry

    Author Lisa Scottoline talks grief, crabs, podiatry
    On paper, Lisa Scottoline is a little intimidating. She's got more than 30 million copies in print of her books, including 20 best-selling novels. She writes a weekly column, with her daughter, for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She's a graduate of...
  • Foose unveils new strategic plan for Howard schools

    Foose unveils new strategic plan for Howard schools
    For years, the Howard County Public School System has had two goals: that each student meet rigorous academic standards and perform at or above grade level, and that each student will do so in a safe and nurturing environment. Now there are four goals,...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • Newspaper should apologize to St. Mary's

    Newspaper should apologize to St. Mary's
    As an upcoming sophomore at St. Mary's College of Maryland, I believe The Sun owes a public apology to St. Mary's for unjustly striking out at the school. I have never heard a person say that they don't like St. Mary's until this recent commentary by Anne...
  • St. Mary's a great college choice

    St. Mary's a great college choice
    I cannot blame Anne Neal for her rage at St. Mary's College of Maryland ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30). If I had paid for an education at Harvard University and graduated without a basic ability to read, I would also be overcome with directionless...
  • Terry O. Downer, claims adjuster

    Terry O. Downer, claims adjuster
    Terry O. Downer, an insurance company claims adjuster and world traveler, died Saturday from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 58. Born...