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  • Word on the web: TwitterChurch

    Word on the web: TwitterChurch
    There’s a saying that a church is not a building, it’s the people. And Jay Gamble knows where to find the people. The pastor of LifeChange AME Church, based in Slayton House in the Columbia village of Wilde Lake, holds church services on...
  • Soulful Symphony's 'Evolution'

    Soulful Symphony's 'Evolution'
    After a hiatus of more than a year, Soulful Symphony re-emerged last month to perform for a packed house at the Hippodrome Theatre, inaugurating a concert series that continues there Friday night. Thanks to support from the recently launched Hippodrome...
  • Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney

    Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney
    Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Laurel products prepare for March Madness

    There are 345 college men's basketball teams at the Division I level and the National Collegiate Athletic Association allows each to have three full-time assistant coaches on staff. Laurel High graduate Antoine Gaither has been on staff at Howard...
  • Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history

    Tapping into Maryland's rich dance history
    Who knew that Baltimore had such happy feet? Three icons of tap dance who were famous nationwide — known colloquially as Baby Laurence, Buster Brown and Hawk — were born in Charm City and first perfected the "shim sham" and "cramp roll" and...
  • 'America's Next Top Model' back with smaller contestants

     
    I guess Tyra Banks is hoping that the saying “Big Things Come In Small Packages” will work to her advantage this season of America’s Next Top Model. This cycle, the host and creator of the show has opened up the competition......
  • Closings set today in Dixon case

    Closings set today in Dixon case
    Jurors are set to hear closing arguments today in the criminal theft trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon - without ever having heard from Dixon herself. The panel of nine women and three men will then begin deliberating the case against the mayor,...
  • Differing views on Dixon's future

    Despite widespread perception that Sheila Dixon has done a laudable job as Baltimore's mayor, she faces a challenge in trying to maintain a political career while carrying the burden of a criminal conviction, political observers say. Many of the city's...
  • Harbor East boomtown

    When she envisioned a deluxe newsstand, the kind of place to find glossy magazines in dozens of languages, obscure literary journals and fashion quarterlies that cost as much as $90, Christina Cieri thought of only one location. Harbor East. "If I...
  • Senators urge probe of drug

    Two U.S. senators called on the Pentagon yesterday to investigate the military's use of a largely experimental blood-coagulating drug that doctors inject into wounded troops to control bleeding but that has been linked to unexpected and potentially deadly...
  • Nineteen touched by No. 19

    Awe-struck schoolboy Dick Jerardi Jerardi has worked a thousand locker rooms and big events as a sports reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News. Four decades ago, when he was in the seventh or eighth grade at Cathedral School, he still placed his...
  • Toughness not an issue for Jonathan Ogden

    Toughness not an issue for Jonathan Ogden
    Want to get a rise out of the normally unflappable Jonathan Ogden? Bring up the toughness issue. Go ahead. Remind Ogden that, on the surface, he doesn't always act like an NFL offensive lineman. The same way those scouting reports hinted he wasn't...