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  • Dancing star Alicia Graf Mack comes home to celebrate theatre's 30th

    Dancing star Alicia Graf Mack comes home to celebrate theatre's 30th
    On paper, there are a number of reasons why Alicia Graf Mack shouldn't be a successful dancer. She's 6 feet 2 on her tiptoes, making it harder to find male partners tall enough for her. She's biracial, growing up in a time when African-American...
  • 'I never heard anybody talk like that'

    'I never heard anybody talk like that'
    Kenneth Collins knew he had a big day in store when he showed up for work Aug. 28, 1963. As an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, his job was to protect the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who planned a major speech to anchor...
  • Howard County football looks to continue reign of dominance

    Howard County football looks to continue reign of dominance
    Baltimore is a football town. From the Colts dynasty of the 1950s through the 1970s, the Redskins to the south, the two-time world champion Ravens, and the transplanted Steelers and Eagles fans from Pennsylvania, Marylanders have plenty of reasons to...
  • Five questions for Anthony Ashton

    Five questions for Anthony Ashton
    Before he was a lawyer, Anthony Ashton was a high school guidance counselor and a middle school teacher before that. Those experiences shaped skills he would need in a second career: the ability to convey thoughts to an audience and to listen...
  • Atholton football forfeits win because of practice violation

    Atholton football forfeits win because of practice violation
    Atholton's football win over Marriotts Ridge on Sept. 6 will be forfeited because of an out-of-season practice violation, the Howard County Public School System announced on Tuesday. "It's unfortunate that this has occurred, but I have full confidence...
  • Silence on anti-terror tactics speaks volumes about liberal hypocrisy

    Silence on anti-terror tactics speaks volumes about liberal hypocrisy
    Are you easily annoyed these days? Me too. So, herewith, a brief sampling of the most annoying and shamelessly under-analyzed and under-reported incidents of recent weeks. •Democratic silence as President Barack Obama follows and expands upon...
  • Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer

    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer
    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home. She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills. "Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...
  • Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level

    Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level
    As a freshman on the junior varsity volleyball team at St. Vincent Pallotti, Zacharie Jackson was used as a setter and hitter. "My freshman year I did a little bit of hitting," Jackson said. "After my freshman year, I moved into setting, and I have been...
  • Delta Sigma Theta sorority celebrates centennial at harbor

    Delta Sigma Theta sorority celebrates centennial at harbor
    Standing in a crowd with a couple hundred of her Delta Sigma Theta sisters, Ruth Travis watched as a flotilla escorted the sorority's torch to the Inner Harbor Friday for a centennial celebration to honor the women's service to Maryland and the world....
  • Digest: Maryland coaches caravan comes to Baltimore May 29

    Et cetera Maryland coaches caravan comes to Baltimore May 29 Maryland's 2013 Coaches Caravan will stop in Ocean City, Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington. Each event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and features a short program followed by an...
  • Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore

    Isaiah 'Ike' Dixon, state delegate from Baltimore
    Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...
  • Ruth M. Land, educator

    Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...