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  • Conversation starters Paisley, Paul are taking their lumps

    Conversation starters Paisley, Paul are taking their lumps
    Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America? Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder. In...
  • More than 1,000 AKA sorority sisters volunteer in Baltimore

    More than 1,000 AKA sorority sisters volunteer in Baltimore
    The other children sitting on the carpet in Diana Holley's first-grade classroom at Gilmor Elementary School on Friday wiggled and squirmed and laughed and whispered. But Briana Diggs stayed still. Her chin rested in the palm of her hands, eyes turned...
  • Baltimore's biggest philanthropists reveal what motivates them

    Baltimore's biggest philanthropists reveal what motivates them
    Baltimore is home to some generous souls. There are those who give time, others who share their ideas and plenty of people willing to open their wallets. Over the years, a number of people have built reputations as philanthropists. Yet however...
  • With Baltimore Club and charity work, DJ AngelBaby helps city get pumped

    With Baltimore Club and charity work, DJ AngelBaby helps city get pumped
    In July 2008, Angel Carpenter, better known as DJ AngelBaby, fulfilled her lifelong dream of earning an on-air position at 92Q, the city's hip-hop radio station. On one of her first days at the job, Carpenter spotted the source of her inspiration —...
  • Ravens displaying interest in Howard linebacker Keith Pough

    Ravens displaying interest in Howard linebacker Keith Pough
    The Ravens' search for linebackers in the NFL draft involves a wide investigation of prospects. That includes interest in Howard University linebacker Keith Pough, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. Among the other teams...
  • Youman Fullard Sr., Yellow Bowl Restaurant owner

    Youman Fullard Sr., Yellow Bowl Restaurant owner
    Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
  • Garden club helped cultivate city neighborhoods

    Garden club helped cultivate city neighborhoods
    Alimay Thompson Kendrick sits in her dining room and recalls the first meeting of a neighborhood club she joined in 1959. It was a garden club, composed of both men and women, all African-American, formed to represent the neighborhoods of Forest Park,...
  • Stepping stones on the road to college

    Stepping stones on the road to college
    "Pomp and Circumstance" played over the loudspeakers of the UMUC Marriott Inn and Conference Center auditorium June 15 as students processed, dressed in full regalia. Their beaming families gave them a standing ovation, cheering and clapping above the...
  • NASA flights could startle Maryland drivers

    NASA flights could startle Maryland drivers
    If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday. NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
  • Nancy Z. Fleming, teacher, dies

    Nancy Z. Fleming, teacher, dies
    Nancy Z. Fleming, a former educator and homemaker who participated in a University of Maryland Alzheimer disease study, died Sept. 14 of the disease at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living. The longtime Towson resident was 73. The daughter of a banker and...
  • Maryland law professor was adviser to Nobel laureate

    When University of Maryland law professor Larry Gibson was asked to become involved with the Liberian presidential campaign of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, he initially declined. But she ultimately won him over, and his efforts helped her become Africa's...
  • Northern Baltimore city calendar of events

    Submit notices via email: messenger@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Baltimore Messenger, 501 N. Calvert St., Third Floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number. Deadline is...