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  • Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]

    Single-sex schooling cultivates confidence in girls [Commentary]
    In their new book, "The Confidence Code," Claire Shipman and Katty Kay draw on a broad spectrum of scientific research to support several of their hypotheses: Compared with men, women don't consider themselves as ready for promotions; predict they will do worse on tests than they actually do; and generally underestimate their abilities.
  • Outstanding student and star athlete at Meade High [Russett]

    The "unofficial" start to summer has arrived, with many pool openings, a holiday weekend and more. College and university commencements have taken place while local high schools are preparing for their graduations in the upcoming month. Senior Leslie...

    Men's Wearhouse launches hostile takeover of Jos A. Bank

    Men's Wearhouse launches hostile takeover of Jos A. Bank
    Men's Wearhouse moved Monday to pin Jos. A. Bank Clothiers in a corner with a hostile $1.6 billion bid for its smaller rival. With the offer of $57.50 cash for each of Hampstead-based Bank's outstanding shares, Men's Wearhouse is bypassing the retailer's...

    Jos. Bank rejects Men's Wearhouse bid

    Jos. Bank rejects Men's Wearhouse bid
    Just as its offer to buy its rival was rejected, Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc. spurned a $1.2 billion turn-table acquisition bid by Men's Wearhouse Inc. on Monday, but most observers still believe a merger is inevitable. Responding to Men's Wearhouse's...

    Laurel's Whitney Wiggins dances her way to the NBA

    Laurel's Whitney Wiggins dances her way to the NBA
    Whitney Wiggins attended Laurel High School for a year and then enrolled in the Duke Ellington School for the Arts in Washington. But after two years at Ellington she headed for the small central Virginia town of Lynchburg. That move helped propel her...