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  • For Baltimore high school that lost student to violence, a bittersweet graduation

    For Baltimore high school that lost student to violence, a bittersweet graduation
    As Tekeya Mayfield walked onto the stage to accept her slain brother's high school diploma, she paused briefly, wiping her eyes as the crowd inside the building rose to their feet in a growing cheer. She stepped forward, embracing Edmondson-Westside...
  • Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals

    Federal agencies use pay flexibility to attract scientists, professionals
    Tina Bahadori says a career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given her the chance to achieve something that 25 years in the private sector didn't offer: a legacy. Bahadori's years working for consulting, advocacy and lobbying firms...
  • Alonzo P. Hairston, lawyer

    Alonzo P. Hairston, lawyer
    Alonzo P. Hairston, a retired Baltimore lawyer who was one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died Jan. 30 of a blood clot at ManorCare Health Services in Overland, Kan. The former Original Northwood resident was 94. The son of the Rev....
  • Black history in 'Jeopardy' [Commentary]

    Black history in 'Jeopardy' [Commentary]
    For years, a group of black men has gathered daily at a cigar shop across from Cross Street Market, here in Baltimore. We talk politics and sports amid plumes of pipe and cigar smoke. However, conversation halts at 7 p.m. when the quiz show "Jeopardy"...
  • Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed

    Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams. The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
  • Bright Minds: Danielle Hilliard, air and missile defense

    Bright Minds: Danielle Hilliard, air and missile defense
    “The combat system is the brain that helps you fire ‘the bullet,’ which is actually an extremely complex missile,” Danielle Hilliard says of her highly technical job in air and missile defense. She uses simple visual images to...
  • Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president

    Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president
    The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
  • District 7: Nick Mosby

    District 7: Nick Mosby
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. Growing up, my mother was my guiding light and she always stressed education as a top priority. Because of my mother's wisdom and...
  • Harts M. Brown

    Harts M. Brown
    Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The...
  • Playing the antihero

    Playing the antihero
    When actor Carl Schurr takes the stage tonight in Everyman Theatre's production of "All My Sons," perhaps he will dedicate his performance to Cherry Watson. Cherry — and not even Schurr knows whether Cherry is a he or a she — was young Carl's...
  • The memory of his mother and grandmother pushes Jai Miller to succeed

    The memory of his mother and grandmother pushes Jai Miller to succeed
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Each time Orioles outfielder Jai Miller crosses the plate after hitting a home run, his eyes turn upward and both of his hands point to the sky. It's a routine he's been doing since he was a teenager, one of many ways he tries to...
  • Newcomer Mosby sets sights on City Hall

    Newcomer Mosby sets sights on City Hall
    Nick Mosby bounded along a row of ninth-grade boys at Baltimore's Civitas School with the energy of a football player about to dart onto the field. Citing his own upbringing by a single mother, he urged the young men to aim higher than the temptations...