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  • Foreign affairs council stifles free speech

    The article, "Free speech clash grips U.N." (Sept. 25) could also apply to the recent lecture at the Baltimore Council for Foreign Affairs (BCFA), where its president, Frank Burd, caved into pressure from pro-Israel groups and would not allow questions...
  • Highland: County school bus schedules hit the Web Aug. 15

    It's getting close to the start of yet another school year. Just a few short weeks and our kids will be back with their teachers, learning, asking questions, hitting the books, doing homework, rushing to extracurricular activities — all those things...
  • 'There's lots that can be done'

    'There's lots that can be done'
    In 2008, Paul Tough’s first book, “Whatever It Takes,” told the story of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a massive effort to leverage a pre-birth-through-high-school system of education services to change the trajectory of 10,000...
  • Local football players honored at 50th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner

    Local football players honored at 50th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner
    Brandon Dixon, Adam Greene, Brady Orem and Marc Badger all are very good football players. But this group of seniors can do so much more, and they were recognized for those talents Wednesday night. They were selected as regional winners at the 50th...
  • Invest wisely in early childhood

    Invest wisely in early childhood
    As we struggle through the fifth year of recession, facing budget cuts, austerity and now the sequester, it may be a good time to re-evaluate our national priorities. Last year, the Reach Out and Read program that distributes books to low-income...
  • Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe dies

    Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe dies
    Judge Elsbeth Levy Bothe, a well-known former criminal defense attorney who served on the Baltimore Circuit Court for nearly two decades and had a taste for the macabre, died Wednesday at her Homeland residence of complications from a stroke she had...
  • Raven research defies common wisdom on 'species'

    Raven research defies common wisdom on 'species'
    As the Baltimore Ravens' march to victory in Super Bowl XLVII defied the common wisdom of the sports world, so, too, has an examination of the genetics of their winged namesakes in the western United States led one local biologist to evidence he says...
  • For Obama and Roberts, second time's the charm

    For Obama and Roberts, second time's the charm
    Inaugurations are more comfortable the second time around. For President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., it's not likely there will be a repeat in their encore performance of Chief Justice Roberts' flub of the words in the presidential...
  • Part three: Culture shock

    Part three: Culture shock
    Tribune Tower was in crisis, and the illustrations of penguins installed in the building's ornate lobby were meant as a constant reminder. With Tribune Co. revenues sliding and managers struggling to adjust to an Internet revolution, executives in early...
  • Rev. James R. LeVeque, Episcopal priest

    Rev. James R. LeVeque, Episcopal priest
    The Rev. James R. LeVeque, a retired Episcopal priest and mathematics instructor, died of kidney failure Saturday at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Charles Village resident was 81. Born in Cassopolis, Mich., he attended the Howe Military School in Howe,...
  • David B. Simon, former editor at The Gazette in Gaithersburg, will become editor of The Daily Record

    David B. Simon, former editor at The Gazette in Gaithersburg, will become editor of The Daily Record
    The publisher of The Daily Record announced Thursday that a former editor at several Maryland newspapers will become editor of the Baltimore-based business and legal affairs newspaper on Jan. 14. David B. Simon, 36, will replace Tom Linthicum, who...
  • Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology

    Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology
    Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...