| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Katie Murchison of Laurel and John Ross of Cherokee, N.C., were married on Sept. 22, 2012 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Laurel.
Katie is the daughter of Joe and Marilyn Murchison of Laurel. John is the son of Tim and Marcia Ross of Johnson City, Tenn....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The University of Chicago's efforts to revitalize the neighborhood surrounding its campus suggests a similar opportunity is available for the Baltimore City neighborhood of Charles Village.
As recently reported elsewhere, the University of Chicago has...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's division of pulmonary and critical care medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The longtime Mount...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
It's becoming increasingly clear that President Barack Obamais not burdened with too heavy a commitment to honesty.
This is hardly a shock about any politician, but revelations of dishonesty hurt some more than others. Announce that Bill Clinton has been...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:20 AM
At Erin Brenner's invitation, I will be preparing an audio conference presentation for Copyediting on zombie rules (the term is Arnold Zwicky's), the shibboleths and superstitions of grammar and usage that no reputable authority upholds but which continue...
| Mar 18, 2010
| 4:22 PM
From Whole Paycheck to Whole Food Stamp.There's provocative story in Salon headlined, "Hipsters on food stamps." Subhed: "They're young, they're broke, and they pay for organic salmon with government subsidies. Got a problem with that?"The story happens...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:38 AM
A pastor supporting Rick Perry calls Mormonism a "cult." Is that untrue?
Well, what's the difference between a "cult" and a "religion"? Not easy to say. Many people think they know the difference when they see it. Scientology and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon'...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has signaled to White House officials that he's considering leaving the administration after President Barack Obama reaches an agreement with Congress to raise the federal debt limit, according to three people...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:41 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
I believe the 9th needs the combination of skills that I as a teacher bring to the table. It needs understanding, inspiration, and...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 9:23 AM
I doubt this modest request will be heard over the fevered roar for the scalp of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that the media has been sounding since he announced his candidacy for president. There is almost a palpable bloodlust to bring this guy down -- and it...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic...