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  • Ex-state cabinet member Fielder named Bel Air town administrator

    Ex-state cabinet member Fielder named Bel Air town administrator
    James D. Fielder Jr. was appointed by Bel Air commissioners as the new town administrator during a meeting Monday night. Fielder, who was a cabinet secretary in two state administrations, replaces Chris Schlehr, who retired Dec. 31 after serving the town...
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims

    Details emerge of Washington Navy Yard victims
    John Johnson could have retired from the Washington Navy Yard years ago, but he loved the work. Richard Michael Ridgell, a former Maryland state trooper who helped train police in Iraq, was devoted to his daughters. Vishnu Pandit, who came to the...
  • U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools

    U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools
    The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday. The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
  • Katie Couric honored at Hopkins health event

    Katie Couric honored at Hopkins health event
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine honored television host Katie Couric on Saturday for her work campaigning on behalf of cancer researchers after losing her husband to the disease 15 years ago. "My life changed in an instant," Couric said as she...
  • Doris McG. Neumann, educator

    Doris McG. Neumann, educator
    Doris McG. Neumann, a retired Friends School educator and longtime activist, died July 16 of heart failure at her Timonium home. She was 93. The daughter of an autoworker and a homemaker, Doris Elaine McGlone was born and raised in Flint, Mich., where...
  • Turning back the clock?

    Turning back the clock?
    The best that can be said for the Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is that it did not immediately and totally ban the practice. But the decision to send a University of Texas at Austin case back to the appeals court...
  • Quashing race-based college admissions will not serve justice

    Quashing race-based college admissions will not serve justice
    It may be time to say farewell to affirmative action in higher education admissions and to the aspirations that went with it. The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case challenging the sliver of...
  • Affirmative action at risk in college admissions

    Affirmative action at risk in college admissions
    The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the issue of racial preference in college admissions on Wednesday, and that ought to be a concern for those who believe such policies have provided countless opportunities for minorities — and enriched the educational...
  • The or not the

    On Twitter, @SherrieVossMatthews inquires about the use of articles with initialisms and acronyms.* An article at Daily Writing Tips summarizes the conventions: "Because acronyms like NASA are pronounced as words ('na-suh,' in this case), there’s...
  • Olde Catonsville: Leaving Catonsville to see the world

    Kurt Delker found a unique way to spend time with his family and see a part of America this summer. He went bicycling across Iowa with his 82-year-old father and 15-year-old son as part of the RAGBRAI (the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across...
  • Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music

    Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music
    Musical and cultural diversity are at the heart of what the Harlem Quartet is all about. The string ensemble brings an eclectic program to Columbia when it performs for the Candlelight Concert Society series on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m., at Howard...