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  • Catonsville High School student's talent with trombone has taken him to New England and New York City

    Catonsville High School student's talent with trombone has taken him to New England and New York City
    Seven years ago, Michael Shayte tested various brass and string instruments along with the rest of his fifth-grade class. But only the trombone called to him. "It just felt right when I started playing," he said, recalling that moment back in middle...
  • Genetic mutation shown in some men with prostate cancer

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan have discovered an inherited mutation linked to significantly higher risk of prostate cancer development at a younger age. The discovery, after two decades of looking, provides insight into...
  • President's proposal on tuition, student aid raises hopes and concerns

    Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid. Calling...
  • Towson University to host life celebration for Greg Giovanazzi, 54, former NCAA, Olympic volleyball coach

    Towson University to host life celebration for Greg Giovanazzi, 54, former NCAA, Olympic volleyball coach
    The Towson University community is expressing condolences this week to colleague, Deb Moriarty, for the death of her husband, Gregory Giovanazzi. Moriarty is vice president for student affairs at Towson University, and also serves as president for the...
  • Woman to be cited in Phelps accident

    Woman to be cited in Phelps accident
    A 28-year-old woman who was slightly injured when her Honda Accord hit a Cadillac Escalade driven by Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps in Baltimore's Mid-Town Belvedere neighborhood is to be charged with running a red light, a city police spokesman...
  • Phelps homeward bound

    It was raining outside when her youngest left the nest. Debbie Phelps will never forget the day the best swimmer in the world moved from Baltimore. "He left on July3, 2004, went to the Olympics and never came home," she says. "As a mom, you know they'll...
  • For Harbaugh, a goal reached

    For Harbaugh, a goal reached
    When John Harbaugh told his mother of his career choice, she wept. "Mom, I'm going to give coaching a chance," said Harbaugh, who'd just finished college with a political science degree. Jackie Harbaugh tried to stay calm. "Are you sure you don't want...
  • No pain is gain for Phelps

    Michael Phelps climbed out of the pool yesterday after swimming the 200-meter butterfly and waggled his right wrist. As he looked over his split times with Jon Urbanchek, one of his coaches at Club Wolverine, Phelps smiled, then shrugged. You wouldn't...
  • Michael Phelps vs. Browns WR Brayon Edwards

     
    An interesting item on the Yahoo blog Shutdown Corner that started with a story in an Ohio newspaper (Chronicle-Telegram), told of a friendly competition between Baltimore Olympic hero Michael Phelps and Cleveland Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards. The...
  • Wallops rocket to release artificial cloud Tues.

     
    Sky watchers in the mid-Atlantic region may get a look at an odd artificial cloud Tuesday night after it's released from the fourth stage of a rocket set for launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore.The cloud of......
  • Switching coaches, Hoff will work with Bowman

    Olympic swimmer Katie Hoff confirmed last night that she has decided to change coaches, saying she'll be working exclusively with Bob Bowman, Michael Phelps' coach. Towson's Hoff - who won a silver medal and two bronze medals at the Beijing Olympics -...
  • Opposites attract

    Opposites attract
    It does not matter where Bob Bowman lays his head to rest at night - and it could be anywhere, from Baltimore to Barcelona, Ann Arbor to Beijing - he does not hear his alarm clock in the morning. He is always awake long before it wails, usually on the...