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  • Virginia court upholds murder conviction in killing of Yeardley Love

    Virginia court upholds murder conviction in killing of Yeardley Love
    A Virginia appeals court on Tuesday upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player found guilty in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love, in May 2010. George W. Huguely V's lawyers appealed...
  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • Early learning programs are crucial [Commentary]

    Early learning programs are crucial  [Commentary]
    When David Andrews was asked to testify in Annapolis earlier this year, the dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Education told assembled legislators that providing quality early learning opportunities to low-income children is critically important and...
  • Huguely argues for new trial

    An attorney for the one-time University of Virginia lacrosse player who was convicted last year of killing his former girlfriend, Yeardley Love of Cockeysville, argued Wednesday that he should get a new trial. Attorney Paul Clement told the Virginia...
  • Huguely argues for new trial in Love killing

    Huguely argues for new trial in Love killing
    An attorney for the one-time University of Virginia lacrosse player who was convicted last year of killing his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love of Cockeysville, argued Wednesday that he should get a new trial. Attorney Paul Clement told the Virginia Court...
  • Testudo statue fire at UMD deemed accidental

    Testudo statue fire at UMD deemed accidental
    Every semester during finals week, students at the University of Maryland, College Park place "offerings" around a 1,000-pound bronze statute of Testudo, the campus' mascot, for good luck. Sometime after midnight Wednesday, Testudo was ablaze after...
  • Bill proposes National One Love Day to bring awareness to dating violence

    Bill proposes National One Love Day to bring awareness to dating violence
    U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the family of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player and Cockeysville native Yeardley Love and Towson University officials Tuesday morning to announce a House of Representatives bill that would make May 3, the...
  • Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., Union Memorial chief of surgery

    Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., Union Memorial chief of surgery
    Dr. Theodore H. Wilson Jr., former chief of surgery at Union Memorial Hospital who earlier had been chief of surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda and a captain in the Navy Medical Corps, died Monday of cancer at the Broadmead...
  • Richard R. Jackson Jr.

    Richard R. Jackson Jr.
    Richard R. Jackson Jr., a former partner in the Baltimore law firm that is now Ober/Kaler, where he practiced admiralty law for nearly 25 years, died Thursday of a heart attack at his Owings Mills home. He was 77. "Dick was a close friend. He was a...
  • Teachers colleges need to emphasize classroom management techniques, report finds

    Teachers colleges need to emphasize classroom management techniques, report finds
    Ask first-year teachers what their greatest challenge is, and they are likely to say it has been managing squirming elementary students or keeping sleepy teenagers engaged. But too few universities that train the next generation of teachers are giving...
  • Richard O. "Dick" Beall, civil engineer

    Richard O. "Dick" Beall, civil engineer
    Richard O. Beall, a civil engineer who was a founder of Century Engineering Inc. in Hunt Valley, died Dec. 29 of cancer at his Stevenson home. He was 82. "There was no better human being than Dick Beall. He was a wonderful person who had a phenomenal...
  • Don't equate AP with academic excellence [Letter]

    Don't equate AP with academic excellence [Letter]
    I believe that all high school educators recognize the importance of challenging our very best students, while simultaneously helping them develop the critical thinking, written and oral communication skills and habits of mind needed for success in today'...