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  • Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne

    Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne
    Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71.
  • Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'

    Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'
    More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens. "I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...

    Howard schools report more students taking AP courses

    Howard schools report more students taking AP courses
    The Howard County Public Schools System report increases in students taking Advanced Placement courses and taking AP exams last year, with 81 percent posting test scores of at least 81.4, school officials said. HCPSS said it aims to increase the...

    South River coach Sam Farrell steps down for job with Mad Dog Lacrosse

    South River coach Sam Farrell steps down for job with Mad Dog Lacrosse
    Sam Farrell was not necessarily looking for a coaching job when she was hired in January to lead the South River girls lacrosse team, just weeks after former Seahawks coach Kim McNemar stepped down. Farrell, a Severna Park graduate who played at...

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort
    Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes." To the Arnold resident, it sounded a lot like the English word, "no." "So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I...