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  • Meet Doug O'Neill, the man who could play the part of horse racing's fan-favorite or villain

    Meet Doug O'Neill, the man who could play the part of horse racing's fan-favorite or villain
    They wake up, and then they sing. Team O'Neill — as Kentucky Derby winner Doug O'Neill and his group of assistants and grooms are called — rises early, like all horsemen. In Baltimore, where the crew is preparing I'll Have Another to run in...
  • Oaks Day at Churchill Downs gives Rosie Napravnik her chance

    Oaks Day at Churchill Downs gives Rosie Napravnik her chance
    It’s Oaks Day at Churchill Downs, and the color pink has grown over the vast grandstand and the sprawling infield. The “Pink Out” will help raise money for cancer charities, as it has done in recent years. That’s all part of what...
  • A nun quietly rebukes 'I built that'

    A nun quietly rebukes 'I built that'
    — Let's talk about the other speech. No, not Bill Clinton's 48-minute stemwinder to the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night that was so mesmerizing even Republicans praised it. Instead, let's offer a little nod of affirmation for...
  • Henrietta Lacks honored in 15th annual Turners Station celebration

    Henrietta Lacks honored in 15th annual Turners Station celebration
    Long before the best-selling book about Henrietta Lacks and her immortal cells was written, Turners Station neighbors gathered to honor her legacy, a tradition that continued Saturday. Lacks' great-granddaughters, born about half a century after her...
  • UMBC senior joins cross-country ride for cancer victims

    UMBC senior joins cross-country ride for cancer victims
    The farthest Michelle Wong had ever ridden before was from Baltimore to Washington, a roughly 50-mile bike trek. But the UMBC senior was unfazed by what lay ahead of her Sunday morning as she embarked on a 70-day bicycle journey from Baltimore to...
  • Five ways to keep skin healthy all summer long

    Five ways to keep skin healthy all summer long
    Summer is just around the corner, but its damaging rays and humidity have already arrived. We all know too much sun can damage skin and speed aging, while too much moisture can clog pores. With the right products, you can keep your skin safe from the...
  • Support groups in Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Abusive relationships — Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, 5457 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 310, Columbia. Free child care. 410-997-0304. Adult Children of Alcoholics — Wednesdays, 7 p.m....
  • Karen M. Liss Levin, engineer

    Karen M. Liss Levin, engineer
    Karen M. Liss Levin, a senior engineer for United Parcel Service who enjoyed playing the piano, died of cancer July 3 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Timonium resident was 54. Born and raised in Norwich, N.Y., Ms. Levin was a 1976...
  • Senior briefs

    Fall classes Registration for fall classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College begins Aug. 1 at the county's seven senior activity centers. Classes begin the week of Oct. 1. To register and for schedule information, go to the center you wish to...
  • Letter: Sen. George McGovern was advocate of reduced meat consumption

    Sunday, Oct. 21, we lost former U.S. Sen. George McGovern. Although many will recall his disastrous 1972 loss to Richard Nixon and his subsequent leadership in getting us out of Vietnam, his truly lasting legacy will be his war on hunger and malnutrition....
  • 'Amazing Race' recap, Eggplant, bamboo and jute

    'Amazing Race' recap, Eggplant, bamboo and jute
    Remember last week when the Twins screamed a lot? And it was hot? It happens again this week on "The Amazing Race," only without the Superfans sadly trailing behind. Team Rock On won the Fast Forward last week, so they start first. James's father (not...
  • Carolyn Rosenstein, reading specialist

    Carolyn Rosenstein, reading specialist
    Carolyn Rosenstein, a retired McDonogh School reading specialist recalled as a nurturing faculty mentor who also served on the Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died of cancer Oct. 27 at her Pikesville home. She was 75. "She was a great gal,...