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  • Carroll Hospital staff steps lively in music video to promote breast cancer awareness

    Carroll Hospital staff steps lively in music video to promote breast cancer awareness
      It's a matter of life and death, to be sure. But surviving breast cancer, and spreading the word about prevention and treatment to help others do the same, can apparently also be cause for dancing. This month Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster...
  • Thousands turn out for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure

    Thousands turn out for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure
    The sun had barely risen Sunday morning as Geneva Frazier shimmied in a conga line, her pink feather boa flouncing while "I Will Survive" blared over the loudspeakers at Komen Maryland's Race for the Cure. This is the fourth year her family has run the...
  • $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020

    $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020
    Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
  • The collected poems of Lucille Clifton

    The collected poems of Lucille Clifton
    Former Maryland poet laureate Lucille Clifton was a former "Jeopardy" champion who used a Ouija board to communicate with her dead mother. She was a survivor of childhood sexual abuse who as an adult unabashedly celebrated her physical self. And in the...
  • Glenelg: Glenelg High hosts speakers and a fall flea market

    Glenelg High School and its AP Scholars Program host a fall flea market this Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. until noon. More than 20 families will host tables both indoors and outside. Refreshments will be sold, as well as pumpkins for fall and Halloween...
  • As referendum nears, faithful push for traditional marriage

    As referendum nears, faithful push for traditional marriage
    Bishop Willard E. Saunders Jr. quieted his Cherry Hill sanctuary Sunday morning, signaling for the music and the hallelujahs to stop so his words would come across clearly. "If something is perfect, it does not need changing," Saunders said, his image...
  • Poet Lucille Clifton gets her due

    Poet Lucille Clifton gets her due
    A new book celebrates the career of former Maryland poet laureate Lucille Clifton, including her thoughts on topics from Sunday dinner to cancer, her hips to racism. In the Baltimore Sun, Mary McCauley highlights “The Collected Poems of Lucille...
  • Mitchell remembered as pioneer, fighter for justice

    Mitchell remembered as pioneer, fighter for justice
    In the midst of one of many tributes to former state Sen. Clarence M. Mitchell III at his memorial service in an Upton church Sunday night, hundreds of family members, friends and fellow politicians broke out into an impromptu singing of the hymn "Lift...
  • Gay women not getting tested for cervical cancer

    Correction: An earlier posting misstated the percentage of lesbians who had not received pap tests compared to all women. The Sun regrets the error. Many gay women are not being screened for cervical cancer, putting them at increased risk of...
  • Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian

    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, veterinarian
    Dr. Benjamin H. Cassutto, a veterinarian and Army veteran, died Thursday of cancer at Nanticoke Hospital in Seaford, Del. The Millsboro, Del., resident was 52. The son of a minister and a Carroll County educator, Benjamin Henricus Cassutto was born in...
  • Community Foundation of Harford County elects new board officers

    Community Foundation of Harford County has elected new board officers: Jayne Klein, president; Ken Ferrara, vice president; Kathleen Beck, secretary; and Ed Kouneski, CPA, treasurer. They will serve two-year terms. Klein, the new president, is a...
  • An icon smashed

    An icon smashed
    The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....