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  • Towson resident and cancer surivor claims $250K lottery prize

    Nicholas Ruth's lottery ticket held the winning numbers for a Mega Millions second-tier prize — $250,000 — and he didn't even know it. The Towson resident bought a ticket was at 7-Eleven, on Loch Raven Boulevard, and didn't check his...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong appearance a positive for a good cause

    As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one." And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
  • Md. lottery winner plans to give back

    Md. lottery winner plans to give back
    Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas. "I have no major plans besides donating," he said. Nicholas David Ruth...
  • Howard County pets: How can I guard my cat against feline leukemia?

    Howard County pets: How can I guard my cat against feline leukemia?
    Q: What are the symptoms of feline leukemia? How can I protect my cat against it if I have to board her with other cats? A: Great questions, because feline leukemia is incurable, surprisingly common, highly contagious and a leading cause of death for...
  • Several Harford residents experience Boston Marathon's tragic end first-hand

    Several Harford residents experience Boston Marathon's tragic end first-hand
    Kevin Hennessey of Bel Air started running four years ago, just so he could qualify for the Boston Marathon. Monday's race was his first. "It's the only race you have to qualify for. It's very prestigious," he said Tuesday. "It's probably as close to...
  • McDonogh girls lacrosse defeats Mt. Hebron to capture Fight for 5 tournament

    McDonogh girls lacrosse defeats Mt. Hebron to capture Fight for 5 tournament
    Five games in five days is a demanding schedule, but McDonogh was up for the challenge, extending its winning streak to 80 games along the way. The Eagles capped the most rigorous portion of their spring schedule by defeating Mt. Hebron, 11-5, to win...
  • Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse downs Centennial in Fight for 5 tournament championship

    Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse downs Centennial in Fight for 5 tournament championship
    Former Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse player Evan Nicholson enjoyed nothing more than beating rival Centennial. Nicholson helped the Vikings win a state title in 2006 before heading off to Roanoke College. That year he was diagnosed with Leukemia and passed...
  • Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit

    Former Colt Joe Ehrmann to speak at child sex abuse summit
    He was a bearded, Bunyanesque defensive tackle whose rugged play helped the Baltimore Colts to three straight division championships in the 1970s. But Tuesday, when Joe Ehrmann addresses a national gathering convened to deal with the problem of child...
  • Ulman Cancer Fund merges with 4K for Cancer to help fundraising

    Ulman Cancer Fund merges with 4K for Cancer to help fundraising
    Ryan Hanley spent the summer before he turned 18 thinking about organizing a transcontinental bike ride to raise money for cancer. When he entered the Johns Hopkins University, he set about selling the idea and recruiting classmates and friends to ride 4,...
  • Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages

    Cummings looks into prescription drug shortages
    University of Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese said she was heartbroken that a chemotherapy drug used to treat her 3-year-old son, Tyler, for leukemia was in short supply and possibly unavailable. When she discovered that some companies...
  • Laurel seeing increase in stray and feral cats

    For 30 years, Glenn Spiegel has lived with his family on Dell Place, near Irving Street and Route 198 and he can't remember a time when he has not had stray cats around his home. "There have been long- and short-hair cats and kittens of all colors,"...
  • Rodricks: Incident shows our vulnerability to disaster

    "We love our children with all our hearts," Gordon Livingston, psychiatrist, philosopher, author and twice-bereaved parent says from his home in Howard County. "We imagine that they will bury us. Then fate intervenes and we must bury them. Nowhere is...