| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
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...
| Sep 29, 2012
When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author.
The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:35 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:47 PM
After 100 minutes of play, the game goes into the record book as a tie. But with a 3-3 double overtime deadlock against unbeaten Marriotts Ridge, Wilde Lake may get the biggest boost in confidence.
Marriotts Ridge took the lead three times, only to see...
| Nov 18, 2012
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up."
Two decades later, the senior vice president for...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:51 AM
April Huff remembers the moment she learned her then-two-year-old daughter, Athena, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It was a little over a year ago, and it changed her life forever, she said.
But if one thing makes it bearable, she said,...