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  • CareFirst commits $125,000 in HCC scholarships

    CareFirst commits $125,000 in HCC scholarships
    The region’s largest health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, has committed $125,000 to Howard Community College for 50 scholarships over the next five years. The announcement came Friday, May 3, as CareFirst administrators and local...
  • Happiness turned to horror for Marylanders at Boston Marathon

    Happiness turned to horror for Marylanders at Boston Marathon
    — At 2:42 p.m. on Monday — just minutes before the first bomb exploded along the marathon course — Carol Downing's son-in-law and daughters were positioned perfectly to watch her run past the blue-and-yellow finish line painted across...
  • Joe Flacco serves customers at local Dairy Queen, presents $25,000 check to memorial fund

    Joe Flacco serves customers at local Dairy Queen, presents $25,000 check to memorial fund
    Craning his neck sideways, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco smiled as he avoided bumping his head on a large menu behind the register at the Dairy Queen in Rosedale. Instead of delivering touchdown passes, the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player handed out...
  • Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks

    Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks
    A doctor might ask for a patient's family disease history, or exercise or smoking habits, but whether they have trouble getting food onto the table or paying energy bills is unlikely to appear on any clinic questionnaire. Those sorts of factors could...
  • National Guard members help Edgewood math students calculate paths to success

    Area high school math students applied their recently learned skills today while getting a taste of military life courtesy of Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade and the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment. Ho...
  • State board approves school safety guidelines

    State board approves school safety guidelines
    In the wake of the deadly bombings in Boston and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, the Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday approved new emergency planning guidelines meant to help local school systems better prepare for disaster....
  • Journey in grief leads to new protections from bullying

    Journey in grief leads to new protections from bullying
    The mourners followed the coffin of 15-year-old Grace McComas out of the church and into the morning sunlight of a beautiful Easter season. Christine McComas carried her child's stuffed toy in the crook of her arm. Grief made her look almost wistful. As...
  • Harford Teacher of the Year Kristin Schaub pumps up her students

    Harford Teacher of the Year Kristin Schaub pumps up her students
    A small group of children in Kristin Schaub's fifth-grade class at Havre de Grace Elementary School was getting ready to take the science portion of the annual Maryland School Assessment test recently, the last in the class to be tested. Rather than a...
  • Moving beyond gun control

    Moving beyond gun control
    Gun control doesn't stop bombings, and it doesn't prevent violent people from buying nails, BBs or pressure cookers. While I am supportive of gun control — and applaud Maryland for being one of the few states taking a strong stance on gun possession...
  • Catonsville business group honors area's outstanding teachers

    Catonsville business group honors area's outstanding teachers
    Teachers, students, friends and family gathered Thursday night at the Catonsville campus of Community College of Baltimore County for the second annual Outstanding Teacher Awards. The ceremony, hosted by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce,...
  • Ravens select safety Matt Elam in the first round of 2013 NFL draft

    Ravens select safety Matt Elam in the first round of 2013 NFL draft
    General manager Ozzie Newsome said last week that there were so many good safeties in the draft that there would be one who the Ravens could take in all seven rounds. However, the Ravens showed on the first night of the 2013 NFL draft just how much...
  • Ravens fill need at safety with hard-hitting Matt Elam from Florida

    Ravens fill need at safety with hard-hitting Matt Elam from Florida
    Thoughts from our Ravens reporters and editors on the Ravens using the No. 32 pick on safety Matt Elam from the University of Florida: Mike Preston, Ravens columnist: Elam seems to be a good fit for the Ravens because their safety positions have been...