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  • Friends, family recall shooting victim's sense of humor, duty

    Friends, family recall shooting victim's sense of humor, duty
    As a Marine reservist, Tyrone A. Brown committed to six years of active drilling, which he fulfilled in 2004, followed by two years in which he would be available for call-up if necessary. But just after he left its active ranks, his unit learned it was...
  • Lincoln Gordon

    Lincoln Gordon
    Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at...
  • Shot takes away what so much else couldn't

    In one of the first phone calls he made from Afghanistan, Army Pvt. Clifford Jamar Williams took a moment to savor how much he had accomplished - much more than many of his peers back home in Baltimore could claim. "Ma," he told Theresa Ricks in one of...
  • Recalling our favorite sports memories of 2009

    Recalling our favorite sports memories of 2009
    Why do we love watching sports? And what did we love the most in 2009? Those are two questions each of us would answer differently. But the answer to the second question helps explain the answer to the first. We love watching sports because they are a...
  • An education in politics

    An education  in politics
    On the first day of kindergarten at Grace and St. Peter's School, a quiet girl was sitting alone, a new student in a room of boisterous children. • Stephanie Rawlings marched up, introduced herself and took charge: "You're going to play with us...
  • Weyman D. Swagger, Baltimore Sun photographer, editor

    Weyman D. Swagger, Baltimore Sun photographer, editor
    Weyman D. Swagger, a Baltimore Sun news photographer who became the paper's first photo editor, died of cancer Wednesday at his Halethorpe home. He was 66. During his 47 years at the paper, he took thousands of photos. He was shot at while taking...
  • Did a fungus kill my tree?

    Question: Our tree died this summer. The branches have holes in the trunk and orange and white growths. Which of these killed it? How can I stop it from killing my other trees? Answer: When a tree dies, organisms such as insects and fungi move in to live...
  • Ambition made UM's Cirovski college soccer's dominant coach

    Ambition made UM's Cirovski college soccer's dominant coach
    He keeps the picture in his office, on a shelf with mementos of the country's most dominant college soccer coach. All around are highlights of Sasho Cirovski's past, from the two national championships his Maryland teams have won to the 40 players they'...
  • Girls Athlete of the Week // Lillie Happel, Covenant Community School, volleyball

    The senior outside hitter led No. 14 Covenant to two wins last week to improve its record to 6-0. In a 3-1 upset over then-No. 8 Archbishop Spalding, Happel finished with 28 kills, eight aces and 19 digs. She followed that performance with 13 kills, three...
  • Swine flu claims the life of a child

    Swine flu claims the life of a child
    Destinee Alicia Parker was an aspiring artist who loved animals, Lil Wayne and scary movies. She and her two sisters were known as the "Parker Posse" at Montebello Elementary/Middle School. And although she was healthy, she died of swine flu Tuesday...
  • Partial list of new Maryland laws

    Among the new laws taking effect Oct. 1: • New judicial authority to confiscate guns from domestic abusers • An increase in unemployment benefits • Ban on texting while driving • Authorization of speed cameras • Bill...
  • First shot at swine flu vaccine

    First shot at swine flu vaccine
    The first shipments of swine flu vaccine should start arriving in Maryland by Tuesday, but the initial batch will be so limited that the doses will be offered mainly to health care workers in hospitals and clinics, state health officials say. The state...