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  • Former Ravens center Matt Birk drops 75 pounds, aims to be fitness cover model

    Former Ravens center Matt Birk drops 75 pounds, aims to be fitness cover model
    In addition to keeping up with his six kids and working for the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline, Matt Birk has apparently become even more of a fitness nut in retirement than he was as a player. After getting up to as much as 310 pounds...
  • Under Armour opens retail store, promotional venue in China

    Under Armour opens retail store, promotional venue in China
    Under Armour, in a race to expand its brand globally, opened its first-ever Under Armour Experience, a blend of retail store and promotional venue, in Shanghai, China. Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of the Baltimore-based athletic apparel maker, hosted...
  • Giving thanks for good health, good friends and good cheer [Perry Hall]

    From the Perry Hall/Kingsville Thanksgiving column last year: "During this reflective season, let us count our personal blessings and give thanks individually. Also, we join together as a group and share our gratitude for many community blessings." This...
  • Annapolis doctor teaches how to have a healthy mindset

    Annapolis doctor teaches how to have a healthy mindset
    Annapolis physician and nutritional intervention expert Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen wants to help Americans take back their health with his new book, "Discover Your Optimal Health." The book, which came out this summer, reached the New York Times best-...
  • Catonsville girls soccer explodes for 5 second-half goals in state semifinal win

    Catonsville girls soccer explodes for 5 second-half goals in state semifinal win
    It was on the sideline turf at Richard Montgomery High where Catonsville junior Jenn Nonn sketched out a scoring play for classmate Renee Gast before the start of the second half of a scoreless tie in the Class 3A girls soccer state semifnals against...
  • Runners raise money to help injured Maryland state trooper

    Runners raise money to help injured Maryland state trooper
    Hundreds of people donned sneakers on a crisp, sunny Sunday morning to show their support for a Maryland state trooper critically injured on the job last month. The crowd gathered at the Maryland State Police Academy in Sykesville for the "5K for JK,"...
  • Court should rule public prayer constitutional

     Court should rule public prayer constitutional
    The U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece, New York v. Susan Galloway is to consider whether Christian prayers at town board meetings are constitutional ("Justices to hear prayer case," Nov. 4). The U.S. Court of Appeals based in New York...
  • Ravens' Chris Canty to host free youth leadership conference in Baltimore

    Ravens' Chris Canty to host free youth leadership conference in Baltimore
    Ravens defensive end Chris Canty is hosting a free youth leadership conference for area high school students at Dunbar High School. Through his charitable foundation, Canty is holding a "Healthy Behaviors Leadership Conference" on Dec. 3  from 8:30 a.m....
  • Gay men should be able to donate blood

    Gay men should be able to donate blood
    The Food and Drug Administration's 1983 blanket ban on blood donation from men who have sex with men (MSM) is outdated, discriminatory and medically unjustifiable. Millions of Americans are denied the opportunity to donate life-saving blood products...
  • Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win

    Howard County's McFadden wins 'Grand Slam' with New York marathon win
    Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her. As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
  • 5 Questions with Chambers President Rick Snellinger

    5 Questions with Chambers President Rick Snellinger
    James H. Chambers founded the H. Chambers Co. in 1889 as a painting and wallpaper firm working in Baltimore's religious institutions and the homes of the city's upper crust. Over the next century, the business grew into one of the country's elite...
  • Stressing breakfast and exercise, with a helping of Rice

    Stressing breakfast and exercise, with a helping of Rice
    It's not often someone welcomes the command to hit the floor and do push-ups, but Hilltop Elementary School fifth-grader Christian Gavarrete didn't hesitate Tuesday when Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice ordered, "Give me 20." The 10-year-old said...