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  • Literal-minded

    Gather around, little ones, so that Mr. John can explain to you why some people will think that you are stupid. There is a word, literally, about which people have been shouting on the Internet the past few days. It comes from a word meaning "letter,"...
  • Dr. Jerel Katz, surgeon

    Dr. Jerel Katz, surgeon
    Dr. Jerel Katz, who overcame a childhood bout with polio and went on to have a 40-year career as a general surgeon, died Aug. 5 of kidney failure at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring senior living community. The former longtime Pikesville resident...
  • Harford residents urged to protect themselves from West Nile

    In light of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's reports Friday of the first three confirmed cases of symptomatic West Nile virus this year, Harford County Health Department is recommending people take measures to prevent infection and...
  • Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore

    Kevin Liles gives back to Baltimore
    Long before he became a Grammy-winning songwriter and hip-hop music mogul, before he reached millionaire status and before he began to hobnob with the likes of Oprah, Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama, Kevin Liles was a kid growing up in a West Baltimore...
  • Howard school system launches new social media push

    Howard school system launches new social media push
    As a new school year begins, the Howard County Public School System is launching a fresh effort to reach out to students and parents via social media, inside and outside the classroom. The school board updated the school system's social media and...
  • Baltimore Co. to build $5 million animal shelter

    Baltimore Co. to build $5 million animal shelter
    Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday. The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
  • Grace Sullivan a standout student at St. Louis School [Clarksville]

    Grace Sullivan, who recently graduated from 8th grade at St. Louis School, received the Knott scholarship, the Gateway Academic Achievement Award and Sister Helen Marie Duffy Scholarship. The Knott scholarship provides full four-year tuition to Catholic...
  • Subsidized schools for at-risk kids

    Dan Rodricks is right on with his article about doing better for at-risk kids than foster care ("Getting to Baltimore's at-risk kids," June 30). However, the only surefire remedy for abused and neglected kids is to prevent their being born to 11-13- and...
  • Planned Parenthood helps women take control of their lives

    Regarding letter writer Laura Jones claim that Planned Parenthood employs deceptive advertising, I feel compelled to address the importance of Planned Parenthood and its name ("Planned Parenthood's deceptive advertising," July 13). Planned Parenthood...
  • Cat-adoption fees waived this weekend

    Cat-adoption fees waived this weekend
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || Lucky || ++++++++++++++++++++ It's high cat season in Baltimore-area shelters, and their kitty condos are bursting at the seams with friendly felines who need homes. If you've been thinking of adding a sweet cat to your...
  • Pain of sequestration is real

    Pain of sequestration is real
    Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
  • A mirror to shallowness

    You have to remember that most journalism is done on the fly.  Language Log has a post today on selective (and distorted) quotation in news stories. Here is some speculation from the post: "The journalist knows what (s)he wants to write, and what sort...