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  • Looking a bit peaked

    Maybe all this simply was too much for Katie Hoff. Talk of gold medals and a sack full of medals. Five individual events - none shorter than 200 meters - and a relay. Two finals, the 200-meter freestyle and 200 individual medley, within 58 minutes of...
  • To OC, slots present threat, opportunity

    The dusty harness track in Berlin, with its minor-league charm and horse-and-buggy night races, is no threat to the tourism juggernaut on the beach five miles away - and that's just how Ocean City business and political leaders want to keep it. But if...
  • Baltimore Running Festival is a relative thing for this bunch

    Baltimore Running Festival is a relative thing for this bunch
    Organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival can't say exactly how many families, spouses, friends and co-workers will be running among the more than 17,000 who have signed up for the eighth annual event. The pairs and groups are easy to...
  • Ex-Colts connecting again

    Ex-Colts connecting again
    Look at the picture, taken in a dime-store photo booth in 1955. What do you see? A black-and-white snapshot of black and white buddies hanging out - in black-and-white, segregated times. They seem an odd pair. One wears a wide smile, a starched shirt...
  • Q&A // Amina Jugo, Kenwood, volleyball

    When Amina Jugo moved with her family to the United States from Mostar, Bosnia, seven years ago, she met another Bosnian youngster, Azra Hosic, who talked her into playing club volleyball. Now Jugo, 5 feet 7, is a strong outside hitter for the Bluebirds....
  • Body not that of Catonsville kidnap victim, police say

    The body of a teenage male found yesterday morning near train tracks alongside Carroll Park is not that of one of the two brothers kidnapped Tuesday from their Catonsville home, a city police spokesman said. The body was found about 9 a.m. in a woods off...
  • City schools seeking helpers

    Responding to a teacher assault that made national headlines, Baltimore schools chief Andres Alonso is launching a campaign to recruit 500 volunteers for the city schools in the next two weeks. In a letter e-mailed to 2,500 community members over the...
  • All in the family

    Maureen Shanklin is fine with you comparing her home to a beehive if, by beehive, you mean a marvel of sound (and loving) organization. As evidence, she could provide this snapshot of her kitchen one fall afternoon: Six-year-old Alexis prattling about...
  • Garden of grief

    Garden of grief
    Sitting at the February funeral service for the four members of the Browning family, Garland Williams was overcome by the sheer number of people grieving the couple, their two youngest sons and the arrest of their eldest boy on murder charges in the...
  • Anthony exhibit step in right direction

    Anthony exhibit step in right direction
    It was a day full of new and surprising experiences for Carmelo Anthony. He was the center of attention yesterday as the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards unveiled the exhibit dedicated to him - but he was unaware some of the artifacts, such as a...
  • Celebration of 1983 team brings memories of magic

    The one-line bio on Wikipedia reads as such: "Terry Lee Landrum is a former professional baseball player who played in the major leagues primarily as an outfielder from 1980-1988." Another line should be added: He never had to buy a drink or dinner in...
  • Disastrous try at being a mother

    As a 25-year-old mother with a crack cocaine habit and untreated bipolar disorder, Vernice Harris had felt overwhelmed enough in April 2002 to take her two little daughters to a Baltimore social services office to give them up. Yet 2 1/2 years later...