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  • Columbia elementary school learns how to 'Move This World'

    Columbia elementary school learns how to 'Move This World'
    With the help of an organization founded by a Howard County native, students at Longfellow Elementary School in Columbia are learning how to enact social change through the art of movement. “We’re here to help cultivate a culture of empathy,...
  • Pan Am event 'surreal' for Johns Hopkins' Hannah Oneda

    Pan Am event 'surreal' for Johns Hopkins' Hannah Oneda
    The realization that long-distance runner Hannah Oneda would represent the United States at the 2013 Pan Am Junior Athletics Championships in Medellin, Colombia, this weekend didn't fully hit the Westminster native and Winters Mill graduate until she...
  • Hawksworth wins pole for Sunday's Indy Lights race

    Hawksworth wins pole for Sunday's Indy Lights race
    Jack Hawksworth won the pole Saturday for Sunday’s Indy Lights race in the Grand Prix of Baltimore.   Hawksworth, who had the top practice run in both sessions on Friday, finished ahead of Indy Lights points leader Carlos Munoz of Colombia and...
  • Christopher Wright, teacher

    Christopher Wright, teacher
    Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40. Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
  • New principal adds to wave of transition at Annapolis Area Christian School

    New principal adds to wave of transition at Annapolis Area Christian School
    What started for Robert McCollum as a two-year leave of absence from a teaching job in Chicago has expanded into a five-year stint guiding 300 students in a Christian school in Bogota, Colombia. That enrollment was about a tenth of what McCollum was...
  • Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill

    Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill
    BOGOTA — Colombian lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a polarizing bill to allow same-sex marriage in the predominantly Roman Catholic nation, as hundreds of people took to the streets to demonstrate for and against the measure. The bill was rejected...
  • Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship

    Naturalized American helps immigrants gain citizenship
    In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes? Juan...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Congress' parking problems and a corpse at a soccer game

      On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. National  • Congress members have...
  • Escape plan: Smithsonian Folklife Festival

    If you're planning on catching the fireworks in D.C. today, you might want to get there a few hours early. While the fireworks aren't until nightfall, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival runs all day on the National Mall. Every year, the 10-day festival...
  • The case against the Colombian free trade pact

    The case against the Colombian free trade pact
    I just returned from a 10-day human rights delegation to Colombia sponsored by Witness for Peace. While we were in the midst of our intensive meetings in Valle del Cauca, Northern Cauca, and Bogota, we discovered that a high profile-American delegation...
  • Baltimore architectural firm in demand for overseas projects

    Baltimore architectural firm in demand for overseas projects
    While many architectural and planning firms have seen a drop-off in design work as a result of the recession and the slow recovery, one Baltimore-based company has remained busy by finding work in other countries. Development Design Group has carved...
  • 1812 bicentennial celebration kicks off in city with a loud boom

    1812 bicentennial celebration kicks off in city with a loud boom
    Amid a flurry of international flags, thunderous fireworks and rowdy pirates Tuesday, Baltimore invited the world to its star-spangled salute to the bicentennial of the War of 1812 that starts next week. State and local officials gathered to publicize...