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  • Ripken series weekend schedule is set

    With pool play concluded Wednesday, today's (Friday's) Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series semifinals are set. The four games, two featuring United States teams and two more with international flavor, begin at 12:30 p.m. All games will be played at Cal Sr.'s...
  • Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community

    Hopkins Bayview to open health center aimed at Latino community
    As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs. Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...
  • Hiss mission volunteers find helping others 'is time well spent' [Loch Raven]

    On Sunday, June 16, fifteen congregants from Hiss United Methodist Church packed up cars with suitcases and supplies and headed off to Tennessee. But not for a vacation. They were members of Hiss' VIM - Volunteers in Mission and their destination was...
  • Southwest expands BWI service with new flights

    Southwest Airlines will add two destinations next spring to its schedule of flights from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the carrier announced Monday. On April 14, AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest,...
  • Teaching the ABCs of literacy in Laurel

    Teaching the ABCs of literacy in Laurel
    In 2003, 14.5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 16 lacked "basic prose literacy skills." That means they were either unable to read or understand any written information in English, or were limited to understanding short prose, "but nothing...
  • County schools to honor Class of 2013 service-learning leaders

    While all Maryland students are required to complete at least 75 service-learning hours before graduation, many Baltimore County Public Schools students far exceed this minimum requirement — earning as many as 7,500 hours. Among those students who...
  • Aberdeen Mayor Bennett gives annual State of the City address

    Aberdeen Mayor Bennett gives annual State of the City address
    The following is the complete text of Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett's 2013 State of the City Address delivered at the May 20 city council meeting: Good evening and thank you for attending this evening.  I would like to brief you on the State of the City...
  • A year after riding through sorrow, jockey Joel Rosario returns to Preakness with favorite Orb

    A year after riding through sorrow, jockey Joel Rosario returns to Preakness with favorite Orb
    Joel Rosario rode anyway. Upon returning to the jockey's room last May 20, he learned that his brother Marino, a police officer in his native Dominican Republic, had been killed in a motorcycle accident. Creative Cause -- and a chance to ride in his...
  • Towson family warns against foreign telephone scams

    As college students enter spring break season and travel far and wide in search of a warm afternoon and a frozen drink, one Towson family is urging neighbors to be vigilant against "grandma" phone scams that prey on elderly residents' concern for their...
  • 60 Minutes serves the president some softballs

    60 Minutes serves the president some softballs
    In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable. The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama...
  • Obama picks Perez to lead U.S. Labor Department

    Obama picks Perez to lead U.S. Labor Department
    Senate Republicans criticized the nomination Monday of former state labor secretary Thomas E. Perez to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, signaling the longtime civil rights lawyer will face a contentious confirmation over his approach to the law and...
  • HCC faculty work to serve school's foreign student body

    Some foreign-born students at Howard Community College enter professor Mary Beth Furst's business class, sit attentively through instruction and say next to nothing. Furst said that when they are called upon, "You would think they were going to die,...