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  • This 'Ghost' carries a tune

    This 'Ghost' carries a tune
    Bruce Joel Rubin, who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the 1990 hit movie "Ghost," did not feel a compelling need to revisit the work. Not long after the film's release — it went on to earn half a billion dollars worldwide —...
  • Wells of English defiled

    Write about language, as about climate change or evolution, and what do you get? A strident chorus of denial. I wonder why. Last week Tom Chivers wrote about English grammar at The Telegraph, patiently explaining why a good deal of what has been...
  • Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

    Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
    You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
  • "Grammar Never Takes a Holiday," the complete text

    GRAMMARNOIR 6: GRAMMAR NEVER TAKES A HOLIDAY   Part 1:  Trouble wears cheaters On one of those gray afternoons when the coffee’s worn off and you begin to wonder why you ever got into the paragraph game, he tapped gently at the office door....
  • Arbutus teen originally from Myanmar wins Carson scholarship

    Arbutus teen originally from Myanmar wins Carson scholarship
    Thi Dar Aye is one of thousands of people who have left Myanmar (Burma) hoping to find a better life. On Monday she learned she is one of only 510 students from across the United States who have been awarded Ben Carson scholarships. The award honors...
  • Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books

    Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books
    Some South Carolina lawmakers weren't thrilled to learn that two public universities assigned books with gay and lesbian themes as reading for students.   So, in a state budget approved Wednesday by the South Carolina House of Representatives, ...
  • Ralph R. Baney, sculptor

    Ralph R. Baney, sculptor
    Ralph R. Baney, a sculptor and ceramic artist who taught at Dundalk Community College, died of an aortic aneurysm Jan. 21 at his Ellicott City home. He was 84. Born in Trinidad, he was the son of Baney Seecharan and Bhagia Seecharan. After study at...
  • Hopkins men's basketball uses late run to seal Centennial Conference title berth

    Hopkins men's basketball uses late run to seal Centennial Conference title berth
    Senior forward Connor McIntyre hit the game-winning layup with 1:37 remaining and added a free throw with one second left to seal Johns Hopkins' 50-48 Centennial Conference semifinal victory over Franklin & Marshall (17-9) at Dickinson. McIntyre led the...
  • Howard business leaders split on proposed minimum wage increase

    Howard business leaders split on proposed minimum wage increase
    Brian England and Pete Mangione both own businesses that have been Howard County institutions for three decades. They both say they care deeply about employees. But when it comes to whether or not state legislators should raise the minimum wage, they...
  • Grammarnoir: Grammar Never Takes a Holiday, Part 2

    GRAMMARNOIR 6: GRAMMAR NEVER TAKES A HOLIDAY This year’s Grammarnoir serial is running in four installments, from Tuesday, February 11, to the thrilling conclusion on March 4, National Grammar Day.   To recap: Part 1:  Trouble wears cheaters...
  • 'War Horse' gallops into Baltimore

    'War Horse' gallops into Baltimore
    Joey's earliest memories were mostly "a confusion of hilly fields and dark, damp stables." But one thing he clearly remembered was the horse sale. "The terror of it stayed with me all of my life," he said. No wonder. Joey was the one being sold. That'...
  • McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job

    McCardell In Broadcastland; A Great Worrier On The Job
    (Originally published January 25, 1944) Lee McCardell, who is now in Italy covering war activities in that theater for the Sunpapers, is not only an able reporter and writer – he is also one of the world’s greatest worriers. McCardell...