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  • Year of good news highlights Baltimore's rich beer history

    Year of good news highlights Baltimore's rich beer history
    Baltimoreans like their beer, and so far it's been a good year. My colleague Erik Maza, who keeps his eye on the local brew scene, has been the bearer of malty good news. He has written about the Heavy Seas Alehouse, which opened earlier this year...
  • Lithuania tries to whitewash its role in the Holocaust

    In response to Ellen Cassedy's "We are here" (April 18), I offer a second opinion. Can there be hope for a country that claimed the highest percentage of Jewish deaths in all of Europe? More than 95 percent ofLithuania'sJews were annihilated — most...
  • Your papers, please: Arizona, immigration and the welfare state

    Your papers, please: Arizona, immigration and the welfare state
    With the Supreme Court taking up Arizona's "show me your papers" immigration law, we're once again thrust into a useful debate over the role of the government and the obligations of the citizen -- and non-citizen. Rather than come at it from the usual...
  • Adella 'Alli' Russel, travel agent

    Adella 'Alli' Russel, travel agent
    Adella "Alli" Russel, a retired Pikesville travel agent who made her way out of Nazi-controlled Germany in the 1930s, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 3 at the North Oaks retirement community. She was 96. Born Adella Zipser in Leipzig, Germany, she...
  • State expected to give MARC contract to Bombardier

    The O'Malley administration has chosen a Canadian company to operate two MARC commuter train lines, passing over a competitor whose critics have tied it to Nazi Germany and avoiding a potential fight with Holocaust survivors. The Maryland Department of...
  • Letter writer thankful for community support

    Editor: I am writing to thank everyone who came out to support my fundraiser held in the fellowship hall of Grace Reformed Episcopal Church in Havre de Grace. Mrs. Kimie Ranken made the event possible by reserving the hall as well as providing the...
  • Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, orthopedic surgeon, Hopkins professor

    Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, orthopedic surgeon, Hopkins professor
    Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, a retired orthopedic surgeon, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and an innovator in artificial-limb technology, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. He was 86 and had lived on...
  • Md. students lead nation in test gains over past 20 years

    Md. students lead nation in test gains over past 20 years
    Maryland students have made greater gains on national tests than their peers across the country and are catching up with students in top-performing nations in the world, according to a Harvard study released Monday. The state's students have been...
  • Sun editorials: Foresight in the rear view

    Sun editorials: Foresight in the rear view
    Readers might conclude that they were well served by The Sun editorial page's 1971 endorsement of City Council President William Donald Schaefer for mayor. Perhaps less so by its lament that he was "not an inspiring leader" or its prediction that the city...
  • Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing

    Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing
    President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief." These are the dog days of summer,...
  • Anna T. Spath, cosmetologist

    Anna T. Spath, cosmetologist
    Anna T. Spath, a longtime Highlandtown cosmetologist who enjoyed singing and preparing weekly sour-beef dinners for her family, died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia at Manorcare Health Services-Rossville. She was 95. Anna Theresa Krahling was...
  • Haas, Dolgopolov advance to men's final

    Fourth-seeded German Tommy Haas defeated top-seeded American Mardy Fish in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5, in the semifinals of the $1 million Citi Open on Saturday. In the other semifinal, second-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine earned a 6-4, 6-4...