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  • Geraldine G.M. Dell, artist

    Geraldine G.M. Dell, artist
    Geraldine G.M. Dell, an artist who actively supported and volunteered at various cultural and educational institutions, died Oct. 9 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 65. "She was a very talented and vivacious lady in every sense of...
  • Maglev would transform Baltimore

    Maglev would transform Baltimore
    It's easy to be cynical about the idea of a magnetic levitation train whisking riders from Baltimore to Washington in 15 minutes. The technology, though not new, still sounds fanciful. The costs of even such a small system are enormous, the commercial...
  • The Common Core won't help the common man

    The Common Core won't help the common man
    "You get 35 cents per mile and $40 per day for meals." Computing the per diem for a given trip is beyond the capacity of 29 percent — almost three in 10 — American adults. They cannot apply two steps to calculate with whole numbers and...
  • Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker

    Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker
    Edward P. Bugnaski, a retired tool and die maker who was also a World War II veteran, died Oct. 28 of pneumonia at Menno Village, a Chambersburg, Pa., retirement community. He was 96. The son of Polish immigrants, Edward Paul Bugnaski was born in...
  • Michael Phelps still has work left to do

    Michael Phelps still has work left to do
    On the first full day of his life as the most-decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps went back to work — those medals don't start winning themselves just because you've hit 19, after all. But first he had to attend to his correspondence. "Thank you Mr....
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time
    Happy Wednesday! Here we go with episode three:  Chefs enter the kitchen still reeling over the wedding mayhem of last week. Quickfire presents a giant ice bar laced with every seafood imaginable. The catch of the day (har har) -- the chefs cannot use...
  • Charles L. Fitzpatrick, Navy flier

    Charles L. Fitzpatrick, Navy flier
    Charles Leonard Fitzpatrick, a retired postal administrator and Navy veteran who survived an emergency landing in a storm off the Aleutian Islands during World War II, died of heart disease July 7 at his Catonsville home. He was 92. Born in Baltimore...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    The world is about to get another Windsor as Kate Middleton is reported to be in labor (or labour, if you like). Also in Britain, Phil Mickelson has shown that he still deserves to be golf royalty, with a Sunday win at the British Open.  And, rounding...
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • Hiroshima bombing still misrepresented by government propaganda

    I was initially elated that a letter writer had remembered the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ("The atomic age turns 67,"Aug. 9). But elation turned to disappointment as the author went on to recite the myth, perpetrated by...
  • UMBC opens fall schedule Thursday vs. Japan's Keio University

    UMBC opens fall schedule Thursday vs. Japan's Keio University
    The UMBC men's lacrosse team will open their fall schedule Thursday when they welcome Keio University of Japan for the fifth time in the past 11 years. The time for the scrimmage at UMBC Stadium is 4:30 p.m. The Retrievers will compete in the annual...
  • Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room

    Obama, Romney miss the elephant in the room
    The unemployment rate has been stuck above 8 percent for months. President Barack Obama continues to blame the moribund economy on President George W. Bush while claiming that he has created 4.5 million jobs. Republican challenger Mitt Romney announces...