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  • Is Obama too smart to be a good president?

    Is Obama too smart to be a good president?
    As devotees of Barack Obama know all too well, qualities that made him so attractive as a candidate — an affinity for subtle arguments, a tendency to carefully weigh his options — have at times proved less useful in his role as president. That...
  • Rodgers Forge: Recruiting feet on the street for Towson's Fourth of July parade

    Rodgers Forge has been chosen as the featured neighborhood in this year's Towson Fourth of July Parade, and plans are already under way to organize the community's participation. Forty residents are needed to march in the parade, which will be held the...
  • Mary F. Goodson, government worker

    Mary F. Goodson, government worker
    Mary F. Goodson, a retired government worker and longtime member of Fulton Baptist Church, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Northwest Hospital. She was 72. The daughter of a police officer and a homemaker, Mary Frances Stanton was born and raised...
  • Veterans and soldiers share camaraderie

    Veterans and soldiers share camaraderie
    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground, arrived unannounced at an animated gathering of soldiers and veterans at Perry Point Veterans Affairs Hospital in Cecil County. He immediately mingled with the crowd. During what was...
  • Day Trip: Springfest heralds summer in Ocean City

    Day Trip: Springfest heralds summer in Ocean City
    Ocean City Springfest Ocean City's Springfest sets summer in motion. The four-day event, in its 22nd year, begins May 3 and features live entertainment headlined by The Fabulous Hubcaps, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Money and Survivor. (Loretta Lynn concert is...
  • Rev. James R. LeVeque, Episcopal priest

    Rev. James R. LeVeque, Episcopal priest
    The Rev. James R. LeVeque, a retired Episcopal priest and mathematics instructor, died of kidney failure Saturday at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Charles Village resident was 81. Born in Cassopolis, Mich., he attended the Howe Military School in Howe,...
  • Senior centers turn to brain aerobics classes

    Senior centers turn to brain aerobics classes
    In a cheery room in Cockeysville, two dozen people sit with their heads down, focused on the papers in front of them. The only sound is the scratching of pencils on paper. The sight triggers memories of school days, but this is no group of middle...
  • Andrew Zheng rules the board at chess tournament [Clarksville]

    Andrew Zheng, a fifth grader at Pointers Run, may be riding on cloud nine these days. Andrew defeated Bendeguz Offertaler on Board 1 of Round 4 of a chess tournament to become the 2013 Maryland Sweet-16 Champion. He had a score of 3.5. Along with the...
  • 'Amazing Race' recap, Vietnam or bust

    'Amazing Race' recap, Vietnam or bust
    Remember last week on "The Amazing Race," when John had a few extended moments of crazy and got eliminated? That’s still funny. But now it is time for the teams to leave Bali and head to Vietnam. "Word on the street," tweets Phil, "is that Hotel...
  • Five questions with Deb Tillett

    Five questions with Deb Tillett
    Deb Tillett has been around the world, pursuing a career in technology that started a few decades ago in the suburbs of Baltimore. She learned the ropes of the video game world while working at one of the local companies — MicroProse — that...
  • R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27

    R.I.P. Amy Winehouse, 27
    It's been two days since the news of Amy Winehouse's death, and I'm still trying to wrap my head around it all. While Twitter and Facebook feeds filled with appreciations and ugly jokes (did you hear the one about "Rehab"?), I returned to Back to Black,...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...