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  • Team of Centennial, Reservoir students place second at Cyber Challenge

    Team of Centennial, Reservoir students place second at Cyber Challenge
    A team of Howard County high school seniors took home honors lost week in a competition geared toward educating students about cybersecurity and offering practical experience when it comes to defending computers from hackers. The six students, five...
  • No blank check to the NSA on privacy rights

    No blank check to the NSA on privacy rights
    Reader David Liddle writes that "since I have nothing to hide and would like to protect myself and my family from terrorists, I have no problem with the government looking at my emails and listening to my phone calls" ("'Don't worry: The NSA isn't...
  • A love of riding for amateur steeplechase jockey Connor Hankin

    A love of riding for amateur steeplechase jockey Connor Hankin
    Connor Hankin's dorm room at Virginia could be a tack room. There are collages of race horses on the walls and riding boots in the closet. On the desk sits a framed picture of Hankin and his BFF, Battle Op, an aging grey gelding on whom he nearly won...
  • Amelia McGuirk pilots Moonsox to My Lady's Manor victory Saturday

    Amelia McGuirk pilots Moonsox to My Lady's Manor victory Saturday
    Under sunny skies, a crowd approaching 10,000 partied and watched the 103rd running of the My Lady's Manor Steeplechase on Saturday in Monkton and saw an electrifying victory by a Harford County based team in the day's featured race. Along with the John...
  • Do you trust this government to wield virtually unchecked power?

    Do you trust this government to wield virtually unchecked power?
    Letter writer David Liddle apparently wishes to persuade us to abandon the Constitution's Fourth Amendment in our quest for an elusive guarantee of security ("Don't worry: The NSA isn't interested in you," June 12). In doing so, however, he rejects a...
  • 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...
  • Cyber security startups find home at BWTech on UMBC campus

    Cyber security startups find home at BWTech on UMBC campus
    Those entering the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, campus from Interstate 195 find it easy to mistake the buildings on the right side of the road for part of the school, or just miss them completely. Those five buildings make up the BWTech...
  • Columbia Foodies share epicurean delights

    Columbia Foodies share epicurean delights
    The Pissaladiere Nicoise, an onion tart studded with black olives and anchovies, is being passed around to the dinner guests while the Navets a la Champenoise, a turnip casserole, and braised stuffed breast of veal finish in the oven. A French Frisee...
  • John C. Ford Jr., cryptanalyst during World War II

    John C. Ford Jr., cryptanalyst during World War II
    John C. Ford Jr., who as a young World War II cryptanalyst was part of a team whose work resulted in the shooting down of the bomber carrying Japanese Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, died Wednesday from respiratory failure at a son's Arnold home. He was 94....
  • Rand Paul seeking plaintiffs, funds for suit against NSA

    Sen. Rand Paul is recruiting plaintiffs – and seeking donations – for a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency. “Dear Patriot,” the Kentucky Republican wrote Thursday in an e-mail to supporters. “I’...
  • Everyone's life is a story, so write it down for posterity [Senior Circles]

    The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C.   This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low...
  • Little impact seen from suspension of clearance investigations

    Little impact seen from suspension of clearance investigations
    The Pentagon decision to suspend security clearance vetting for some defense contractors is likely to have little impact on either the Defense Department or private industry, officials from both said. On Friday, the Defense Security Service stopped...