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  • Mr. Santorum's misapprehension

    Rick Santorum, who appears to have taken this week's lead in the race for the Republican nomination for the presidency, accused President Obama the other day of following a "phony theology," elevating earth above humankind. On Face the Nation yesterday,...
  • Just what does that O stand for anyway?

    By Louise Vest 100 Years Ago A journey: Zion to Belmont From a 20-year look back column in the Times (1892): W.F. Iager of this county, and Miss Maggie Dinkleman, were married in Baltimore, at Zion Independent Lutheran Church." Zion opened for...
  • New racing group speeds search for Grand Prix sponsor

    New racing group speeds search for Grand Prix sponsor
    The men behind Downforce Racing have convinced city officials they have the skills to run the Baltimore Grand Prix, have secured the blessing of IndyCar executives and have sweated through months of contract negotiations. But those efforts pale in the...
  • Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment

    Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment
    Several readers wrote me about last week's column that told the story of federal Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes, a Baltimorean who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as president aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. They...
  • Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill

    Ambassador to Syria keeps profile low in Bolton Hill
    When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home. And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
  • City schools to continue heightened testing security

    The Baltimore school system will deploy testing monitors to all schools administering the state assessments next week, even as the city principals union has called for investigations into alleged cheating at 16 schools to be suspended. CEO Andrés...
  • Bel Air High says goodbye to Class of 2012

    Bel Air High says goodbye to Class of 2012
    The Class of 2012, the last class to ever walk the halls of the old Bel Air High School building, graduated Tuesday evening. Class President Emily Gryglewski referred to this during her speech, as she presented the class gift to the high school, a fund...
  • Elizabeth M. 'Betty' Dugan, volunteer

    Elizabeth M. 'Betty' Dugan, volunteer
    Elizabeth M. "Betty" Dugan, a volunteer and World War II veteran, died Feb. 29 of heart failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Ruxton resident was 90. The daughter of a Baltimore businessman and a homemaker, the...
  • Thief may have sold more historic documents

    Thief may have sold more historic documents
    Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...
  • '...do the job right,' Harford Tech valedictorian tells classmates

    Harford Technical High School's Class of 2012 marked one of life's biggest milestones Friday evening during the school's 34th commencement ceremony. Senior Cobras were excited, but a little nervous, while waiting for their big moment. "I'm nervous I...
  • Catonsville High student sees politics from ground floor

    Catonsville High student sees politics from ground floor
    About eight years ago, Reiter Boldt made a current events presentation to his Hillcrest Elementary School classmates. When he came home, he was more shocked that his peers knew nothing about the topic than pleased with his talk, which was likely about an...
  • Road to second Grand Prix full of twists

    Road to second Grand Prix full of twists
    It was a party unlike any Baltimore had ever hosted during the usually sleepy Labor Day weekend, with candy-colored cars speeding noisily around the Inner Harbor to the delight of crowds drawn to the city's inaugural Grand Prix. But behind the scenes,...