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  • Full Circle goes 'B.A.R.E.' in celebration of bodies

    Director Donna L. Jacobs has once again put her dancers in the "hot seat." For this weekend's concerts at the Baltimore Museum of Art, her Full Circle Dance Company is tackling the loaded topic of body image with the company's premiere of "B.A.R.E.,"...
  • A slowed-down way of life

    Founded in 1754 through a land grant to Edward Diggs and Raphael Taney, Taneytown prides itself on local history. It is, after all, Carroll County's oldest incorporated city, and it includes a site where George Washington stayed in July 1791. Many of its...
  • Gibbons' goal: win back fans

    Four days after admitting he used human growth hormone, Orioles outfielder said he has work ahead to win the fans back. Speaking at the team's annual Christmas party for a local elementary school, Gibbons also maintained he is done talking about the topic...
  • A tight-knit city community

    Tucked between Pratt Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Russell Street, the Ridgely's Delight neighborhood has provided shelter to residents of diverse backgrounds since the early 19th century. With its name derived from a plantation owned by...
  • Catholic bicentennial

    Catholic bicentennial
    The Archdiocese of Baltimore will celebrate its bicentennial starting next month with work on a new prayer garden near downtown, musical performances in the Basilica of the Assumption and an exhibit of the Catholic community's history at St. Mary's...
  • Baltimore-area schools incorporate inauguration into lessons

    They wrote speeches and poems and plotted graphs with the ages of presidents upon inauguration. Yesterday's inauguration of Barack Obama provided boundless learning opportunities for students in area classrooms - assuming they were in school. Baltimore...
  • Analysis: At a soaring moment, Obama speech sets a pragmatic course

    An audience seldom shares the stage with the star. The inauguration of Barack Obama was a rare exception. On an unparalleled, inspirational American day, Obama offered the country a new, more sober brand of politics. He delivered a call to national...
  • Boonsboro, Maryland

    Boonsboro, Maryland
    Go here: Cousins of Daniel Boone, George and William Boone established a rural town at the foot of South Mountain in 1792. The town was originally named after William's wife, Margaret, but eventually evolved into Boonsboro. Boonsboro was active in the...
  • Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases

    Law firm in Hobby Lobby win is playing key role in religion cases
    The Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision has thrust a once-little-known boutique law firm into the center of a growing conservative movement to make faith-based exemptions as potent a legal tool as free speech has been for liberals. The...
  • Christie's challenge in Iowa: Courting conservatives

    MARION, Iowa Inside a diner crammed with television cameras and national reporters in this town just outside Cedar Rapids, Joe Mallie gave a glimpse of the challenge that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could confront in wooing conservative voters to...
  • The Get Obama show goes on

    WASHINGTON -- It's beginning to seem like the longest running off-Broadway show, the Republican effort to end the Obama presidency prematurely. The latest act was staged the other day before the House Rules Committee. It was considering House Speaker...
  • Obamacare is either in robust health or on life support

    Obamacare is either in robust health or on life support
    Call it the "Tale of Two Circuits." Within hours of each other Tuesday, two federal appellate courts looked at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on the same issue involving the same provision and came to diametrically opposite conclusions....