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  • Rodgers Forge: Lenten season brings slate of activities at area churches

    Now that Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and we've all declared our love for family, friends and others at Valentine's Day, it won't be long before local Christians begin the six week observance of Lent. Our area churches will inaugurate the Lenten...
  • Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter movie trailer

    Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter movie trailer
    Americans will get to see their 16th president in an entirely new light when the 3D movie, "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter" is released this summer. It's based on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, one of the popular remixes that brought together classic...
  • Bonnie Branch Middle, Hammond Elementary top Black Saga competition

    Bonnie Branch Middle, Hammond Elementary top Black Saga competition
    Howard County students spent part of their weekend celebrating Black History Month with a bit of friendly competition. Students from 15 elementary and middle schools took to the stage on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Veterans Elementary School in Ellicott City to...
  • Black history is American history

    In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, through his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), founded and promoted Negro History Week. He selected February...
  • Loyola grad starred in only Turkey Bowl at Towson University

    Loyola grad starred in only Turkey Bowl at Towson University
    He lives a continent away, and serves aboard an aircraft carrier soon to be deployed to the Arabian Sea. But a 3,000-mile stretch won't stop Lieutenant Commander Scott Brown, USN, from rooting on Loyola, his alma mater, in Thursday's Turkey Bowl...
  • Daniel Day-Lewis makes a great Abe Lincoln

    Daniel Day-Lewis makes a great Abe Lincoln
    The first look at Daniel Day-Lewis as the headliner in Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," shows an eerie resemblance to the Civil War-era president. Lewis was caught at a restaurant in Richmond, a city that was the capital of the Confederacy and that still...
  • 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,...
  • Lawyer says client illegally arrested in document theft case

    Lawyer says client illegally arrested in document theft case
    A collector charged with conspiring to steal valuable historic documents taken from museums in Maryland and several other states is alleging that he was illegally arrested in Baltimore by city officers who lacked enough evidence to place him in custody....
  • Relief, not celebration, as Iraq War ends

    Relief, not celebration, as Iraq War ends
    —When President Barack Obama went to Fort Bragg the other day to proclaim the end of the nearly nine-year war in Iraq, it was hardly what you would call a traditional victory lap. There was no wild V-I Day to match the V-E and V-J Days that kicked...
  • Caring for the environment is politically out of fashion

    Caring for the environment is politically out of fashion
    Weeks after the weird June 29 windstorm that swept the Mid-Atlantic, I can't shake the feeling of being in an episode of "The Twilight Zone," the 1960s TV series that warned of living selfishly. A dash of Rod Serling spiking a large dollop of Catholic...
  • No denying Ryan's lying

    The GOP is constantly puffing up their vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan, as the most honest politician to come along since President Abraham "Honest Abe" Lincoln, claiming that he's not afraid to tell people the hard truth no matter what the...
  • Lincoln would have cheered Md.'s referendum process

    The citizens of the "Free State" have clearly demonstrated their constitutional right to petition to referendum legislation enacted by the General Assembly that they feel is contrary to the will of the majority ("Political map is headed for vote," July...