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  • Q&A // Luke Jackson, Bel Air, ice hockey

    Senior Luke Jackson is a student at Bel Air High, but it says "Fallston" on his hockey jersey. That's because Fallston is the only Harford County school that plays the sport, and it draws players from around the county. Fallston, which is a club team,...
  • A dilemma of political etiquette for Mayor Dixon

    Dear Miss Manners: I am - I mean, a friend of mine is - a newly elected public official. As part of the celebration marking the start of his term, he is whistle-stopping through a couple of cities this Saturday en route to Washington. Unfortunately, in...
  • Only race left for Phelps is against other sports legends

    Only race left for Phelps is against other sports legends
    Michael Phelps has left us only with questions of history. He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
  • Gettysburg restored

    Gettysburg restored
    I grew up in Pennsylvania, near Valley Forge and Independence Hall, two of the most exalted places in American history. But it was always a little town to the west that stole the show - Gettysburg, where thousands fought to the death for the very soul...
  • Donaghy story reinforces NBA conspiracy theories

     
    No matter how this Lakers-Celtics NBA finals turns out, the forensic investigation by NBA observers undoubtedly will concentrate on the officiating. Granted, it makes zero sense that anyone in a striped shirt would do anything but call an absolutely...
  • The Inaugural luncheon menu

     
    I'll try not to overwhelm you with Inauguration food posts. Oh, heck, why not? Here's the first one: the menu for the Inaugural luncheon, which will follow the swearing in of the President and Vice-President. It will be an intimate......
  • If you go: Washington DC

    Lodging Lorien Hotel and Spa, 1600 King St., Alexandria, Va. Tel. 877-956-7436, lorienhotelandspa.com. Spa luxuries and cool minimalism, nestled in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Rooms start at $220. Four Seasons, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, 202-342-...
  • Lincoln Gordon

    Lincoln Gordon
    Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at...
  • City had 9 other mayors resign; a 10th was Union POW

    Mayor Sheila Dixon, who announced last week that she will resign and leave office on Feb. 4, is not the first Baltimore mayor to take that path. Actually, nine others have decided to pull the plug on their mayoral careers and for a variety of reasons....
  • The road to religion

    The road to religion
    The first thing to know about Maryland's Religious Freedom Byway is that religion in Colonial Maryland was rarely free. "It came at a cost to everybody, Catholics in particular," Sheila Smith told us at the courthouse in Port Tobacco, an 18th-century...
  • Mere words can't erase those images

    Image accomplished. The mission may be awaiting final resolution, but the Iraq War has now delivered what could become its signature image, a Kodak Moment of creepiness that shows a hooded Iraqi seemingly wired for electro-torture by American military...
  • Tales of lingering spirits

    It's Halloween and time once again to gather family and friends around the fireplace in a darkened room and listen to the retelling of ghost stories while sipping chilled cider. Experts in the field of spectral phenomenon claim that Maryland and...