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  • North Carroll Library July 9-15

    The North Carroll branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Greenmount, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4480. Wednesday Elephant and Piggie'...
  • Humanitarian Crisis Demands Presidential Intervention

    Just as the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, so must President Obama take action now. The proclamation was based on the president's constitutional authority, not a law passed by Congress. It provided the legal framework for...
  • Colchester actor plays George Washington in new film

    This past Independence Day weekend marked a time when people flocked to beaches, parks, and to see fireworks, while others headed to the theaters to see Colchester resident John Koopman, III, star in a prominent film role honoring the country's history....
  • How John Oliver and HBO Shattered TV's Comedy-News Format

    Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true. The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program "Last Week Tonight," unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes...
  • Andy Serkis imagines a conversation between Caesar and Gollum

    Andy Serkis imagines a conversation between Caesar and Gollum
    Andy Serkis is always game to give the fans what they want. Whether he's on a set or at a convention, his range of creature voices, including Gollum from the "Lord of the Rings" movies and Caesar, the proud chimpanzee of the "Planet of the Apes" films....
  • Watching the world destroy itself

    The video opens with a few bars of adrenalin-pumping music. We see a topsy-turvy camera angle, sky, trees, darkness, then a staccato pop, pop, pop that blends rhythmically with the music, but of course it's gunfire, lots of gunfire, followed by a few...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. In light of the recent link to Death to High School English, I dug......
  • College Match: Helping low-income students achieve more than they might imagine

    NEW YORK In spite of being among the top students in his school, Joseph Nelzy was quick to give up on being admitted to one of the nation's best colleges after he got a rejection letter from Brandeis University, near Boston. "I had no hope after that,"...
  • Rekha Basu: 'Freedom Summer,' a reminder our work is not finished

    Until she went to college, Patti Miller had never so much as spoken to a black person. There were few opportunities in her hometown of Jefferson, Iowa. And when she might occasionally see someone of African ancestry in Des Moines, her mother would...
  • WWE Money in the Bank: Another championship for John Cena

    WWE Money in the Bank: Another championship for John Cena
    Yes, John Cena is the WWE World Heavyweight Champion again. Come the end of the main event at the WWE Money in the Bank event, it was Cena sitting atop of the ladder with the titles in hand to become champion for the 15th time in his career. While...
  • Film Review: 'America: Imagine the World Without Her'

    After scoring a surprise box office success with his "2016: Obama's America," an agitprop portrait of our current U.S. president as a "breathtakingly anti-American" radical, conservative author and sociopolitical commentator Dinesh D'Souza strikes again...
  • Celebration, education mark Juneteenth commemoration in Newport News

    Celebration, education mark Juneteenth commemoration in Newport News
    NEWPORT NEWS — More than 150 people gathered in downtown Newport News to celebrate Juneteenth, a holiday with a long history but spotty recognition among much of the country. Juneteenth is the commemoration of June 19, 1865, when Union troops...