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  • One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High

    One troop yields six new Eagle Scouts, all friends, all seniors at Hereford High
    Six seniors at Hereford High School have something in common with former president Gerald Ford, director Steven Spielberg, astronaut Neil Armstrong and Walmart founder Sam Walton. They all are Eagle Scouts. On Jan. 7, Boy Scout Troop 1908 held an...
  • The tea party's war on common sense

    The tea party's war on common sense
    Tea party advocates in Indiana are congratulating themselves on the Republican primary victory of one of their own, Richard Mourdock, over six-term Senate veteran Richard Lugar. But the rest of the country should be mourning the departure of the epitome...
  • Albert A. Mrozek, federal worker

    Albert A. Mrozek, federal worker
    Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home. The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81. Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...
  • Alleged document thieves indicted on federal charges

    The two New Yorkers charged with stealing historic documents from Maryland were indicted federally Thursday in a far broader scheme in which prosecutors say they stole many more valuable manuscripts from museums in both states. A National Archives...
  • Scoring on the presidential fib-a-meter

    Infamous presidential quotes through history: 1. "The American people have got a right to know that their president is not a crook." Richard Nixon. 2. "There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe." Gerald Ford. 3. "Read my lips: No new taxes."...
  • Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney

    Llewellyn W. Woolford Sr., Social Security attorney
    Llewellyn Washington Woolford Sr., a retired Social Security Administration attorney who was a past Howard County Human Relations Commission chairman, died of stroke complications Feb. 22 at his Columbia home. He was 81. Born in Baltimore and raised on...
  • Leopold hopes his record can help him overcome scandal

    Leopold hopes his record can help him overcome scandal
    Sitting at a table in a school cafeteria in Severna Park, Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold didn't look like a politician under siege as he spoke to residents for hours on a recent evening. Leopold nodded agreeably when a pair of longtime...
  • How long 'til liberals start pining for the good old days of George W. Bush?

    How long 'til liberals start pining for the good old days of George W. Bush?
    My daughter learned a neat rhetorical trick to avoid eating things she doesn't like. "Daddy, I actually really like spinach, it's just that this spinach tastes different." Democrats and the journalists who love them play a similar game with Republicans...
  • Mitt the inevitable

    Mitt the inevitable
    One can hardly blame Mitt Romney and his supporters for suggesting that it's time for his GOP opponents to step aside. Although his victories on Super Tuesday were not as decisive as he might have liked, with about half the delegates committed so far...
  • Give pols a pass for verbal miscues

    Give pols a pass for verbal miscues
    My elementary school principal was fond of reminding his students that the last perfect person walked this Earth 2,000 years ago. (Note to the litigious types over at the ACLU: It was permissible to provide such insight in light of the school's...
  • Play-action pass is an option Navy has used with success

    Play-action pass is an option Navy has used with success
    At the start of its past two games, Navy was caught off-guard by its opponent's defensive formation. The Midshipmen expected Notre Dame to put eight men in the box to stop the triple option, but the Fighting Irish lined up more traditionally. Then the...
  • Opera star Denyce Graves joins Peabody Conservatory faculty

    Opera star Denyce Graves joins Peabody Conservatory faculty
    In terms of talent, glamour and wide appeal, few opera singers today rank as high as mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves. No wonder there's quite a buzz at the Peabody Conservatory, where Graves will join the voice faculty in the fall. People are still talking...