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  • Big plans for this year's African American Festival

    Big plans for this year's African American Festival
    Shelonda Stokes has a vision for this year's African American Festival — and it's a whopper. In her second year producing the festival, she's already excited about one of its new features: a fitness-craving flashmob, with enough people to earn a...
  • There's a role for the church in politics

    Your letter writers insist ad nauseum that the Catholic Church should not be involved in politics. This is absurd. Even Michelle Obama said recently that the issues presently confronting us are not only political in nature but are also moral questions...
  • New Miller library branch prepares to open learning garden

    New Miller library branch prepares to open learning garden
    The new Miller library branch in Ellicott City will open its Enchanted Garden next weekend, an outdoor learning space that will be one of the few nationwide to be owned and tended by a public library. The space, which will offer classes and activities...
  • Veterans battle with the calendar

    Veterans battle with the calendar
    — First, a reality check: Almost nowhere but at a meeting of the Justin Bieber fan club would a 30-year-old, let alone a 22-year-old, be considered old. In the age-skewed world of elite athletes, though, swimmer Brendan Hansen and gymnast Nastia...
  • Doctors group says no junk food for the Obamas

    Doctors group says no junk food for the Obamas
    First Lady Michelle Obama is on a mission to get our kids to eat healthy, but every now and then she is known to indulge on a cheeseburger or other food that is not so good for the body. A few years ago she made a lunch run with staff to a Five Guys...
  • On beauty, with Susan Heydt

    On beauty, with Susan Heydt
    What makes a person beautiful? Susan Heydt doesn’t answer that question with “cosmetics,” which might be odd coming from a woman who makes a living as a makeup artist. For her, beauty is on the inside, and makeup is about how a person...
  • London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony

    London Olympics begin with a flourish in Opening Ceremony
    With Shakespearean flourishes and pogoing punk rockers, and featuring the actor who plays James Bond on service to his actual majesty, Queen Elizabeth, the United Kingdom opened the Olympic Games on Friday night in a hip and humorous fashion. The much-...
  • Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth

    Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth
    Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal? A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions about the Ravens' 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. John in Westminster:  NFL Officials 24, Ravens 23. What is your call, Mike? Mike Preston: John, my call is very...
  • Elkridge: For centenarian Stanley Marc, the Polish toast 'Sto lat!'

    Long-time Elkridge resident Stanley J. Marc celebrated his 100th birthday Sept. 7. A party was held earlier this month bringing together over 160 family members and friends to pay tribute to this well-loved and respected centenarian. Among the many...
  • Michelle Obama coming to Morgan State, Baltimore County

    Michelle Obama coming to Morgan State, Baltimore County
    The most popular member of the Obama campaign is coming to Maryland Friday for a pair of fundraisers. Michelle Obama is scheduled to attend an afternoon reception at Morgan State University in Baltimore and an evening reception at a home in Baltimore...
  • At Morgan State, Michelle Obama urges supporters to work

    At Morgan State, Michelle Obama urges supporters to work
    While polls show President Barack Obama beginning to widen his lead over Republican rival Mitt Romney nationally and in key states, first lady Michelle Obama had a message for supporters Friday at Morgan State University: Take nothing for granted. "As my...