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  • Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 4

    Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 4
    Here is the fourth installment of an attempt at a premature poll for next season. The top 20 will be broken up into four installments with Monday’s post involving teams ranked from Nos. 5 to 1. Wednesday featured Nos. 20 to 16, Thursday Nos. 15...
  • Why all the pessimism about Baltimore?

    As a city resident, born and residing in Baltimore since the 1920s, it seems to me that Raymond Daniel Burke's op-ed ("City or oasis on the water?" June 12) and Roz Heid's letter of June 14 are unduly pessimistic and accusatory toward Baltimoreans who did...
  • Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight

    Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight
    Two terrific shows premiered last weekend in Annapolis, set in nearly the same period and dealing with history-making creative artists. At Colonial Players, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is set in 1939 and tells the behind-the-scenes story of making the film...
  • 5 questions for

    5 questions for
    Bernard T. Ferrari's diverse career took another turn in July when he became the second dean in the history of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Ferrari started out as a surgeon before a switch to management, which included a five-year stint as...
  • Supreme Court at stake in presidential election

    I wonder how many Americans have an understanding of what is probably the most profound consequence of the 2012 election. With several of the U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s, it is expected that anywhere from one to four justices will retire...
  • Will America go the way of Europe?

    Will America go the way of Europe?
    As the presidential election counts down to (despite recent tightening in the polls) a likely Obama victory, even moderate Republicans despair that America is going the way of "social democratic" Western Europe, with a smaller private sector, more power...
  • Head of the Class: News of local students' achievements

    Eve Carlson, of Towson, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pa. Bethany Reynolds, of Timonium, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been selected for the spring/summer 2012 Johnson Opportunity...
  • Microsoft unveils 'Surface,' a new challenger to the iPad

    Microsoft unveils 'Surface,' a new challenger to the iPad
    Microsoft wanted a tablet done right, so the company figured it’d give it a try. CEO Steve Ballmer announced the Microsoft “Surface” family of tablet devices Monday in Los Angeles, a move that sends a clear warning shot across the Apple...
  • George K. McKinney, U.S. marshal

    George K. McKinney, U.S. marshal
    George K. McKinney, who was the first African-American to be appointed U.S. marshal for the District of Maryland, and whose career in federal service spanned more than four decades, died June 17 of leukemia at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 77. "It...
  • Even media is falling out of love with Obama

    Even media is falling out of love with Obama
    Those cannibals who recently turned up in Miami and Baltimore aren't the only people eating their own. Following President Barack Obama's 54-minute snoozer of a speech in Ohio last week, even his "friends" are beginning to feed on him. In 2008, David...
  • Head of the Class: Local students earn honors and accolades

    The following students have earned accolades, degrees and honors at colleges and universities: Alex Vanko, of Towson, graduated magnum cum laude from the College of Wooster, in Wooster, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in philosophy....
  • Chapter closes on Superintendent Cousin's career

    Chapter closes on Superintendent Cousin's career
    Treat people fairly. Deal with issues honestly. Help kids reach their full potential. Those are the philosophies Sydney Cousin said have helped guide his career in education — a career that has spanned more than four decades — and they are...