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  • Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 1

    Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 1
    Loyola will have the next eight months to enjoy and reminisce about its run to the 2012 national championship. Until then, how about taking a gander at fashioning a premature poll for the 2013 campaign? The top 20 will be broken up into four installments...
  • Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 2

    Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 2
    Here is the second installment of an attempt at a premature poll for next season. The top 20 will be broken up into four installments with Thursday’s post involving teams ranked from Nos. 15 to 11. Wednesday featured Nos. 20 to 16. Friday will...
  • Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 3

    Review & preview: Premature 2013 poll, part 3
    Here is the third installment of an attempt at a premature poll for next season. The top 20 will be broken up into four installments with Friday’s post involving teams ranked from Nos. 10 to 6. Wednesday featured Nos. 20 to 16, and Thursday...
  • Former Woodlawn AD plans to keep growing Baltimore County sports

    Former Woodlawn AD plans to keep growing Baltimore County sports
    Some days, Mike Sye still leaves his office with his head spinning. There's been so much to learn that Sye is still getting to know people and getting comfortable with procedures a year after he officially became coordinato of athletics for the Baltimore...
  • Head of the Class: North Baltimore County college students earn degrees, honors

    Megan Uebersax, of Sparks, graduated from Berry College, Rome, Ga. with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Spanish. Lauren M. Thomas, of White Hall, graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania on May 12 with a Bachelor of Arts in...
  • Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee

    Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee
    "My rival in this race," Barack Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It's cynicism." It's now clear that what he meant by this was other people's cynicism -- not his own. As you may recall, President Obama came into office a very...
  • 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...
  • Frederick Douglass' enduring lessons

    Frederick Douglass' enduring lessons
    Frederick Douglass once said that from his "slave experience" he was able to "elaborate quite a lengthy chapter of political philosophy, applicable to the American people." In addition to his slave experience, the Eastern Shore native elaborated quite a...
  • 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...
  • Letter: Commissioners can learn from compliance board, but will they?

    The Maryland State Open Meetings Compliance Board is charged with determining whether the State Open Meetings Act is held in compliance by local and state government officials. The first week of February, the board offered an important decision which...
  • 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...
  • Area schools use different philosophies when it comes to Advanced Placement tests

    Area schools use different philosophies when it comes to Advanced Placement tests
    Baltimore County has come a long way since the 1992-1993 school year when only about 2 percent of public school students took an advanced placement (AP) exam. In 2011, 2,626 of the 7,175 (36.6 percent) students took at least one AP exam, according to a...