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  • Columbia Conjurors keep the magic alive

    Columbia Conjurors keep the magic alive
    My lips are sealed. If it’s a revelation about the illusions magicians create that you are expecting, just stop reading now. I have given my word to follow the magicians’ code of secrecy, sworn to the Columbia Conjurors Assembly #141 of...
  • State men: Westmorland's 38 lead Bowie to first CIAA tourney title, 85-74

    Byron Westmorland (Mervo) scored a career-high 38 points and visiting Bowie State claimed its first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association men's basketball tournament championship with an 85-74 victory over Livingstone on Saturday night in...
  • Roland V. Danielson, naval architect

    Roland V. Danielson, naval architect
    Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92. The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...
  • Accused WikiLeaker Manning says he was punished before trial

    Accused WikiLeaker Manning says he was punished before trial
    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is due back at Fort Meade this week, where lawyers for the alleged WikiLeaker plan to argue that he was punished at a military brig before his case had been heard — grounds, they say, to dismiss all charges against him. By...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • "Social media vest" hugs wearer with each Facebook "Like"

    "Social media vest" hugs wearer with each Facebook "Like"
    Imagine a world where you feel the "likes" of your Facebook friends on your body? It's one vision of a future in wearable computing, in the form of a vest that inflates to squeeze your body with a "hug" each time someone "Likes" your Facebook status...
  • U.S. cuts could lead to 'brain drain' in medicine

    U.S. cuts could lead to 'brain drain' in medicine
    Scientists at the nation's leading research institutions are warning that continued uncertainty over federal funding could lead to a brain drain that will undermine the country's global status in medicine. With funding at the National Institutes of...
  • Clarksville: River Hill High senior advances in science competition

    Congratulations to River Hill senior Evangeline Chandran on being named a semifinalist in Siemens' prestigious STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) competition. Evangeline submitted a paper entitled, "A novel cellular signaling mechanism:...
  • Boston student from Catonsville strives to regain normalcy after bombings

    Boston student from Catonsville strives to regain normalcy after bombings
    Catonsville resident Caitlin Donnelly, a sophomore at Boston University, is among the thousands of Boston residents striving for life to return to normal less than two weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings. When the two bombs detonated near the...
  • Thousands rally in support of Baltimore schools

    Thousands rally in support of Baltimore schools
    Supporters of a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild Baltimore's crumbling schools made a show of support in Annapolis on Monday night as thousands of people staged a loud, festive rally outside the State House to urge passage of legislation to launch the...
  • Harford Public Library receives book donation in honor of Black History Month

    The Iota Nu Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's sixth annual Harford County Public Library book dedication ceremony was held at the Abingdon Library on Feb. 2. The book donation and dedication was in honor of Black History Month. Joining members...
  • Campus police deserve respect

    Campus police deserve respect
    Our nation has laid to rest another hero. Officer Sean Collier, police officer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was tragically killed in the events that led to the capture of the Boston Marathon bombers ("Slain MIT police officer remembered,"...