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  • 'Glee' recap: All or Nothing

    'Glee' recap: All or Nothing
    Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the season finale of "Glee." In the opening scene, we find Brittany at MIT...yes, that MIT, where apparently she's some kind of genius. She wrote a bunch of numbers on the back of her math test. It's some kind of...
  • 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...
  • How to fix the Electoral College

    Ohio, Virginia, Florida: If you don't live in one of these or a few other "battleground" states, you may feel disenfranchised in U.S. presidential elections. As a Marylander, no major party candidate competes for your vote — even if the nationwide...
  • Junot Diaz: This is why men cheat

    Junot Diaz: This is why men cheat
    Junot — and Yunior — are back. Junot Diaz is the MacArthur Fellowship-winning writer whose work reflects his Dominican roots and his Jersey youth, and who has dazzled critics and audiences with a virtuosic narrative voice that weaves tales of...
  • From Sun Magazine: 'Genius' pair rewrite rules of organ transplants, among other interests

    From Sun Magazine: 'Genius' pair rewrite rules of organ transplants, among other interests
    Think of Dorry Segev and Sommer Gentry as intellectual magpies. The glittery ideas they filch from fields as diverse as swing dancing, systems analysis, water skiing and medicine seemingly have little in common. But Segev and Gentry weave them together...
  • Helen Bruce Thomas, volunteer

    Helen Bruce Thomas, volunteer
    Helen Bruce Thomas, a retired nurse and homemaker, died April 23 at the Rogerson House assisted-living facility in Boston of unknown causes. The longtime resident of Phoenix, Baltimore County, was 89. Born Helen Whitridge Bruce in Baltimore, she was...
  • Boston turns tragedy to triumph

    Boston turns tragedy to triumph
    We are all Boston. It's something we said on Monday, when we were at a loss for words to describe our shared sorrow and horror at the marathon bombings, when we knew no other way to express our solidarity with a city reeling from terrible loss. Four...
  • Prizing success in aerospace innovation

    Prizing success in aerospace innovation
    The future economic growth and competitiveness of the United States depends on our capacity to innovate. Many ideas have emerged from government, industry and academia regarding how best to inspire and support innovation. But nothing spurs creativity...
  • Charm City Run honors Boston runners

    Charm City Run honors Boston runners
    Local runners packed Charm City Run in downtown Bel Air Monday evening, and even spilled outside onto South Main Street. They were drawn by the retailer's "Runners for Boston" fun run. Runners also came out to Charm City Run's four other stores –...
  • 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...
  • In Digital Age, schools that succeed are schools that connect

    In Digital Age, schools that succeed are schools that connect
    Michelle Rhee is back in town. This time it is as a "grass-roots" activist who only wants to put children first. Surely many of her fans in the testing industry think that's really at the heart of what they are doing. They look at failing public...
  • Ronald A.J. Wilson, accounting executive

    Ronald A.J. Wilson, accounting executive
    Ronald A.J. Wilson, a retired accounting executive and Vietnam veteran, died June 30 from complications of pneumonia at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The former Roland Park resident was 67. The son of a chemist and hospital...