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Barbie (fictional character)

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  • Connecting the social and the spatial

    Connecting the social and the spatial
    Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
  • Catonsville High teacher has respect of his students

    Catonsville High teacher has respect of his students
    James Fitzpatrick leans back in a huge black office chair with wheels and points at a projection on a screen in the front of the classroom, not far from the Soccer Barbie dolls and a clock featuring the portrait of French writer Voltaire. "Here is the...
  • Commentary: Proud dad ready to watch his daughter graduate

    For the past few years, I've taken this first week of June to write a column to acknowledge a few seniors whom I've had the pleasure of watching, covering and enjoying over the time spent in high school. This year things are just a bit different....
  • Radio Control Modelers can't get enough of piloting battery-run aircraft

    Radio Control Modelers can't get enough of piloting battery-run aircraft
    Like any good pilot, Jack Stites prepared his plane for takeoff by inspecting the wings and body and by moving the wing flaps to make sure there were no obstructions. Satisfied with its air-worthiness, he piloted the red-and-white plane as it took off...
  • Schmitt emerges from Phelps' shadow

    Schmitt emerges from Phelps' shadow
    As a kid, Allison Schmitt's sport was soccer. She even had a Mia Hamm Barbie doll. If she imagined back then that she would find herself at the Olympics someday, it would have been as a teammate of Hope Solo and Alex Morgan. Instead, she is poised for...
  • Concord Point Lighthouse seeking volunteers for the season

    Change your clocks, dear readers! Sunday is Daylight Savings Time – set your clocks forward one hour, or you will be like the white rabbit in "Alice in Wonderland," late for a very important date. Grace Place Serving Center will serve a free,...
  • Md. native Josephine Gay, 7, remembered for 'indomitable' spirit

    Md. native Josephine Gay, 7, remembered for 'indomitable' spirit
    Josephine Grace "Joey" Gay, a 7-year-old child born in Columbia who died Dec. 14 in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting, was recalled by her family for her "indomitable" spirit, love of the color purple and her generosity. In a statement...
  • Statement from the family of Josephine Gay

    On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Joey, many of her friends, teachers, and school staff members were taken from our loving...
  • Small toy shops expect bright holiday

    Small toy shops expect bright holiday
    Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
  • Kreayshawn's 'Gucci Gucci' isn't what you think it is

    Kreayshawn's 'Gucci Gucci' isn't what you think it is
    Truthfully, I'm perplexed by Kreayshawn, an East Oakland rapper who's friends with Lil B, Soulja Boy and Odd Future. Her image is almost too cool, like she's trying just a bit too hard (why is she wearing that Chicago Blackhawks chain?). She reps...
  • 'American Idol': Top 24 finally revealed

     
    Here's Janell: Whoa, I did not know this episode would be another 2 hours. After everything they crammed in last night, tonight they’ll just stretch out the pain and agony. And, spoiler alert, you might not be happy at the end.......
  • 'American Idol' recap: March Motown Madness

     
    Janell reports on last night's American Idol:Welcome to the next Milestone Marker in the American Idol Journey to the Road that will lead us up the Stairs to the Platform of the Finale. The loser from tonight can say that......