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  • 'Wicked' strikes back against bullying

    "Wicked" strikes many a chord, and not just during its catchy songs. It also speaks to issues of prejudice and intolerance. "Outsiders tend to get bullied," said the musical's producer, Marc Platt. "And Elphaba" — aka the Wicked Witch of the West...
  • Ed Reed visits Booker T. Washington Middle despite not feeling well, Fitness Day postponed

    Ed Reed visits Booker T. Washington Middle despite not feeling well, Fitness Day postponed
    Initially scheduled to host a Fitness Day for the third consecutive year this morningĀ at Booker T. Washington Middle School in Baltimore, Ravens star free safety Ed Reed didn't arrive until this afternoon because he wasn't feeling well, according to his...
  • Coffee Companion (10/10): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (10/10): your daily Ravens fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • Ed Reed officially becomes an ex-Raven, making three-year deal with Texans official

    Ed Reed officially becomes an ex-Raven, making three-year deal with Texans official
    The sight couldn’t have been easy for Ravens fans: Ed Reed wearing a Houston Texans’ hat and later holding up a blue No. 20 jersey. For Reed, a Raven for 11 seasons and one of the franchise’s best ever players, it wasn’t an...
  • Towson White Student Union to patrol campus looking for crime

    Towson White Student Union to patrol campus looking for crime
    Barely a week after the group made national news for advocating for racial segregation at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Towson University's White Student Union is again drawing attention for plans to conduct nighttime patrols to watch...
  • Towson student advocates for segregation at CPAC event

    Towson student advocates for segregation at CPAC event
    A Towson University student made national news at the Conservative Political Action ConferenceĀ (CPAC) Friday when he suggested segregating black Republicans from the rest of the party. A Black Republican from Alabama, K Carl Smith, hosted a panel...
  • 'Promise Heights' project in West Baltimore receives $500,000 grant

    'Promise Heights' project in West Baltimore receives $500,000 grant
    The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $500,000 for activists to offer West Baltimore children holistic services from "cradle to college to career," under the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. The Promise Neighborhoods...
  • William N. Tate, concrete worker

    William N. Tate, concrete worker
    William Nathaniel Tate, a retired concrete worker and Korean War combat veteran, died of heart disease Feb. 16 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. The former Park Heights resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Division Street, he attended Booker T....
  • A message to Obama, served cold

    A message to Obama, served cold
    In an earlier era, Dr. Benjamin Carson's speech before the National Prayer Breakfast last week would have been a really big deal rather than mere fodder for a brief squall on Twitter and cable news. Born in crushing poverty to an illiterate single...
  • Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes

    Parents blame politics as Severna Park High goes without fixes
    They had already been through the public testimony, the email campaigns and, they thought, the political wrangling. Severna Park High School was on track to receive a nearly $107 million to rebuild one of Anne Arundel County's highest-performing schools...
  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal

    Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal
    Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital. The longtime...
  • Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Ragtime' unleashes score of Harlem rhythm

    The Laurel Mill Playhouse had plenty of unexpected drama to compete with June 1, as storms interrupted transportation and threatened to drop tornadoes during its run of "Ragtime — The Musical," directed by Michael Hartsfield, of Laurel. But in...