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  • 'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 7, 'In the Beginning'

    'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 7, 'In the Beginning'
    I'm pretty sure "True Blood" just went over the deep end. Here's a quick summary of what went down tonight: A hate group recruiting Hoyt, who suddenly is a really, really bad person. The smoke monster chuckling. Pam sporting crimped hair. Lafayette...
  • North Laurel/Savage: Salon will host fundraiser for suicide prevention campaign

    As a parent, to lose a child is the hardest thing you can endure. To lose your child to suicide makes the pain so much worse. Marilyn Petersen lost her son in 2002 but is trying to help others. She is the owner of Looks Salon and Spa. The salon will hold...
  • Dulaney graduate's mother will accept his college diploma from Temple

    Dulaney graduate's mother will accept his college diploma from Temple
    Regina Friend will don her son's ceremonial cap Thursday morning and take footsteps that were supposed to be his. The mere idea of those steps gives her chills, but she will take them. Her only child worked 41/2 years to earn a diploma from Temple...
  • Football: America's dangerous game

    Football: America's dangerous game
    We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
  • Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics

    Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics
    Katie Anger, a bright-eyed redhead from West Friendship, opened the door for cyber-bullying as a middle-schooler, when she installed the "Honesty Box" app on her Facebook page. Some teens used the now-defunct Facebook feature to criticize her...
  • Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret

    Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret
    Those sultans of style at al-Qaidahave released their line of lingerie for spring, and it's a blast. Tucked away in their secret atelier in Yemen, the fanatics of fashion have come up with an updated version of the exploding underwear that caused such a...
  • Howard County Schools Host Cyberbullying Presentations

    Cyberbullying became a problem for tech-savvy students well before adults — particularly parents and teachers — knew much about it. For the past decade, that's where Sameer Hinduja has come in. Hinduja is the co-director of the...
  • Howard County PTA holds anti-bullying forum

    Howard County PTA holds anti-bullying forum
    More than 100 parents and students gathered at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia on Thursday night to learn about how to prevent of cyberbullying and hear details of the Howard County public schools' anti-bullying policy. Thursday's forum was in the...
  • Man kills himself after he assaults and shoots his girlfriend in Aberdeen

    Police in Harford County say a man shot himself to death after assaulting and shooting his live-in girlfriend in a home near Aberdeen early Saturday morning. After the victim and one of her daughters had fled the home where the assault took place, a...
  • Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday

    Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday
    More than 100 people crowded into an intimate memorial service Saturday morning for Stephen Alex Rane, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park who police say was killed Tuesday by his housemate. "We've witnessed a horrific tragedy this week,...
  • The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair

    The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair
    Reporter Mary Carole McCauley quotes writer Adam Lankford as saying terrorist attacks are motivated not by politics or religion but by despair ("Inside the mind of a suicide bomber," Feb. 10). I am sick and tired of hearing this misleading despair...
  • Baltimore Raven Ed Reed, Obama warn of dangers of football

    Baltimore Raven Ed Reed, Obama warn of dangers of football
    President Barack Obama and Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed have something in common. Both love the game of football but would be hesitant to expose a son to its physical dangers. "I am a big football fan, but I have to tell you, if I had a son, I'd...