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  • New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision

    New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision
    The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
  • Ulman Cancer Fund puts on flawless Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon

    Ulman Cancer Fund puts on flawless Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon
    After a brief period of uncertainty when TriColumbia closed its doors, leaving some of its events without a sponsoring organization earlier this year, the Ulman Cancer Fund made sure Sunday’s ninth annual Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon went off...
  • Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder

    Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder
    Charnie L. "Les" Kinion Jr., a city firefighter who founded the Baltimore Road Runners Club and the Maryland Marathon, died July 23 of a heart attack in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 78. "The Maryland Marathon was Les' baby. He did a lot of the work and knew how...
  • Libraries host Rube Goldberg STEM challenge [Clarksville]

    This is the week to sense your importance. Your votes count, your funds are needed and your participation is welcome. Students in grades 4 and 5 participating in this year's Rube Goldberg STEM Challenge must use simple machines to put toothpaste on a...
  • Boston pride similar to Baltimore, marathon runner says [Rodgers Forge]

    Thank you, Sheila Peter. Thank you for the many dedicated years of recording our lives in Rodgers Forge. And thank you for your gracious spirit and encouragement as I step in to this new role. Pretty big shoes and all that. Neighbors, it looks like it's...
  • Parents deserve share of blame for killings [Letter]

    Here we go again, blaming everyone but the family. Maybe family members called the sheriff's department "expressing concern about the young man's health," but it's not the job of the sheriff's job to act in loco parentis ("U.C. Santa Barbara begins 'day...
  • Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too

    Wicked Strong carries Boston hope -- and a New York storyline, too
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Boston-to-his-core horse owner did a slight double take when he saw a New York Giants cap in the same frame as his Kentucky Derby contender. That's what you get when you put a Long Island guy at the center of a heart-...
  • Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge

    Field of competitors for California Chrome in 139th Preakness starting to emerge
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Art Sherman reached the barn at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day after the Kentucky Derby, he found his star pupil still slumbering. “I didn’t want to wake him up,” he said of California Chrome, the newly garlanded...
  • Richard P. Healy, environmental engineer

    Richard P. Healy, environmental engineer
    Richard P. Healy, an environmental engineer whose career with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spanned more than three decades, died Saturday of esophageal cancer at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The longtime Hamilton...
  • Speech educator by day, library volunteer at night [Rodgers Forge]

    Gaywood Road resident Nora Kotula, is a super hero by day — and night. As a Baltimore City Public School speech coordinator, Nora has arguably one of the most important and challenging jobs in society: educating the young and helping them...
  • Few details released in fatal FBI shooting in Owings Mills

    Few details released in fatal FBI shooting in Owings Mills
    The FBI said Saturday three of its special agents were working with other law enforcement on a drug investigation when agents fatally shot a man Friday in Owings Mills, but declined to release key details about the circumstances of the incident. In a...
  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...