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  • London Olympics close with more music and much praise

    London Olympics close with more music and much praise
    It must be true: All good things indeed must come to an end — a fireworks-strafing, confetti-showering and rock-god-reviving end if you're talking about the Summer Olympics that concluded Sunday. "We lit the flame, and we lit up the world," said...
  • Notes: Rogge says Bolt 'best' sprinter ever

    International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge finally acknowledged Sunday that Usain Bolt is the greatest sprinter in history. Even after the Jamaican's unprecedented gold-medal sweep of the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400-meter relay in back-...
  • Letter: Olympic shooting events offer lessons for hitting targets

    While watching and reading about the women's shooting events at the Summer Olympics, I learned how they train and compete isn't very different than how our juniors team trains and competes. For example, Kim Rhode shot 99/100 discs in Women's Skeet,...
  • Senior briefs

    Fall classes Registration for fall classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College is under way at the county's seven senior activity centers. Classes begin the week of Oct. 1. To register and for schedule information, go to the center you wish to...
  • Women finally fitted for green jackets at Augusta

    Women finally fitted for green jackets at Augusta
    What you need to understand about Augusta National Golf Course's decision to admit women for the first time is this: It was never about golf. For those who supported the 80-year-old home of the Masters, it was about the right of a private club to...
  • It's a date: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week is July 27-Aug. 5

    It's a date: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week is July 27-Aug. 5
    Baltimore’s seventh annual Summer Restaurant Week has been announced for July 27 through Aug. 5. Dur­ing the 10-day event, partic­ipating restaurants will offer three-course fixed-price dinner menus for either $20.12 or $30.12 (but not both)....
  • Old Catonsville: St. Mark School prepares float for Catonsville Fourth of July parade

    St. Mark School is gearing up to show its Lions' pride in the Catonsville Fourth of July parade. More than 75 Home and School Association volunteers have been busy planning, building, painting and putting on the final touches for the school's War of...
  • Under Armour teams with USA gymnastics team

    Under Armour teams with USA gymnastics team
    Under Armour solidified its push to market to women and change the company’s often masculine image Thursday by announcing a deal to become the official gear provider for USA Gymnastics for the next eight years. The partnership marks the first...
  • Call 2012 the year that TV got social

    Call 2012 the year that TV got social
    Call 2012 the year that TV got social -- real social. And if you want the moment of moments, it came in the first debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, when someone created the #SaveBigBird hashtag on Twitter...
  • Jeff Zucker named head of CNN

    Jeff Zucker named head of CNN
    CNN announced Thursday morning that Jeff Zucker is its new president worldwide. Here's the release on the former NBC executive:  For release: Nov. 29, 2012 Jeff Zucker Named President of CNN Worldwide   Jeff Zucker will join CNN Worldwide as...
  • The Katniss effect: Archery in Howard County gets a boost from popular books, movies

    The Katniss effect: Archery in Howard County gets a boost from popular books, movies
    Ask Dan Kratt what inspired his daughter, fifth-grader Susannah, to sign up for archery classes this fall, and he’ll respond with three words. The Hunger Games. When Susannah showed up for the first day of the introductory course offered by...
  • The message is clear, don't live in fear [Commentary]

    When I sit down to try to write about tragedies, my mind usually goes to the first chapter of Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five," in which the author, unnecessarily excusing himself for not having anything erudite to say about the horrors of World...