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  • Faceoff specialist Charlie Raffa could play important role in Maryland's game vs. Duke on Saturday

    Charlie Raffa was the literal embodiment of the phrase “getting into your opponent’s head.” The junior faceoff specialist won 19-of-26 draws (73.1 percent), collected a game-high 11 ground balls, and scored two goals in No. 3 Maryland&...
  • Sports on TV

    SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || Bryant@Wagner || CBSSNNoon || || Wisconsin@Michigan || 13, 91 || || Southern Methodist@Temple || CBSSN2 || || Nebraska@Michigan State || BIGTEN3 || || Oregon State@Oregon || FS13 || || St....
  • From vice, MK Asante finds his voice

    From vice, MK Asante finds his voice
    Young buck. Buck wild. Make a buck. Buck the system. The buck stops here. "Buck" stops here. In his office at Morgan State University, MK Asante, the youngest professor ever to receive tenure at the school, is reflecting upon his teen years in the...
  • Mary D. Eddinger, educator

    Mary D. Eddinger, educator
    Mary D. Eddinger, a retired educator who had been a learning specialist and resource teacher at Roland Park Country School for nearly three decades, died Tuesday of dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 76. "Mary was the most loving and kind...
  • Researchers bringing Md. Revolutionary War heroes to life

    Researchers bringing Md. Revolutionary War heroes to life
    A month after the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, some 400 Marylanders saved the Continental Army from near-certain annihilation. A superior British force was poised to finish off the Americans at the Battle of Brooklyn —...
  • Vivo Trattoria is pleasant and comfortable, but short on verve

    Vivo Trattoria is pleasant and comfortable, but short on verve
    Vivo Trattoria & Wine Bar, a new restaurant at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, has the burnished looks of a good Tuscan-inspired trattoria. And its midpriced menu of antipasto, pastas, pizzas and Northern Italian entrees has a kind of broad appeal that's...
  • Thomas Voss, thoroughbred trainer

    Thomas Voss, thoroughbred trainer
    Thomas Horne Voss, a nationally known thoroughbred trainer and a lifelong Maryland horseman, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday at his Monkton home. He was 63. Mr. Voss trained his horses at Atlanta Hall, a 1,200-acre farm in Monkton, where he...
  • Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally

    Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally
    In summer 2009, Alex Insel, now 24, and his friend Rich Rinaldi drove a small used Ford Ka 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia on a fundraising adventure known as the Mongol Rally. At the time, he thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. He was...
  • Stoneleigh artist transforms schools into colorful, experiencial spaces

    Stoneleigh artist transforms schools into colorful, experiencial spaces
    Growing up on Long Island, N.Y., Nancy Scheinman hated being in school.   "Most schools are so institutional and visually boring, I looked out the window all the time," she said. So it is fitting that the Stoneleigh resident, apart from her career...
  • FBI arrests suspect in 20 East Coast bank robberies, including September heist in Catonsville

    FBI arrests suspect in 20 East Coast bank robberies, including September heist in Catonsville
    A bank robbery suspect from South Florida was arrested by FBI agents after a string of approximately 20 heists along the Eastern Seaboard that included the September robbery of a PNC Bank in Catonsville, authorities announced Tuesday. Officials said...
  • Former Madoff investigator appointed to Howard Board of Appeals

    Former Madoff investigator appointed to Howard Board of Appeals
    Genevievette Walker-Lightfoot didn't have the same childhood dreams as a lot of her counterparts growing up. Rather than aspiring to be a police officer, prima ballerina or athlete, Walker-Lightfoot always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. The profession,...
  • John Carroll boys basketball takes third place at national tourney

    John Carroll boys basketball takes third place at national tourney
    One day after losing a tough semifinal contest at the Stop-DWI Classic Tournament in Binghamton, N.Y., the John Carroll Patriots rebounded Monday night to earn a 57-49 victory over the Philadelphia Math, Civics & Sciences School side in the tournament's...