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  • Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break

    Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break
    Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21. The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
  • Terps fans travel, die hard

    Terps fans travel, die hard
    Former Terps women's basketball players Marissa Coleman and Kim Rodgers sat quietly at a table in Looney's Bar and Pub on Route 1 in College Park as Sunday's Final Four game came to an end. Maryland lost, 87-61, to undefeated Notre Dame at Bridgestone...
  • Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own

    Baltimore Lab School strikes out on its own
    Doug and Gretchen Moran, owners of a home-based software company in California, said they can live wherever they want. And what they want are good schools for their children, Jack, 5, and Isabel, 8 — especially Jack, who they say is both a...
  • Another fun trip south for golf with friends [Commentary]

    Well, well, well. It's hard to come back to work after you've spent a handful of days in a warmer part of this country, playing the great game of golf with 19 other players who are all there for one common cause: to have fun and play as good a game of...
  • College students spend alternative spring break in Baltimore

    College students spend alternative spring break in Baltimore
    After a busy first semester last year at Boston University, Hayley Spivey was eager to head home to Florida for spring break. Yet while the theater arts major enjoyed the sun and fun, she also found herself slightly bored. "It was nice seeing my...
  • Marion Mauk, journalist and freelance writer

    Marion Mauk, journalist and freelance writer
    Marion Morris Mauk, a World War II-era journalist who, after her children were enrolled in school, began a freelance career that saw her writing on a wide variety of subjects, from black studies to a Seattle-area movie chain, died March 8 at her home in...
  • What they don't tell you about planning a wedding

    What they don't tell you about planning a wedding
    You've flipped through the magazines, you've set up wedding boards on Pinterest -- and you've maybe even watched a wedding reality show or two (it's OK; we all do it). Four months after my big day, I'm here to give you the rundown on the things that no...
  • A few big wedding etiquette questions answered

    A few big wedding etiquette questions answered
    Wedding etiquette doesn't just involve knowing which fork to use when eating your starter salad -- it's way more than that. It could involve thank-you notes, destination weddings and deciding who pays that hefty reception bill. We asked Lizzie Post of...
  • The perfect elopement

    The perfect elopement
    When Mark and I got engaged, I had no idea what I wanted to do for a wedding. All I knew was that we didn't have much money and we wanted to go some place beautiful. Initially, I had wanted a few close friends to be there with me to witness the...
  • Anxious for spring so Aberdeen's B&O Station can be moved

    Were you wondering what was going to happen with the old B&O Station in Aberdeen? We have had many questions about the future of the structure that has had a long history of importance, and later neglect. When we compiled the Historical Society of...
  • NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says

    NCAA considering adding 'dead periods' to help students focus on school, president says
    COLLEGE PARK — The NCAA may need to mandate new "dead periods" to rein in the time demands on college athletes that increasingly pull them away from the classroom, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday. "One of the things that's being very...
  • Special 'nights' promise fun, food for families [Maryland City]

    Our students have been hard at work the last two weeks, participating in the last-ever Maryland School Assessment tests. Good job to everyone on getting a good night's sleep and breakfast each day to be prepared for the daily testing. Maryland City...