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  • 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...
  • Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand

    Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand
    The passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center on Sandy Spring Road has become a "one-stop shop," according to Laurel Mayor Craig Moe. Operated under the direction of the Department of Communications, the office has recently expanded its...
  • 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...
  • Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65

    Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65
    Carol Kinne, who channeled her idealism and her passion for diversity into programs that championed community service and cultural understanding among students at Park School, died of cancer at her home in Baltimore on March 9. The Mount Washington...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch in Triple-A game Monday

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch in Triple-A game Monday
    DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Orioles really want Ubaldo Jimenez to pitch enough innings this spring, and they aren't going to let the weather mess with his schedule. Jimenez, who didn't sign with the Orioles until Feb. 19, has appeared in just two games...