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  • Naval Academy ranked No. 1 public liberal arts college for second year

    Naval Academy ranked No. 1 public liberal arts college for second year
    The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis ranked as the top public liberal arts college in the country, pushing its traditional rival, the U.S. Military Academy, with which it shared the top honors last year, into the No. 2 spot, according to the annual U.S....
  • Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school

    Longtime UMBC AD Charles Brown retiring after 24 years at school
    When Dr. Charles Brown first looked into taking the athletic director job at UMBC in 1989, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native wasn't real savvy about the school. "I thought it was a military base when I showed up," he said with a chuckle. "It said UMBC. I didn'...
  • Study of history earns honors for two students [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Congratulations to Chris Messer, a Folly Quarter Middle School student, and Emma Halley, a sophomore at Glenelg High School. Chris recently earned a first place in the junior division, while Emma earned a second place in the senior division at the...
  • Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military

    Pentagon reports sharp rise in sex assaults in military
    The Pentagon estimated Tuesday that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year, 36 percent more than a year earlier, in a trend so severe that senior officials warned it could threaten recruiting and retention of military personnel....
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 83 and northeast winds 5 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday night is expected to be clear, with a low around 65. TRAFFIC Check our traffic...
  • Harford County promotes Lyme disease awareness

    Harford County promotes Lyme disease awareness
    As Harford County health and elected officials worked to alert the public to the dangers of Lyme disease during a County Council meeting Tuesday – noting many people close to them who have the chronic, tick-borne ailment – the council...
  • Military injustice

    Military injustice
    The recent study estimating that there may have been 26,000 cases of sexual assault in the military last year stirred a lot of tough talk from the Pentagon and the White House over the past 24 hours. But the question is whether that outrage will translate...
  • Funny or Die spoofs Navy SEAL Team 6

    Funny or Die spoofs Navy SEAL Team 6
    We've heard a lot about SEAL Team 6 in recent days -- the elite Navy team that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. One of the things that's been oft-repeated is the team members' penchant for humility and secrecy.  For instance, as TIME puts it:...
  • Will Ferrell's Bush also made an important kill

    Will Ferrell's Bush also made an important kill
    Broadcasting live from a Sizzler Steakhouse, Will Ferrell's President George W. Bush had an important announcement to share with the American people: A secret operation under his command had made an important kill.  "I have personally overseen a...
  • Obama: Bin Laden was 'mass murderer of Muslims'

    Obama: Bin Laden was 'mass murderer of Muslims'
    President Barack Obama just spoke to the American people about the U.S. operation that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.  Some key points from the president's brief speech:  • Obama praised the "tireless and heroic work" of the military. ...
  • Taking exception: U.S. should rein in the arrogance

    Taking exception: U.S. should rein in the arrogance
    America is a little like my eldest son. In ninth grade, at 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds., Brendan was big man on campus, physically dominating senior ballplayers. Due to his savvy, size and confidence, he was given charge of older restaurant employees where he...
  • U.S. soldier: In Iraq, we're sitting ducks

    The first time I was deployed to Iraq was in 2004, when we were still a peace-time Army trying to find our way through the fog of asymmetric warfare. We made a lot of mistakes and faced many challenges. But since then we have evolved into a much more...