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  • Murder victim remembered as beloved high school principal

    Davie, FLA -- The body of murder victim William Norman was to be shipped today to his native Maryland, where former students and colleagues remembered him as a beloved high school principal with the Anne Arundel County public schools. Scholarship funds...
  • Group ranks Baltimore's parks 15th in nation

    Group ranks Baltimore's parks 15th in nation
    Baltimore's historic park system ranks 15th among the nation's 40 largest cities in a new rating released Wednesday, which credits the city's foresight in carving out public spaces over the past two centuries but faults its more recent leadership for...
  • Sister Mary Annita Link, educator

    Sister Mary Annita Link, educator
    Sister Mary Annita Link, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had been a primary educator, died July 10 of heart disease at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 89. Catherine Elaine...
  • MD GOP backing alternate candidate for president?

    Maryland's Republican Party seems to be solidly behind presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but the party raised some eyebrows today with an email solicitation. The missive advertises an upcoming pig roast. Among expected attendees it lists...
  • Bartlett to skip GOP convention

    Bartlett to skip GOP convention
    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
  • Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention

    Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention
    In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy. The usual...
  • Memo to Romney: Stop talking about your taxes; it's not helping

    Memo to Romney: Stop talking about your taxes; it's not helping
    For all the media clamor for Mitt Romney to come clean on his past tax returns, maybe his campaign advisers would be better off just advising him to keep quiet on the matter, before he gaffes again. Mr. Romney's supposedly clarifying remark that he has...
  • Frank making return trip to GOP convention as delegate

    Thirty-two years ago, then-20-year-old Bill Frank was one of 1,500 young people at the 1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit with the Reagan Youth Delegation, whose purpose was to stir up enthusiasm for the 69-year-old nominee — and show...
  • Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?

    Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?
    Missouri is a long way from Maryland, so residents can be forgiven for never having heard of Rep. Todd Akin prior to this week. But when the socially conservative Republican Senate candidate suggested that the victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get...
  • A new dress, and set of lungs, for prom

    A new dress, and set of lungs, for prom
    For the first time in the six years since Victoria Chakwin was diagnosed with a deadly lung disease, the gown she wears won't be hospital issue. The 18-year-old from Martinsburg, W.Va., will go to her senior prom Saturday night in a red-and-black...
  • Different continent, same candidate: Romney can put his foot in his mouth abroad just as well as at home

    Different continent, same candidate: Romney can put his foot in his mouth abroad just as well as at home
    For years, presidents and presidential hopefuls have gone abroad to cast themselves as knowledgeable on world affairs, counting on friendly receptions wherever they go as a respite from the slings and arrows they routinely encounter in campaigning at...
  • Perryville: From Perryville to Florida to spend time with the family

    Roger and I vacationed in Florida with our children last week. We flew into Tampa airport and arrived around 9:40 – we were so lucky because we could stay at the gate area to wait for our daughter, Ruth, son-in-law, Karl, and grand-daughter,...