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  • 'American Idol' recap: How sweet it is

     
    Janell is helping out with Idol this year, and you should know. She hearts Steven Tyler. A little: I have to start this recap with a disclaimer: I love Steven Tyler. I know the show made a big deal out...
  • City school system to reimburse teachers for visa fees

    Baltimore school officials say the district will reimburse international teachers who paid out-of-pocket fees to obtain work visas, a practice that led the U.S. Department of Labor to order Prince George's County schools to pay nearly $6 million in...

    Joan Brown Sadler, nurse, gardener, BSO volunteer, dies

    Joan Brown Sadler, nurse, gardener, BSO volunteer, dies
    Joan Brown Sadler, a nurse, avid gardener and volunteer for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, died June 28 of breast cancer at Mercy Hospital. The longtime Roland Park resident was 76. "She would always say she was a professional volunteer," said her...

    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies

    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, ironworker, dies
    Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home. He was 93. The son of a construction superintendent and...

    La. reports 4 W. Nile virus deaths

    SLIDELL, La. - An outbreak of West Nile virus has infected 58 Louisiana residents and killed four, prompting the governor to declare an emergency yesterday and ask for federal aid for more mosquito spraying across this hot, humid and swampy state. The...