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  • Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, homemaker

    Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, homemaker
    Shirley H. "Mickey" Hutton, a homemaker and artist, died May 12 from complications of dementia at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. The former Ruxton resident was 92. Shirley Herring was born in Baltimore and raised on Aigburth Road...
  • Winner of $61k Kerr literary prize announced

    Winner of $61k Kerr literary prize announced
    As the five young writers sat with bated breath, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post book critic Michael Dirda told them that a life of wordsmithing would bring them pain. One of them would soon win the nation's most lucrative literary award, the...
  • Time for nation to unite

    Time for nation to unite
    Targeting tea party groups is an ironic act on the part of the Internal Revenue Service ("Taxing the tea party," May 14). Examples of bullying tactics, corruption and neglect keeps cropping up all over the map of America. In the midst of this, why pour...
  • Alonso was a failure

    Alonso was a failure
    City schools CEO Andrés Alonso's performance was marked by, "a series of cheating scandals — found by the state to have taken place during the year the district's progress was most celebrated" and further under his tenure, "The system had paid $14...
  • Delaware student wins $61,000 writing prize

    Delaware student wins $61,000 writing prize
    Congratulations to Tim Marcin, winner of Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, worth $61,192 this year. The 22-year-old  from Wilmington, Del., who is headed to Northwestern University, plans to pursue a sports writing career. That's a worthy goal --...
  • Brown is first to enter 2014 gubernatorial race

    Brown is first to enter 2014 gubernatorial race
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown became the first candidate to join the 2014 Maryland governor's race Friday with a call to close the gap between rich and poor in education, health and economic opportunity. Before a crowd at Prince George's Community College...
  • Americans who died in Libya deserve a thorough investigation of what went wrong

    Americans who died in Libya deserve a thorough investigation of what went wrong
    President Barack Obama justified targeted drone assassinations outside of U.S. war zones; where was his nerve when the American consulate in Libya was under attack last year on Sept. 11 ("U.S. diplomat details attack in Benghazi," May 9)? President...
  • Bullies thrive when civility and respect for others decline

    Bullies thrive when civility and respect for others decline
    Del. Jon Cardin's recent comment on bullying suggesting that "kids were hurting kids" while "parents and teachers hadn't a clue" was remarkable ("Journey in grief leads to new curbs on bullying," May 2). Where has Mr. Cardin been? As a mother of three...
  • Jeff Shirk not surprised Washington College got into NCAA tournament over Centennial Conference rivals

    Jeff Shirk not surprised Washington College got into NCAA tournament over Centennial Conference rivals
    Despite finishing behind Franklin & Marshall and Gettysburg in the regular-season standings in the Centennial Conference, Washington College earned an at-large berth in the NCAA tournament over the Diplomats and Bullets. The decision did not shock coach...
  • Washington College using last year's first-round exit from NCAA tournament as motivation

    Washington College using last year's first-round exit from NCAA tournament as motivation
    Last May, Washington College ended a three-year drought from the NCAA tournament, but dropped a 5-4 decision to Goucher in a first-round game at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium in Chestertown. That quick exit has lingered around the program, and coach Jeff Shirk...
  • Larry Hagman was a lot like the character he made famous, Belcamp woman says

    Larry Hagman was a lot like the character he made famous, Belcamp woman says
    In real life, Larry Hagman was a lot like his most famous television character, J.R. Ewing. "He was flirtatious, with a younger than reality attitude," Belcamp resident Mary Pohlig said. "It was interesting to see; he was similar to characters he...
  • UM sports should be reinstated

    Leaving college sports conferences seems to be widespread these days ("AD optimistic about team, Big Ten move," Dec. 1). The University of Maryland president says his school will take in much more money in the Big Ten. The athletic director assures...