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  • What Boston learned from Israel

    What Boston learned from Israel
    As the horror of the bombing in Boston shocked us and filled us with disgust, many people noticed the swiftness and efficiency of the first responders and were astounded ("Acts of humanity," April 17). How did it happen? As reported on the Israel21C...
  • Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department

    Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday unanimously approved $285,000 for city police to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. Despite the protests of competing...
  • City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant

    City police seek $285,000 to hire consultant
    The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
  • Earl weakens a bit; watch extended to Canada

     
    The National Hurricane Center is reporting at 2 p.m. Thursday that Hurricane Earl's top sustained winds have slowed to near 125 mph as it continues to spin north toward a brush with North Carolina's Outer Banks.Hurricane Warnings are posted for......
  • More cold, more snow, then winter starts

     
    Do you remember what we were all doing a year ago on this date? Here's a hint: We were watching the weather forecasts as a weekend coastal storm threatened to dump heavy snow across the region on the night of......
  • Friday's heat shattered records all over the place

     
    Here are some of the high temperature records broken and set on Friday, from the National Weather Service:Newark, NJ: 108 degrees, breaking the 101-degree record for the date, and the 105-degree all-time high set Aug. 9, 2001. Records began in......
  • Sun sets on 31-year Sun career

     
    This past August I marked 40 years in the newspaper business, including more than 31 years in Baltimore, first at The Evening Sun and, after 1993, at The Sun. This week will be my last. I am taking a buyout, extended by the......
  • Descendants offer stories from ill-fated Clara Nevada

    A recent column on the wreck of the steamer Clara Nevada, which went to the bottom in 1898 while returning from the Alaska gold fields with the loss of all hands and a cargo of gold dust worth $13.6 million today, brought interesting reader feedback. The...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches

    Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings in the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • College news

    Valecia Winston, of Laurel, received a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Benjamin Cameron, a sophomore from Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester atWashington College, inChestertown. Alex Paxton, of...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas

    Demetrius J. Dukas
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings throughout the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements

    Induction Day at Naval Academy a blur of commands, requirements
    The plebes looked stunned. Under a relentless barrage of commands, most of them bellowed, some 1,200 members of the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2015 ran the gantlet of induction Thursday, a process that by any definition appeared to be an ordeal. In...