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  • Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft

    Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft
    Women's basketball Ex-Terp Thomas goes No. 1 in overseas draft Former Maryland women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas was selected first overall in the Women's Korean Basketball League foreigner draft on Tuesday by KEB Hanabank, which plays less than 2...
  • Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win

    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
  • A trophy worth winning [Commentary]

    A trophy worth winning [Commentary]
    Now that it's part of the Big Ten Conference, the University of Maryland will play Pennsylvania State University this upcoming football season on Nov. 1, giving fans their first real shot at a solid football rivalry in years. For 61 years, the...
  • Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]

    Bomb threat in Edgewood; trash fight in Havre de Grace [Harford police blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Timothy Graybeal ,48, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Tuesday on a Baltimore County warrant charging him with driving with an expired license, driving...
  • Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader

    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader
    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, a career railroader who retired from Amtrak, died of heart failure Wednesday at Little Flower Manor nursing home in Darby, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 91. The son of Robert Hunter, a shipyard worker, and Delia...
  • Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator

    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator
    Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 86. Dorothy Mary Epple was born to Carl and Barbara M. Bender Epple and was raised on...
  • The Menzingers improve on all fronts

    The Menzingers improve on all fronts
    Late last week, Tom May — the 27-year-old singer and guitarist for the Philadelphia punk band the Menzingers — waited to board a plane at Texas' Austin-Bergstrom International Airport that would take him to his hometown of Scranton, Pa., for a...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • Police blotter

    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Trevor Bryant Lilley, 25, of the 400 block of Plaza Court, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged speeding, driving while his license was suspended and...
  • Near misses highlight the difficulty of a horse racing Triple Crown

    Near misses highlight the difficulty of a horse racing Triple Crown
    Stewart Elliott chuckled when he was asked the question. Why is winning the Triple Crown so difficult? Elliott, Smarty Jones' jockey in 2004, rattled off a laundry list of reasons why no horse has captured the sport's most prestigious honor since...
  • Rabid squirrel reported in Churchville [Police blotter]

    Rabid squirrel reported in Churchville [Police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen A man in the 1300 block of Tralee Court reported his grandson threatened him May 8. A home invasion took place in the 1000 block of Old Philadelphia Road May 9. A person in the...
  • Physical therapist's invention gets 'Top Dog' treatment

    Physical therapist's invention gets 'Top Dog' treatment
    Last year, Akiva Schmidman came to a crossroads. He had invented a product, developed a prototype and hired a lawyer to patent it. He had tried to market it himself and had limited success. Schmidman was either going to give up his dream or find another...