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  • Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]

    Legacy of Kennedy's New Frontier still manifest in Howard County [Commentary]
    Marylanders had a special affinity for John F. Kennedy, who we memorialize this week on the 50th anniversary of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas. And it's more than the fact that Kennedy was a Democrat in a state weighted toward Democrats....
  • Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, teacher

    Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, teacher
    Gwendolyn H. "Winkie" Davis, a retired substitute and kindergarten teacher, died Nov. 12 of complications from diabetes at Woodbridge Valley Manor Care Center in Catonsville. She was 92. Gwendolyn Hughes was born in Baltimore and raised in Waverly....
  • Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl

    Navy football excited to earn berth in Armed Forces Bowl
    Perhaps more than any other player on the Navy football team, senior slotback Darius Staten is thrilled that the Midshipmen will be playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, which is about 35 miles from his hometown of...
  • State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work

    State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work
    Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to fill thousands of construction jobs as two major transit projects come online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained. On...
  • Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore

    Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore
    From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
  • Lester A. Houck, government worker

    Lester A. Houck, government worker
    Lester A. Houck, a retired Treasury Department worker who was the oldest member of Wesley United Methodist Church, died Aug. 16 of liver failure at Vir-Les, his Westminster farm. He was 101. The son of farmers, Lester Adelbert Houck was born on the...
  • Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner

    Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner
    The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs. The board action clears the...
  • Two shot in different parts of Southwest Baltimore

    Two shot in different parts of Southwest Baltimore
    Two men were shot in Southwest Baltimore Tuesday night in separate incidents a couple of miles and less than an hour apart, police said. In the first incident, a man was shot in the back after 9 p.m. near Christian and South Pulaski streets, in the...
  • Display honors veterans at B&O Railroad Museum [Mostly Main Street]

    The B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, will be marking Veteran's Day this weekend with a display from the museum's collection of the B&O's involvement in World War II, and of the B&O Railroad Police Department. Items on display include weapons,...
  • Former Baltimore City firefighter pleads guilty to sex trafficking

    Former Baltimore City firefighter pleads guilty to sex trafficking
    A former Baltimore firefighter pleaded guilty Friday to a federal sex trafficking charge for his part in running a brothel that pimped out a 16-year-old girl and other women. Jamar Simmons and Franklin Coit ran brothels at two locations in Baltimore...
  • George W. Berry, IRS official

    George W. Berry, IRS official
    George W. Berry, a retired Internal Revenue Service official who was an avid sports fan, died Oct. 7 of gastric cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79. George Wayne Berry — he never used his first name — was born in...
  • Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore

    Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore
    A 52-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of people in West Baltimore on Monday night, one of two killings and four non-fatal shootings police were investigating Tuesday. The attack took place in Reservoir Hill, where four other people have been...