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  • Walking bus winners take cake, uh, doughnuts [Rodgers Forge column]

    Walking bus winners take cake, uh, doughnuts [Rodgers Forge column]
    Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Except replace chicken dinner with doughnut breakfast. After four weeks, the Rodgers Forge Elementary Walking School Bus Doughnut Challenge has concluded. And the winner is: the Heathfield South route. Led by Marianne Lohr, Michelle Dinsmore and Holly Storck, this route far and away surpassed the other routes — not only in number of "riders" (37) but in the number of adults who signed up to "drive" the bus (20). Word must have spread that the Heathfield South route won the contest, because on March 5, 20 kids showed up for their jelly-filled reward.¬†And there was much rejoicing. Organizer Will Morton sends his apologies to the teachers and principal for sending the children to school all hopped up on sugar. But it was for a good cause.
  • Elizabeth T. Clark, legislative reference deputy

    Elizabeth T. Clark, legislative reference deputy
    Elizabeth T. Clark, who was deputy head of Baltimore City's Department of Legislative Reference for more than two decades, died Jan. 18 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at St. Agnes Hospital. The 50-year Catonsville resident was 89. The daughter...

    Expecting the horrible is the American way

    Expecting the horrible is the American way
    Eighteen-year-old Youri Felix, who was serving a customer at the Chick-fil-A in the food court of The Mall in Columbia when the shooting started, described the scene there: people running, people scared, then 20 of them crowded into the kitchen area for...

    Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street

    Edgar Allan Poe's house on Amity Street
    "You might call him 'The Leader of the Cult of the Unusual' " —Jules Verne Edgar Allan Poe, whose creepy tales of terror continue to thrill new generations of readers, lived in a crowded household from 1832 to 1835 at what is now 203 N. Amity St....

    Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player

    Assault charges dropped against former Navy football player
    The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday that criminal charges have been dropped against a midshipman accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at an off-campus party. Military lawyers recommended to academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller not...