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  • Misty Copeland overcomes adversity to star with American Ballet Theatre

    Misty Copeland overcomes adversity to star with American Ballet Theatre
    Misty Copeland didn't always have food to eat when she was growing up in the Los Angeles area. She and her six siblings competed for sleeping space on the floor of a room in a shabby motel. But just four years after 13-year-old Misty took her first ballet...
  • Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict

    Work of lawyer-legislator raises question about conflict
    In 2011, Prince George's County Del. Benjamin S. Barnes became a partner in one of the state's busiest workers' compensation firms. The lawmaker wrote a three-word disclosure in blue ink on his state ethics forms, and began working on legislation that...
  • Bag tax economics [Editorial]

    Bag tax economics  [Editorial]
    When Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County enacted 5-cent taxes on plastic bags handed out by grocery stores and other businesses, officials expected that the money the government collected as a result would quickly drop off as customers changed their...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group...
  • Bill could scuttle Iran deal [Commentary]

    Bill could scuttle Iran deal [Commentary]
    Iran began taking verifiable steps this week to stop work on its most worrisome nuclear activities under the terms of an agreement with the United States and five other world powers. The breakthrough nuclear deal marks the first negotiated limitations...
  • McDaniel course on homelessness hits home for some students

    McDaniel course on homelessness hits home for some students
    For McDaniel College juniors Dinambi Butler and Maurice Paul, enrolling in a January semester course on the meaning of homelessness wasn't just a way to fulfill a graduation requirement. It was also a reminder of where they've come from. Butler and...
  • Rawlings-Blake calls for federal infrastructure spending

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met with 250 of the nation's mayor's on Thursday -- including Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake -- to discuss the economy, manufacturing and federal investment in infrastructure. City officials are in...
  • Tuskegee Airmen visit Harford County

    Tuskegee Airmen visit Harford County
    The image that comes to mind when thinking of the Tuskegee Airmen is of a black World War II fighter pilot diving out of the clouds, the tail of his aircraft painted bright red, coming to save the day for American bomber crews. While those roughly 900...
  • Tewaaraton Award watch list missing a few notable players

    Tewaaraton Award watch list missing a few notable players
    The Tewaaraton Foundation announced the men's watch list for its annual award Thursday night. It’s a large group, but there were a few players absent from the list that stood out to me. Locally, I was surprised that Loyola junior attackman Nikko...
  • Variety of talent welcomed at Perry Hall Folk Music Night

    Variety of talent welcomed at Perry Hall Folk Music Night
    At the Perry Hall Folk Music Night, democracy prevails — the performers are often in the audience and audience members get to perform. And, even those who don't take the stage at all like to sing along. "Audience participation — people...
  • Maryland education needs fundamental reform [Commentary]

    Maryland education needs fundamental reform [Commentary]
    "Maryland, No. 1 in education!" We've heard that boast ad nauseam over the last five years, every time Education Week releases its Quality Counts rankings. We hear it especially from the state's political establishment, as it takes every chance it can...
  • TSA seizes record number of guns in 2013

    TSA seizes record number of guns in 2013
    The Transportation Security Administration identified and seized more firearms at U.S. airports in 2013 than in any year since records have been kept — including more than two dozen at airports in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area....