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  • Perryville Marine training to provide security to ambassadors

    A young man who spent five years in the Perryville Police Department's outreach program is preparing to depart for training to become part of a Marine Corps security team designated to protect the U.S. ambassador to Japan. Pfc. Joseph Immel, who spent...
  • Laurel man convicted in child sex assault

    Laurel man convicted in child sex assault
    Detectives with the Laurel Police Department worked more than four years in helping with a child sex assault case that led to a conviction and sentencing last month in federal court. Laurel Police said Enrique Menendez, of Laurel, was convicted of first...
  • Creative and Aging Study identifies benefits of creativity

    Creative and Aging Study identifies benefits of creativity
    The Creative and Aging Study began in 2001 and ran to 2006. Dr. Gene Cohen, a psychiatrist and director of George Washington University's Center on Aging, Health and the Humanities, was the principal investigator. The National Endowment for the Arts,...
  • 'The Americans' exhibit opens at spy museum in D.C.

    'The Americans' exhibit opens at spy museum in D.C.
    An exhibit on "The Americans," an FX series starring Keri Russell as a Soviet spy living in 1980s America, opened at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. From background on a band of real soviet agents discovered in the U.S....
  • Federal offices in Washington, D.C., closed Thursday due to snow

    Federal offices in Washington, D.C., closed Thursday due to snow
    Federal offices in the Washington, D.C., area will be closed Thursday due to the snow storm, the Office of Personnel Management announced. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency's policies, including written...
  • Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time

    Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time
    Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
  • Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars

    Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars
    If great theater is your thing, Arena Stage is the place to be. The Southwest Washington, D.C., theater has been on a roll this season, with exceptional plays that covered a broad range of subjects, featuring well-known cast members. I've always felt...
  • Powerball jackpot rises to $400 million after weeks without a winner

    Powerball jackpot rises to $400 million after weeks without a winner
    The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $400 million after no one won Saturday night's drawing. The multistate lottery's jackpot has been building since late last year. The lottery is played in Washington, D.C., the Virgin Islands and 43 states including...
  • Don't inhibit campus debates [Letter]

    As a professor at American University's School of International Service, I am alarmed that two bipartisan bills are currently being considered by the Maryland General Assembly ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12). Senate Bill 647...
  • Groups target inconsistencies in immigration enforcement

    Groups target inconsistencies in immigration enforcement
    An undocumented immigrant arrested in Prince George's County will spend 48 extra hours in jail at the request of immigration agents — regardless of the charge or the person's past criminal record. But the standard is different just across the line...
  • Classic Indian dance uses 'body, mind, spirit'

    Classic Indian dance uses 'body, mind, spirit'
    An anklet decorated with bells jingles as Priyanka Jayanti, a dancer with the Laurel-based Jayamangala School of Dance, stamps her bare feet. The jingling grows louder as Jayanti, 20, quickly leaps toward her fellow dancers, sweeping her arms into the...
  • Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia

    Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia
    Bel Air residents, say hello to your new sister city: Narva, Estonia. The "friendly exchange relationship" with Narva, a first for The Town of Bel Air, got underway Wednesday morning at Town Hall with a little high-tech help. Mayor Robert Reier and...