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  • Voter's guide to candidates in Laurel's Nov. 5 election

    Voter's guide to candidates in Laurel's Nov. 5 election
    Each candidate was asked to provide the same information for the voter's guide. Their responses are below: Michael Leszcz Seeking ninth term on Council, sixth term at-Large Age: 67 Education: St. John's University, Queens, N.Y.; Canal Zone...
  • Harford elementary schoolers meet First Lady, get lesson in healthy eating

    Harford elementary schoolers meet First Lady, get lesson in healthy eating
    Five Magnolia Elementary School students, along with their peers from schools in Washington, D.C., Virginia and West Virginia, sat down with First Lady Michelle Obama Wednesday for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden. "The First...
  • Music therapy for preemies

    Music therapy for preemies
    Research shows that music therapy has a profound impact on premature infants. We asked Clarissa Karlsson, a board-certified music therapist at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., to explain the benefits. How does music...
  • Baltimore: brave and free

    Baltimore: brave and free
    The experiment of staging a Grand Prix in the heart of Baltimore has benefited the city. Whether you loved or hated it, it has caused us to consider the branding and selling of the city of Baltimore — who we are and why people want to visit, work...
  • Sister Joannes Clifford, Mercy High teacher

    Sister Joannes Clifford, Mercy High teacher
    Sister Mary Joannes Clifford, a mathematics teacher who spent 53 years at Mercy High School and founded a ministry to the widowed, separated and divorced, died of cardiovascular disease Oct. 30 at her order's retirement home in the Woodbrook. She was 87....
  • Baltimore County revokes charter school license

    Baltimore County revokes charter school license
    After five years of below-average performance, Baltimore County's only charter school will lose its license to operate in July, but will continue as a regular public school next year. The Baltimore County school board voted Tuesday night to pull the...
  • Man struck, killed by Amtrak train near Aberdeen

    A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Aberdeen late Saturday afternoon. According to Kimberly Woods, Amtrak spokeswoman, the incident occurred around 4:34 p.m. when northbound Northeast Regional Train 168 struck a person trespassing on...
  • Former champions shape young dancers at Atlantic Ballroom

    Former champions shape young dancers at Atlantic Ballroom
    On the dance floor, 7-year-old Daryna Lyalko and her partner, Jonathan Proescher, 9, are as elegant and poised as any dance couple of any age. It's only when the two, who study dance at Atlantic Ballroom, in Towson, win a competition that Daryna's...
  • Suspected cougar sighting reported in Abingdon early Wednesday

    Suspected cougar sighting reported in Abingdon early Wednesday
    Some very big cats may have been roaming the neighborhoods around Abingdon Elementary School in the middle of the night Tuesday into early Wednesday morning, according to a report made to Harford County's 911 Center. Someone called 911 at 12:54 a.m....
  • Shutdown costs feds $2 billion in lost productivity, report finds

    Shutdown costs feds $2 billion in lost productivity, report finds
    WASHINGTON -- The 16-day shutdown of the federal government last month resulted in $2 billion in lost productivity and, at its peak, left 40 percent of the federal workforce furloughed, according to a report released by the Obama administration Thursday....
  • Maryland football trying to do right by Sidat-Singh, 76 years later

    Maryland football trying to do right by Sidat-Singh, 76 years later
    It's been 76 years, but Lyn Henley doesn't consider it too late for the University of Maryland to do the right thing. In 1937, Henley's first cousin — Wilmeth Sidat-Singh — was blocked from playing in a football game at Maryland because he...
  • Milton Bromberg, tailor and veteran

    Milton Bromberg, tailor and veteran
    Milton Bromberg, a custom tailor and decorated World War II veteran who visited the White House to fit President Bill Clinton for suits, died of respiratory failure Nov. 1 at Season's Hospice at Northwest Hospital. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills....