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  • Musings on intolerant lefties and wars on women [Commentary]

    Musings on intolerant lefties and wars on women [Commentary]
    Random observations for your reading pleasure: •When have you ever heard about a group of conservative students shouting down a campus speaker, invading and occupying a campus building or pressuring a school to withdraw a candidate for an...
  • The politicians' pawns [Commentary]

    The politicians' pawns [Commentary]
    Baltimore County officials co-opted the media coverage of a man's invasion of the WMAR-TV studios in Towson last week — the latest in a string of news events in which politicians were given center stage for no apparent reason. Baltimore County...
  • Arts center steps in the right direction [Editorial]

    Arts center steps in the right direction [Editorial]
    Famously inscribed on the JFK Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. is a quote from the papers of the slain president: "The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction in the life of the nation, is very close to the center...
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • NetworkForGood.com raises $10M, buys GiveCorps

    NetworkForGood.com raises $10M, buys GiveCorps
    A company that helps nonprofits raise money has landed a $10 million investment and is acquiring Baltimore-based competitor GiveCorps for an undisclosed sum. Network For Good, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., has created a for-profit subsidiary...
  • New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday

    New Aberdeen Proving Ground commander installed Tuesday
    Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford officially assumed command of the Army Communications-Electronics Command and of Aberdeen Proving Ground on Tuesday during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the post's C4ISR Center of Excellence Campus. Gen. Dennis L. Via,...
  • Mass. company, City of Westminster expand local fiber networks

    Mass. company, City of Westminster expand local fiber networks
    A Massachusetts company building a high-speed fiber network has added a 270-mile segment into the Baltimore area, while the City of Westminster is launching a high-speed network of its own. Lightower Fiber Networks expanded its network to include...
  • Another misguided petition drive [Editorial]

    Another misguided petition drive  [Editorial]
    These last few years will go down as a time when Marylanders took steps to recognize the humanity of those who have too often been marginalized. In 2011, the General Assembly voted to stop penalizing children whose parents brought them to the United...
  • Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon

    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, surgeon
    Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, a retired surgeon who worked with the elderly residents of Baltimore's public high-rise apartments, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease May 6 at Quail Run Assisted Living in Perry Hall. He was 75 and had lived in...
  • Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist

    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist
    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a former managing editor of the Baltimore Afro-American who worked closely with Malcolm X in the early 1960s and once shared a house with a young Miles Davis, died April 3 at the Adelphi House assisted living facility in...
  • Bel Air celebrates 'liberating' kite flying at annual festival

    Bel Air celebrates 'liberating' kite flying at annual festival
    Hundreds of people came out Saturday for what one visitor called "good old-fashioned family fun" during the ninth annual Kite Day Festival in Bel Air's Rockfield Park. "Good old-fashioned family fun," April Southard of Bel Air, who came with her 2-year-...
  • PG County judge named chief of Maryland District Court

    PG County judge named chief of Maryland District Court
    A judge from Prince George's County has been named the next chief judge of the state's District Court. Judge John P. Morrissey, 49, who has served as an associate judge since 2005, will succeed District Court Chief Judge Ben C. Clyburn when Clyburn...