Edith G. Blount, a retired
Housing Authority of Baltimore Cityofficial who was the widow of state Sen.St. Mary's College of Maryland has selected as its new president a dean at a small Portland college who has Maryland roots, the college announced Wednesday.Three white 20-somethings in a college championship round on Jeopardy last week avoided the "African American History" category until the very end. They instead opted first to tackle esoteric entries such as "Kiwi Fauna" and "Weather Verbs" over their own country's past, leaving the black category untouched until it was the only option left.Loretta Dumas-Turner, a retired U.S. Department of Labor economist and world traveler, died April 18 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 57.