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  • In a Word: Prescient

    Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't say, and...
  • Mailbag: Former Sailor 'digs' Coach Glenn

    I pull up the Daily Pilot at work on occasion from my new home in New Orleans to check in on Newport. It helps me to feel connected to friends and family in my hometown. Today it was such a treasure to read the article, "From the Sport Desk: Special night...
  • Video: 10 lessons learned from the 'J. Edgar' movie trailer

    Video: 10 lessons learned from the 'J. Edgar' movie trailer
    Clint Eastwood's latest film, "J. Edgar," due out Nov. 9, is a biopic on FBI director J. Edgar Hoover (played by Leonardo DiCaprio). Here's what the film's trailer revealed. 1. Leonardo DiCaprio loves him some accents: He's done Boston ("The Departed")...
  • Education briefs: Prince George's schools selected for 'principal pipeline'

    Prince George's County Public Schools is one of six urban school districts that has been selected by the Wallace Foundation to participate in a new $75-million "principal pipeline" initiative. This national initiative aims to help school districts develop...
  • Our Laguna: Who would you invite to Christmas dinner?

    The holidays are a time to extend hospitality — to show there is room at the inn. Here is a sampling of with whom Laguna folks would most like to invite share their Christmas or Hanukkah dinner, given the choices of anyone living or dead, fact or...
  • Author Karen Rose debuts new romantic suspense series set in Baltimore

    Author Karen Rose debuts new romantic suspense series set in Baltimore
    When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect." It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife. Rose...
  • Local boy makes good with 'Cars' and even better 'Cars 2'

    Local boy makes good with 'Cars' and even better 'Cars 2'
    Five years ago, pundits were quick to cast doubt on "Cars." A version of "Local Hero" or "Doc Hollywood" starring a high-speed auto? How misbegotten and outre! It turned out to be one of Pixar's most profitable pictures — and one of its best-loved....
  • Engagement: Kimberly King and Matthew Heyne

    Engagement: Kimberly King and Matthew Heyne
    Jean and John King, of Laurel; and Carol and Allen Heyne, of Bloomingdale, Ill., announce the engagement of their children, Kimberly King and Matthew Heyne. The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School and a 2006 graduate of the...
  • "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley

    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" by Alan Brinkley
    "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" By Alan Brinkley Oxford University Press, $12.95, 129 pages FDR At a time of crisis in the American economy, one critic of federal programs charges the administration with stumbling "into philosophies which lead to the...
  • Showing how women made their mark

    Showing how women made their mark
    Thousands of years ago, a powerful queen reigned over an ancient civilization. Her name was Hatshepsut, and her legacy and history continue to make ancient Egypt one of the most mysterious yet fascinating places on earth. On Monday, Hatshepsut came to...
  • Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions

    Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions
    Penn State has enjoyed a fertile recruiting pipeline into Maryland high school programs during the past decade, and the most recent classes have been no different. But now, the future is unclear for several players from Baltimore who have made State...