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  • Roosevelt student named National Merit University of Maryland scholarship designee

    Patrick Healey, of Laurel, a student at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, in Greenbelt, has been named a National Merit college-sponsored scholarship winner. He is the designee for a National Merit University of Maryland scholarship and his probable...
  • Growing pains and gains of a presidential garden

    Growing pains and gains of a presidential garden
    First lady Michelle Obama has adopted healthy eating and fighting childhood obesity among her pet causes. Her first book, "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America" (Crown), tells of her experiences planting...
  • 50 years ago: Harford Junior College growing and expected to keep doing so

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 5, 1962: A study of the future development and needs of Harford Junior College was presented by Engelhardt and Leggett, an educational consultant firm in New York City, to the college Board of...
  • The gospel of gardening

    The gospel of gardening
    First lady Michelle Obama got the idea to plant a White House kitchen garden before her husband ever made it into the big mansion on Pennsylvania Avenue. As she writes in "American Grown," her new book about the garden, the idea came to her as she was...
  • 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...
  • Dr. James Burch Brooks

    Dr. James Burch Brooks
    Dr. James Burch Brooks, a retired orthopedic surgeon who spent his more than four-decade career with the Four East Madison Orthopedic Association, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The Cross Keys resident...
  • 'Gossip Girl' recap: The beautiful and bland

     
    Around this time of year, most shows are busy celebrating Halloween. But in the "Gossip Girl" universe, Blair's birthday -- traditionally observed with champagne, fussy hors d'oeuvres, a handful of cameos by minor celebrities and a climactic showdown --...
  • Fine lines

     
    I’m cleaning off my desk here and the following quotes are on scraps of paper in a little pile. You may find some of the them wise and useful: We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP says U.S. must develop more domestic oil; Obama marks Women's History Month

     
    Democrat says still insufficient equality for American women; Republican woman from Alaska says Obama cripples domestic oil development....
  • Biographer Hazel Rowley has died

     
    Biographer Hazel Rowley, author of Franklin and Eleanor, has died....
  • On interviewing Francine Prose, Susan Straight and Mona Simpson

     
    On the LA Times Festival of Books panel with major authors Susan Simpson, Francine Prose and Susan Straight....