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  • 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...
  • E. Carey Kenney, McDonogh School art teacher

    E. Carey Kenney, McDonogh School art teacher
    E. Carey Kenney, a noted Pikesville artist who headed the art department at McDonogh School for more than three decades and whose oils and watercolors were inspired by the Owings Mills campus' rolling hills and fields, died Thursday of pneumonia at...
  • Maryland boys hoops all-stars win in Pennsylvania

    Maryland boys hoops all-stars win in Pennsylvania
    Led by Atholton forward Gavin Stephenson and Centennial point guard Keonte Potts, the Maryland All-Stars came away with a 102-94 win over their Pennsylvania counterparts in the Mid-State Roundball Showcase Saturday in Harrisburg, Pa. The Maryland team...
  • IU hires new assistant men's basketball coach

    IU hires new assistant men's basketball coach
    Indiana University men’s basketball coach Tom Crean has announced the hiring of Kenny Johnson as an assistant coach for the Hoosiers.  He replaces Bennie Seltzer who recently was named head coach at Samford University. “We have been impressed...
  • Hoosiers hire Kenny Johnson as Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

    Hoosiers hire Kenny Johnson as Men's Basketball Assistant Coach
    Indiana University men's basketball coach Tom Crean has announced the hiring of Kenny Johnson as an assistant coach for the Hoosiers. He replaces Bennie Seltzer who recently was named head coach at Samford University. "We have been impressed by Kenny and...
  • Thousands Attend Memorial Service for Chelsea King

    Thousands Attend Memorial Service for Chelsea King
    POWAY, Calif. -- Thousands attended a memorial service Saturday afternoon for Chelsea King, the 17-year-old girl whose body was found at Lake Hodges after she went missing while jogging near the lake. Students handed out around 8,000 sunflowers wrapped...
  • Joseph Persico's "Franklin and Lucy"

    An offhand comment by Eleanor Roosevelt to her mother-in-law in 1920—" 'Did you know Lucy Mercer married Mr. Winty Rutherfurd two days ago?' "—masked what was probably the most painful emotional trauma of her life: the discovery of a wartime...
  • 'The Pink Lady' by Sally Denton

    'The Pink Lady' by Sally Denton
    It is odd how history often bequeaths to us iconic names bereft of personality. Helen Gahagan Douglas, once a paladin of California's progressive politics and a congressional stalwart of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, is such a name. To the extent she'...
  • Economic factors, contamination fears and the Locavore movement feed a boom in backyard vegetable growing

    Economic factors, contamination fears and the Locavore movement feed a boom in backyard vegetable growing
    "I can't wait until spring," says author Bill Alexander. "I miss lettuce. I haven't had any decent lettuce for months." He's not the only one waiting eagerly for the growing season to begin. All signs are that 2009 will be a banner year for vegetable...
  • Clinton: Most famous. Least known?

    Clinton: Most famous. Least known?
    When Hillary Clinton opened her Washington townhouse for a political fundraiser last fall, the highlight for a select few came after the movers and shakers wrote their checks and left. Despite her fame and power, Clinton keeps in regular touch with the...
  • 'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams

    'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams
    Mr. America How Muscular Millionaire Bernarr Macfadden Transformed the Nation Through Sex, Salad, and the Ultimate Starvation Diet Mark Adams Harper: 292 pp., $25.99 Before Jack LaLanne and Jane Fonda, an odd man with an odd name reigned as America's...