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  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    The second annual Chesapeake Bowl is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday night at South River, and plenty of Maryland football commitments and targets will be on hand. McDonogh defensive end Roman Braglio, Gilman running back Kenneth Goins, Eleanor...
  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Bri Jones, Aberdeen, basketball

    Girls Athlete of the Week: Bri Jones, Aberdeen, basketball
    The 6-foot-3 junior center earned Most Valuable Player honors in leading the No. 1 Eagles (8-0) to the championship of the 39th annual International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Holiday Girls Basketball Tournament last week. With Jones'...
  • Michelle Obama rejects 'angry black woman' label

    Michelle Obama rejects 'angry black woman' label
    — With a new book portraying Michelle Obama as an assertive force within the White House, the first lady has challenged the notion that she's "some kind of angry black woman." Obama, entering the fourth year of a mostly gaffe-free White House run,...
  • Michelle Obama not first lady to face scrutiny

    Michelle Obama not first lady to face scrutiny
    "The Obamas," a book on America's first family released last week, reported tensions between Michelle Obama and her husband's presidential staff and rekindled old questions on the role of a first lady. In a position with no paycheck and no clear...
  • Laurel resident James Whitfield is engaged to Leslie Hill

    Wendelin and James Whitfield Jr., of Laurel, announce the engagement of their son, James Daniel Whitfield, to Leslie Akosua Hill, daughter of Joan and Zachary Hill, of New Albany, Ohio. The future groom is a 2002 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High...
  • Laurel education briefs

    Prince George's County Prince George's County Public Schools will host its inaugural Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, 7601 Hanover Pkwy., in Greenbelt. The event is open to all county...
  • Military families need our gratitude - and action

    A year ago, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden announced Joining Forces, a program to create and secure private-sector jobs for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. At the time, the first lady said it was time to "build upon our nation's great...
  • 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...
  • Hereford girls capture school's first indoor track state title

    The Hereford girls have won six straight Baltimore County indoor track and field championships and regional titles three of the past four winters. But the Bulls had never captured a state title. The No. 3 Bulls ended that drought Tuesday night when...
  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...
  • College students from Laurel named to dean's list

    Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass. Dustin Stout, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the University of Albany, in New York. Katherine Reading,...