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  • Plakon’s bill to ban gender- and ethnic-based abortion advances

     
    Florida legislators are spending a lot of time trying to pass new anti-abortion measures this year. And one of the most unique ones is sponsored by Seminole County Republican Scott Plakon — one that would ban Florida women from getting an abortion...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Students honor 100-year-old teacher

    Students honor 100-year-old teacher
    It isn't unusual for students to remember the impact a teacher had on them well into adulthood, but on Saturday, many students of former Baltimore music teacher Lucille Marcus Brooks had an unusual opportunity to tell her — more than a half-...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Connie Rice

    Patt Morrison Asks: Connie Rice
    Connie Rice was 13 and her father was a test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base when the family drove from the high desert to church at First AME in L.A. She saw the city's ghastly gray air and said to herself, "Well, I'll never live here." Not only has...
  • Anatomy of a Cardiac Rescue

    Lifeguard Sam Allison poked and pinched. He shouted at the man whose 238-pound body was wedged between a treadmill and elliptical machine in the fitness room at Cornerstone Aquatics Center. The man's face was tinged blue, and the lone signs of life...
  • Despite uncertain future, Baltimore International College throws block party

    Despite uncertain future, Baltimore International College throws block party
    Baltimore International College chefs-in-training dished up free barbecue Saturday to neighbors in Little Italy who worry they are on the verge of losing the four-decade-old culinary and hospitality school. The college learned in June that it would...
  • Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation

    Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation
    Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it. The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup. "If you acted up, she...
  • If you go: Planning a trip to Frederick

    Getting there Frederick County is about 50 miles west of Baltimore, about a one-hour drive. Take Interstate 70 west to exit 54 (Maryland Route 355 — Market Street). Make a left on Market Street. Market Street will lead you directly into...
  • Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments

    Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments
    Antonio Fulgham can barely read or write. The 21-year-old from West Baltimore has been deemed "mentally retarded," with bleak job prospects. He blames his plight on lead poisoning he suffered as a toddler while growing up amid flaking paint in two...
  • Book reviews: Two Civil War anthologies

    Book reviews: Two Civil War anthologies
    Hearts Touched by Fire The Best of "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War" Edited by Harold Holzer Modern Library: 1,264 pp., $38 The Civil War The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It Edited by Brooks D. Simpson, Stephen W. Sears and Aaron Sheehan-...
  • Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'

    Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'
    Preaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...