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  • Book review: 'The Last Greatest Magician in the World' by Jim Steinmeyer

    Book review: 'The Last Greatest Magician in the World' by Jim Steinmeyer
    The Last Greatest Magician in the World
  • Awards - County residents earn scholarships

    Emily Targonski, of Ellicott City, received a leadership scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year from the Trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation. She is a graduate of Mount de Sales Academy. Frank Ugboh, of Laurel, received a $2,500...

    Awards - two snag scholarships

    Joshua Montgomery and Carlos Riveros Jr., both of Columbia, each received a $2,500 Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans scholarship in June for their perseverance in overcoming adversity while succeeding academically, contributing to the...

    What's wrong with today's GOP?

    Former Gov. Ehrlich's column illustrates clearly what is wrong with today's GOP ("No, Mr. President, nobody else 'made that happen,'" July 23). Mr. Ehrlich rightly acknowledges that "no person achieves success in a given field or endeavor without some...

    Inspiration plus perspiration equals success

    Inspiration plus perspiration equals success
    Next week, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans (www.horatioalger.org) will celebrate its 65th anniversary. I confess I did not know of its existence until I read their ad in an airline magazine. I am familiar with Horatio Alger, the...