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  • Lois O'Brien-Cronin

    Lois O'Brien-Cronin
    Lois O'Brien-Cronin, the former dean of students at Villa Julie College who later worked with an academic and career counseling program for women at the Community College of Baltimore County's Essex campus, died of a stroke Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice...
  • Water safety can save lives

    Water safety can save lives
    Laura Metro is one of the lucky ones. Her son, Clay, survived. But Metro will never forget the day Clay, then 3, was pulled out of a swimming pool, looking lifeless. Clay, now 6, was in a coma for two days before recovering from his fall into the...
  • Test drive your weekend with 2014 Ford, Dodge and Toyota models

    Test drive your weekend with 2014 Ford, Dodge and Toyota models
    It’s not just construction season in Chicagoland. This weekend, it’s test drive season. Toyota, Dodge and Ford host test-drive programs of their newest vehicles free and open to the public throughout the Chicago suburbs. Dodge If test...
  • Overcrowded, unsanitary conditions seen at immigrant detention centers

    Immigrant youths covered the dirty concrete floors of the Border Patrol holding cells here, sprawled shoulder to shoulder and draped in grubby Red Cross blankets, enveloped in a haze of sweat and body odor. Groups of girls and boys stared out the...
  • Howard County health digest

    Look good, feel better This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...
  • Todd Wagner thinks he's found a better way to raise money

    Todd Wagner wants to catch lightning in a bottle again. He and Mark Cuban took Broadcast.com from a startup in 1995 to a $5.7 billion buyout by Yahoo four years later. It was the first broadcast network on the Internet. Now Wagner is working harder than...
  • After South Dakota tornado, governor deploys National Guard

    After South Dakota tornado, governor deploys National Guard
    The governor of South Dakota deployed 100 members of the National Guard on Wednesday night after a tornado ripped through the small town of Wessington Springs. The Red Cross is also responding, Gov. Dennis Daugaard reported on his Twitter account. The...
  • Lightning strike damages Monkton church

    Lightning strike damages Monkton church
    The Monkton United Methodist Church was damaged when lightning struck the steeple early Thursday morning, according to Baltimore County officials. Police responded to a caller at 1:37 a.m. who said that lightning had struck the steeple and started a...
  • Guantanamo detainees permitted to watch World Cup

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Guards revealed that detainees get to watch the World Cup the fourth for many in U.S. custody on a one-day delay to give staff time to scrub recordings of incendiary material. Journalists were allowed to peer through one-...
  • Wildfire burning in Sequoia National Forest now 90% contained

    Firefighters made progress overnight on the Shirley fire burning in the Sequoia National Forest, which is now 90% contained. The wildfire, which officials now say started Friday night, has scorched more than 2,600 acres of timber and brush west of...
  • It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?

    It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?
    If you moved to South Florida after Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and are wondering what the big deal is about storm season, a free Hurricane Expo in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday will help get you motivated to prepare. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...