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  • Awards: County residents honored

    Lauren Groft, of Ellicott City, is a recipient of the Fulton Financial Coporation 2011 Scholarship Award. She will attend theUniversity of Maryland. The following individuals have been named by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as the 1st Annual Howard...
  • 2012 Volkswagen Passat: Germany's take on a big-ol' American car

    2012 Volkswagen Passat: Germany's take on a big-ol' American car
    An earthquake recently cracked the Washington Monument. Billionaire Warren Buffett wants to pay more taxes. Volkswagen is building a big-ol' American car. If you're a believer in the apocalypse, this may be a good time to replenish the canned chili in...
  • Sarah Palin defines being 'for sale' compared to Perry and Romney

    Sarah Palin defines being 'for sale' compared to Perry and Romney
    As we wheel into a big week TV and politics with the first GOP debate to include Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday and President Obama's long overdue jobs plan on Thursday, a couple of small observations demand to be made. First of all, I could not...
  • Supreme Court asked to broadcast healthcare case

    Supreme Court asked to broadcast healthcare case
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A cable TV network and a senior Republican senator asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to allow its first live broadcast when it hears arguments in the legal dispute over President Barack Obama's sweeping healthcare overhaul law. In...
  • Nikky Finney wins National Book Award for poetry

    Nikky Finney  wins National Book Award for poetry
    A Chicago publisher was recognized during the National Book Awards ceremony as Nikky Finney won the award for poetry for her collection "Head Off & Split," which was published by Northwestern University's Triquarterly imprint. Jesmyn Ward's "Salvage the...
  • Days after Libya gaffe, Cain is a no-show for newspaper interview

    Days after Libya gaffe, Cain is a no-show for newspaper interview
    Herman Cain may have picked a powerful enemy in New Hampshire on Thursday, skipping a scheduled interview with the Union Leader newspaper during a brief visit to the state. The cancellation came just days after Cain struggled mightily with a question...
  • 'Lincoln' aims to enlighten as it entertains

     'Lincoln' aims to enlighten as it entertains
    In "Lincoln," director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner have pulled off the improbable: They have built this season's prestige hit around congressional proceedings that might seem more appropriate for C-SPAN than the big screen. Any...
  • McManus: Are businessmen better presidents?

    It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task." But what does history...
  • Romney wins a Denver snoozefest

    Romney wins a Denver snoozefest
    Mitt Romney won Wednesday night's debate with President Barack Obama. That might be a substantial help to him in the presidential race — if enough Americans managed to stay awake through the whole thing. This first encounter between the...
  • Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates

    Going deeper than Big Bird and binders on Twitter and TV debates
    This is bigger than Big Bird or even binders full of women. The first two presidential debates and vast public reaction have raised too many media-related questions to be addressed in one column. But the ones involving huge conversations in social...
  • Erdrich, Boo win National Book Awards

    Novelist Louise Erdrich and journalist Katherine Boo took the top prizes at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday night. Although set half a world apart, both women's books express what Boo described as "small stories in so-called hidden...