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  • Should nonprofits have to pay taxes?

    FREEPORT, Maine Marlene DiMarco-Hammond paused while sorting through some gently used clothing at the thrift store run by Freeport Community Services, a nonprofit organization. "This center was really, really helpful to me" after a divorce and illness,...
  • Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition

    Reciting poetry with poise, Frederick freshman tops Md. competition
    Kyle Shreve always gets most nervous just before he takes the stage to recite a poem. "It's the worst when the person before you is walking back to their seat," he said. But when the 15-year-old freshman from Frederick County steps in front of the...
  • Brown promises to reach out more to minority students

    Brown University is promising to be more welcoming to minority and gay students and other under-represented individuals. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1EuJuhy ) that the university scheduled its first National Diversity Summit this...
  • Hans G. Goedicke

    Hans G. Goedicke
    Hans G. Goedicke, a renowned Egyptologist who had been chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's department of Near Eastern studies, died of cancer Feb. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 88. "He had retired...
  • Raimondo announces her pick to lead state health department

    Gov. Gina Raimondo says she'll nominate an assistant professor at Brown University and a consultant medical director at the state Department of Health to lead the health department. Raimondo announced Tuesday she'll ask the Senate to confirm Dr. Nicole...
  • Brown: Lab performed inaccurate date rape drug test

    Brown University says an unidentified laboratory performed an inaccurate test to determine whether a female student was drugged at a fraternity party on campus. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1M4xT9W ) that the lab initially reported a...
  • Conference at Brown examines 1st-generation challenges

    Brown University junior Stanley Stewart said he always knew going to college would be a way out of poverty. The second-youngest of six siblings, Stewart, 20, said when he got accepted to Brown, he felt like he had won the "Golden Ticket." But he soon...
  • 5 things to know about Tom Rothman, Sony motion picture group's new head

    5 things to know about Tom Rothman, Sony motion picture group's new head
    Tom Rothman has been tapped as the next chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment's motion picture group. Rothman replaces current chair Amy Pascal, who will step down in May to become a producer for Sony Pictures. Get to know Rothman better:...
  • Camp for the kid who likes science, engineering, math

    Camp for the kid who likes science, engineering, math
    For kids whose dream summer camp involves more coding than canoeing, more technology than tennis and more science than swimming,┬áSTEM summer camps — once considered a contradiction in terms — are popular and plentiful. The camps, ranging...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • At least 10 vying for Allentown School Board

    At least 10 vying for Allentown School Board
    The race for five seats on the Allentown School Board can best be described in one word. Crowded. At least 10 people have declared candidacies for five seats due for renewal on the nine-member board — including five incumbents. Democrats...