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  • Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.

    Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.
    Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
  • Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

    Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline
    Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
  • Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted

    Goucher sends emails to students mistakenly telling them they've been admitted
    Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted. The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
  • Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard
    In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
  • Should Teach for America pack its bags?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Teach for America is great in theory. Recent graduates from elite universities teach for two years in underserved school systems, move on to successful careers in business, politics, healthcare, etc, and act as lifelong advocates for...
  • Sister of California governors transfers her sense of public service to municipal finance

    Sister of California governors transfers her sense of public service to municipal finance
    A Goldman Sachs executive was at a Chicago dinner party recently when a fellow guest, hearing she had just relocated from California, asked what she thought of the new governor there. The executive, Goldman's chairman of investment banking for the...
  • Consumers are starting to flex their newfound muscle

    Stef Gray recently delivered a petition to Sallie Mae's Washington office, asking the giant private lender to eliminate a fee that unemployed college graduates must pay to suspend payments until they find a job. The 23-year-old New Yorker's online...
  • Dr. Joseph Vincent Brady, behavioral neuroscientist, dies

    Dr. Joseph Vincent Brady, behavioral neuroscientist, dies
    Joseph Vincent Brady, a nationally and internationally known behavioral neuroscientist, behavioral pharmacologist and space researcher who established the department of behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Friday of...
  • Wilde Lake graduate Stephen DeVito marries Allison Maimona in Ohio ceremony

      Allison and Stephen DeVito   Andrew and Cheryl Maimona, of Hudson, Ohio, announce the marriage of their daughter, Allison Anne Maimona, to Stephen Roy DeVito, son on Richard and Judith DeVito, of Columbia, on May 14, 2011. The bride is a 1999...
  • District 1: Helene J. Luce

    District 1: Helene J. Luce
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I have a Bachelor's degree in History, with honors, from Duke University and a Law Degree from Fordham University. I practiced law...
  • Cary Williams overcame abuse and anguish on way to NFL

    Cary Williams overcame abuse and anguish on way to NFL
    The Ravens locker room, even on the quietest of days, is a churning, bubbling storm of music and voices. Most of the time, it feels as chaotic as a busy train station, as crowded and lively as a food market. A high-stakes game of bean bag toss in the...