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  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • Tammy Duckworth bio

    Tammy Duckworth Current job: U.S. representative Age: 46 Born in: Bangkok Lives in: Hoffman Estates Personal: Bryan Bowlsbey, major with the National Guard Education: Bachelor's degree in political science, University of Hawaii (1989); master's in...
  • Improving voter turnout a priority for secretary of state candidates

    The record-low voter turnout in California's June primary has added urgency to the contest for the state's top elections post. The two candidates — Republican Pete Peterson, the director of a public policy think tank, and Democratic state Sen....
  • Distortions fly in race for governor

    Distortions fly in race for governor
    Surrounded by a dozen other Democrats, Anthony G. Brown summoned the news media Wednesday to once again claim that his opponent wants to cut nearly half a billion dollars in state school construction funding. Republican Larry Hogan has never said that....
  • June Wing

    June Wing
    June Wing, a political, social and environmental activist who participated in the effort that stopped Interstate 95 from being built through several Southeast Baltimore communities, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at her Guilford home. She was 98....
  • Howard County library symposium to explore civility in youth sports

    The Howard County Library System will hold its seventh annual Choose Civility symposium "The Ball's in Your Court: Can Civility and Sports Co-Exist?" from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Miller branch in Ellicott City. Korva Coleman of...
  • Dr. Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, ethicist

    Dr. Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, ethicist
    Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, executive chairman and founder of Chesapeake Research Review LLC and an ethicist whose field was human research, died Thursday at his Ellicott City home of undetermined causes. He was 58. The son of Francis Khin-Maung-Gyi, a...
  • Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission

    Familiar names, newcomers running for Palm Beach County Commission
    Name recognition plays a big role in races for two Palm Beach County Commission seats up for election this November, but in very different ways. In one race, incumbent commissioner Steven Abrams highlights his long experience in public office as his main...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon
    When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg walked from behind a stage curtain on a recent Friday afternoon, a huge roar went up from the jammed auditorium at George Washington University. "Everyone here is thrilled to be in the presence of the Notorious R.B.G.!"...
  • Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?

     Kickstarter campaign draws $50,000 for a potato salad. What's next?
    An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting. That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown
    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...