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  • 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...
  • Law professors to debate executive prerogative at CNU

    Law professors to debate executive prerogative at CNU
    Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies marks Constitution Day with a debate about executive prerogative – that's the right (or not) of a president and others in the executive branch to resist subpoenas from Congress or courts....
  • Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]

    Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]
    Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support. With justifications including "sequestration,"...
  • 50 years at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

    YORK — Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare. She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at...
  • 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...
  • Is continuing education worth the investment?

     Is continuing education worth the investment?
    Sobered by indiscriminate job losses and mounting education debt, consumers of ongoing education are demanding more evidence their newly minted degrees will pay off in the job market. Schools are responding with new curriculum and placement-tracking...
  • Don't ban Palcohol, tax it [Commentary]

    Don't ban Palcohol, tax it [Commentary]
    In recent weeks, the web has been buzzing with excitement over Palcohol, the powdered alcohol that can turn water into vodka, rum or any one of four specialty cocktails. While it remains unclear when — or if — the product will hit stores,...
  • Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

    Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools
    Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot — their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows. Now in college, even though they are of opposite sexes, the...
  • Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders

    Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders
    Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families, died April 9 of lung cancer at his Stoney Beach home...
  • Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall

    Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall
    Eugenie Anne "Jane" Connall, a longtime Howard County psychologist who was also an animal lover, died April 5 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 58. "She was just incredible and very inspirational. Her death is a big loss for our community...
  • Orville Donnelly, retired physician

    Orville Donnelly, retired physician
    Orville Wright Donnelly, a retired physician who was a McDonogh School graduate, died of dementia complications March 28 at Kendall-Crosslands retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa. The former Homeland resident was 91. Born in Trenton, N.J., he was...