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  • General from Camp Pendleton nominated to be next Marine commandant

    A Marine general with ties to Camp Pendleton has been nominated to become the next commandant of the Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced Thursday. President Barack Obama has nominated Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to be the 36th commandant, succeeding...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Evette M. Boykin, paralegal

    Evette M. Boykin, paralegal
    Evette M. Boykin, a retired paralegal and longtime Northwesr Baltimore resident who worked for the federal government, died June 7 of a stroke at Genesis Health Care-Waldorf Center in Waldorf. She was 59. The daughter of Crosky Belle, a construction...
  • 25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team

    25 locals, 8 Terps set to try out for U.S. women's national team
    Eight past, present and future Maryland Terps are among 88 players invited to try out for the U.S. women's national team next weekend at Georgetown University. In addition, 17 others with local ties were also selected to try out. The Terps' list of...
  • Vive la difference in linguistic styles?

     <i>Vive la difference</i> in linguistic styles?
    I wasn't surprised by the response to my Tuesday column on the Isla Vista rampage; several readers — more men than women — took issue with my stance that societal attitudes toward women had a role in shaping the killer. But I was surprised...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • New graduates need to be ready for when jobs return

    As graduation parties wrap up and summer stretches on, college and high school grads may be throwing themselves into the job search. The task before them is not an easy one. There's plenty of competition, for one. In addition to job seekers, the...
  • Edward J. Hannon, vice chair, Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors

    Edward J. Hannon, vice chair, Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors
    Edward J. Hannon, a partner in law firm Quarles & Brady's Chicago office, was elected vice chair of the Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors, and will become chair of the board next year. Hannon earned his law degree from Loyola University School of...
  • States that have struggled with healthcare sites consider lawsuits

    Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized

    Focus on Isla Vista killer is criticized
    As he left UC Santa Barbara's memorial for victims of last week's rampage Tuesday evening, Matt Moore fumed about the attention being lavished on the man who caused the violence. Elliot Rodger, 22, left behind videos and writings that vividly describe...