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  • Will Lynn's moment in spotlight leave lasting mark?

    To see how fleeting the fame of hosting a presidential debate can be, I went to Lynn University on Friday and asked a dozen amped-up students a simple question: Could they name a debate site from the last election cycle of 2008? Blank stares. Then I asked...
  • Harford Teacher of the Year finalists named

    The top five finalists for the 2013 Harford County Teacher of the Year Award were announced by Harford County Public Schools Monday: Tara N. Buecker, Jarrettsville Elementary School physical education/health teacher; J. Laura Childs, Edgewood High...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • College students from Laurel named to dean's list and graduate

    Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, class of 2013, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass. Amanda Morgan, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y....
  • Gunman Kills 26 At Sandy Hook School In Newtown

    A gunman with a mind for destruction turned the idyllic Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown into a scene of horrific chaos and carnage Friday morning, killing 20 children and six adults, including the school's principal, in the worst shooting at a...
  • Newtown Families Grieve As Medical Examiner Works To Identify Victims In Sandy Hook School Shooting

      The victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings each had between three and 11 wounds, Chief State Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver III said Saturday afternoon. "This is a very devastating set of injuries," Carver said at a press...
  • Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes

    Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes
    He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop. There was a common...
  • Remember when nostalgia died?

    I cannot be the only one who gets a little jolt anytime he encounters someone waxing nostalgic over the 1980s or even the 1990s. We just lived the '80s and '90s, like, a moment ago, didn't we? They seem so recent that many of us are working harder at...
  • Moderator of second presidential debate speaks in Hutchinson

    Moderator of second presidential debate speaks in Hutchinson
    Reporting and analysis the news was not what Candy Crowley set out to do with her life. After majoring in English, she wanted to write the “great American novel.” Crowley spoke about her life and her career as a journalist Tuesday at...
  • Juanita M. Kreps dies at 89; first female secretary of Commerce

    Juanita M. Kreps dies at 89; first female secretary of Commerce
    Juanita M. Kreps, a Duke University economist and administrator who became the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of Commerce, died Monday in Durham, N.C., after a long illness, the school announced. She was 89. Kreps was the Commerce secretary...
  • Morning news TV on the rise in Baltimore

     
    TV news has mostly been defined by downward trends the past decade. Shrinking audience. Aging audience. Fragmented audience.But there's been one very bright spot amid the economic and ratings gloom for stations in Baltimore and across the country —...