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  • Schools offering bonuses to help students graduate on time

    Looking for a way to encourage your college kid to graduate in four years? How about a sweet incentive, courtesy of the school? A small number of universities around the country are dangling tuition rebates, guaranteed tuition rates for four years,...
  • Celebs donate $500,000 scholarships to students on UNCF show

    Anthony Anderson can recall when he worried about scrounging up money to pay for the rest of his college tuition, food and housing while attending Howard University. Now the "Black-ish" star wants to help students avoid the same struggle. The actor-...
  • Schmoke's vindication

    Schmoke's vindication
    When Gov. Larry Hogan's task force on heroin overdose deaths met at the University of Baltimore last week, the panel was greeted by the school's newly installed president, Kurt Schmoke, a former Baltimore mayor with plenty of experience coping with the...
  • Frederick D. O'Neal, businessman

    Frederick D. O'Neal, businessman
    Frederick D. O'Neal, a retired Baltimore businessman who had owned Mondawmin Photo Supply in Mondawmin Mall for more than three decades, died April 1 at Northwest Hospital of cardiac arrest and lung failure. He was 82. The son of John McKinley O'Neal, a...
  • Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare

    Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare
    Renee Riffey can't decide among the myriad universities that are actively courting her and offering major scholarships, and it's all due to her prodigious talent as a women's bowling champion. The senior at North County High School is looking at...
  • College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential

    College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential
    Josh Furman raised his NFL draft prospects recently with a strong performance at the Oklahoma State football program's Pro Day. Furman was among 13 former Cowboys who worked out for representatives from 27 NFL teams and certainly opened some eyes with...
  • Gwendolyn E. Biddle

    Gwendolyn E. Biddle
    Gwendolyn Edith Biddle, a retired dance and home economics teacher who called herself a "one person Peace Corps," died of complications from Alzheimer's disease March 3 at the Charlestown retirement community. The former Bentalou Street resident was 90....
  • Obama: Daughter's asthma brings home climate change debate

    Obama: Daughter's asthma brings home climate change debate
    President Barack Obama says his memory of the fear over his daughter's preschool asthma attacks brings home the debate over climate change. Obama says he knows firsthand how scary it can be to have a child who struggles to breathe. He is arguing that...
  • Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards

    Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards
    "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen. Set in large part at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, the PBS film from producer Ken Burns and director...
  • Bringing the 'heartbeat' of Africa to Beverly

    Bringing the 'heartbeat' of Africa to Beverly
    If E'a Williams has her way, the djembe drum – the heartbeat and sound of Africa – will become the heartbeat and sound of the Beverly community of Chicago. Williams, the owner of Be Fit Tri Wellness, 1836 W. 95th Street, opens her business...
  • Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims

    Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims
    “Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson apologized for alleging that Glendale police racially profiled her son during a traffic stop after a video obtained by the Los Angeles Times┬ácast doubt about whether police had improperly targeted him....