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  • Iowa's little piece of Wimbledon

    Iowa's little piece of Wimbledon
    CHARLES CITY, Iowa — He built it, so they come. Anyone driving down the gravel road through the cornfields of northern Iowa can't be blamed for stepping on the brakes and doing a double take. Just off the road, between a house and farm buildings,...
  • Liz Breck: Fitness fanatic inspired others to get up and get into shape

    Liz Breck: Fitness fanatic inspired others to get up and get into shape
    Liz Breck was a determined long-distance runner and fitness fanatic whose magnetic personality inspired others to get into shape and to keep a positive outlook on life. Even when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she hardly missed a step. "She was...
  • Dr. M. Daniel Lane, Hopkins biochemist

    Dr. M. Daniel Lane, Hopkins biochemist
    Dr. M. Daniel Lane, a retired Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researcher, biochemist and esteemed teacher who studied the body's chemical processes that affect hunger, died of myeloma April 10 at the Charlestown Retirement Community. The...
  • Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories

     Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories
    We all have things we'd like to forget — being the victim of a crime, a bad relationship, an embarrassing faux pas. What if we could erase those bad memories? Or at least take the edge off them? Over the last 10 or 15 years, researchers have...
  • Michelle Monaghan at the heart of 'True Detective'

    Michelle Monaghan at the heart of 'True Detective'
    In one of the most poignant scenes in HBO’s “True Detective,” Michelle Monaghan’s Maggie Hart accuses her husband, Martin, played by Woody Harrelson, of being a promiscuous “sulky teenager.” “You put a ceiling...
  • Voyager 1 leaves the solar system, NASA confirms

    Voyager 1 leaves the solar system, NASA confirms
    This post has been corrected. See note below. After 36 years of space travel and months of heated debate among scientists, NASA confirmed Thursday that Voyager 1 has indeed left our solar system and had entered interstellar space more than a year ago....
  • Pilar Pedraza

    Pilar Pedraza
    Email Pilar: Pilar Pedraza Like Pilar on Facebook:  Pilar Pedraza Follow Pilar on Twitter: @KWCHPilar I literally grew up in a newsroom. Off and on throughout my childhood, my mother was a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor.  I can remember...
  • Of "the" I sing

    At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University. That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
  • Humboldt State president announces retirement

    Humboldt State president announces retirement
    The president of Humboldt State University will retire at the end of the academic year, officials said Wednesday. Rollin Richmond has served as head of the Arcata campus for nearly 12 years. His retirement was announced at a meeting in Long Beach of the...
  • Authors H-L

    Susan Hahn Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
  • Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence

    Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence
    As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours. The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...