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  • Summer jobs program encourages businesses to Hire One Youth

    Summer jobs program encourages businesses to Hire One Youth
    Amber Barner has had a summer job through the city's YouthWorks program seven times, every year since she was 14. But this time is different. This time her job will outlast the summer. That twist comes courtesy of Baltimore's fledgling effort to...
  • More National Merit Scholarship winners announced

    The last of the winners of the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition have been named. From Corona del Mar High School, Nicholas Charles Roy won the college-sponsored scholarship for Northwestern University and states his likely career field as...
  • Peter Marvit, scientist and music enthusiast

    Peter Marvit, scientist and music enthusiast
    Peter Marvit, a 51-year-old scientist who sang with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and sought to widen music education opportunities for city students, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was shot near his Northeast Baltimore home last Monday...
  • UM students circulate petition to oust Chick-fil-A from campus

    Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain. An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...
  • Franchot says he won't run for governor

    Franchot says he won't run for governor
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, considered one of the leading prospective Democratic candidates for governor in 2014, said Tuesday that he will instead seek a third term in his current post. In an interview, Franchot, 65, said he made his decision...
  • Vitamin D, calcium disappoint in dementia study

    Vitamin D, calcium disappoint in dementia study
    (Reuters) - Vitamin D and calcium supplements taken together in low doses offered no protection against dementia in a large U.S. study of older women, but scientists are still holding out hope for vitamin D alone. Past research has suggested that vitamin...
  • College Town Shuttered: Not Easy For Students Locked Down In Boston

    College Town Shuttered: Not Easy For Students Locked Down In Boston
    Spring is the high season of college life in Boston, with Frisbee on the Common and sun-bathing on the Esplanade, but students were finding it a very different place Friday as they stared out their windows from the dormitories where they were locked down....
  • 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...
  • College towns draw retirees

    College towns draw retirees
    Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile. Active retirees and seniors, many blessed with longer life expectancies than their parents, want a combination of recreation,...
  • Millions can find only part-time or lower-paying jobs

    Millions can find only part-time or lower-paying jobs
    Beyond the 15 million Americans who have no jobs at all, millions more are caught in part-time or limited jobs that don't pay them enough to maintain their standard of living — much less contribute to the strong consumer spending needed to power the...
  • Price an indoor All-American; Smith a record setter

     
    Easton’s Chanelle Price earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-American honors when she finished ninth in the 800-meter run at nationals. The senior ran a 2:05.95 in last month’s finals of the 800, after...