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  • Lou Reed dies at 71; rock giant led the Velvet Underground

    Like many unhappy teenagers, Lou Reed found more than a measure of solace in music. "Listening to the radio absolutely transformed me," he told The Times in 1992. "It was like a huge, major-league signal that there was another world, another life out...
  • Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, Sun photographer

    Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, Sun photographer
    Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, a photography director whose career at The Baltimore Sun spanned nearly two decades, died Friday of complications from dementia at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. He was 80. "Lew was skilled at his trade and knew cameras and film back...
  • Why can't we share?

     Why can't we share?
    As the season of gift gluttony, parking lot insanity and checkout line lunacy fades to a distant memory, it's worth contemplating a nagging and perennial question: Why are we so bad at sharing? We fret and fuss at our kids for fighting over the new...
  • Jean E. Christy, homemaker

    Jean E. Christy, homemaker
    Jean E. Christy, a former interior decorator and homemaker, died July 25 of arrhythmia at Howard County General Hospital. She was 86. The daughter of an insurance salesman and a volunteer, Jean Ensign was born and raised in Cleveland and graduated in...
  • George Saunders' Syracuse commencement address to become book

    From the department of it had to happen: The commencement address George Saunders delivered this past spring at Syracuse University, which has gone viral across the Internet, will be published next year as a book by Random House. The title? “...
  • Jane Austen would agree: Err on the side of kindness

    This column begins with Jane Austen, the English author of corseted drawing room romances who wrote anonymously and in secret out of a sense of propriety. A woman in Regency England simply did not bring public attention to herself. Thanks, at least in...
  • Put veterans to work

     Put veterans to work
    The country's newest generation of veterans — the 2 million Americans who served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan — is eager for meaningful civilian work. But misconceptions about veterans often prevent them from getting a fair shake to put...
  • River Hill's Sheridan Street on another state title, heading to Syracuse

    River Hill's Sheridan Street on another state title, heading to Syracuse
    During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season. This week's guest is River Hill senior...
  • Meet the commenters: 'Robert Pruter'

     
    Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: Robert Pruter Real name: Robert Pruter Gender: Male Age: 68 Occupation: Reference and government documents librarian. Previously I worked more than a quarter century as a social sciences editor at a family...
  • Pawlowski was one of 10 called by VP Joe Biden on election night

     
    Recently re-elected Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski may have felt like one of the chosen few when he received a congratulatory call from Vice President Joe Biden on election night, but, according to a story published yesterday by NPR, he’s not the only...
  • Eight candidates running for three Broward Circuit judge jobs

    Eight candidates running for three Broward Circuit judge jobs
    Eight lawyers with a combined 184 years of legal experience are competing for three positions on the Broward Circuit bench this election season. In the Aug. 14 primary, just one Broward Circuit judge – former Chief Judge Dale Ross – is facing...