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  • The importance of three R's: Reading, writing and recess

     The importance of three R's: Reading, writing and recess
    In this era of high-stakes testing, recess has taken a back seat to more scholarly pursuits. But don't be so quick to dismiss the value of downtime, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The organization began studying the importance of...
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
  • Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's

    Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's
    Pacemakers regulate the beat of a weak heart and ease the tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, and now Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers hope the devices also will slow down the symptoms of Alzheimer's. Doctors at Hopkins and four other medical...
  • Pediatricians say kids need recess during school

    Pediatricians say kids need recess during school
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A group of American pediatricians is telling school districts that children need recess and free time during the school day, and it should not even be taken away as punishment. "We consider it essentially the child's...
  • Crime & Punishment: Dunkin' Donuts Employee Fights Off a Robber With a Pot of Coffee

    Crime & Punishment: Dunkin' Donuts Employee Fights Off a Robber With a Pot of Coffee
    Michael Moses Tarpeh allegedly went on a cross-country crime spree that included incidents of theft, sexual assault and attempted carjacking, many of them near college campuses where Tarpeh, 23, can blend in. Recently, he partied with some UConn...
  • Violence surging in PG-13 films, new study finds

    A comprehensive study of violence in movies rated PG-13 has found that gunplay has tripled in such films since 1985, when the rating was introduced, and further concluded that from 2009 to 2012, PG-13 films have contained as much or more violence than...
  • Amanda Belichick Named Interim Coach Of Wesleyan Women's Lacrosse Team

    Amanda Belichick followed in the footsteps of her father, Patriots coach Bill Belichick, by attending Wesleyan University. She's continuing to follow in his footsteps with the pursuit of a coaching career -- which will continue at Wesleyan. Amanda...
  • 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...
  • Growing up with more than two siblings lowers your divorce risk

    Growing up with more than two siblings lowers your divorce risk
    People who grow up with lots of siblings are more likely to marry -- and to stay married -- than are only children or those who grew up with one or two siblings, a new study has found. Those of us who grew up in big families may get more practice...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder plays catch-up on criminal justice

    Atty. Gen. Holder plays catch-up on criminal justice
    In his speech to the American Bar Assn. on Monday, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. sounded more like a fierce critic of the federal criminal justice system than its formal leader. He described some federal mandatory minimum prison terms as "excessive" and...
  • PASSINGS: Barbara Rossier; Robert N. Wold; Allan Sekula; Lisa Robin Kelly; Jane Barnett; Henry Polic II

    Barbara Rossier Special education expert Barbara Rossier, a special education expert who became one of the namesakes of USC's school of education after she and her husband pledged $20 million to it, died Sunday, the university announced. A resident of...