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  • Rice punishment puts NFL discipline in spotlight

    Rice punishment puts NFL discipline in spotlight
    When Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL last week for a fight in which he knocked his wife unconscious, many were quick to compare it to harsher penalties handed down for other players' lesser infractions. In 2008, New York Giant...
  • Raising attendance rates in Baltimore City schools [Letter]

    Raising attendance rates in Baltimore City schools [Letter]
    We read with interest Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton's commentary about the challenges ahead for the city's schools ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). As he indicates, one of the greatest barriers to student achievement is attendance, where...
  • Md. colleges show mixed results in improving minority graduation rates

    Md. colleges show mixed results in improving minority graduation rates
    University System of Maryland schools have had mixed success in improving the graduation rates of minority and low-income students, according to an annual progress report released this week. Some colleges, including the University of Maryland, College...
  • UB could stop enrolling freshmen and sophomores

    UB could stop enrolling freshmen and sophomores
    Seven years after the University of Baltimore admitted its first freshman class, new President Kurt L. Schmoke is considering a return to the school's roots as an upper-division college that enrolled only juniors and seniors. The enrollment growth that...
  • Maryland campaigns kick into action

    Maryland campaigns kick into action
    After a summer spent laying the groundwork, candidates across Maryland are launching their campaigns this week. From fiercely fought legislative races to the lively governor's contest at the top of the ticket, the onslaught of television, mail and...
  • Marc B. Noren, family law attorney

    Marc B. Noren, family law attorney
    Marc B. Noren, a family law attorney and former manager for the Civil Division of the Clerk's Office of the Baltimore City Circuit Court, died of respiratory failure on Aug. 25, at his home in Pikesville. He was 59 and had suffered for several years...
  • Parents: Woman charged with kidnapping at O'Hare is mentally ill, 'not a criminal'

    Parents: Woman charged with kidnapping at O'Hare is mentally ill, 'not a criminal'
    For a week, John and Bridget Etoh searched for their missing daughter. She hadn’t responded to several phone calls, and they feared she was off her medication and wandering the streets of Chicago. They finally found Olachi Etoh on Wednesday, her...
  • Dennis J. Healy, salesman

    Dennis J. Healy, salesman
    Dennis J. Healy, a retired bindery and graphics salesman, died Aug. 12 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications after open-heart surgery. The Perry Hall resident was 73. Dennis Joseph Healy was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, where he...
  • Lax gets a fashion fix

    Lax gets a fashion fix
    To Jennifer Vick, being on the sidelines doesn't mean you are out of the game — the fashion game. Vick, a Glen Arm resident, spent years watching her sons, Porter, 13, and Mason, 15, play lacrosse. While at the games, she noticed more and more...
  • Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million

    Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million
    Candidates for governor in Maryland's June primary spent a record of almost $25 million — paying roughly $35 for every voter who showed up at the polls. Campaign finance reports filed with the State Board of Elections this week show that the...
  • Board changes at BDC as new president Cole steps in

    Board changes at BDC as new president Cole steps in
    City Councilman William H. Cole IV appeared as the new president of the Baltimore Development Corp. at its board meeting Thursday, on a day when the mayor announced six new board members and the board approved three new projects for the city's west side....