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  • Allison Marie Borchers to wed Timothy Shawn Halligan

    Wayne and Ann Borchers of Fallston along with Jeffrey and Lisa Rierson of Abingdon as well as Timothy Scott Halligan of Bel Air announce the engagement of Allison Borchers to Timothy Shawn Halligan. Borchers is a graduate of the University of Delaware...
  • Are humans hard-wired for racial prejudice?

    Are humans hard-wired for racial prejudice?
    Reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman was just the latest reminder: Race continues to divide us as a species. But why? Are human brains hard-wired to notice and react to racial differences? At first glance, that's precisely what research seems...
  • A year later, celebrating the lives lost in train derailment tragedy

    A year later, celebrating the lives lost in train derailment tragedy
    The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
  • Memorial run honors victims of train derailment in Ellicott City

    Memorial run honors victims of train derailment in Ellicott City
    Just blocks from the spot where Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass were killed during a train derailment last summer, about 600 people honored their memory by running a two-mile race through historic Ellicott City Saturday morning. Mayr and Nass, 19-year-...
  • Democrat Conti launches executive campaign in Anne Arundel

    Democrat Conti launches executive campaign in Anne Arundel
    Joanna Conti is taking a second shot at becoming Anne Arundel's county executive. The Democrat, who formally announced her candidacy last week, said she'll focus on boosting job creation, improving schools, cleaning up waterways and increasing public...
  • Elizabeth Riney weds Shaun Smith

    Elizabeth Riney and Shaun Smith were united in marriage Dec. 1, 2012 at Old St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia, Pa. Monsignor Thomas Cini, VG of St. Ann's Church, in Wilmington, Del., officiated. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susan Riney of...
  • Former Hampton High star Tyrod Taylor adapts to his Ravens' backup role

    Former Hampton High star Tyrod Taylor adapts to his Ravens' backup role
    OWINGS MILLS, MD. — Tyrod Taylor's cubicle in the Baltimore Ravens' locker room is tucked away in a corner near the bathroom, directly opposite of those occupied by veterans such as Ray Lewis and Matt Birk. But the Hampton High graduate was...
  • After twists and turns, Brenna Doherty's figure skating career gets a lift from a shift to pairs

    After twists and turns, Brenna Doherty's figure skating career gets a lift from a shift to pairs
    Brenna Doherty's dream of becoming a world-class figure skater has had its share of bumpy landings. They began when Doherty was a freshman at Oakland Mills High in Columbia. After making the finals at junior nationals at ages 13 and 14, Doherty thought...
  • Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial winds up

    Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial winds up
    Lawyers squared off one last time Friday in a packed Baltimore courtroom to wrap up the long-running trial of a bitterly contested pollution lawsuit with ramifications for water cleanup efforts and the poultry industry in Maryland and nationwide. Jane...
  • Title IX law scrutinized as universities cut teams

    Title IX law scrutinized as universities cut teams
    The men who play baseball and soccer at Towson University, run track at the University of Delaware and wrestle, swim or golf at any number of other colleges all heard the same reason when their teams were cut: Title IX. To meet the federal law's goal of...
  • 'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school

    'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school
    During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery. She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...