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  • 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...
  • College Lines

    VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY: Villanova University named the following students to the dean's list for the fall 2012 semester: Ava Calvano, from Forest Hill, pursuing a bachelor's degree in the College of Engineering; Chelsea Chu, from Forest Hill, studying...
  • 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-...
  • Aileen W. Tobin, APG educator

    Aileen W. Tobin, APG educator
    Aileen W. Tobin, who worked for nearly three decades at the Aberdeen Proving Ground's Ordnance Center and School and earlier had conducted research in the field of early reading in children, died Aug. 26 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical...
  • 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...
  • Head of Maryland Mayflower Society, of Lutherville, traces roots to Pilgrims

    Benjamin Proctor Jr. has records. He's got documents. He flips through a loose-leaf notebook filled with genealogy charts and historical data about the Mayflower, the Compact, the Native American Indians. The genial retiree from Lutherville with blue eyes...
  • Charlestown residents offer nearly $225,000 in scholarships

    Charlestown residents offer nearly $225,000 in scholarships
    Erika Gonzalez, 18, has been working at the Charlestown retirement communtiy in Catonsville for nearly two years, coming in after school and on weekends to wait tables and serve as a hostess in the Atrium dining room. She started working there because...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?

    Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?
    The violent tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing at least 117, had hospital employees rushing to transport patients to safety at the last few minutes and forced others into refrigerators for shelter. There was 20 minutes of advance warning provided...