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  • North Carolina voters fear new ID law will keep them from polls

    North Carolina voters fear new ID law will keep them from polls
    HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Alberta Currie, the great-granddaughter of slaves, was born in a farmhouse surrounded by tobacco and cotton fields. Her mother, Willie Pearl, gave birth with the assistance of a midwife. No birth certificate was issued; a...
  • Civil War authors bring history to life

     Civil War authors bring history to life
    In the days preceding the Civil War, when talk of war was heating up dinner conversations from North to South, and U.S. states and families were picking sides, Norfolk resident Navy Capt. David Glasgow Farragut had a tough decision to make: Stick with his...
  • Professionalizing college sports would be disaster for the Terps

    Professionalizing college sports would be disaster for the Terps
    If University of Maryland Athletic Director Kevin Anderson happened to pick up Time magazine's Sept. 16th issue, he must have choked on his coffee. The cover story, "It's Time to Pay College Athletes," represented a huge leap forward for the movement to...
  • Why I edit

    1. I have a mortgage. Why else do you think anyone goes in to work every day to deal with those people? 2. I lack the imagination to write fiction and the temperament to do academic scholarship.  As an undergraduate at Michigan State University, I...
  • Carrying on after losing partner to breast cancer

    Carrying on after losing partner to breast cancer
    During their marriage, Sam and Jenny Mitchell always shared the parenting duties. But they knew a time would come when Sam would manage their 7-year-old daughter on his own. Just days before Jenny died of breast cancer in April, "She told me she knew...
  • Authors A-C

    826CHI 826CHI is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students. 826chi.org Tom Acitelli Tom Acitelli is author...
  • Twelve school football players die each year: study

    Twelve school football players die each year: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
  • Benefits of high quality child care persist 30 years later.

    Home  News  Humanities and Social Sciences  Benefits of high quality child care persist 30 years later Benefits of high quality child care persist 30 years later      THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012 Adults who participated in a high quality early childhood...
  • Orb brings home Kentucky Derby win for Janney

    Orb brings home Kentucky Derby win for Janney
    Stuart Janney III slipped into Churchill Downs virtually unnoticed Saturday afternoon, a few hours after landing in Lexington and driving to the track with his wife, two children and son-in-law. The northern Baltimore County resident, who had avoided...
  • LCF seniors win $1,000 scholarships

    LCF seniors win $1,000 scholarships
    Eight high school seniors from La Caņada Flintridge were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship last week. The La Caņada Thursday Club lauded Matt Singelyn, Colleen Degnan, Kara Lankey, Sophia Eckerle, Liza Upton, Katharine Henry, Danielle Smith and Colby...
  • Sarah Claypool to wed Steve Thacker

    Jim and Karen Claypool of Abingdon announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Claypool, to Steve Thacker, the son of Sam and Janet Thacker from Aberdeen. Claypool graduated from Bel Air High School and received her undergraduate degree from...