| May 20, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Thurston Middle School Spanish teacher Dave Dixon is going out in style.
Dixon, who has taught at Thurston for 25 years, has earned the Laguna Beach Unified School District's Teacher of the Year award for 2014-15, capping a career defined by helping and...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Frances H. Alden, a former teacher and businesswoman, died Monday of lung cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 85.
The daughter of Ernest Hussey and Minnie Middleton Hussey, Frances Gray Hussey was born in Warsaw, N.C....
| May 10, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Their is a set rule in the Scott household: Always, no matter how you feel at that particular moment, say "I love you" at bedtime.
Why? Because life offers no guarantees.
"You don't know if I'm going to wake up tomorrow or not," Eldrie Scott would...
| Aug 1, 2014
Ben Hoffman was just a handful of rejection letters away from giving up on writing before he ever really started. About five years ago, after a stint teaching seventh- and eighth-graders through Teach For America in Washington, D.C., Hoffman, 30,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Some athletes take to a sport after watching a memorable performance. Others simply are born to play it.
Hall of Fame golfer Carol Mann's career path was set when she couldn't see her head in a mirror made for young ballerinas to study their movements....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Facebook has been playing with its users' emotions, and now a lot of people are upset.
For one week in 2012, hundreds of thousands of Facebook users were unknowingly subjected to an experiment in which their news feed was altered to see whether...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:32 AM
When Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty was entering the NFL draft in 2005, he was struck in the eye with a beer bottle while trying to leave a bar when a fight broke out.
Canty suffered a detached retina that required emergency surgery, which...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:16 AM
IRS data show Bruce Rauner to be one of the 11,000 richest tax filers in the nation, but most of the millions he made in recent years was taxed at 15 percent — less than half the top federal rate for the wealthy, a review of tax documents released...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:52 PM
When Facebook performed an experiment to see if it could secretly affect users' emotions, were you really surprised?
Academics were galled, knowing they would need explicit permission from research subjects and strict ethical oversight to perform such...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Michael H. Weinman, a retired real estate developer who was a co-manager of the family-owned Morris Weinman Co., died Sunday of heart failure at his Worthington Valley home. He was 78.
Michael Henry Weinman was born and raised in Baltimore and was a...