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  • Sisters celebrate 25 years of happy feet at Backstage Dance Studio

    Sisters celebrate 25 years of happy feet at Backstage Dance Studio
    Not long after they began living their dream of owning a dance studio in their new hometown of Columbia 25 years ago, two sisters from Michigan watched that dream go up in flames — the seven-alarm kind. Six years before tragedy struck, Diane...
  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick
    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • NOAA center puts center of weather research at students' fingertips in College Park

    Colleen Wilson of Ellicott City became the first person to enroll in the University of Maryland, College Park's new meteorology degree program a year ago. Now she's embarking on research with some of the nation's top weather watchers. The program and the...
  • More National Merit Scholarship winners announced

    The last of the winners of the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition have been named. From Corona del Mar High School, Nicholas Charles Roy won the college-sponsored scholarship for Northwestern University and states his likely career field as...
  • Speech Limits Closing The American Mind

    In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
  • When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'

    When well-educated politicians cry 'snob'
    With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
  • PASSINGS: Greg Willard, Ronnie Ray Smith, Chuck Fairbanks

    PASSINGS: Greg Willard, Ronnie Ray Smith, Chuck Fairbanks
    Greg Willard Longtime NBA referee worked more than 1,600 games Greg Willard, 54, a longtime NBA referee who worked more than 1,600 games before he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, died Monday at his home in Huntington Beach, according to NBA...
  • Illinois comfort dogs head to Oklahoma in wake of deadly tornado

    Illinois comfort dogs head to Oklahoma in wake of deadly tornado
    Money, personnel and supplies have poured into Oklahoma from across the country after Monday's devastating tornado, but one Chicago-area church is sending a different kind of assistance — a team of golden retrievers. Lutheran Church Charities,...
  • 'Amazing' Oklahoma tornado was largest in U.S. history

    A tornado that swept through Oklahoma on Friday was the widest tornado in American history, the National Weather Service said Tuesday. The El Reno, Okla., tornado scraped out a damage path up to 2.6 miles wide and 16.2 miles long, a swath at points...
  • Oklahoma earthquake: More aftershocks, no major damage reported

     
    Only one man was reportedly injured when he tripped and hit his head while attempting to flee him home near Prague, Okla., Saturday night, according to local dispatchers....
  • Northampton's new Hall of Fame class is all about the wrestling

     
    Many times Northampton High School has honored its new athletic Hall of Fame inductees prior to basketball games. But this year, the ceremony is being held before a wrestling match -- Thursday night at 6, with Northampton vs. Pleasant Valley to follow --...