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  • PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott

    PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott
    Carlo Rambaldi Oscar-winning special effects master Carlo Rambaldi, 86, an Academy Award-winning special effects master known as the father of "E.T.," died Friday in southern Italy after a long illness, Italian news media reported. He won visual...
  • 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

    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...
  • Tyrod Taylor, Scott Tolzien added to East-West Shrine game

     
    Tyrod Taylor, Scott Tolzien added to East-West Shrine game Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Taylor and Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien have accepted invitations to play in the East-West Shrine Game in Orlando on Jan. 22....
  • 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 --...
  • Orange honors 97 seniors admitted to top colleges

     
    The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...