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  • After long delay in Antarctica, Kim Pursley finishes seventh marathon

    After long delay in Antarctica, Kim Pursley finishes seventh marathon
    Running Although poor weather conditions kept her from the seven-day goal of her Triple 7 Quest series, Kim Pursley has returned home after successfully running seven marathons on seven continents. Pursley, 44, of Forest Hill was 20 minutes from landing...
  • Spending board rejects radio cost overrun, rakes university officials over coals

    Spending board rejects radio cost overrun, rakes university officials over coals
    The state spending board continued its fiscal warpath Wednesday, raking university system officials over the coals for murky project explanations and refusing to cover a cost overrun in a statewide radio system. Led by Gov. Larry Hogan, the Board of...
  • Rabbi resigns from Towson University after guilty plea; earns more than $30,000 while suspended

    Rabbi resigns from Towson University after guilty plea; earns more than $30,000 while suspended
    A rabbi who pleaded guilty to voyeurism charges last week has resigned from his teaching post at Towson University. Barry Freundel, who had taught at the university since 2009, submitted his resignation on Thursday, effective March 27, according to...
  • Universities press Congress for fewer rules

    Universities press Congress for fewer rules
    Some of the nation's top university officials, including the chancellor of the University System of Maryland, are calling on Congress to roll back what they see as a byzantine and ever-expanding system of federal regulations that is costing schools...
  • South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse

    South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse
    Senior Erin Slifer (South Carroll) had a career-high five goals to power No. 14 host Princeton (1-0) to a 10-8 victory over No. 11 Loyola Maryland (0-1) in women's lacrosse Saturday. Senior Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) added two goals. Taryn VanThof had...
  • Former head of biotech institute poised for chief role at Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Former head of biotech institute poised for chief role at Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Jennie C. Hunter-Cevera has been tapped for service by three Maryland governors based on her expertise in science and higher education. Most recently, she was named acting secretary of the Maryland Higher Education Commission by Republican Gov. Larry...
  • Hogan names Neall, Brady as UM regents

    Hogan names Neall, Brady as UM regents
    Gov. Larry Hogan named budget adviser Robert R. Neall and transition chief James T. Brady to the state university system's Board of Regents on Friday as he submitted 331 "green bag" appointments to the Senate for approval. The Republican governor also...
  • Hogan's 'tax' on state workers

    Hogan's 'tax' on state workers
    Although Gov. Larry Hogan campaigned on no new taxes and, in fact, wants to roll back some of the taxes he thinks were unfairly instituted, his budget proposal actually levies a specific (and punitive) tax, through a contorted fiscal slight of hand, on...
  • With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus

    With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus
    Developer Shaffin Jetha has worked on hotels in Mount Vernon and apartments near Patterson Park, but the west side is a new neighborhood for him — and that's part of its appeal. "The land rush hasn't hit that part of the city yet," said Jetha,...
  • Misconnect wins $250,000 General George Handicap at Laurel Park

    Misconnect wins $250,000 General George Handicap at Laurel Park
    Laurel Park Misconnect wins $250,000 General George Handicap Racing for the first time in Maryland, Misconnect made a dramatic surge in the final 50 yards to catch Cutty Shark at the wire and win the $250,000 General George Handicap by a neck Monday...
  • Community college students implore state lawmakers to keep their schools affordable

    Community college students implore state lawmakers to keep their schools affordable
    If the goal of today's college students is to finish with as little debt as possible, Ifechukwudeli Okafor of Overlea is well on her way. Thanks to the low tuition and financial aid at the Community College of Baltimore County, she told state...