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  • Pregnancy: a fireable offense?

    Pregnancy: a fireable offense?
    Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Young v. United Parcel Service, a case in which an employer was permitted to suspend without pay or insurance a pregnant employee because she could not lift more that 20 pounds. Ms. Young's job for UPS was...
  • Ann H. McLain, 'first lady of Washington College'

    Ann H. McLain, 'first lady of Washington College'
    Ann H. McLain, a longtime active resident of Chestertown who was also known as the "first lady of Washington College," died Wednesday at the Heron Point retirement community of heart failure. She was 94. "She was a wonderful, gracious lady who had...
  • Sophie Kerr Prize announcement returns to Washington College

    Sophie Kerr Prize announcement returns to Washington College
    The announcement of the winner of the Sophie Kerr Prize, the nation's largest undergraduate literary award, will return next year to Washington College's Chestertown campus after a brief stint when it was given in New York City or Baltimore, officials...
  • Ben's Cat could be first to win four Maryland Million races

    Ben's Cat could be first to win four Maryland Million races
    Laurel Park Ben's Cat could be first to win 4 Md. Million races Ben's Cat has a chance next Saturday at Laurel Park to become the first horse to win Jim McKay Maryland Million races in four different years. After victories in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in...
  • George E. Hauver, APG physicist

    George E. Hauver, APG physicist
    George Edgar Hauver, a retired Aberdeen Proving Ground scientist and amateur photographer who was a first-place winner in photo contests, died of dementia complications Sept. 17 at Bloom Assisted Living in Hilton Head, S.C. The former Bel Air resident was...
  • Two centuries later, Battle of Caulk's Field brought to light

    Two centuries later, Battle of Caulk's Field brought to light
    — The Battle of Caulk's Field, the engagement at which the local soldiers of the Kent County militia stood up to the highly trained British Royal Navy and Marines, unfolded in the darkness of the early morning of Aug. 31, 1814. The only light came...
  • Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings
    There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday. The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
  • W&M hoops schedule includes powers Florida, North Carolina

    W&M hoops schedule includes powers Florida, North Carolina
    William and Mary's 2014-15 men's basketball schedule includes games at national powers Florida and North Carolina, as well as a daunting stretch to open conference play. The Tribe's schedule also includes road games at rivals Richmond and Old Dominion,...
  • Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman confirms hiring of Navy offensive coordinator J.L. Reppert

    Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman confirms hiring of Navy offensive coordinator J.L. Reppert
    Maryland men’s lacrosse head coach John Tillman confirmed Friday that Navy offensive coordinator J.L. Reppert has agreed to take the same position with the Terps. “I’m excited to have a guy like J.L. come to our program,” Tillman...
  • Fast growing brand Tessemae's started with family recipe

    Fast growing brand Tessemae's started with family recipe
    The idea for the business came to Greg Vetter shortly after a friend swiped a two-liter bottle of his mom's homemade lemon-garlic salad dressing from his refrigerator. Inspired by the lengths someone would go to for a dressing by "Tessemae," his mom's...
  • Eleanor Taylor, chemist

    Eleanor Taylor, chemist
    Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90. Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...