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  • Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees

    Clues to Genghis Khan's rise, written in the rings of ancient trees
    In the rings of ancient and gnarled trees, a team of scientists has found evidence of a period of consistent warmth and wetness in Mongolia between the years 1211 and 1225 -- the exact time that Genghis Khan first rose to power.  Coincidence? They think...
  • Dulaney High community locks in on acts of compassion [Column]

    Fifty-two teachers and students at Dulaney High School accepted the challenge initiated by physical education teachers Kellie Fialcowitz and Jessica Szymanski to join them in donating eight inches of hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. Pantene...
  • Baby Boomers' health worse than past generation's

    Baby Boomers' health worse than past generation's
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Members of the baby boomer generation are in worse health than their parents were at the same age, according to a new study. In a large national survey, about 13 percent of baby boomers - the generation born in the two decades...
  • Campus looms large for mom of teenager

    Campus looms large for mom of teenager
    In the next few weeks, I’ll be traveling with my older son on a couple final college visits before he makes the big decision on where he wants to go. It’s impossible to get into the mind of a 17-year-old. I know his decision might weigh on...
  • Maryland's WVU band ban is classless

     Maryland's WVU band ban is classless
    It has come to my attention that the West Virginia University band will not be permitted by the University of Maryland's athletic director to perform for either pre-game show or at half-time at the upcoming Maryland/WVU football game at M&T Bank Stadium...
  • Henry F. Long Jr., soccer player, coach

    Henry F. Long Jr., soccer player, coach
    Henry F. Long Jr., a boys soccer coach and state champion who owned a window-cleaning business, died of cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Perry Hall resident was 54. Born in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point's North Point Village, he...
  • RKS Realty Welcomes

    RKS Realty Inc. recently added Richard "Dicky" Darrell and Joe Moran to the firm's team of expert Realtors, offering commercial and retail real estate services in Harford and Baltimore Counties. "The addition of Richard and Joe to the firm allows for...
  • Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation

    Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation
    Past the neatly coordinated neighborhoods, the master-planned homes and immaculate lawns, on an old military runway in Irvine, a community that imagines life on a smaller scale has taken root. There, hundreds of college students from across the U.S.,...
  • Ten state universities join with online education provider

    Ten state universities join with online education provider
    Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education. But the schools&...
  • Dr. Drexel M. "Drex" Johnston, dentist

    Dr. Drexel M. "Drex" Johnston, dentist
    Dr. Drexel M. "Drex" Johnston, a retired Bel Air dentist and World War II pilot who was a lifelong aviation enthusiast, died July 6 of complications from a stroke at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. He was 91. "Drex was a true Renaissance man, bon...
  • Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner

    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., cattle company owner
    Lewis B. Whiting Jr., a retired businessman and charter boat captain, died Jan. 8 of lung cancer at West Virginia University Medical Center in Morgantown. The former Towson resident was 73. The son of Dr. Lewis B. Whiting Sr., an orthopedic surgeon, and...