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  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
  • City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men

    City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men
    City officials hope hundreds of boys and young men will participate in a new B'More Night Hoops league that will combine basketball and life skills workshops this spring and summer. The program, to be announced Thursday, will be open to boys and men...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes. Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • Loyola Blakefield team conjures imaginary plan for Harbor Point

    They toured the site — 27 aces of prime waterfront property wedged between ritzy Harbor East and trendy Fell's Point in Baltimore City. They met with the developer, who reviewed his $1 billion project of offices, retail, residential and hotel....
  • Checking on Earth's 'chimney'

    Checking on Earth's 'chimney'
    For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But satellite data provided only a partial picture of what's happening in this remote region of the globe. Now, an...
  • New girls softball team takes field in Roland Park

    New girls softball team takes field in Roland Park
    Katrina Marinelli swung for the fences and got all ball. "Nice hit," said a teammate. It wasn't really a hit. The 12-year-old Roland Park girl was hitting a softball off a tee into a net during practice, as the Rams, a newly formed girls softball team...
  • Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon

    Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon
    As a high school senior at Baltimore City College in 1989, Bala Ambati had some rather lofty goals, telling the yearbook he aspired "to become a doctor, win the Nobel Prize and help humanity." By then Ambati already stood apart from his 12th grade-...
  • Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says

    Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says
    Before his disappearance touched off a regional manhunt and his body was recovered from the waters off Fells Point, Evan Curbeam had been a standout in the Air National Guard. Last year, he appeared in a recruitment video. This year he was named Airman of...
  • High School Football: Sunset League crazy, tight

    High School Football: Sunset League crazy, tight
    Over the course of two nights late last week, the chase for the 2013 Sunset League football championship became a free-for-all. You can thank, or blame, depending on which sideline you root from, Los Alamitos High and Newport Harbor for creating an...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...