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  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Baltimore's man to see [Editorial]

    Willard Hackerman held no public office, but he was as much a city father to Baltimore as any mayor or City Council member, delegate or senator. Few, if any, have had a larger impact on this community than the 95-year-old man who died at Johns Hopkins...
  • 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...
  • 10:55 p.m. Saturday UPDATE: High school boxes, results (basketball, track)

    Boys basketball WARWICK 50, MENCHVILLE 43 MENCHVILLE (7-11, 5-10 Peninsula): Hewett 4, Washington 6, Clary 6, Hinson 19, Knight 4, Leaphart 2, Lake 2. Totals 19 2-3 43. WARWICK (6-12, 4-11): Taylor 8, Saunders 9, Freeman 18, Moody 4, Hunt 11. Totals 15...
  • Employers weed out job candidates with off-the-wall questions

    You walk into a job interview prepared to be grilled about your skills and what you can bring to the position. Instead, the interviewer throws a curveball: "If you were a box of cereal, what would you be?" That's an actual question Wegmans posed to a...
  • Murders still too common in Baltimore

    As a 17-year-old junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, I am increasingly concerned that gun violence is becoming too common of a story as in the recent drive-by incident ("Main slain downtown; 3 hurt in Westport," May 12). A deadly driver rode around...
  • Baltimore remains a violent city

    Regarding Justin Fenton's article "Man slain downtown; three hurt in Westport (May 12), I am a 17-year old junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute who thinks gun violence is becoming an all too common story. What caught my attention the most was Mr....
  • Shootings make memorial a crime scene

    I'm a seventeen year old student who attends Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. I was intrigued by the article "Two injured near memorial to 6-year-old child who was killed by gunfire in 1991" (May 14). The memorial is a transfer point on the bus I catch to...
  • High school student says give jail construction money to city schools

    I' m a 17 year old high school student attending Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. I'm responding to the article by Liz F. Kay ("Size of planned youth jail to shrink," May 13) that explains details of the shrinking of the planned youth jail that is going...
  • Rosters for the 2011 Crab Bowl

    Rosters for the 2011 Crab Bowl
    Saturday's Crab Bowl at Bowie State, powered by Under Armour, features some of the best high school football players from the state. Here's a look at the rosters for the Baltimore and Washington teams, which will face each other at noon. For more info...
  • Caught by Surprise

    Caught by Surprise
    Monday morning is not usually a great time. The phone rings non-stop. My own “to call” list is a mile long. This Monday, temperatures started to climb into the 90’s, so I had to water the garden more than usual before starting my day....