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  • Being Alive: A musical journey through a doctor's eyes

     
    Dr. Rick Boulay is something of a Renaissance man. As a gynecologic oncologist, specializing in the care of women with pelvic malignancies at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Boulay must constantly switch gears between being a friend and a physician. He must...
  • Make-A-Wish to send local teen to World Cup Games in Brazil

    Make-A-Wish to send local teen to World Cup Games in Brazil
    On Sunday, 18-year-old Mustapha Khawaja will leave his La Crescenta home in a limousine headed for the airport and, ultimately, Brazil and the World Cup games. Once there, he will watch two soccer matches and sight see with his family. His one-week, all...
  • Foreign films 'Wadjda' and 'Broken Circle' come with back stories

    The foreign-language film field for the 2014 Academy Awards is an uncommonly strong one, incorporating the luscious fever dream "The Grand Beauty" (Italy), the heartbreaking family drama "Ilo Ilo" (Philippines) and "Gris Gris" (Chad), the story of a man...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • Olympic Heights students shave the day with St. Baldrick's event

    Olympic Heights students shave the day with St. Baldrick's event
    Every once in a while, a story comes along that reminds me why I’m lucky to be a journalist. I tell stories for a living. Sometimes, those stories penetrate my soul. When I arrived at the Olympic Heights gym March 8 to cover the school’s...
  • NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister

    NHL pluses and minuses: Blues honor Jaden Schwartz's late sister
    Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week: Plus + Kudos to the St. Louis Blues for detouring during an East Coast trip to practice at Yale on Friday and attend a women's hockey game in honor of Mandi...
  • Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson on running, fitness and weight gain

    Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson on running, fitness and weight gain
    Olympic gold medal gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Shawn Johnson admits she has never been a runner. Ever. But once she retired from competition, Johnson made a fitness bucket list and wrote down crazy running-related goals like “half-...
  • Mary E. Weaver, nursery school educator

    Mary E. Weaver, nursery school educator
    Mary E. Weaver, a former nursery school educator who later managed a Baltimore senior living apartment building, died Feb. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Jacksonville-area resident was 82. The daughter of...
  • Md. needs a database on pesticides

    Md. needs a database on pesticides
    What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards. Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
  • Trap, neuter, return programs make feral-cat problem worse

    (Guest columnist Ted Williams on March 21 submitted this postscript to his March 14 column) In my recent op-ed I reported that a common over-the-counter drug, an effective and selective poison for feral cats, had not been registered for this use because...