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  • Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach clashes with Brandon Rios camp

    A verbal and physical altercation involving Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach and members of Brandon Rios' camp broke out Wednesday at the Macau gym where both fighters are training for their WBO welterweight title this weekend. It was an ugly...
  • Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title

    Edwin Rodriguez misses chance to take world super-middleweight title
    Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process. But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
  • Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break

    Adult communities offer brief stays to prospective residents, and to those needing a break
    Whether you are contemplating moving into an adult community or you are a caregiver seeking short-term care for a loved one, area retirement communities offer programs and guidance to address either scenario. In many instances, these short stays turn into...
  • Sequestration is not the solution

    Sequestration is not the solution
    If Congress fails to deal with the looming threat of sequestration, March 1 will be devastating for millions of Americans. That will be the day that automatic, across-the-board spending cuts begin to take effect — cutting $1.2 trillion from...
  • Howard County health briefs

    Caregivers and seniors Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland has received an 18-month, $500,000 challenge grant from the Maryland Home and Community Care Foundation, and additional funding from the Howard County Department of Citizen...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery

    Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery
    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank tried to think of his perfect dinner party. There'd have to be a Beatle, he said, along with Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Mother Teresa. But the No. 1 guest, he said, would be Muhammad Ali. Plank and Ali were among...
  • State Ties Group Home Death Of Victor Soderquist Jr. To Substandard Care

    When Victor Soderquist Jr. had a heart attack in his bedroom at a Bethel group home in December 2005, there was no nurse there to help him. In fact, the Dodgingtown Group Home where Soderquist lived for 14 years hadn't had a second-shift Sunday nurse...
  • $60K given to 10 local children's nonprofits

    The Festival of Children Foundation recently awarded $60,000 in grants to local charities for their work assisting children. A panel of six judges working for the Costa Mesa-based nonprofit chose 10 charities from among 48 applications to receive a...
  • Crispin Glover Brings His Controversial Films to Hartford

    Crispin Glover Brings His Controversial Films to Hartford
    Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show Film screening, Q&A, and book signing Friday and Saturday, March 8 & 9, $20, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   You can say what you will about Crispin Glover, but...
  • Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research

    Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research
    When I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I dreamed of working as a university professor, directing a research laboratory, and training students of my own. I have been a professor for a little over four years now. Of the lessons I have learned in this time, the...