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  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Kecoughtan 6, Hampton 3, 10 innings GLOUCESTER 12, PHOEBUS 2 Phoebus 200 00 -- 2 4 3 Gloucester 360 12 -- 12 13 0 WP: Jordan Harvey. LP: J. Voris. Standouts: Phoebus, C. Ward 1-2 (double, 1 run, 1 RBI); Gloucester, Derek Poole 1-4 (2 runs),...
  • Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist

    Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist
    Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, a church soloist and homemaker, died of a stroke April 1 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital. She was 95. Born Dixie Beatrice Jones in Chapanoke, N.C., she was the daughter of Luther and Ella Jones. She was raised by an...
  • Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate

    Mayor says she won't fund job-training program, sparking debate
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has declined to fund a proposed East Baltimore job-training program backed by an influential community group, sparking a war of words over whether City Hall is doing enough to help the unemployed. The interfaith coalition...
  • Monday night ministry reaches racetrack workers

    Inside the hushed contours of the racetrack kitchen, deep in the cloistered, hardscrabble world of the backstretch at Laurel Park racetrack, every head was bowed. The Rev. Segundo Mir, who pastors a mostly Spanish-speaking flock at First Baptist Church of...
  • Mary E. Parker: Sunday school teacher was a mentor to many

      Mary E. Parker: Sunday school teacher was a mentor to many
    Mary E. Parker's schedule was full in her final days, her calendar lined with appointments as people young and old asked to spend an hour with her to talk, laugh, cry, pray and learn. At age 94, there was no slowing down for the diminutive great-...
  • The Rev. T.J. Jemison dies at 95; led Baton Rouge bus boycott in 1953

    The Rev. T. J. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor and civil rights leader who helped lead a 1953 bus boycott in Baton Rouge that served as a model for the landmark boycott in Montgomery, Ala., two years later, has died. He was 95. Jemison died of...
  • Fred Phelps dies at 84; Westboro Baptist's preacher of hate

    Fred Phelps, a publicity-hungry Kansas pastor who picketed hundreds of military funerals because he believed America was too sympathetic to gays, died early Thursday in Topeka, Kan. He was 84. His daughter, Margie Phelps, confirmed his death to the...
  • Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration

    Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration
    Hundreds of people from Burbank and Glendale came out Sunday morning at four Jewel City churches to counter a demonstration by eight members of the Westboro Baptist Church, a group renowned for protesting at gay marriages, military funerals and warning of...
  • Funny church signs can send the wrong message

    Q: I'm Catholic and I've noticed that no established mainstream Catholic churches, synagogues or mosques put those catchy signs out front the way many Protestant churches do. Why is that? These signs always give me a smile and might even bring people in...
  • Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad

    Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad
    The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood. Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
  • Boys' basketball: Southern Section playoff pairings

    Boys' basketball: Southern Section playoff pairings
    BOYS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS OPEN DIVISION First round, Friday, 7 p.m. #16 Cantwell-Sacred Heart at #1 Mater Dei #9 Chaminade at #8 Mayfair #12 Riverside North at #5 Sierra Canyon #13 Gardena Serra at #4 Corona Centennial #14...