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  • Rainbow revolution: US welcoming gay marriage, changing politics

    WASHINGTON It would have been unimaginable even a couple of years ago. The most powerful Republican in Washington flew to San Diego this month to help raise money for an openly gay candidate for the House of Representatives. House Speaker John Boehner,...
  • Clarence Hodges: Founding member of prison ministry

     Clarence Hodges: Founding member of prison ministry
    Clarence Hodges never imagined the small prison ministry he started in 1976 at the Union Correctional Institution with eight friends would expand to nine countries and 35 states. "They just didn't think what they started doing would become this...
  • Football | Nazareth shows mettle in win against Joliet Catholic

    Football | Nazareth shows mettle in win against Joliet Catholic
    Nazareth, because it had played so well all season, had no experience dealing with in-game adversity. As it turns out, the Roadrunners can do that too. Trailing at halftime for the first time all season, Nazareth took a huge step toward the East...
  • Cardinal: Closing 7 schools unavoidable in cash-strapped district

    Cardinal: Closing 7 schools unavoidable in cash-strapped district
    In one of Cardinal Francis George’s final acts before retirement, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago will shutter seven elementary schools and consolidate six more by next school year, church officials announced Wednesday. George said the...
  • Classified information: What shifts in football classification means to playoffs

    Classified information: What shifts in football classification means to playoffs
    Brad Seaburg was not interested in the whereabouts of the moving line. Enrollment-based playoff classifications in Illinois are not set until the final week of the regular season, but the Illinois High School Association provides updates projecting...
  • Berlin vs. Chicago: You be the judge

    Berlin vs. Chicago: You be the judge
    1. Chicagoans pick up their dogs' waste. Berliners pay a tax for the city to get the job done. Guess which city has the cleaner streets? 2. Berlin was divided until the Berlin Wall came down. Chicago will remain divided until the invisible walls between...
  • Thomas J. Turner, paraplegic fought for accessibility for the disabled to sports venues and buses

    Thomas J. Turner, paraplegic fought for accessibility for the disabled to sports venues and buses
    Thomas J. Turner, a paraplegic who brought the issue of accessibility to the public's attention after being deemed a "fire hazard" for blocking a ramp at the old Memorial Stadium, died Sunday at his Ruxton home of heart failure. He was 57. "I like to...
  • A message to the netherworld

    A message to the netherworld
    Blessed with an appetite for good Italian sausage served with peppers and onions, as well as an abundant curiosity, I took myself to The Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival last Saturday night without knowing quite what to expect. The only...
  • Dr. Charles K. 'Bucky' Peters Jr., dentist

    Dr. Charles K. 'Bucky' Peters Jr., dentist
    Dr. Charles K. "Bucky" Peters Jr., a well-known Catonsville dentist who practiced for 53 years, died of cancer Friday at his Ellicott City home. He was 83. "He was just tremendous, funny and had a great sense of humor," said Deborah L. Kennedy, a...
  • Samuel J. Dantoni, state delegate

    Samuel J. Dantoni, state delegate
    Samuel J. Dantoni, a former Baltimore County councilman who later served in the House of Delegates and retired as an administrative judge for the Social Security Administration, died of kidney disease Friday at La Casa, an Annapolis assisted-living...
  • Change has been good for Lehighton football team

    Change has been good for Lehighton football team
    Sometimes in football, as in life, a change of scenery can provide a refreshing jolt of energy. Lehighton's switch from the Mountain Valley Conference to the Anthracite League has been beneficial in a couple of ways. Most notably, the crowds are...