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  • Maryland's road to independence [Editorial]

    Maryland's road to independence  [Editorial]
    Within months of the first shots of what was to become America's Revolutionary War, Maryland mustered troops to join the Continental Army and help newly appointed general George Washington drive the British from Boston. But the willingness to support...
  • Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor

    Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor
    Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words, died June 17 of lymphoma at her home in Roland Park. She was...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading, June 2014

    800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for June 2014, plus descriptions of the Top 10. 1....
  • Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters

    Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters
    The 5 senses I have pondered what patriotism is for me. I believe one can touch it, smell it, feel it, see it and hear it. Patriotism is when I am able to shake the hand of a soldier in thanks for placing his or her life in harm's way for us. It is...
  • Learn from others to revive American exceptionalism

    As America is celebrating her 238th birthday today, our nation is faced with serious challenges both internationally and domestically. Just a few months ago, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. Today, Iraq is falling apart and exposing America to much...
  • 'Brand Kyrgios' on the rise, but Australian must tread carefully

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Teenager Nick Kyrgios's ranking is not the only thing that will soar after his electrifying run at Wimbledon. The Australian's brand has also shot into the stratosphere, according to marketing experts. An exhausted Kyrgios bowed out...
  • Red Sox optimism dashed by Cubs

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Remember the optimism created when the Boston Red Sox won the last two games against the New York Yankees over the weekend? Forget it. The Red Sox came home from New York and...
  • Restaurant review: Seven Star Cafe is a tasty gem with organic philosophy

    I liked the Seven Star Café before I walked in the door. Baskets of pink and purple petunias decorating the porch made its historic building smile, and the American flag rippling in the breeze gave the restaurant a quintessential small town America touch....
  • 'Trigger warnings' shackle free flow of ideas vital to higher education

    MADISON, Wis. Free-speech controversy is riveting higher education again. Major schools recently dis-invited graduation speakers whom activists deemed "improper" to their notions of justice. And many institutions have begun formally to institute or...
  • 'Snowpiercer' is sci-fi with a satiric bite to it

    "Snowpiercer" is a veritable United Nations of sci-fi films. Directed by the Korean Bong Joon-Ho ("The Host"), based on a French graphic novel and with a cast built around Captain America (Chris Evans), Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, Tilda Swinton, Jamie...
  • Can a summer romance last?

    Can a summer romance last?
    Popular culture would have us believe finding love in the summer is as easy as finding sand on a beach. Countless movies, novels and TV shows perpetuate the notion that when school's out, the temperature's up and clothes are scarce, romantic encounters...