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  • Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game

    The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
  • Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home

    Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home
    Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd. "I...
  • Janice C. Beck, businesswoman

    Janice C. Beck, businesswoman
    Janice C. Beck, an advertising sales representative and grammarian who enjoyed word games, died Sept. 9 of a bladder infection and pneumonia at Brighton Gardens of Columbia, a senior-living facility. The former Mount Washington resident was 92. Janice...
  • Doris W. Wagner, registered nurse

    Doris W. Wagner, a former registered nurse who helped plan and design Carroll County's first adult day care center, died Sept. 11 of meningioma at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 86. The daughter of a wallpaper...
  • 'Battleship': Board game, bored viewers ✭ 1/2

    'Battleship': Board game, bored viewers ✭ 1/2
    "Battleship"is not the first major motion picture to be based on a board game — who could forget 1985's benighted "Clue"? — but it is surely the most expensive. With every superhero more celebrated than Amazing-Man or The Chameleon already...
  • Grammarnoir 5: The Shame of the Prose, complete

    By request, and because in a few days I will be at the American Copy Editors Society's national conference with several people who, by the uncanniest of coincidences, bear the same names as certain characters, here is the fifth Grammarnoir serial in one...
  • Group sends female inmates books

    Group sends female inmates books
    The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
  • Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher

    Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher
    Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97. Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
  • Michael Phelps doesn't want your Words With Friends request

    Michael Phelps doesn't want your Words With Friends request
    For a few moments this weekend, the world thought they had a chance to go head to head with Michael Phelps -- on Words With Friends, that is. The Olympian accidentally revealed his screen name for the game, sending it out to his nearly 200,000 Twitter...
  • Start the revolution, but first, a joke

    Start the revolution, but first, a joke
    My mom nearly started a revolt at her assisted living facility. She called me at work recently, upset that a water cooler had disappeared from the dining room. Having been led to believe that it was not coming back, she and another resident conspired...
  • 'Real Housewives of New York City' recap, London vs. NYC

    'Real Housewives of New York City' recap, London vs. NYC
    Watch out London -- the much-anticipated vacation has arrived and the first half of the trip seems to be going a lot smoother than we expected. The London crew LuAnn, Carole, and Sonja arrive in London only to be greeted by a lovely British gentleman...