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  • Jill Kinmont Boothe dies at 75; ski champ disabled in crash became role model

    Jill Kinmont Boothe dies at 75; ski champ disabled in crash became role model
    Jill Kinmont Boothe was the national women's slalom champion and on the cover of Sports Illustrated when she set out to win a 1955 race that would help put her on the U.S. Olympic ski team. As she sped down a Utah mountain slope, she lost control on an...
  • A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits

    A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits
    Marquis Jones doesn't believe she owes money on a credit-card account that a debt-buying company sued to collect from her. More importantly, though, the firm never proved she did. But because the Severn woman wasn't given notice of the lawsuit —...
  • Industry groups are working to reform debt collection

    The Baltimore Sun highlighted a significant issue involving the use of the courts by debt buyers to recover consumer debt they have purchased ("A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits," July 25). As the leading voice for credit and debt...
  • Michael S. Radcliffe, law firm partner, dies

    Michael S. Radcliffe, law firm partner, dies
    Michael S. Radcliffe, a partner in a Baltimore County law firm, died July 22 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Timonium home. He was 54. Born in Silver Spring, Mr. Radcliffe moved to Timonium with his family when he was...
  • Jump into Orlando's world of water parks

    Jump into Orlando's world of water parks
    Nothing brings relief to the dog days of summer like a thorough drenching at a water park. Orlando's all-wet attractions share certain characteristics: lazy rivers, raft rides, wave pools, upscale cabanas and combo-ticket ties to theme parks. Today we...
  • Slalom Consulting

    Slalom Consulting
    A killer lake view from offices in the Prudential Plaza tower, staff parties at vacation resorts and sabbaticals after a few years on the job have been enough to help Slalom Consulting lure top consultants from bigger-name firms. They've also been enough...
  • A giant slalom first for Vonn, already a ski giant

    A giant slalom first for Vonn, already a ski giant
    The Star Spangled Banner has become the recurring theme in the sound track of Lindsey Vonn's career. Vonn had heard the National Anthem played in honor of her victories so many times in the past -- once at the Olympics, twice at the world championships,...
  • An Austrian hill alive with sound of U.S. ski success

    An Austrian hill alive with sound of U.S. ski success
    Home, sweet home. With the emphasis on sweet after this weekend. The U.S. ski team announced a week ago it had signed a three-year deal to make the Austrian towns of Soelden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl its alpine training base in Europe during the World Cup...
  • Connecticut Teen With Cerebral Palsy Strives To Ski In 2014 Paralympics

    Connecticut Teen With Cerebral Palsy Strives To Ski In 2014 Paralympics
    Fifteen-year-old Andrew Haraghey's hard work may make his dream to ski with the United States Adaptive Ski Team in the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Russia a reality. Andrew, a sophomore at Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, has spastic diplegia, a form...
  • Jacobson Talks About Getting His Start In Golf

    Growing up in Sweden, Freddie Jacobson started out in the conventional, popular sports: hockey and soccer. "I was a right winger in hockey, but I didn't have a big enough shot," said the 2011 Travelers Championship winner. "I loved the team thing when...
  • Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm

    Montgomery Co. kayaker hopes third Olympics will be the charm
    Scott Parsons keeps going. Long after the older brother he idolized growing up in Ohio quit his own competitive kayak racing career, long after the best friend he met through their kayaking families did the same, Parsons is like Peter Pan in a wet suit,...