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  • Movie review: "Le Nom des Gens" ("The Names of Love")

    Movie review: "Le Nom des Gens" ("The Names of Love")
    Director Michel Leclerc and his co-writer Baya Kasmi illuminate the ethnic, racial and religious issues that have beset France from World War II to the present -- through, surprisingly, the unfolding of a classic romantic comedy plot. "Le Nom des Gens"...
  • Stanley A. 'Jimmy' Makowski, businessman

    Stanley A. 'Jimmy' Makowski, businessman
    Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, founder of National Press of Baltimore and a decorated World War II veteran, died June 21 of heart failure at his Perry Hall home. He was 93. Mr. Makowski, one of eight children, was born and raised in Canton. He was a...
  • Remembering Rosie the Riveter

    Remembering Rosie the Riveter
    Wilma Ferrebee was still in high school in 1941 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed the nation on the heels of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. "I can still hear his voice saying we're at war," said the 65-year resident of Laurel, who...
  • Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, businessman, dies

    Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, businessman, dies
    Stanley A. "Jimmy" Makowski, founder of National Press of Baltimore and a decorated World War II veteran, died June 21 of heart failure at his Perry Hall home. He was 93. Mr. Makowski, one of eight children, was born and raised in Canton. He was a...
  • The God Squad: Don't judge group based on individual acts

    Question: A dear family member insists that there are many Muslim families across the world (not so much with the U.S.) who are training their children to kill Americans. She's very stubborn in adhering to this school of thought, which my wife and I...
  • Church and state: Friends? Enemies? Occasional allies?

    Church and state: Friends? Enemies? Occasional allies?
    As we set off fireworks and grill our hot dogs for the Fourth of July, it's worth pausing a moment to think about what we're celebrating -- and how it's framed by the relationship of church and state. The conservative wing is represented well -- mostly...
  • 'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums

    'Living history' is making a comeback at some Maryland museums
    In the shadow of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia, John Wilkes Booth will tell anyone who'll listen just why that tyrant had to be assassinated. Supporting himself on a wooden crutch, a decidedly agitated Booth, his voice rising to match the fierceness in his...
  • Schiff seeks to invest in Egypt, Tunisia firms

    President Obama’s nominee for ambassador to Armenia, John Heffern, is scheduled to come before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for questioning on Wednesday. Heffern is a career diplomat who now is the United States’ deputy chief of...
  • Is this still good: A Monday morning roundup of news and blog posts

    Is this still good: A Monday morning roundup of news and blog posts
    Salt is good? Or at least it's not bad. That's what a new meta-analysis in the American Journal of Hypertension finds. Also, a Christian Science perspective on "Millenial foodies" and a recipe for Old Bay fried green tomatoes. Scientific American...
  • Owings Mills Times Calendar

    Submit notices via email: owingsmillstimes@patuxent.com; fax: 410-332-6336; or mail: Owings Mills Times, 501 N. Calvert St., third floor, Baltimore, MD 21278. Include sponsor or host, date, time, address of event, contact name and phone number....
  • McManus: A deal with the Khartoum devil?

    How do you deal with a genocidal dictator who says he wants to reform? For more than a decade, Sudan has been the quintessential pariah state. Its armed forces carried out a campaign of genocide in Darfur, killing more than 300,000; its president, Omar...