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Salisbury (Wicomico, Maryland)

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  • Gansler proposes preschool to close achievement gap

    Gansler proposes preschool to close achievement gap
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler proposed the state pay for all-day preschool for low-income students to close the achievement gap between poor and wealthy students, a disparity the gubernatorial candidate calls “our biggest moral stain....
  • HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources

    HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources
    Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
  • 2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University

    2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University
    A Salisbury University student remains in critical condition after she was shot by her ex-boyfriend, who fatally shot her friend then killed himself just off the Eastern Shore campus, police said. The shooting took place in the 100 block of Onley Road,...
  • Hopkins inches up in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins inches up in U.S. News rankings
    The Johns Hopkins University edged closer to the top 10 of national universities on the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, which were released Tuesday. U.S. News moved Hopkins up one spot to No. 12, just behind Dartmouth College and tied with...
  • Fractured Prune launches national expansion, plans 20 Baltimore-area donut shops

    Fractured Prune launches national expansion, plans 20 Baltimore-area donut shops
    Fractured Prune Doughnuts, the Ocean City phenomenon known for hand-dipped doughnuts made-to-order with a choice of glazes, toppings and sugar, is going national. A new owner plans to spread the concept across the United States and open 50 new...
  • Planned pregnancies mean healthier babies

     Planned pregnancies mean healthier babies
    Alongside all the events that make us proud of Baltimore and our state, a recent announcement deserves additional notice. Last week, we learned the odds of a Maryland baby surviving to her first birthday have improved by more than 20 percent since 2008....
  • The Eastern Shore's space-age opportunity

    The Eastern Shore's space-age opportunity
    This week, a commercial "freighter" rocket that began its journey into space last Wednesday about 35 miles south of Ocean City is due to dock with the International Space Station, delivering 1,300 pounds of cargo. It will eventually be loaded up with...
  • A busy season ahead as summer fades [Perryville]

    It's hard to believe its September, summer is gone and the kids are back to school and some are off to college. Before you know it, Thanksgiving will be here and Christmas will follow soon after. Then we will start a brand new year. Mark your...
  • Rochester's Striebel 'grateful' to play in ninth All-Star Game

    Rochester's Striebel 'grateful' to play in ninth All-Star Game
    When Matt Striebel stepped onto Denver's Invesco Field at Mile High in July 2005 for the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game, he was a bit taken aback. Sure, he had won two NCAA championships at Princeton and played four seasons in MLL, but he was still...
  • A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone

    A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone
    Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss. Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...
  • Former Terps QB Danny O'Brien transfers to D-II Catawba

    Former Terps QB Danny O'Brien transfers to D-II Catawba
    Former Maryland and Wisconsin quarterback Danny O'Brien is transferring to Catawba College, a Division II school in Salisbury, N.C., for his final season, Todd Willert, O'Brien's high school coach at East Forsyth in North Carolina, confirmed to...