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Mavis S. "Sherry" Sheedy, a retired Baltimore public schools art teacher and longtime museum docent, died April 4 of congestive heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 74. The daughter of a civil engineer...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSeventeen teams matched wits Sunday in a competition that put their trivia skills to the test while helping to promote literacy in the Eastern Panhandle. The 16th annual Brain Games, a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of the Eastern Panhandle, was...
The blockbuster Steven Spielberg movie "Jurassic Park," being re-released in 3-D on April 5, wouldn't be the same place without paleontologist Jack Horner. In addition to advising the production on scientific matters, Horner provided inspiration for the...
Three brothers — Ezekiel, Rahm and Ari Emanuel — each went on to great career accomplishment: Zeke as a bioethicist; Ari as a powerful Hollywood talent agent; and Rahm, of course, as White House chief of staff for President Obama before...
The Hartford CourantElrode Reid spends his days at his job, then goes home to his wife and two young sons in Hartford. Late at night, when the family is asleep, he paints. "When I am not with my wife, I am with my paintings," Reid said. "It helps me keep away the stress,...
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Playing action video games could help dyslexic children read faster, a new study suggests. Neuroscientists from the University of Padua in Italy tested the reading ability of two groups of 10-year-olds after one group had played action video games and...
Tags: Science and Technology, Wii, Entertainment, Gaming
The welcome lifting of the federal consent decree on Baltimore City Public Schools does not mean all is well for students with disabilities in Baltimore and Maryland — far from it. Yet, the General Assembly rarely pays any attention to the fact that...
Marlon Wayans wrings every last down-and-dirty giggle out of a single joke in "A Haunted House," his return to "Scary Movie" territory, in truth if not by contract. He's no longer involved in that series, so he limited himself to making fun not of every...
-------------------- Citizenville How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government Gavin Newsom with Lisa Dickey Penguin Press: 272 pp., $25.95 -------------------- California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a lot more time on his hands than...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsKansas parents are pushing lawmakers to consider a bill that would help dyslexics and identify students struggling to read. The move comes the same day a new literacy report finds Kansas communities are not among the nation's best. Terry Sader,...
Framework“I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” ...
In its second year awarding grants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County gave 11 nonprofit organizations nearly $36,000 in 2012 to help women and girls in the county. Four thousand dollars went to the local Arc chapter to help single parents; $2,...
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