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Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
Not everything was better in the "good old days." That includes tours of historic sites. At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in the early 1970s, I recall docents speaking in hushed tones about "Mr. Jefferson," whose house seemed more a showplace for...
Soccer UMBC's Adams again one of top assistants in country For the sixth time since 2000, UMBC associate head coach Anthony Adams (Calvert Hall) has been recognized by College Soccer News as one of the top assistant coaches in the nation. The web...
Richard D. Pickens, owner of a Crofton interior design firm who lived in Union Square, where he served as president of the Friends of the H.L. Mencken House, died Tuesday of stomach cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 50. "I was dumbfounded...
Foods from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark will be served Sunday at the Ellendale Opera House. "A Taste of Scandinavia" runs from noon to 4 p.m. After buying tickets at the door, participants may browse through the lobby and sample whichever...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week. Their...
Name: K.P. (Karen) Robbins Age: 67 City in which you reside: Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Day job: Retired advertising agency president Book title: “The Stonehenge Scrolls” Genre: Historical fiction Synopsis of book: Ancient scrolls reveal the secrets...
Paul GreenbergWhile the national spotlight is on the looming Fiscal Cliff and whether the country will go over it, plunging into the roaring waters below -- cue scary music -- the usual high-rollers (with your money, Dear Taxpayer) have seen their chance. They've put...
Welcome to America's front yard. That's the National Mall's nickname in Washington, D.C. This, huge, beautiful three-mile-long expanse bordered by the Potomac River and Capitol Hill is where you'll find the Smithsonian museums, the famous Reflecting...
College lacrosse Scott to receive Spirit of Tewaaraton Award The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Johns Hopkins lacrosse player, coach, and athletic director Bob Scott as the recipient of the 2013 Spirit of Tewaaraton Award. Scott, a National...
With its triangular, armored head, bulging eyes and serrated forearms, the predator attacking its prey is a menacing sight. The Transformer-like creature on the computer screen in George Grall's home office is actually a Carolina mantis chowing down on a...
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