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The sport of lumberjacks comes to College Park

Abby Hoeschler Delaney, a champion log-roller from a family of rollers in Wisconsin, brought the sport of lumberjacks into the natatorium at the University of Maryland on Saturday, the final stop in her fall campaign to market logs without splinters and one day make log-rolling an Olympic event....

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University of Maryland Libraries receives grant to help digitize rare audio

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  • Maryland private school voucher program grows in second year

    Maryland private school voucher program grows in second year

    More than 2,600 Maryland students from low-income families received taxpayer-funded vouchers to attend private or religious schools this year, the state Department of Education announced Wednesday. Gov. Larry Hogan launched the voucher program, called Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students...

  • Winters Mill student disciplined after Pledge of Allegiance chair-kicking incident

    Winters Mill student disciplined after Pledge of Allegiance chair-kicking incident

    A Winters Mill High School student has been disciplined following a classroom incident — which was captured on a video that has since gone viral on social media — during which the student kicked the chair out from under another student who was not standing during the Pledge of Allegiance. The video...

  • Baltimore school suspensions fell last year

    Baltimore school suspensions fell last year

    Suspensions in Baltimore city schools dipped last year as the district continued to reform its disciplinary practices to reduce the rate of students getting kicked out of school. There were about 6,800 out-of-school suspensions and expulsions last school year, down from nearly 8,500 the year before....

  • Morning fog delays Maryland schools, could impact traffic

    Morning fog delays Maryland schools, could impact traffic

    At least three Maryland school systems will delay opening Monday due to heavy fog. All four school systems are on the Eastern Shore, though fog may impact visibility for commuters throughout the Mid-Atlantic region Monday morning. Caroline County will open two hours late. Queen Anne’s and Talbot...

  • Martirano vows to 'eradicate' bullying from Howard schools

    Martirano vows to 'eradicate' bullying from Howard schools

    Interim Superintendent Michael Martirano looked uncharacteristically somber as he stood at the podium Thursday morning in Atholton High School, ready to unveil the school system’s latest anti-bullying efforts. “I’m pretty much going to talk from my heart today,” Martirano said as he opened the...

  • Cordish Cos. to redevelop BCCC building downtown with new tower

    Cordish Cos. to redevelop BCCC building downtown with new tower

    The Cordish Cos. will redevelop Baltimore City Community College’s downtown Bard Building into a modern tower for the school with residential units and retail. The mixed-use development, depicted in a rendering as a glass tower, will be located at 600 E. Lombard St., a 1.1 acre site near Cordish’s...

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