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By Carrie Wells and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
St. Mary's College of Maryland has selected as its new president a dean from a small Oregon college who has Maryland roots, the college announced Wednesday. Tuajuanda Jordan, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, will take over the job July 1. She will be the public liberal arts college's first black president. The college's Board of Trustees selected Jordan unanimously. Jordan, 53, is from Forestville in Prince George's County and has a lengthy background in science and academic leadership.
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By Carrie Wells and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
St. Mary's College of Maryland has selected as its new president a dean from a small Oregon college who has Maryland roots, the college announced Wednesday. Tuajuanda Jordan, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, will take over the job July 1. She will be the public liberal arts college's first black president. The college's Board of Trustees selected Jordan unanimously. Jordan, 53, is from Forestville in Prince George's County and has a lengthy background in science and academic leadership.
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By John Eisenberg | February 23, 1996
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Where is the closer?It was Topic A for the Orioles yesterday, but that shows you how quiet things are here in Camp Content, where salaries are high, jobs are secure and any important question already is answered.Where is the closer? Who cares? It wouldn't matter if Randy Myers missed spring training, rode a team of sled dogs from Washington state to Baltimore and showed up on Opening Day.OK, maybe that's a little strong. It wouldn't hurt for Myers, the Orioles' new closer, to deign to show up one of these weeks in return for the $3.1 million he will earn this year.
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April 12, 2013
  Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Barker, intern and Diamondback co-sports editor Josh Vitale, and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Were you surprised that junior point guard Pe'Shon Howard plans to transfer? Jeff Barker: No. It's too bad it didn't work out better for him - he's a smart, sensitive guy. But it wasn't surprising. The marriage between Maryland and “Hollywood P” wasn't working this season. How do we know?
SPORTS
April 12, 2013
  Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Barker, intern and Diamondback co-sports editor Josh Vitale, and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Were you surprised that junior point guard Pe'Shon Howard plans to transfer? Jeff Barker: No. It's too bad it didn't work out better for him - he's a smart, sensitive guy. But it wasn't surprising. The marriage between Maryland and “Hollywood P” wasn't working this season. How do we know?
NEWS
October 16, 1990
A memorial service for Forrest I. Higginbotham, a retired accountant for the Internal Revenue Service, will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at St. James Episcopal Church, Lafayette and Arlington avenues.Mr. Higginbotham, who was 65 and lived in Pikesville, died Friday at University Hospital after a heart attack.He retired in 1983 after 30 years of service in the IRS office in Baltimore. He had earlier worked for the Afro-American and what is now Morgan State University.A native of Worcester, Mass.
SPORTS
October 26, 2001
Baseball Devil Rays: Named Jackie Brown pitching coach and Tom Foley third base coach. Mets: Promoted Gary LaRocque to assistant GM/director of scouting operations, Carmen Fusco to assistant GM/scouting development and Jack Bowen to director of amateur scouting. Basketball Bulls: Waived F Michael Ruffin. Cavaliers: Waived F Reggie Slater. Heat: Waived G-F Rodney Buford, F Kimani Ffriend and G Mike James. Jazz: Waived G Rusty LaRue and G Randy Livingston. Knicks: Waived F Michael Wright.
NEWS
December 13, 1991
Frederick T. Anderson-Tanner Jr., associate professor of education at Morgan State University, died Sunday of a viral infection at his home on Gwynn Oak Avenue.Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Christian Center on the university's campus.Dr. Tanner, who was 54, had taught at Morgan since 1975. For two years before that, he served as assistant director of the Governor's Commission on the Structure and Governance of Education in Maryland.Earlier, he served in faculty posts at the Federal City College in Washington; at Coppin State College; at Loyola College; at Morehouse College, Clark College and Spelman College, all in Atlanta; and at the College of Education at Katmandu, Nepal, where he was a Fulbright fellow.
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January 27, 1998
Lewinsky faked letter for college friend, paper saysPORTLAND, Ore. -- While attending Lewis & Clark College in Oregon, Monica Lewinsky allegedly used school stationery to write a phony letter to help someone she knew continue receiving unemployment benefits, the Oregonian reported Sunday, quoting an unidentified source.A college spokeswoman, Jean Kempe-Ware, said the school encouraged an employee who kept a copy of the document to turn it over to the Whitewater prosecutor, Kenneth W. Starr.
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | July 23, 1997
Dr. William Arnett Bryant Jr. seemed to have a way of making people feel comfortable.As a pediatrician, Dr. Bryant used a gentle touch and soft wit to quickly calm nervous children. And when Dr. Bryant, a local authority on adoption, spoke to prospective parents about children, he spoke in a cool, soothing, folksy manner."He was one of the few doctors who never seemed to mind when you called him very early or very late in regards to a sick child," said Gloria Peterson, whose nephew was a patient of Dr. Bryant's several years ago. "He considered himself a doctor not just during office hours but all of the time."
SPORTS
By John Eisenberg | February 23, 1996
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Where is the closer?It was Topic A for the Orioles yesterday, but that shows you how quiet things are here in Camp Content, where salaries are high, jobs are secure and any important question already is answered.Where is the closer? Who cares? It wouldn't matter if Randy Myers missed spring training, rode a team of sled dogs from Washington state to Baltimore and showed up on Opening Day.OK, maybe that's a little strong. It wouldn't hurt for Myers, the Orioles' new closer, to deign to show up one of these weeks in return for the $3.1 million he will earn this year.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,SUN STAFF | April 22, 2004
Freddie O. Durant, a beautician, Baltimore political organizer and author of a novel published by her son, died Sunday of complications from an infection at the FutureCare nursing home in Randallstown. She was 79. After she graduated from the Apex School of Beauty and Culture in Baltimore, she was a self-employed beautician for 32 years, first operating Durant's Beauty Shop and then working out of her Ashburton home. She retired in 1998. Her hospitality and wit led clients to spend not just a few hours, but the day with her, said Mrs. Durant's daughter, Sheila Brooks-Tahir of Baltimore, a senior counsel with the city housing authority.
NEWS
August 30, 1991
The Rev. Anthony S. Dranginis, the pastor of St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church who was long active in Baltimore's Lithuanian community, died Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice, which he entered with terminal cancer Aug. 23. He was 73.A Mass of Christian burial for Father Tony, as he was widely known in the Catholic archdiocese, was being offered today at the church, 114 W. Saratoga St.Archbishop William H. Keeler will celebrate the Mass today in Baltimore....
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