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By Jonah Goldberg | June 23, 2014
For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the country, because if the administration didn't target opponents, that would mean the IRS has become corrupt all on its own. In 1939, Bruno Rizzi, a largely forgotten communist intellectual, wrote a hugely controversial book, "The Bureaucratization of the World.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | June 22, 2014
Tucked amid the woods of northern Baltimore County is one of Maryland's natural gems - the Big Gunpowder Falls, a nationally renowned trout stream that draws anglers from far and wide to try their skills and luck in the cold, rushing water. But some fishermen and fishing guides say they're having a harder time getting at this prized outdoor resource - though it's publicly accessible in Gunpowder Falls State Park - because of unusually heavy river flows that make it hard to fish or even stand at times in the water.
SPORTS
By Alexander Pyles and The Baltimore Sun | June 20, 2014
Long Reach graduate Robert Carter on Friday was named Gatorade Maryland  Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Carter, an All-Metro first-team selection , helped the Lightning win the Class 3A state championship  by winning the 110-meter hurdles in 14.22 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 37.74 seconds. His hurdles performances ranked among the nation's top 100 high school performances in 2014. He also ran on the winning 400- and 800-meter relay teams. “Rob is the hardest-working athlete I've ever coached in 32 years,” Long Reach coach Pete Hughes said in a statement.
NEWS
June 18, 2014
Sports camps The River Hill Boosters sponsor Summer Sports Camps at River Hill High School, 12101 Route 108 in Clarksville. Weekly camps are under way, from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Camps are designed to help young athletes improve fundamental skills in football, soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, lacrosse, field hockey, volleyball, basketball, cross country, track and field, cheerleading, weight training, wrestling and dance. Cost is $160 per person, per week. Information: 410-313-7120 or riverhill.org.
SPORTS
By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2014
A 12-6 loss to Salisbury in a Capital Athletic Conference tournament semifinal on April 26 closed out the 2014 campaign for Frostburg State. It also signaled the end for the program's first recruiting class. Seventeen seniors graduated as the first group that committed to coach Tommy Pearce and the Bobcats, which fielded a varsity squad in 2011. That class absorbed records of 6-11 and 2-15 in its first two years before enjoying marks of 11-6 in 2013 and 13-5 in 2014. Pearce acknowledged that Senior Day, when the team walloped CAC rival St. Mary's, 17-10, on April 19, was not easy for him. “It was emotional,” he said.
SPORTS
The Baltimore Sun | June 12, 2014
Wilson Fewster, who coached the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse, football, wrestling and soccer teams, and was a four-year standout on the men's lacrosse team, died Wednesday, the school announced today. Fewster was the head men's lacrosse coach at Hopkins in 1952 and 1953 and served as the head football coach for nine seasons from 1957 to 1965. He led the football team to a pair of Middle Atlantic Conference South titles (1959, 1960) and one Mason Dixon Championship (1959); he was an assistant coach under Bob Scott when Johns Hopkins won the 1957 and 1959 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association national championships.
NEWS
June 11, 2014
Bluegrass music Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd. in Laurel. No cover charge. Information: 301-317-7796. Mansion visits Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel, is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first Friday of each month through October. Free admission. Information: 301-377-7817. 50+ Center events Events at the North Laurel 50+ Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Information: 410-313-0380: Walking Club 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays.
SPORTS
By Alexander Pyles and The Baltimore Sun | June 11, 2014
Eastern Tech climbed to No. 16 in the most recent MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Softball Rankings . The Mavericks, ranked No. 1 in the area by The Baltimore Sun, won the Class 2A state title and completed a 25-0 season by defeating Easton, 3-1 last month. "It's pretty neat how these kids just responded under pressure," Eastern Tech coach Jack Meyers said after the win . The team won Eastern Tech's first-ever state title in softball and broke program records for highest batting average (.530)
SPORTS
From Sun staff reports | June 7, 2014
The biennial Annapolis-to-Newport Race will include new twists when the 35th edition of the sailboat competition begins next June. Starts will be divided with the slower boats departing Friday morning, June 5, and the faster boats leaving the next day. Classes starting Friday will sail a slightly shorter course that does not require rounding Chesapeake Light after entering the Atlantic Ocean. Grand prix classes, all of which will start Saturday, will cover the traditional 475-nautical mile course.
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