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By Vito Stellino and Vito Stellino,Sun Staff Writer | October 18, 1994
Add Merril Hoge's name to the list of players including Roger Staubach and Al Toon who were forced out of pro football by concussions.Hoge, a running back who signed with the Chicago Bears as a free agent from the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, suffered a blow to the head Oct. 2 against the Buffalo Bills.Hoge said when he was hospitalized after the blow, he didn't know his wife, brother or that he had a 14-month-old daughter. Two weeks later, he was still in a fog. He had played in 112 straight games before being hurt.
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By Childs Walker and Childs Walker,Sun Reporter | April 20, 2008
Football people call it the most important position in any team sport. They flock to passing workouts every spring like men rushed west for gold. They do so because a great quarterback can almost guarantee repeated trips to the NFL promised land. With Steve McNair retired, the Ravens are expected to be among those quarterback prospectors in next weekend's NFL draft. But if they are to find the next golden arm, they'll have to defy the odds. Most teams that pick a quarterback in the first round come up with copper at best, a handful of dirt at worst.
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BUSINESS
January 18, 1991
NEW YORK -- New York Daily News publisher James Hoge and representatives of its nine striking unions met yesterday at Gracie Mansion at the urging of New York Mayor David N. Dinkins as the clock ticked toward a possible closure or sale of the tabloid.It was the first time Hoge and George McDonald, head of the striking mailers' union and president of the Allied Printing Trades Council, had met since negotiations began nearly a year ago. The unions struck Oct. 25, and the Daily News announced Wednesday that the 72-year-old tabloid would close unless "efficient" settlements are reached soon or a buyer is found.
FEATURES
November 26, 2007
Elliott Yamin at 9:30 Club One-time American Idol finalist Elliott Yamin -- whose song "Wait for You" is in the Billboard Top 10 eight months after its release -- performs at 7 tonight at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W., Washington. The Last Goodnight and Josh Hoge also are slated to perform. Tickets are $25. Call 800-955-5566 or go to tickets.com. FYI Edward Gunts is on assignment. His architecture column does not appear today.
NEWS
December 21, 2003
On Friday, December 19, 2003, JOAN S. (nee Hoge); beloved wife of the late George B. Tracey; devoted mother of John H. Tracey and George B. Tracey, III; sister of Howard Hoge; loving grandmother of Kelly Lynn, Katherine Carter, John Carrol Barton and Charlotte Hill. Friends may call at Loring Byers Funeral Directors, 8728 Liberty Road (2 miles west of beltway exit 18-B), Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Graveside service and interment Monday, 10 A.M. Memorial Service on Monday, 11 A.M., at Liberty Reformed Presbyterian Church, 11301 Liberty Road, Owings Mills, 21117.
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By Howard Libit and Howard Libit,SUN STAFF | May 17, 1998
In its effort to have all children reading at grade level by the end of second grade, Baltimore County's school system has begun a one-on-one tutoring program at 15 elementary schools this year that gives struggling readers extra attention from paid parent helpers.The program means that Colgate Elementary School first-grader Katlyn Hall works 30 minutes every day on reading skills ranging from recognizing letters to writing simple sentences."The children are making tremendous progress," says Sue Baker, who is tutoring Katlyn for 10 weeks.
NEWS
October 18, 1994
Margaret T. HogeRental agentMargaret Taylor Hoge, who had been a rental agent for real estate firms, died Sunday of heart failure at her home in the Ambassador Apartments. She was 94.The former Margaret Taylor was a native of Baltimore whose ancestors included a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the owners of the land now occupied by the Mount Pleasant Golf Course.She was a 1917 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School and attended Miss Hoffman's Finishing School. She made her debut at the 1917 Bachelors Cotillon.
FEATURES
November 26, 2007
Elliott Yamin at 9:30 Club One-time American Idol finalist Elliott Yamin -- whose song "Wait for You" is in the Billboard Top 10 eight months after its release -- performs at 7 tonight at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W., Washington. The Last Goodnight and Josh Hoge also are slated to perform. Tickets are $25. Call 800-955-5566 or go to tickets.com. FYI Edward Gunts is on assignment. His architecture column does not appear today.
SPORTS
October 10, 1994
Party etiquetteSan Francisco coach George Seifert had several choice words for running backs William Floyd and Ricky Watters after the two celebrated the 49ers' first touchdown with a bit that included mixing it up with Lions fans in the north end zone. The score cut Detroit's lead to 14-7."There's a time and a place to celebrate," Seifert said. "They're both very emotional players, but there's a line. . . . They need to be in emotional harmony with the rest of the team."Floyd, who scored his first NFL touchdown on the play, said his excitement overwhelmed him and added: "I wasn't taunting the fans.
BUSINESS
By Thomas Easton and Thomas Easton,New York Bureau of The Sun | March 6, 1991
NEW YORK -- Daily News Alive! Maxwell to Paper: You're Mine!The Daily News, the New York newspaper facing imminent death because of a protracted dispute between the city's powerful labor unions and the Tribune Co., was given a reprieve last night when management announced that it had signed a letter of intent to sell to Robert Maxwell, a British press baron.Nicknamed "the bouncing Czech" by English satirical magazines because of his origin and his financial reputation, Mr. Maxwell was the only candidate still standing as the paper neared a March 15 deadline set by the Tribune Co. to be sold or close.
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By Sam Sessa and Sam Sessa,Sun Reporter | November 16, 2006
In the late '90s, rock 'n' roller Will Hoge started stirring up the music scene in his hometown of Nashville, Tenn. Hoge signed to Atlantic in 2001, but they soon parted ways. Since then, he's been touring the country, releasing albums independently and gathering a loyal fan base. His sound and stage presence are reminiscent of early Bruce Springsteen. Hoge, who even looks a little like the Boss, plays the 8x10 on Saturday. His latest studio album, The Man Who Killed Love, was released in July.
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By Jody K. Vilschick and Jody K. Vilschick,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 11, 2005
IT'S A rare but wonderful column that generates as much unexpected response as last week's did about the tantalizing sign advertising the distance to Cove Fort, Utah, on Interstate 70 just west of the Baltimore Beltway. "I must disagree with the writer who complained that the big new mileage sign was a waste of money. I, for one, love it," said Glenn Hoge. "I see it as a reminder that there's a great big country out there beyond our immediate surroundings, ready and waiting for us to come out and explore.
NEWS
December 21, 2003
On Friday, December 19, 2003, JOAN S. (nee Hoge); beloved wife of the late George B. Tracey; devoted mother of John H. Tracey and George B. Tracey, III; sister of Howard Hoge; loving grandmother of Kelly Lynn, Katherine Carter, John Carrol Barton and Charlotte Hill. Friends may call at Loring Byers Funeral Directors, 8728 Liberty Road (2 miles west of beltway exit 18-B), Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Graveside service and interment Monday, 10 A.M. Memorial Service on Monday, 11 A.M., at Liberty Reformed Presbyterian Church, 11301 Liberty Road, Owings Mills, 21117.
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By Howard Libit and Howard Libit,SUN STAFF | May 17, 1998
In its effort to have all children reading at grade level by the end of second grade, Baltimore County's school system has begun a one-on-one tutoring program at 15 elementary schools this year that gives struggling readers extra attention from paid parent helpers.The program means that Colgate Elementary School first-grader Katlyn Hall works 30 minutes every day on reading skills ranging from recognizing letters to writing simple sentences."The children are making tremendous progress," says Sue Baker, who is tutoring Katlyn for 10 weeks.
SPORTS
By Vito Stellino and Vito Stellino,Sun Staff Writer | October 18, 1994
Add Merril Hoge's name to the list of players including Roger Staubach and Al Toon who were forced out of pro football by concussions.Hoge, a running back who signed with the Chicago Bears as a free agent from the Pittsburgh Steelers this year, suffered a blow to the head Oct. 2 against the Buffalo Bills.Hoge said when he was hospitalized after the blow, he didn't know his wife, brother or that he had a 14-month-old daughter. Two weeks later, he was still in a fog. He had played in 112 straight games before being hurt.
NEWS
October 18, 1994
Margaret T. HogeRental agentMargaret Taylor Hoge, who had been a rental agent for real estate firms, died Sunday of heart failure at her home in the Ambassador Apartments. She was 94.The former Margaret Taylor was a native of Baltimore whose ancestors included a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the owners of the land now occupied by the Mount Pleasant Golf Course.She was a 1917 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School and attended Miss Hoffman's Finishing School. She made her debut at the 1917 Bachelors Cotillon.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sam Sessa and Sam Sessa,Sun Reporter | November 16, 2006
In the late '90s, rock 'n' roller Will Hoge started stirring up the music scene in his hometown of Nashville, Tenn. Hoge signed to Atlantic in 2001, but they soon parted ways. Since then, he's been touring the country, releasing albums independently and gathering a loyal fan base. His sound and stage presence are reminiscent of early Bruce Springsteen. Hoge, who even looks a little like the Boss, plays the 8x10 on Saturday. His latest studio album, The Man Who Killed Love, was released in July.
SPORTS
October 10, 1994
Party etiquetteSan Francisco coach George Seifert had several choice words for running backs William Floyd and Ricky Watters after the two celebrated the 49ers' first touchdown with a bit that included mixing it up with Lions fans in the north end zone. The score cut Detroit's lead to 14-7."There's a time and a place to celebrate," Seifert said. "They're both very emotional players, but there's a line. . . . They need to be in emotional harmony with the rest of the team."Floyd, who scored his first NFL touchdown on the play, said his excitement overwhelmed him and added: "I wasn't taunting the fans.
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