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By Marie Simmons and Marie Simmons,Los Angeles Times Syndicate | February 5, 1995
Nearly every Saturday when I was a child, I would spend the afternoon helping my grandmother make cookies. One day, nostalgic for the taste of Nana's cookies but pressed for time, I devised a streamlined version -- cookie bars instead of individual cookies. Although they were a leap away from Nana's originals, they are close in inspiration and can be made in less than an hour.Unlike most baked goods, which require a strict formula in order to succeed, bar cookies lend themselves to countless improvisations.
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By Leonard Pitts Jr | April 25, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY -- It is the shoes that stop me.They are brown and look new, the rubber on the soles still thick, black and unmarked. They are toddler-size boots, made for bouncing in sandboxes and climbing on furniture. They are hanging by their laces from a length of chain-link fence.I had not planned it this way. Had not made a special effort to be in this particular city during this particular week. Hadn't even thought about it until I was on the way to catch the plane for a business trip.
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By Ellen Hawks and Ellen Hawks,SUN STAFF | March 5, 2003
Mary M. Young of Los Banos, Calif., requested a "side-dish recipe made with Jell-O that has ... been cut into small cubes and mixed with Cool Whip and other ingredients." Dana J. Shinholt of Columbia said: "I'm glad to respond with a favorite dish my grandmother served at our family gatherings. Nana would make a large Jell-O mold for the adults to share and individual cups for each of the grandchildren. She has been gone now for almost 15 years, and it took a little bit of searching to track down her recipe book.
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June 28, 2003
On Wednesday, June 25, 2003 MILDRED MARY DUNGAN at Inova Fairfax Hospital, beloved wife of Joseph M. Dungan, CMSGT, USAF (Ret.), mother of Jacqueline M. Fisher and Terence P. Dungan, grandmother of Sean, Shane and Shannon Blackman and Bianca Dungan of Spring Hill, FL, sister of John W. Smolenski and his wife Loretta of Ellicott City, MD and the late Joseph Smolenski. Also survived by a sister-in-law Doris Dungan ofHagerstown, MD and many nieces, nephews and friends in the Bowie, Hagerstown and Baltimore, MD areas.
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By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | June 4, 2012
Miss Maryland, you did us proud. Sunday night in Las Vegas, 27-year-old Nana Meriwether, from Potomac, finished as the runner-up in the 2012 Miss USA pageant. The title went to Miss Rhode Island, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo. Clearly, Meriwether didn't lose because her resume was lacking. It's impressive enough that she graduated from Washington's prestigious Sidwell Friends School (where the alumni list includes the children of presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Nixon and Clinton, and where the Obama girls are currently enrolled)
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By Larry Perl, lperl@tribune.co | July 15, 2013
Nana Projects, the parade arts studio off West Cold Spring Lane in Evergreen that stages stiltwalking events, puppet shows and an annual parade school that draws people from around the world, is closing its doors at the end of the summer, founder Molly Ross announced Monday.  Ross, who founded Nana Projects in 1993 in Wisconsin, said she is moving to Florida to be with her family. She was best known as organizer of the longtime annual Great Halloween Lantern Parade, in Patterson Park, which was one of the biggest Halloween events in the region.
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By Leeann Adams and The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2013
Miss USA 2012, Nana Meriwether, was back on the runway - "Project Runway. " Meriwether, who grew up in Potomac, Md., was among a group of next-generation innovators who served as muses for the fashion-designer contestants on Thursday's show. Through clinics, schools and educational programs, Meriwether's nonprofit organization helps children in South Africa. Justin LeBlanc, the designer paired with her, was tasked with creating a print inspired by her work and incorporating it into a garment.
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By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | March 21, 2013
  "Things happen for a reason. " Potomac's Nana Meriwether, the reigning Miss USA, says that a lot. Especially when she talks about the road she followed to her title: two runner-up finishes at the Miss California pageant before being crowned Miss Maryland last year; another second-place finish, this time in June's Miss USA competition; then - finally - the Miss USA crown, but only after the woman who beat her, 20-year-old Olivia Culpo...
NEWS
April 6, 2005
On April 2, 2005, ELSIE C. (Nana)Friends may call at the CHATMAN-HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, 5240 Reisterstown Road, Wednesday, 12 to 8 P.M. The family will receive friends at Huber Memorial Church, 5701 York Road, Thursday, 10:30 A.M. Funeral services will begin 11 A.M. Inter Ment Druid Ridge Cemetery.
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May 28, 2008
Age 87, May 23, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Raymond O. Shroyer. Loving mother of John Shroyer, Sandy (Jerry) Drake and the late Everly Jean Shroyer. Dear Nana of David, Daniel, Michael (Lisa), Matthew, Nathan and Amy Drake. Appreciated friend and supporter, Marcia Drake. Private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be directed to In House Hospice Solutions, 24293 Telegraph Road, Suite 102, Southfield, MI, 48034. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home (734) 422-6720 in charge of arrangements.
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