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By TED KOOSER | March 5, 2006
Every parent can tell a score of tales about the difficulties of raising children, and then of the difficulties in letting go of them. Here the Texas poet Walt McDonald shares just such a story. "Some Boys are Born to Wander" From Michigan our son writes, How many elk? How many big horn sheep? It's spring, and soon they'll be gone above timberline, climbing to tundra by summer. Some boys are born to wander, my wife says, but rocky slopes with spruce and Douglas fir are home. He tried the navy, the marines, but even the army wouldn't take him, not with a foot like that.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
Under Armour will continue to supply uniforms to the University of Maryland's varsity teams under a 10-year extension deal announced Tuesday. The Baltimore-based sports brand will continue to design and supply game-day uniforms as well as footwear, apparel and equipment for training for all men's and women's varsity teams. "The University of Maryland is an integral part of Under Armour's history, culture and identity," Matt Mirchin, Under Armour's executive vice president of global marketing, said in the company's announcement.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
Under Armour will continue to supply uniforms to the University of Maryland's varsity teams under a 10-year extension deal announced Tuesday. The Baltimore-based sports brand will continue to design and supply game-day uniforms as well as footwear, apparel and equipment for training for all men's and women's varsity teams. "The University of Maryland is an integral part of Under Armour's history, culture and identity," Matt Mirchin, Under Armour's executive vice president of global marketing, said in the company's announcement.
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January 2, 2013
Mary Patricia Rawlick of Forest Hill, and David Ryan Brewton of Dallas, Texas, were married Oct. 13 at The Oaks Waterfront Inn in Saint Michaels. Rev. Bill Cochran officiated. The bride is the daughter of Steven J. and Virginia L. Rawlick of Forest Hill. She is a 2003 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air and a 2007 graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. She is employed by Salient Partners in Houston, Texas, where she works in business development and event planning.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | April 3, 2011
The renowned chess team from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County came in last on Sunday in one of the nation's premier college tournaments, the first time in a decade that the school did not finish in either first or second place. Texas Tech University took top place after a series of team round robin games in what is called the President's Cup, held this year in Tysons Corner, Va. The tournament is regarded as the "Final Four" of college chess. "Our players are depressed," said Alan T. Sherman, director of the program.
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January 2, 2013
Mary Patricia Rawlick of Forest Hill, and David Ryan Brewton of Dallas, Texas, were married Oct. 13 at The Oaks Waterfront Inn in Saint Michaels. Rev. Bill Cochran officiated. The bride is the daughter of Steven J. and Virginia L. Rawlick of Forest Hill. She is a 2003 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School in Bel Air and a 2007 graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. She is employed by Salient Partners in Houston, Texas, where she works in business development and event planning.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2011
Jill Palkovitz, a dressmaker who was described as a "natural designer," died of liver disease Monday at Long Green Center. The Roland Park resident was 50. Born Marcia Jill Hughes in Midland, Texas, she was a graduate of Stanton High School in Stanton, Texas, and earned a degree at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. She also attended Texas Tech University at Lubbock, where she studied linguistics, and had a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University. "She was a bit of Texas air in Baltimore City," said Connie Fitzpatrick, a close friend and neighbor.
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By Adele Evans and Adele Evans,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 29, 1999
The house is so peaceful that Michael and Susan Mullendore had to install microphones to hear the outside brook trickling through the yard."It's wonderfully quiet; still and quiet," Susan said of her Ellicott City home.Indeed, the strength of the Mullendore home fosters a comforting inner silence. Why? Well, the answer is fairly concrete.The Mullendore home is made of a concrete-polystyrene combination, or ICF, for "insulated concrete form." The Mullendores chose it because of its anticipated energy savings, quality and strength.
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By Liz Bowie | liz.bowie@baltsun.com | April 11, 2010
The University of Maryland Baltimore County became national college chess champions today after beating three teams in what is known as the final four of chess. Alan Sherman, director of the college's chess club and associate professor of computer science, said the final teams were some of the strongest UMBC has faced recently. UMBC has won the tournament six of the past 10 years. The weekend-long tournament was held at the University of Texas at Brownsville, and included that college as well as the University of Texas at Dallas, UMBC and Texas Tech University.
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January 21, 2007
Laura Marie Kramer, daughter of Michael and Lesley Kramer of Jarrettsville, and Justin Edwin Weible, son of Stephen and Rhonda Weible of Cedar Hill, TX, were married August 26 at Union United Methodist Church in Baldwin. The bride is a 2000 graduate of Harford Technical High School and has a degree from Texas A&M University in Dairy Science. She works as a Territory Manager/Dairy Focus Consultant for Cargill INC. The Groom is a 1999 graduate of Cedar Hill High School and is receiving a degree from Texas Tech University in Finance.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2011
Jill Palkovitz, a dressmaker who was described as a "natural designer," died of liver disease Monday at Long Green Center. The Roland Park resident was 50. Born Marcia Jill Hughes in Midland, Texas, she was a graduate of Stanton High School in Stanton, Texas, and earned a degree at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. She also attended Texas Tech University at Lubbock, where she studied linguistics, and had a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University. "She was a bit of Texas air in Baltimore City," said Connie Fitzpatrick, a close friend and neighbor.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | April 3, 2011
The renowned chess team from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County came in last on Sunday in one of the nation's premier college tournaments, the first time in a decade that the school did not finish in either first or second place. Texas Tech University took top place after a series of team round robin games in what is called the President's Cup, held this year in Tysons Corner, Va. The tournament is regarded as the "Final Four" of college chess. "Our players are depressed," said Alan T. Sherman, director of the program.
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By TED KOOSER | March 5, 2006
Every parent can tell a score of tales about the difficulties of raising children, and then of the difficulties in letting go of them. Here the Texas poet Walt McDonald shares just such a story. "Some Boys are Born to Wander" From Michigan our son writes, How many elk? How many big horn sheep? It's spring, and soon they'll be gone above timberline, climbing to tundra by summer. Some boys are born to wander, my wife says, but rocky slopes with spruce and Douglas fir are home. He tried the navy, the marines, but even the army wouldn't take him, not with a foot like that.
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April 12, 2010
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County became national college chess champions Sunday after beating three teams in what is known as the Final Four of Chess. Alan Sherman, director of the college's chess club and associate professor of computer science, said the final teams were some of the strongest UMBC has faced recently. UMBC has won the tournament six of the past 10 years. The weekend-long tournament was held at the University of Texas at Brownsville and included that college as well as the University of Texas at Dallas, UMBC and Texas Tech University.
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February 28, 2009
ANN BRYAN MARIANO, 76 Vietnam war correspondent Ann Bryan Mariano, who covered the Vietnam war for Overseas Weekly and successfully fought Pentagon efforts to bar the pro-GI, anti-establishment paper to American troops in the war zone, has died. Ms. Mariano died Wednesday in Belmont, Mass., of Alzheimer's disease, according to her second husband, Robert McKay. A Texas native who received a journalism degree in 1953 at Texas Tech University, she signed on in Germany in 1959 with the Overseas Family, a paper for American service members in Europe.
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