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Associated PressFor six anguished days, people in this small Alabama town asked just one question about the 5-year-old boy being held hostage in an underground bunker by a menacing, unpredictable neighbor: "Is he free yet?" After FBI agents determined that talks with an...
Testing season is upon us as the school year draws to a close and local students engage in the annual rituals of standardized assessments and final exams. Most kids find these tests a bit stressful. But for those with dyslexia and other learning...
A 14-year-old girl and her 19-year-old boyfriend arrested in the killing of her father in his Ellicott City home this month were indicted and charged as adults by a grand jury this week, according to court records. Morgan Arnold, a Mount Hebron High...
FX's new summer drama "The Bridge" has many common elements of contemporary thrillers: a sadistic serial killer, mismatched detectives and a desperate race against time. But "The Bridge" is distinguished by a hot-button issue that brings an edgy...
The Hartford CourantBinge eating and hoarding both get their own categories, while Asperger syndrome is no longer recognized as a diagnosis in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders — better known as the DSM-5 — which comes...
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
Farmington ValleyOn Friday, April 26, FOCUS Center for Autism held their well-attended "Celebrate FOCUS" dinner. This semi-formal event celebrated the accomplishments FOCUS made over the past year, and raised much-needed funds for FOCUS's programming. During the evening,...
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Wood County teacher who put a box labeled "bad kid fort" around a special-needs student will return to the classroom in the fall. The county Board of Education unanimously voted this week to rehire Amanda Terrell. The...
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Wood County teacher who put a box labeled "bad kid fort" around a special-needs student has been rehired. The county Board of Education unanimously voted this week to rehire Amanda Terrell. The move reverses a March...
Tags: Theft, Punishment
A Slatington woman sentenced in March to up to a decade in prison for accidentally shooting her 19-month-old son in the head and killing him while unloading a gun she planned to sell to a drug dealer tearfully asked a judge Tuesday to reduce her sentence....
Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it. The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
On his own and as a member of Crosby, Stills & Nash (and sometimes Young), two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Stephen Stills has taken part in many a benefit concert over the last four decades, but usually his role has been that of rock singer...
Feb 5, 2013 |Story| AP Member Choice Limited
May 24, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
May 23, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 16, 2013 |Story| AP West Virginia
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Apr 30, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
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