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Helping his Duke team win the NCAA basketball championship has earned Nolan Smith, of Upper Marlboro, no summer vacation


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With many summer days to fill, do you ponder what to do, where to go? There is a lot to do in Maryland, with guidance now just a point and click away.

More trees mean better water


Within the Order of the Eastern Star, jewelry store owner Jean Chance wields power to do good


Musicians Carolyn Surrick, Ginger Hildebrand
and Sue Richards perform to soothe wounded warriors


Annapolitan Joel Machak’s Crash Test Dummies break into the Smithsonian


Grants from Maryland Heritage Areas Authority
makes two groups flush (with cash)


At Great Grapes Wine Festival, sample wines from around the world or around the corner


Maryland chefs show you how to keep your cool when the mercury bubbles


Marine Corps Viet Nam veteran Karlin shows us finely detailed frames of what most of us never knew about that war, while reminding us what we perhaps have always known about wars