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Celebrating Labor Day

Where oh where did summertime go? Even though the weather will likely remain warm for at least another month, the calendar tells us it’s the end of summer — marked by the arrival of Labor Day.

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

For 40 years, Jean Chance has been the grand dame of W. R. Chance Jewelers on Main Street, Annapolis, the family business started by her husband’s father more than 60 years ago.

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

Only 3.6 seconds remained in the last college basketball game of the season, on April 5, when Butler’s Gordon Hayward grabbed a rebound and sped upcourt.

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Ensemble Galilei’s June 13 concert promotes their Walter Reed music

 

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Ed Sparks never left the land of rock and roll

 

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After nine years, Don Hooker compiles the Bay Blues Festival’s greatest hits and biggest catastrophes

 

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A little boy gives you a big chance to fight childhood cancer

 

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After 21 seasons, native-plant propagator Mary-Stuart Sierra prepares for one final harvest

 

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Doug Sisk can’t bear to see anything go to waste

 

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Volunteers hoof it across the country, picking up litter and lecturing on waste

 

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