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Simple Tip May Ease Athletes’ Performance Anxiety

Researchers have revealed a simple trick that may help athletes keep their cool during a game’s high-pressure moments.

09/25/2012

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D.C. Sets Bar For Firing Teachers Over Performance

Tough new teacher evaluations led to a strike this month in Chicago, but in the District of Columbia, such evaluations are “business as usual.”

09/24/2012

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Nearly 100 D.C. Teachers Fired For Poor Performance

District of Columbia school officials say 98 teachers have been fired after receiving low scores on a key evaluation instrument.

08/02/2012

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The Highest Performance Convertibles At The 2012 New York Auto Show

Drivers in a hurry now have several 500-plus horsepower options. Hold on tight!

04/06/2012

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Md. Gets $6.7M More To Turn Around Worst Schools

Federal education officials say Maryland will receive another $6.7 million to continue turnaround efforts in the state’s worst schools.

03/16/2012

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The Beach Boys To ‘Do It Again’ At The Grammys

The Beach Boys — Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston and David Marks — will reunite on the Grammy stage on Sunday, performing live together for the first time in more than two decades.

02/08/2012

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Winter Arts & Culture Preview

As we begin a new year, we will (as always) look brightly forward with our newfound resolutions to be slimmer, happier, more peaceful, more involved and all around better versions of ourselves. As we fondly finish off 2011 and begin to embrace 2012, why not commit to a more cultured and artistic ‘you’? With the exhibits and performances gracing the Baltimore area this winter, it shouldn’t be a difficult resolution to keep, and you’ll be entertained through it all.

12/26/2011

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Md. High School Cheerleaders Selected For Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

It’s the opportunity of a lifetime to participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Six Maryland students are leaving Saturday to do just that.

11/18/2011

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History Students From Every State Compete In College Park

More than 2,700 top history students from across the country are gathering at the University of Maryland for the National History Day Contest.

06/13/2011

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Metro Lowers On-Time Standards For Trains, Buses

Metro is lowering its performance goals for trains and buses running on schedule and for the number of escalators in working order.

05/27/2011

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Metro GM: System Has Backlog Of Maintenance Work

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says the transit system’s bus and rail network regularly fails to meet performance standards and reversing the decline will take years.

03/10/2011

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GM, Chrysler Salaried Workers To Get Bonuses

Most of the 26,000 white-collar workers at General Motors Co. will get performance bonuses of 4 to 16 percent of their base salaries this year, but payments to a small number could be 50 percent or more, the company confirmed late Thursday.

02/11/2011

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