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To Hagerstown Community College basketball coach Jim Brown, for winning his 700th game, helping several generations of young men to build character and continue their college educations.
To B. Marie Byers, who sat on the Washington County School Board for 30 years, for her three decades of service and being a knowledgeable, stabilizing force on a board on which change seemed to be the only constant.
To officials of Cecil County, Md., who are proposing a ban on dodge ball, a traditional playground game for generations, because the activity involves "human targets." What's next, body armor for kids?
The U.S. Supreme Court, for refusing to allow Friday's arguments on the Florida election procedures to be televised, so that only reporters and those with the resources to travel to Washington, D.C. get to see history being made.