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La La Land has a record-matching 14 Academy Award nominations this year.  Will anyone be able to edge out the musical? Courtesy of People

Oscars Predictions 2017

This year's Oscars features a number of powerful films, and it's hard to know exactly who is going to snatch up that award. We may not be film experts, but we sure do watch a lot of movies!


Doughnuts can be too sweet, too messy, and too oily. But, I've decided to be gracious and give doughnuts a chance.

Blazers say yes to competing at the next level

On Nov. 15 senior Madison Waechter committed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and signed the letter of intent to officially join their swim team. Waechter finally made the decision to commit after considering offers from three different schools. "I loved everything about the school: the academics, the location and the swim team had a great atmosphere," she said.
Bradley Beal and John Wall lead a strong Wizards team. Courtesy of The Sporting News

Wizards rise to third place in Eastern Conference

The Washington Wizards began the season poorly, to put it bluntly. John Wall played well some games, other games Bradley Beal took the starring role. And yet the Wizards could not put two and two together and reach their full potential.

Blair's turf field makeover

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is replacing the playing surface of Blair's artificial turf field after concerns arose from an October 2016 inspection. Construction began in January and is expected to last until March.

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The U.S. is not ready for complete automation

Amazon has announced the opening of the first automated grocery store, called Amazon Go, which will have no checkout lines or cashiers. This signals the beginning of a futuristic era in which machines will perform more and more of the the tasks that humans used to do, but with increased efficiency and decreased cost.

Is College Board evil?

Are colleges truly diverse?

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Changes coming to government and biology HSAs

The Maryland State Department of Education is in the process of changing the government High School Assessment (HSA) test and plans to phase out the biology HSA test next year.

'Nasty Women' storm the capital

Rappers Chris Brown and Soulja Boy to fight

Entertainment »

SCOback Movie of the Week: Coming to America

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.

SCOback Movie of the Week: Say Anything

"A Series of Unfortunate Events" is seriously good

Sports »

Blair girls' basketball destroys Northwood 43-28

The Blair Blazers' girls' basketball team (12-5) stole the win against the Northwood Gladiators (4-13) on Tuesday night after a tight first half. However, Blair pulled through during the second half and triumphed over Northwood, coming away with the 43-28 win.

Blair varsity boys basketball wins against Clarksburg

Blazers demolish Northwood

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Will this warm weather last?
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