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Harvey D. Gold, certified public accountant, dies

Harvey D. Gold, a former IRS agent who later became a tax and business valuation consultant, died Jan. 30 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., of a brain hemorrhage. He was 88. The son of Louis Gold, who managed a women's shoe store, and Doris Gold, a bookkeeper, Harvey David...

Politics

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  • Storm prompts Hogan to curtail stumping for Christie

    Storm prompts Hogan to curtail stumping for Christie

    An impending winter storm prompted Gov. Larry Hogan to cut short his political trip to New Hampshire, where he had been campaigning since Saturday on behalf of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential bid. Hogan aides said Monday the Republican governor will return to Maryland two days early...

  • NSA reorganization to combine offense, defense

    NSA reorganization to combine offense, defense

    The National Security Agency is about to launch its most ambitious reorganization in years, bringing together teams charged with gathering intelligence around the world with those tasked with defending U.S. secrets. The plan, which the agency calls NSA21, is expected to be detailed publicly next...

  • Building bipartisanship in Annapolis proves tricky

    Building bipartisanship in Annapolis proves tricky

    Gov. Larry Hogan spent much of his annual address to the General Assembly calling for cooperation and bipartisanship, but lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say that is unlikely to happen. Aside from the philosophical divide that splits Republicans and Democrats, a pattern of slights — small...

  • How could Sheila Dixon not know of DeRay Mckesson?

    How could Sheila Dixon not know of DeRay Mckesson?

    Sheila Dixon, who wants to be mayor of Baltimore again, says she'd never heard of DeRay Mckesson before he filed as a candidate for the same office. In telling a Baltimore Sun reporter that, Dixon sounded out of touch. Or maybe she was being disingenuous. Either way, she does not look good. Mckesson...

  • Rebel flag T-shirt, racial epithets alleged at State Highway Administration

    Rebel flag T-shirt, racial epithets alleged at State Highway Administration

    Maryland officials are poised to pay $75,000 to an African-American state highway worker who says he was harassed, assaulted and called racial epithets by a boss who wore a Confederate flag T-shirt in the workplace. The action would resolve a lawsuit brought in 2013 by Jeffrey W. Mills, a maintenance...

  • O'Malley campaign secures public cash before dropping out

    O'Malley campaign secures public cash before dropping out

    When Martin O'Malley decided in November to rely on public financing for his struggling presidential campaign, he was tossing a Hail Mary with a federal program that watchdog groups say is in need of a major overhaul. The former Maryland governor was also ensuring he could pay off his debts when...

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Man arrested in Ellwood Park shooting

Baltimore police have arrested a man in a Feb. 1 shooting. Shaquille Walker, of the 3600 block of Roberts Place, is charged with attempted murder. On Feb. 1, a 23-year-old man approached police in the 200 block of N. Highland Ave. in Ellwood Park after being shot in the neck and back. He was treated...

Education

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  • Mount St. Mary's University president apologizes; provost resigns

    Mount St. Mary's University president apologizes; provost resigns

    EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Mount St. Mary's University says its president has apologized and its provost has resigned after some embarrassing publicity about a plan to boost the schools' student-retention rate. President Simon Newman said in a campus-wide email Friday that he had requested and received...

  • Harford Co. lifts school travel ban to Baltimore City

    Harford Co. lifts school travel ban to Baltimore City

    Harford County Public Schools, in the face of criticism and questions from elected officials, lifted its ban Monday on field trips and other school-related travel to Baltimore City, Barbara Canavan, superintendent of schools, said in a statement released shortly after 5 p.m. The ban, described...

  • Student activists call on officials to boost resources for immigrants

    Student activists call on officials to boost resources for immigrants

    Spurred by a recent federal crackdown on unauthorized immigrants and inspired by fellow student activists in the Black Lives Matter movement, a group of high school students gathered Saturday to draw up a list of demands calling on city and state officials to increase support for the city's growing...

Health/Science

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  • Baltimore Popscope looks to unite city through public astronomy

    Baltimore Popscope looks to unite city through public astronomy

    As Highlandtown resident David Smith walked his dog, a Goldendoodle named Finley, at the eastern edge of Patterson Park on a frigid January night, he noticed a small crowd down the hill. Did someone get mugged? he wondered. Why else would a group gather in the cold and dark? To look skyward, of...

  • Health officials expect Zika virus to reach Maryland

    Health officials expect Zika virus to reach Maryland

    As carriers of the Zika virus get closer to Maryland, the state health department said Friday it is keeping in close contact with federal health officials about spread of the disease and will soon begin testing people who have traveled to regions where it is prevalent. No cases have been diagnosed...

  • Obama to ask Congress for $1.8 billion to combat Zika virus

    Obama to ask Congress for $1.8 billion to combat Zika virus

    The Obama administration will ask Congress for $1.8 billion to respond to the Zika virus abroad and prepare for it at home, officials said Monday. "We must work aggressively to investigate these outbreaks, and mitigate, to the best extent possible, the spread of the virus," the administration said...

  • Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for companywide meeting on food safety scares

    Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for companywide meeting on food safety scares

    Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain's recent food safety scares. The company says stores will open at 3 p.m. in their local time zones, which is after the...

Obituaries

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  • Alice B. Hoffberger, Baltimore arts patron and philanthropist, dies

    Alice B. Hoffberger, Baltimore arts patron and philanthropist, dies

    Alice Berney Hoffberger, a philanthropist and arts patron who rooted for the Baltimore Orioles — the team her husband's family owned — died of Alzheimer's disease Thursday at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. The longtime Riderwood resident was 90. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter...

  • DJ Reggie Reg, formerly of 92Q, dies

    DJ Reggie Reg, formerly of 92Q, dies

    Reggie Reg, who had worked at Baltimore radio station 92Q and was a well known disc jockey on the city's club music scene, died Saturday evening at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 50. His sister, Betty Covington, said that he had been in declining health and died of congestive heart failure. "He had...

  • Lloyd McK. Alston,longtime city educator, dies

    Lloyd McK. Alston,longtime city educator, dies

    Lloyd McK. Alston, a retired city public school assistant superintendent who later became vice president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Jan. 31 of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 83. "I knew him in the school system, and he was a very intelligent and knowledgeable...

  • Francis X. 'Frank' Wells, insurance executive, dies

    Francis X. 'Frank' Wells, insurance executive, dies

    Francis X. "Frank" Wells, a retired insurance executive who had a passion for politics and thoroughbred horse racing, died Wednesday at Lorien Mays Chapel of complications from prostate cancer. The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87. The son of Dr. Charles Joseph Wells, a physician, and Elizabeth...

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