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  • Training program recruits Baltimore teens for Fire Department

    Training program recruits Baltimore teens for Fire Department

    A few weeks ago, 19-year-old Tyonia Mclean helped save her first life. It was around midday, Mclean said, and she and a team of first responders were in the bedroom of an East Baltimore rowhouse administering CPR to a man in cardiac arrest. As his pulse returned, Mclean said, she remembered why she...

  • A head start on the future for little graduates

    A head start on the future for little graduates

    Twelve three-year-olds from Baltimore recently took part in a rite of passage usually reserved for older children. They donned caps and gowns and walked in a procession as part of an unofficial commencement ceremony marking the end of their time in plain old day care and their move up to pre-school...

  • Year Up gives Baltimore youths a different path to jobs

    Year Up gives Baltimore youths a different path to jobs

    Ja'Meia Jackson thought she'd never get a good job. After graduating from high school in 2009, she drifted from one low-paying job to the next, working a cash register at a Macy's, leading football fans to their seats at FedEx Field, collecting tickets at Six Flags America. She took classes at...

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  • Maryland gets $1.4 million from CDC for its Zika response

    Maryland gets $1.4 million from CDC for its Zika response

    Maryland, with 42 cases of the Zika virus, to get more federal money to track, prevent the Zika virus

  • Rash of break-ins hits city health clinic

    Rash of break-ins hits city health clinic

    A city health clinic was broken into a third time in two weeks last night, leaving city officials frustrated and employees of the facility unnerved. No patient files or drugs were stolen during the incidents at Eastern Health Clinic, where foot patrols by private security and Baltimore police officers...

  • People with history of skin cancer still getting sunburned, study finds

    People with history of skin cancer still getting sunburned, study finds

    You might think people with a history of nonmelanoma skin cancer would be extra cautious about protecting themselves from the sun. But recent research by Johns Hopkins scientists found that they are getting risky sunburns at the same rate as those who have never had skin cancer. The researchers...

  • Are pool workouts the next big thing? Swimwear giant Speedo is working on it

    Are pool workouts the next big thing? Swimwear giant Speedo is working on it

    When you think about a pool workout, you probably think “swimming.”  Think again.  Industry giant Speedo USA is trying to reposition its brand as the source of fitness inspiration and workouts, not just swimwear and swim-related accessories. The newly launched Speedo Fit is making the case for...

Obituaries

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  • Julie J. Ramsey, Baltimore County businesswoman, dies

    Julie J. Ramsey, Baltimore County businesswoman, dies

    Julie J. Ramsey, a businesswoman who also worked in real estate sales in the Baltimore area, died July 7 at Johns Hopkins Hospital after suffering a stroke. She was 58. The daughter of Edward Jenkins, a steelworker, and Annabelle Jenkins, a homemaker, Julie Clementine Jenkins was born and raised...

  • R. Bruce Alderman Sr., of Riderwood, retired real estate lawyer, dies

    R. Bruce Alderman Sr., of Riderwood, retired real estate lawyer, dies

    R. Bruce Alderman Sr., a retired real estate lawyer and oenophile who was an active member of the International Wine and Food Society, died July 15 of a massive heart attack while mowing the lawn of his Riderwood home. He was 83. "I've known Bruce since I started law school in 1973," said Stephen...

  • Alexander B. 'Alex' Hoehn, Towson High graduate and restaurant server, dies

    Alexander B. 'Alex' Hoehn, Towson High graduate and restaurant server, dies

    Alexander B. "Alex" Hoehn, a restaurant server who had planned to return to college, died July 16 of substance abuse at his Southland Hills home. He was 24. For the last several years, Mr. Hoehn had struggled to overcome addiction and at one point had been drug-free for 17 months, according to...

  • James A. Holechek, author and preservationist, dies

    James A. Holechek, author and preservationist, dies

    James A. Holechek, a retired Baltimore public relations executive, newspaper columnist, historic preservationist and author whose books include a history of Cross Keys, died of heart failure Wednesday at his Village of Cross Keys home. He was 86. The son of Joseph Edward Holechek, a wood patternmaker,...

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  • NSA construction project expected to impact traffic, environment, historic buildings

    NSA construction project expected to impact traffic, environment, historic buildings

    A major National Security Agency construction project on Fort George G. Meade could affect local traffic, environmental resources and two historic structures. The Department of Defense seeks public comment on a draft environmental impact statement for its East Campus Integration Program, which...

  • Five Minutes with Kelly DeAngelo, refinery manager at Domino Sugars

    Five Minutes with Kelly DeAngelo, refinery manager at Domino Sugars

    When he had an appendectomy in his early 20s, Kelly DeAngelo's career took a sweet turn. As he recovered from the operation, the Pennsylvania native, then a production manager at a carpeting manufacturer, decided he wanted to better use his chemical engineering degree. He updated his resume and...

  • Baltimore Pride Parade draws diverse crowd to celebrate LGBT community

    Baltimore Pride Parade draws diverse crowd to celebrate LGBT community

    Adorned with rainbow butterfly wings, fluorescent yellow shorts and multicolored hair, Jason Harder and Lance Garber of Westminster stood on Charles Street shirtless in the nearly 100-degree heat. Their reasoning, in one word: "Pride." "The happiness and support of everyone — everybody's so happy,"...

  • Man shot in Charles North Saturday

    Man shot in Charles North Saturday

    A man was shot in Charles North mid-morning Saturday, Baltimore police said. At about 10:39 a.m., police found a 34-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds in the unit block of W. 20th Street in the Station North arts district. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment, police...

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