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  • Morgan State University designated a National Treasure

    Morgan State University designated a National Treasure

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Morgan State University a National Treasure on Tuesday, a designation given to only one other historically black college in the country. The designation will mean Morgan and the National Trust will partner to develop a road map for preserving the...

  • As yearbooks die, colleges lose a link to the past

    As yearbooks die, colleges lose a link to the past

    For 126 years, the annual yearbook of the Johns Hopkins University — called, at different times, the Debutante, the Hopkinsian and, most enduringly, the Hullabaloo — has documented a range of life on campus and beyond: the great tug-of-war team of 1892 and protests against the Vietnam War, the...

  • Baltimore city school board to vote Tuesday on budget

    Baltimore city school board to vote Tuesday on budget

    The Baltimore city school board is poised to vote Tuesday on a $1.2 billion budget that calls for another round of cuts to central office staff, including school police officers, but would boost funding for literacy and math initiatives. The budget proposed by schools CEO Gregory Thornton wouldn't...

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  • Maryland to receive more than $6 million from drug company settlement

    Maryland to receive more than $6 million from drug company settlement

    Maryland will receive just over $6 million as part of a larger agreement reached with the drug maker Wyeth to settle allegations it underpaid rebates to the Medicaid program, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Tuesday. The agreement disclosed in February but just finalized totaled...

  • Olympus to pay $1.1 million in kickback scheme

    Olympus to pay $1.1 million in kickback scheme

    Maryland will receive $1.1 million from Olympus America Inc. under a settlement announced Tuesday over allegations the company paid kickbacks to doctors who bought their surgical equipment. The lawsuit was filed by Attorney General Brian E. Frosh in conjunction with other states and the federal...

  • Maryland seeks federal OK to speed ex-inmates' Medicaid access

    Maryland seeks federal OK to speed ex-inmates' Medicaid access

    Seeking to slash the red tape that prevents former prisoners with chronic health ailments, mental illness or drug addiction from getting health coverage, Maryland has proposed giving thousands of newly released inmates temporary Medicaid membership, with few questions asked. The measure, described...

  • Hopkins associated firm plans Zika vaccine trials this fall

    Hopkins associated firm plans Zika vaccine trials this fall

    Baltimore-based company using DNA vaccine technology to address Zika

Obituaries

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  • Demetrius Mallisham, longtime mayoral aide, dies

    Demetrius Mallisham, longtime mayoral aide, dies

    Demetrius Mallisham, a Baltimore mayoral neighborhood representative and liaison to the lesbian, gay and transgender community, died April 28 of multiple organ failure associated with pancreatitis at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Highlandtown resident was 46. "Demetrius respected...

  • Barbara J. 'Barb' Storck, Westminster store manager, dies

    Barbara J. 'Barb' Storck, Westminster store manager, dies

    Barbara J. "Barb" Storck, a retired manager of a Carroll County liquor store who was also a pet lover, died from cancer April 21 at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 68. The daughter of Donald Hopkins, a construction supervisor, and Betty Hopkins, a homemaker, Barbara Jane Hopkins...

  • Larry B. Robinson, Dulaney and Parkville math teacher, dies

    Larry B. Robinson, Dulaney and Parkville math teacher, dies

    Larry Blaine Robinson, a retired Baltimore County high school teacher, died of rheumatic heart disease April 25 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Mays Chapel resident was 79. Born in Louisville, Ky., he was the son of Daniel H. Robinson and Annie L. Robinson, a teacher. After moving to Maryland,...

  • Dr. Leopold M. 'Leo' Karpeles, longtime physician, dies

    Dr. Leopold M. 'Leo' Karpeles, longtime physician, dies

    Dr. Leopold M. "Leo" Karpeles, a retired physician who had been an associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and later had a second career as a country doctor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Fairfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Crownsville....

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Weather

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  • Severe storms, heavy rain possible through Monday night

    Severe storms, heavy rain possible through Monday night

    Storms are forecast Monday afternoon and could produce severe winds, hail and possibly some isolated tornadoes. A cold front stalled over the mid-Atlantic is expected to produce a line of storms in the afternoon and evening. Rain is likely through the evening, with as much as three-quarters of...

  • National Weather Service holding open house this weekend

    National Weather Service holding open house this weekend

    If you are up for the drive this weekend, you can learn how National Weather Service meteorologists forecast the weather. The weather service’s Baltimore/Washington forecast office in Sterling, Va., is holding an open house Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Presentations...

  • Severe thunderstorms could pour on evening voters

    Severe thunderstorms could pour on evening voters

    Thunderstorms are likely to pass through Central Maryland in the evening hours this Election Day. The National Weather Service is predicting about 60 percent chances of storms Tuesday night. Some storms could develop, and the weather service's Storm Prediction Center is forecasting 15 percent chances...

  • 'Micro' Pink Moon rises Thursday night

    'Micro' Pink Moon rises Thursday night

    You've heard of a supermoon. Look for a "micro moon" rising Thursday night. The moon is technically full only for an instant, and this month, that instant is at 1:24 a.m. Friday. April's full moon is known as the Pink Moon or the Egg Moon. This year, it coincides with lunar apogee, when the moon...

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  • Baltimore County tries to lure PayPal expansion

    Baltimore County tries to lure PayPal expansion

    Baltimore County hopes to take advantage of PayPal's recent decision not to open an operations center with 400 employees in North Carolina after the passage of a state law widely viewed as discriminatory. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter last week to PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman...

  • Body camera work group sets goals for Howard police pilot program

    Body camera work group sets goals for Howard police pilot program

    In the midst of developing a body camera pilot program, a Howard County Police Department work group announced their goals moving forward after having their first meeting on April 20. Created by County Executive Allan Kittleman and Police Chief Gary Gardner, the 18-member body camera work group...

  • Howard County Council overrides zoning veto, hints at more changes to come

    Howard County Council overrides zoning veto, hints at more changes to come

    In a 4-1 vote, the Howard County Council overrode the county executive's veto of a zoning measure that significantly reduces commercial requirements and fees paid-in-lieu in the Corridor Activity Center, one of the county's most heavily changed districts in along Route 1. Council Chairman Calvin...

  • Harford Walk A Mile in Her Shoes raises $62,000 for SARC programs

    Harford Walk A Mile in Her Shoes raises $62,000 for SARC programs

    A record-breaking 200-plus men, women and children came out on a cloudy Saturday morning to walk in SARC's 8th annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes: International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. The walkers and supporters contacted over 900 friends and family members to help...

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