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Bomb squad called following Pasadena bank robbery

A bomb squad was called to Hamilton Bank in Pasadena on Monday shortly after a man robbed the bank and left a suspicious item behind, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Police Department said. Police responded to the bank at 8108 Jumpers Hole Road around 3:40 p.m. for a report of a robbery,...

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  • Emocha Mobile Health lands new contracts for its medication monitoring app

    Emocha Mobile Health lands new contracts for its medication monitoring app

    A Baltimore startup with a mobile application to keep tuberculosis patients on track with their medication regimen is expanding with new contracts in California and big ideas for how the technology can improve oversight of medications for other illnesses. Emocha Mobile Health, founded in 2013 on...

  • FDA recommends donated blood be tested for Zika

    FDA recommends donated blood be tested for Zika

    As Zika infections continue to spread around the nation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended Friday that all donated blood and blood components soon be tested for the mosquito-borne virus. Testing of the blood supply already has begun in Florida and in Puerto Rico, which is particularly...

  • Mylan launching cheaper generic EpiPen in wake of outcry over price hike

    Mylan launching cheaper generic EpiPen in wake of outcry over price hike

    The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues — and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly. Despite its second move in five days to make EpiPens more affordable for consumers, maker...

  • Stay indoors: Baltimore to spray some areas for mosquitoes Sunday night

    Stay indoors: Baltimore to spray some areas for mosquitoes Sunday night

    Baltimore City is advising residents that some areas will undergo mosquito spraying Sunday night. Residents between Coolidge Avenue and Benson Avenue and Sharonleigh Road to S. Grantley Street are being advised to remain indoors tonight after 10 p.m. while the city conducts mosquito control truck-based...

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  • Aileen Abigail Campbell McCausey, nurse and artist, dies

    Aileen Abigail Campbell McCausey, nurse and artist, dies

    Aileen Abigail Campbell McCausey, a health care provider, author and artist, died Aug. 22 at Integrace Fairhaven in Sykesville after an allergic reaction to medication. She was 98. Mrs. McCausey was one of three children. She was born and grew up in the north of Scotland on the estates of Brahan...

  • Rebecca R. Rhoads, Catonsville educator, dies

    Rebecca R. Rhoads, Catonsville educator, dies

    Rebecca R. Rhoads, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator and beach lover, died Tuesday of complications from dementia at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 80. The daughter of Joseph Felton "Buck" Turner and Myrtle Ray Turner, farmers, Rebecca Ray Turner was born and raised in Jackson, N.C.,...

  • Mary C. Gasek

    Mary C. Gasek

    Mary C. Gasek, an accomplished watercolorist who aided her husband in his work as an Episcopal rector in upstate New York, died Aug. 5 of multiple sclerosis at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 90. "Mary Ellen was a great and real lady," said June Finney, a Blakehurst resident...

  • Betsy Kraus Dawson, ethics commission director for Anne Arundel, dies

    Betsy Kraus Dawson, ethics commission director for Anne Arundel, dies

    Betsy Kraus Dawson, an Annapolis attorney who served for 20 years as the executive director of the Anne Arundel County Ethics Commission, died of cancer Wednesday at her Annapolis home. She was 65. "Betsy was a born ethicist who was passionate when it came to the subject of ethics and was devoted...

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