| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:17 PM
The NFL's $765 million settlement with former players who claimed damages from head trauma was "great" for the league and the plaintiffs, said commissioner Roger Goodell during an appearance Wednesday at Under Armour's Baltimore headquarters.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:32 AM
James L. Akers Jr., a retired financial analyst and businessman who collected and restored vintage arcade machines, died Wednesday of kidney cancer at his Ellicott City home. He was 73.
The son of a dentist and a homemaker, James Lee Akers Jr. was...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:54 AM
I generally avoid trite devices like multiple-choice questions to frame a column. But I can't help myself this time, so please bear with me.
Congressional Republicans rejected President Barack Obama's proposal last week to exchange a cut in corporate...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. has outdone himself ("What if? Life under President Romney," Jan. 27). With his predictions of what would have transpired under President Mitt Romney, he has produced his funniest column yet. However, he seems to have...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Rebecca F. Parker, who had worked as an administrator for Maryland Legal Services Inc., died Jan. 17 from breast cancer at her Charles Center apartment. She was 62.
A daughter of a minister and a homemaker, the former Rebecca Fletcher was born and raised...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:52 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, doctors have ordered annual PSA tests for men of a certain age to screen for prostate cancer, despite a lack of evidence that its benefits outweigh the risks — especially when tiny, slow-growing tumors were detected....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Ronald J. Biglin, a former business professor and dean of graduate programs at what is now Loyola University Maryland who owned a winery and a distribution company, died Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 81.
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
J. Thomas "Gus" Novotny, a retired Howard County entrepreneur who combined his love for golf and trains and turned them into businesses, died March 24 from cancer at his home in Palm Gardens, Fla. He was 75.
The son of a supervisor and a homemaker, John...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Don't miss the first simulcast presentation of Chick-fil-A Leadercast—Harford on Friday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood. Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a one-day leadership event broadcast live from Atlanta, Ga., to...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Concerns about utility smart meters are frequently dismissed as tinfoil-hat paranoia. But it's not so easy to dismiss Jonathan Libber.
The Baltimore man delivers his arguments against the wireless devices in the calm manner of an attorney. He is, in...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has asked a key lender to R.G. Steel to reconsider its decision to freeze some company funds, saying the move has contributed to the firm's decision to lay off workers at its Sparrows Point mill.
In a letter dated Wednesday, O'Malley...