| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:21 AM
The initial results of an economic study of eight of Columbia's village centers identified adding more restaurants as the best future use for the centers, some of which have seen a decline in recent years.
"Most of the village centers, from my point...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The city's design panel gave a qualified go-ahead to a new $80 million mixed use project in Locust Point Thursday, marking another step in the evolution of the once dominantly industrial neighborhood.
The roughly 10-story 900 E. Fort Avenue...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:30 AM
There are many failed policies, yet the federal, state and local governments are always reluctant to pull the plug on their failures ("Pot fears expose fears about societal health," Feb. 27). Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:20 PM
William A. Edelstein, a pioneer in the field of MRI who was also a professor in the radiology department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Feb. 10 of lung cancer at his home in Original Northwood. He was 69.
The son of Arthur...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Nearly 70 years ago, Harper Griswold, 88, was one of the 160,000 Allied troops taking part in the fight to liberate France from German occupation during World War II.
For his efforts, Griswold was named "Chevalier" of the Legion of Honor by the French...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Mitt Romney must be talking about some of his friends (or himself) when he says they pay no taxes, such as:
•Those who expect to pay as little in taxes as possible — i.e., corporations like General Electric;
•Those who expect tax...