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  • Stephen R. Krause, software designer

    Stephen R. Krause, a software designer and inventor, died Friday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital from respiratory failure on his 76th birthday. Mr. Krause was born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park. He was a 1955 graduate of Park...
  • Walter Mosley resurrects his famous private eye, Easy Rawlins, in newest book

    Walter Mosley resurrects his famous private eye, Easy Rawlins, in newest book
    Sherlock Holmes un-kicked the bucket way back in 1894. More than a century later, even though Harry Potter ends up on the wrong side of a killing curse, he un-bites the dust. In "Game of Thrones," Beric Dondarrion has un-bought the farm at least six...
  • Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer

    Abe Bortz, historian, teacher, book reviewer
    Abe Bortz, the Social Security Administration's first historian and a voracious book collector and reviewer, died Tuesday of lymphoma at his home in Pikesville. He was 93. Dr. Bortz grew up in Cincinnati, graduating from high school there in 1937 and...
  • Old-school crab recipes

    Old-school crab recipes
    For many Marylanders, there is no more perfect meal than a pile of steamed crabs or a well-made crab cake (light on filler, please). These straightforward crab preparations are everywhere: on restaurant menus and backyard tables, especially in the...
  • Towson professor investigated over allegations of plagiarism

    Towson professor investigated over allegations of plagiarism
    A longtime Towson University professor has resigned his post as the head of the city school system's ethics panel amid allegations that his published academic articles contain content from dozens of sources without proper — or in some cases any...
  • Explaining media bias — to a biased member of the media

    Explaining media bias — to a biased member of the media
    Eric Alterman criticizes my recent commentary in The Sun on major media bias ("Liberal media bias is beyond doubt, March 18) because, he claims, I lacked "supporting evidence" in claiming his book, ""What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News,"...
  • Over the transom

    Since yesterday's post on pointless strictures went up, further suggestions have come in. Eventually I will repost the original text with all the additions, but for now, keep 'em coming. I'm a little apprehensive about some of these. Since our...
  • Wendy Rosen reaches plea agreement on voting charges

    Wendy Rosen reaches plea agreement on voting charges
    Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen pleaded guilty Friday to voting illegallyin two elections and will serve five years probation and pay a $5,000 fine. The 58-year-oldRosen, who won a Democratic primary last year to challenge...
  • Maryland City publisher launches first book, 'My Call'

    Maryland City publisher launches first book, 'My Call'
    A Maryland City man has published an adult fiction book that he is promoting himself and is now on the shelves of public libraries in Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties. Ronald Gray's book, "My Call," is the first title published from Gray's...
  • Former candidate gets probation, community service for illegal votes

    Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen pleaded guilty Friday to voting illegally in two elections and will serve five years probation and pay a $5,000 fine. The 58-year-old Rosen, who won a Democratic primary last year to challenge...
  • National Aquarium names new communications manager

    Amanda Forr of Bel Air has been hired as communications manager for the National Aquarium in Baltimore. As communications manager, Forr will create, edit and deliver content and communications relating to the organization's mission within brand...
  • Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research

    Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research
    When I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I dreamed of working as a university professor, directing a research laboratory, and training students of my own. I have been a professor for a little over four years now. Of the lessons I have learned in this time, the...