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  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...
  • Future Symphony Institute to be held at UB

    Future Symphony Institute to be held at UB
    Andrew Balio is best known around here for the gleaming sound and refined musicality he regularly provides as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's principal trumpet, a post he has held since 2001. Offstage, Balio devotes a great deal of his energies to...
  • Artists bring creative process outdoors for Hopkins 'paint out'

    Artists bring creative process outdoors for Hopkins 'paint out'
    Public murals are one way Baltimore artists are increasingly exposing the masses to their work, but on Saturday at the Johns Hopkins University, painters shared more than that — they showed how art is made. More than 40 painters spent a warm,...
  • Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital

    Baltimore mayors have a history of working themselves into the hospital
    Running the city of Baltimore isn't for the faint of heart. Like Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, many of the city's chief executives over the past 100 years have worked their way into the hospital. Rawlings-Blake's health scare came during the Star-...
  • High bid at auction to win Tanzanian safari

    High bid at auction to win Tanzanian safari
    There is nothing unusual about a nonprofit group finding unique items to auction as a fundraiser. But Linda Wilson, founder of Caring for Kids of Kenya, which helps Kenya's orphans, has truly come up with a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a bidder. She...
  • New generation takes reins for Korean Festival in Howard

    New generation takes reins for Korean Festival in Howard
    Times have changed for the state's Korean-Americans since the immigration boom of the 1970s brought their ancestors to the Baltimore area. Today, the up-and-coming second generation is making its mark, and nowhere will their new identity be more evident...
  • UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]

    UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]
    The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. The challenge has accelerated in the last few years, and enrollments are projected to drop another 6.5 percent this fall, greatly due to competition from...
  • Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist

    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., psychologist
    Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. "He was a beacon of light in the...
  • Philip Filner, molecular biologist

    Philip Filner, molecular biologist
    Philip Filner, a retired molecular biologist and community activist who helped preserve a wooded and wetland tract in Owings Mills, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 6 at his Lutherville home. He was 75. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Samuel...
  • Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor

    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, counselor
    Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, a counselor who was an outreach and volunteer coordinator for a Baltimore men's shelter, died of a heart attack Sept. 2 at his West Ostend Street home. He was 52. The son of Jesse James Phillips, a Secret Service agent and...
  • Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center

    Howard County native gives $31 million to UM for computer science center
    He didn't even finish his degree at the University of Maryland, College Park, but entrepreneur Brendan Iribe found other creative geniuses and best friends as he tinkered in the computer science department there. So on Friday, he will give the...
  • Auditor praises HCC financial picture, but notes recurring structural deficit

    Auditor praises HCC financial picture, but notes recurring structural deficit
    Although Harford Community College received a clean audit for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, its auditor touched on the financial issues that college officials and board members have been wresting with in recent years as the college continues to rely on...