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  • UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners

    UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners
    The coaches for University of Maryland, College Park's football and men's and women's basketball teams were the state's three highest-paid public employees last year, continuing a long-standing trend. Bucking the notion of low-paid college professors,...
  • Frank Cashen, who helped build Orioles' dynasty, dies Monday at age 88

    Frank Cashen, who helped build Orioles' dynasty, dies Monday at age 88
    Frank Cashen, the Orioles executive who oversaw the team's halcyon years — when it traded for Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, hired Earl Weaver as manager and won two world championships — died Monday at 88. A Baltimore native, Cashen died...
  • O'Malley intervention could mean faster deal in Hopkins Hospital labor dispute

    O'Malley intervention could mean faster deal in Hopkins Hospital labor dispute
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's intervention in the wage fight between Johns Hopkins Hospital and its service workers reflects the lingering dispute's significance but also signals that it may be resolved soon. The hospital and members of the 1199 SEIU United...
  • The UM money pit [Letter]

    The UM money pit [Letter]
    Your article on the University System of Maryland's highest earners apparently was not intended to address the really big issue ("UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners," June 28). The real issue is the self-sustaining, government-run...
  • A foundation for advancement [Letter]

    A foundation for advancement [Letter]
    We are writing in response to the June 30 Baltimore Sun article "Equality's Struggles," featuring Esther McCready, a 1953 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The article's sub-head, "Setting the Foundation," could not be more...
  • NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse
    It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...
  • Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers

    Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers
    Several players with local ties who were picked in baseball's first-year player draft last month have started their professional careers. Ryan Ripken, a Gilman graduate and the son of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., has struggled in limited action...
  • Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize

    Neil Feather, creator of experimental musical instruments, wins $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Artist Neil Feather, who builds mechanized musical instruments from bowling balls, film projectors and cigar boxes, among other objects, received this year's $25,000 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday evening. Trained as a ceramicist,...
  • Washington College names interim president

    Washington College names interim president
    Washington College in Chestertown has named Jack Griswold, an investment executive, as the interim president of the college, according to a press release issued Monday. Griswold — an emeritus member and former chair of the college's board of...
  • Columbia's Factory Athletics celebrates 20 years of building better athletes

    Columbia's Factory Athletics celebrates 20 years of building better athletes
    As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college. That didn’t happen, so he...
  • Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand

    Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand
    The Chabad Jewish Center at Towson and Goucher is expanding and getting a new name. The facility at 14 Aigburth Road will nearly triple its size. Its new name, Chabad of Towson, reflects the goal of the Chabad rabbi, Mendy Rivkin, to serve not only the...
  • Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit

    Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit
    When licensed counselor Rita Platt, 53, first became a therapist 10 years ago, she aspired to make a difference in the lives of families dealing with issues such as divorce, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. "It hurt my heart to see all those...