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  • Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett

    Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett
    While Millennial Media pioneered mobile advertising, it now competes with online household names Google and Facebook, which dominate the $18 billion market. To Millennial CEO Michael Barrett, that's a good sign. But it's also meant a rough start to...
  • Robert J. Cotter, Johns Hopkins medical school professor

    Robert J. Cotter, Johns Hopkins medical school professor
    Robert James Cotter, a Johns Hopkins scientist and professor whose work in mass spectrometry has contributed to discoveries in health and science, died last Monday of heart failure at his home at HarborView in Baltimore. He was 69. His work, which earned...
  • College reunion weekend prompts memories of the early 1960s

    Two things prompted me to write this particular column, sharing memories of the early 1960s. One was seeing Caroline Kennedy on "The Late Show with David Letterman" talking about her new book based on the interviews her mother, Jacqueline Kennedy, gave...
  • Dr. Edward Barczak, obstetrician-gynecologist, dies

    Dr. Edward Barczak, obstetrician-gynecologist, dies
    Dr. Edward Michael Barczak, a retired Baltimore obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies during his 40-year career, died Tuesday of cancer at his Timonium home. He was 85. The son of a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. worker and a...
  • Catholic group opposes slots

    The Maryland Catholic Conference, which has taken a hard-line stance on social issues including abortion and gay marriage, said yesterday that it opposed slot-machine gambling in the state but encouraged its faithful to make up their own minds. The Roman...
  • Sunken Garden: Poetry And Music Under The Stars

    Sunken Garden: Poetry And Music Under The Stars
    The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, which begins this year on Wednesday, June 11, is a feast for all the senses. Now in its 22nd year, the festival presents readings by top national and admired Connecticut poets on the exquisite grounds of the Hill-Stead...
  • Making it easier to fire teachers won't get you better ones

     Making it easier to fire teachers won't get you better ones
    Tuesday's ruling by Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu, which held that California's contract with teachers violates the state's constitutional guarantee to an equitable education, is certain to set off legal battles across the nation. Explaining his ruling,...
  • LT grad named head coach

    Sports briefs: La Grange Former Lyons Township basketball player Jim Maley was named head coach at St. Laurence High School and hopes to turn around a program that has fallen on hard times in recent years. He was head coach at Kenwood Academy for...
  • Better ways to grade public schools

    Better ways to grade public schools
    How do you measure school quality? For the last decade, the answer has been informed by a single set of data: standardized test scores. Now there is a chance to change that. Although Congress remains unwilling to overhaul No Child Left Behind, with...
  • Lafayette-New Hampshire: A scouting report

     
    What do Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, Verizon Wireless Arena and Southern New Hampshire University have in common? Well, first, none of them is located in Durham, N.H., where Lafayette will play an NCAA FCS playoff game on Saturday against the......
  • Suspended 'Bishop of Bling' was bound to irk austere Pope Francis

    When Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Germany traveled to India last year to minister to poor slum dwellers, he reportedly flew first class. This year, renovations of the Roman Catholic bishop's church-owned residence in the city of Limburg ran...
  • PASSINGS: James E. Burke, Barbara Ann Scott, Stephen Frankfurt

    James E. Burke Johnson & Johnson CEO during Tylenol poisoning James E. Burke, the former Johnson & Johnson chief executive whose leadership during the Tylenol poisoning scare of the 1980s became a model for corporate crisis management, died Friday in...