| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Two Washington-based environmental groups filed suit Wednesday to block pollution trading in the Chesapeake Bay, contending the market-based cleanup program violates the federal Clean Water Act and will undermine rather than help efforts to restore the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Elizabeth G. Kirkpatrick, a homemaker who had been an Army nurse during World War II, died Oct. 29 from complications of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The longtime Ruxton resident was 91.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The lineup for the 10th annual CityLit Festival is set, so Baltimore-area book lovers should mark April 13 on calendars.
The event, held at the central branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, offers a full day of author readings, panel discussions and...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Young children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to suffer from severe symptoms even with treatment, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has found. The study, published online Feb. 11 in the Journal of the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Marguerite Theresa Petersen, a retired Baltimore elementary school teacher, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 11 at Union Memorial Hospital. The West Baltimore resident was 89.
Born Marguerite Theresa Page, she was the daughter of Dr. George C. Page,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Legg Mason Capital Management's chief investment strategist, Michael J. Mauboussin, resigned as of Jan. 2, said Mary Athridge, Legg Mason Inc.'s spokeswoman.
Mauboussin's resignation is not a surprise, and he's expected to announce his plans in the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Americans think we live in a meritocracy where hard work can take you from rags to riches. Access to a great education can be an escape from the cyclical poverty found in Baltimore and other major cites. Attending an elite university is particularly...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:50 PM
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Tom Rothman, the Mount Washington native and Hollywood player, is out of his post at Fox studios. According to an email blast from the newspaper:
Fox Filmed Entertainment co-Chairman Tom Rothman, who has led the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Scientists, including members of two Maryland-based teams, believe they have found ice inside craters near Mercury's poles, a discovery they say could reveal more about the "building blocks" for life on other planets.
Though the small planet is closest...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Barbara P. Canavan, a 40-year veteran of Harford County Public Schools, has been named interim superintendent to replace for one year Dr. Robert Tomback, who is leaving after his term is up June 30.
Canavan spent more than half her time with the school...