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  • Geithner said to consider departure from Treasury

    Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has signaled to White House officials that he's considering leaving the administration after President Barack Obama reaches an agreement with Congress to raise the federal debt limit, according to three people...
  • 'Little Willie' Adams had his hand in many business ventures

    'Little Willie' Adams had his hand in many business ventures
    The other evening, former Baltimore Sun reporters Antero Pietila and C. Fraser Smith sat in the studios of WYPR radio discussing the life and times of William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who died Monday at 97. Adams, who went from numbers runner to...
  • James Hall Bready

    James Hall Bready
    James Hall Bready, an Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years, died Saturday of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • William H. Redden

    William H. Redden
    William H. "Bill" Redden, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. metallurgist, died Tuesday from Alzheimer's disease and bone cancer at his Solomons home. He was 93 and had formerly lived in the Hampton neighborhood of Baltimore County. Mr. Redden was born and...
  • Dr. Mark E. Molliver, Hopkins neuroscientist

    Dr. Mark E. Molliver, Hopkins neuroscientist
    Dr. Mark E. Molliver, a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor emeritus of neuroscience and neurology, died of complications after cardiac arrest May 10 at Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 75. Colleagues said his discoveries had...
  • New superintendent Foose presents entry plan

    New superintendent Foose presents entry plan
    Increasing communication, collaboration, trust and technology are all high on Renee Foose's list of priorities for Howard County schools. Above all, she said, the school system must provide a world-class education for every student. Foose, whose first...
  • Hampton takes flak for title of black history program

    Officials at the Hampton National Historic Site in Towson this week officially changed the name of a black history program planned for next month after controversy erupted over its original title — "Slave for a Day." The July 8 event, which park...
  • Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive

    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., PR executive
    Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a...
  • The things we say

    It was with a profound sense of personal validation that I opened Volume V of the Dictionary of American Regional English to discover an entry for the term my family back in Kentucky used for the chamber pot: thunder mug.  There are also entries for...
  • BMA's 'Interior Worlds' highlights Baltimore buildings

    BMA's 'Interior Worlds' highlights Baltimore buildings
    Move over, Louvre. Show some respect, Basel's Bibliothek. A new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes the case that two iconic Baltimore buildings can take their place in the first rank of the world's architectural gems. And that's not just the...
  • The middle school plunge: new research says students in k to 8 schools have higher achievement

    Remember junior high schools? The debate over what grade configurations are right for school systems has been alive for decades, but a research paper released yesterday provides more evidence that students in K-8 schools do better academically and are...
  • Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, head and neck surgeon

    Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, head and neck surgeon
    Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, a highly regarded head and neck surgeon and researcher who was also a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Nov. 26 of gastric cancer at his Mount Washington home. Dr. Sewell was 44. "I...