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  • Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies

    Willard Hackerman, company president and philanthropist, dies
    Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
  • Toughen up, Marylanders

    Toughen up, Marylanders
    I probably won’t have time to write this op-ed because my kids are at home.  As they have been for all but nine full days since Dec. 20. — more than a month ago. Between a longer-than-normal Christmas Break, a snow day on Jan. 3, a chaotic...
  • Juggling study leads to new revelations about human movement

    Juggling study leads to new revelations about human movement
    A traditional circus act may shed new light on human movement, with implications for the treatment of neurological disorders or other scientific breakthroughs. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University are using juggling to study how touch, or haptic,...
  • Wheels of change: Baltimore's bike crusade

    Wheels of change: Baltimore's bike crusade
    For 23 years, Penny Troutner has owned Light Street Cycles in Federal Hill. And she had seen bicycles on Baltimore's streets, for recreation and transportation, even before she opened her bike shop. But Troutner holds up 2011 as the year she noticed...
  • Health disparities costing black, Hispanic men, study says

    Health disparities costing black, Hispanic men, study says
    Black and Hispanic men are shouldering more medical costs because of health inequalities and they, their families and society are suffering from the burden, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health....
  • Mary L. Booker, city principal

    Mary L. Booker, city principal
    Mary L. Booker, who rose through the ranks from classroom teacher to principal while mentoring her peers, died Jan. 9 of multiple myeloma at her Hamilton home. She was 57. "Mary L. Booker was a consummate educator and administrator. She was my principal...
  • Brown surges ahead in Democratic money race

    Brown surges ahead in Democratic money race
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown surged into the lead in fundraising in the Democratic campaign for governor as he built up his treasury to slightly more than $7 million. Brown's strong performance over the past year vaulted him above Attorney General...
  • Take Karzai out of the equation [Commentary]

    Take Karzai out of the equation [Commentary]
    As Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefly descended on Kabul for a surprise stopover this weekend, it is telling that he did not meet with President Hamid Karzai. Previous visits by senior U.S. officials to strike a compromise with the Afghan leader have...
  • Jun-ichi Igusa

    Jun-ichi Igusa
    Jun-ichi Igusa, a retired Johns Hopkins university professor of mathematics who researched number theory and algebraic geometry, died of a stroke Nov. 24 at the Holly Hill Nursing Home. The Hunt Valley resident was 89. "He was a giant in his field,"...
  • People over profit [Commentary]

    People over profit [Commentary]
    In the face of the federal claim that homelessness has been receding since 2010, the U.S. Conference of Mayors reports that most cities are experiencing surges of homelessness. It's perhaps unsurprising, given a recent announcement by the chief federal...
  • Arrests made in robbery near Johns Hopkins University

    A 23-year-old man and three juveniles were arrested Friday night and charged with robbing a man near Johns Hopkins University after trying to rob two women 20 minutes earlier, court records show.  Police wrote in charging documents that a 23-year-old...
  • What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber

    What I found in the sensory-deprivation chamber
    On the second day of the year, I stood naked above the tank of water saturated with Epsom salts, preparing to close myself into total darkness. In less than an hour, I would find myself in a drug-free altered state, feeling my body melt into the...