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  • Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking

    Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking
    One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
  • Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate

    Howard County executive candidates talk business at Chamber of Commerce debate
    The focus was supposed to be on business, but at Thursday's Chamber of Commerce Howard County executive debate, Republican candidate Allan Kittleman came out swinging about mailers.  "OK, folks, let's clear the air," Kittleman announced to a Turf Valley...
  • Vincent J. Salkoski, city math teacher

    Vincent J. Salkoski, city math teacher
    Vincent J. Salkoski, who taught mathematics in Baltimore public schools and was a World War II veteran, died Sept. 3 of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. Vincent Joseph Salkoski was born in Baltimore and raised in Curtis Bay,...
  • Prostate cancer month events, resources

    Prostate cancer month events, resources
    A selection of events, resources and medical institutions. Events Free prostate screening 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Good Health Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore. Registration is required. To make an...
  • Financial literacy instruction can improve student attendance [Letter]

    Financial literacy instruction can improve student attendance [Letter]
    In his recent commentary, "Chronic absences plague Baltimore" (Sept. 5), Jonathon Rondeau zeros in on a problem that has vexed principals and teachers alike — chronic school absences. The numbers put forth by Mr. Rondeau are staggering with...
  • Confronting Ebola fears [Commentary]

    Confronting Ebola fears [Commentary]
    Monrovia, Liberia — We sat in a waiting room of a health clinic here, talking about our fears. As a midwifery and nursing educator working in Liberia for Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, I had been asked to help update health workers...
  • The business model is overrated [Commentary]

    The business model is overrated [Commentary]
    On behalf of Baltimore's stakeholders, I want to express my thanks to Gregory E. Thornton, the new chief executive officer of Baltimore City Public Schools, for his inspiring words ("Much work to be done," Aug. 25). In case you're wondering, the stake I...
  • Katharine W. Dougherty, office worker

    Katharine W. Dougherty, office worker
    Katharine W. Dougherty, a retired University of Maryland, Baltimore County office worker, died Aug. 28 at her Millersville home of chronic myeloid leukemia. She was 77. The daughter of G. Theodore Weis, a Baltimore City psychiatric court clerk, and...
  • Karen A. Stuart, archivist

    Karen A. Stuart, archivist
    Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she was also associate editor of Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59. "As head...
  • Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings
    There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday. The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
  • State hopes tracking pain pills will reduce overdoses

    State hopes tracking pain pills will reduce overdoses
    A database in Kentucky that has tracked potentially dangerous and addictive prescriptions dispensed in the state for the past 15 years has become a national model by helping significantly reduce so-called doctor-shopping for pain drugs. Federal data show...
  • Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community

    Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community
    It's no doubt a sign of the end when people start talking about honoring your "legacy" -- and we've apparently come to that point for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization, has...