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  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
  • Peabody Conservatory receives $1 million to launch Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship

    Peabody Conservatory receives $1 million to launch Leon Fleisher Studio Scholarship
    Baltimore arts patrons Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker have donated $1 million to the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University to establish scholarships for students of near-legendary pianist and veteran Peabody faculty artist Leon Fleisher....
  • Baltimore study indicates family influences academic, work place success

    Baltimore study indicates family influences academic, work place success
    In the American dream a child can rise above a low-income background to go to college and then a high-paying job, but research by a Johns Hopkins University sociologist over a quarter of a century shows it rarely happens in Baltimore. Karl Alexander,...
  • Anneslie attorney appointed to Orphans' Court

    Anneslie attorney appointed to Orphans' Court
    With more than eight years as a mediator, Juliet Fisher is an expert in neutrality. The Anneslie resident and attorney is owner of Towson Mediation Services, where she helps Baltimore County families through divorce, financial disputes and child custody...
  • Baltimore ranks 28th nationally in pedestrian danger study

    Baltimore ranks 28th nationally in pedestrian danger study
    An analysis of traffic fatalities in the last decade found Baltmore was the nation's 28th most dangerous city for pedestrians, out of 51 major metropolitan areas. The study, to be released Tuesday by the National Complete Streets Coalition, found 482...
  • Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive

    Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive
    Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, a retired CSX executive and a collector of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad memorabilia, died Monday of lymphoma at Howard County General Hospital. He was 87. Charles Norman Murphy was born in Baltimore into a B&O family. His father,...
  • Johns Hopkins security alerts on recent juvenile attacks

    It's rare for Baltimore Police to notify the public of crime when the reported incident doesn't involve someone being shot, but community groups often get more detailed information, and Johns Hopkins students and staff are certainly no exception. Two...
  • 'Coming Back' - At last, TV does right by veterans

    'Coming Back' - At last, TV does right by veterans
    If you want to feel good again about what’s possible for public television, don’t miss “Coming Back with Wes Moore,” which airs Tuesday night on Maryland Public Television. At a time in American life when we are seeing reports...
  • Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors

    Maryland Film Festival a showcase for female directors
    Sarah-Violet Bliss acknowledges some frustration with fielding questions, yet again, about being a female filmmaker, about how the vast majority of movies seem to be directed by men, and about whether that will stop being the case any time soon. "I...
  • Eight chosen for induction into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

    Eight chosen for induction into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
    The 2014 induction class for the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame has been approved by the US Lacrosse Board of Directors. This year's eight-person class will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, October 25, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley....
  • Traffic: Collision with injury on I-95 South in Savage-Guilford area

    Traffic: Collision with injury on I-95 South in Savage-Guilford area
    A two-vehicle collision with injury on Interstate 95 South in the Savage-Guilford area at the MD 32 exit has closed the southbound right shoulder at 8:47 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Johns Hopkins University...
  • Baltimore's 'public health champion' [Commentary]

    This month Baltimore says farewell to its health commissioner, Dr. Oxiris Barbot. Her able leadership since arriving in 2010 has guided our city with a simple vision — making Baltimore a city where all residents realize their full health potential....