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  • Rawlings-Blake names new Rec and Parks director

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a new director of recreation and parks, choosing an experienced manager who has headed similar agencies in three cities. Ernest W. Burkeen Jr., 64, who previously ran recreation and parks departments in Miami,...
  • Stolen mummy to return home to UM medical school

    Stolen mummy to return home to UM medical school
    The 200-year-old mummified remains of a small child are making their way back to the University of Maryland School of Medicine after an absence in which they were posted for sale on eBay and languished for almost five years in a Michigan police evidence...
  • Karen Kalck to wed Jason McCormick

    Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla. The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...
  • Advisory panel calls for end to most experiments on chimpanzees

    Advisory panel calls for end to most experiments on chimpanzees
    Medical experiments on chimpanzees are largely unnecessary and should be rare, concluded a report released Thursday from special panel of the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academies of Science. The authors did not recommend an outright ban,...
  • Gambling rule relaxed for slots licenses

    In response to concerns raised by a high-profile applicant for a downtown Baltimore slots casino, Maryland officials have relaxed a rule designed to keep people with past gambling transgressions from winning licenses to operate such facilities. The...
  • Loss of children inspires Ellicott City mothers to advocate for suicide prevention

    Loss of children inspires Ellicott City mothers to advocate for suicide prevention
    Before asking the question, Congressman John Sarbanes made sure to say "if you don't mind sharing." Donna Curley and Sara Tagget didn't mind. It was why they were in Washington that day. It was why they were sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why they...
  • Teen dies at Bowling Brook

    Sheriff's deputies and state police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old East Baltimore youth who collapsed Tuesday evening while being restrained by staff at a privately run residential program for juvenile offenders. Isaiah Simmons III was...
  • Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green

     Clean Energy Challenge aims to prove there's money in being green
    That sign in your hotel room that suggests reusing your towel to help the environment? Gary Eden wants to make it a relic of the past. "We've all been putting thousands of tons of chlorine containing chemicals into our water," said Eden, president of EP...
  • Northwestern ruling could lead athletes paying taxes on scholarships

    Northwestern ruling could lead athletes paying taxes on scholarships
    Northwestern University football players could one day have to pay federal and state taxes on athletic scholarships following a ruling that the student-athletes are employees of the school, but experts say it is too soon to make them worry. In a...
  • Drug shows promise for fighting bone cancer in people, pets

    A gold-based drug currently used in human and veterinary medicine to manage certain immune diseases may prove useful in combating osteosarcoma, a devastating bone cancer that affects both dogs and people, University of Florida veterinary researchers...
  • Labor experts debate NU football ruling

    A day after Northwestern University football players on scholarships were deemed employees of the school in a regional decision by the National Labor Relations Board, labor attorneys said the possible ramifications of the decision are endless. "The...
  • NLRB: Northwestern football players can unionize

    NLRB: Northwestern football players can unionize
    Northwestern University football players on scholarship are employees of the school and therefore entitled to hold an election to decide whether to unionize, an official of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday. The stunning decision,...