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  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner

    Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner
    Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82. "Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
  • Rodney G. Stieff

    Rodney G. Stieff
    Rodney G. Stieff, former chairman of the board and CEO of Kirk-Stieff Co., which was the oldest silversmith firm in the country, died Tuesday of kidney cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former longtime Orchards resident was 87....
  • David K. Reeves, development director

    David K. Reeves, development director
    David K. Reeves, a retired development director and fox hunting enthusiast, died Nov. 23 of a stroke at Princeton Hospital in Princeton, N.J. The former Baltimore resident, who lived in Princeton, was 86. The son of an insurance executive and horseman...
  • Dr. Daniel C.W. "D.C." Finney, surgeon

    Dr. Daniel C.W. "D.C." Finney, surgeon
    Dr. Daniel C.W. "D.C." Finney, a retired Baltimore surgeon and World War II veteran, died Monday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 88. Dr. Daniel Clarke Wharton Finney — who was known as "D.C." &#...
  • Investor calls for TeleCommunication Systems Inc. to be sold or merged

    Investor calls for TeleCommunication Systems Inc. to be sold or merged
    An activist investor's push for a sale or merger at TeleCommunication Systems Inc. may be gaining traction. J. Carlo Cannell has been accumulating shares and now holds a roughly 5.8 percent stake in the Annapolis company. In a letter to TCS last week,...
  • Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, orthopedic surgeon, Hopkins professor

    Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, orthopedic surgeon, Hopkins professor
    Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, a retired orthopedic surgeon, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and an innovator in artificial-limb technology, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. He was 86 and had lived on...
  • Samuel Cook

    Samuel Cook
    Samuel Cook, a colorful and nationally known expert in labor law who had headed the labor department at Venable, Baetjer and Howard — now Venable LLP — died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 91. "Sam...
  • Walters art exhibit focuses on Africans living in Renaissance Europe

    Walters art exhibit focuses on Africans living in Renaissance Europe
    The view of a 16th-century Lisbon street is such a teeming hodgepodge of races, social classes and religions and has so much life on display — much of it mischievous — that's it hard not to smile. Slightly to the right of center, an African...
  • Crompton 'Tommy' Smith Jr., steeplechase rider

    Crompton 'Tommy' Smith Jr., steeplechase rider
    Crompton "Tommy" Smith Jr., an accomplished steeplechase rider who won the Maryland Hunt Cup five times, died Tuesday at his Upperco home from complications of a riding accident suffered more than a decade ago. He was 75. The son and grandson of noted...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • Squash rivals on the court, good friends off

    Squash rivals on the court, good friends off
    If not for Gilman senior Michael East, Aria Fazelimanesh would have had great difficulty landing at what he considered the perfect school for him: Friends. The two met at a national squash junior tournament in September of 2010 at Harvard University and...