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  • Outspoken Naval Academy professor investigated

    Outspoken Naval Academy professor investigated
    An outspoken English professor at the Naval Academy has been removed from the classroom following complaints from midshipmen, academy officials confirmed Monday. The academy would not elaborate on the nature of the complaints about Bruce Fleming, a...
  • Dr. Howard F. Raskin, gastroenterologist

    Dr. Howard F. Raskin, gastroenterologist
    Dr. Howard F. Raskin, former chief of the gastroenterology department at Maryland General Hospital, died Sept. 17 at Duke University Hospital during surgery to replace a heart valve. The longtime Owings Mills resident was 87. "Howard was one of the...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • Terps to the Big Ten: Good move, poorly handled

    Terps to the Big Ten: Good move, poorly handled
    Let the news sink in: The University of Maryland is headed for the Big Ten Conference in 2014. Even 72 hours after it became public knowledge that the school was negotiating to join the Big Ten and a day after it was made official, that's still pretty...
  • Highland: County school bus schedules hit the Web Aug. 15

    It's getting close to the start of yet another school year. Just a few short weeks and our kids will be back with their teachers, learning, asking questions, hitting the books, doing homework, rushing to extracurricular activities — all those things...
  • Manifestations

    As a copy editor, I don't get out much: paragraph factory, home, church, and grocery pretty much make up the round. But there are three opportunities coming up for you to hear me or even see me, if you are sufficiently desperate for amusement. Tomorrow...
  • Foreign affairs council stifles free speech

    The article, "Free speech clash grips U.N." (Sept. 25) could also apply to the recent lecture at the Baltimore Council for Foreign Affairs (BCFA), where its president, Frank Burd, caved into pressure from pro-Israel groups and would not allow questions...
  • Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks

    Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks
    When Scott Schulte stopped at Pasadena Pawn and Gun last week to pick up his fifth firearm of the year, the Maryland State Police still hadn't finished his background check. The store let him take the pistol anyway. "I figure I can use my discretion,"...
  • Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member

    Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member
    Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis. A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
  • Raven research defies common wisdom on 'species'

    Raven research defies common wisdom on 'species'
    As the Baltimore Ravens' march to victory in Super Bowl XLVII defied the common wisdom of the sports world, so, too, has an examination of the genetics of their winged namesakes in the western United States led one local biologist to evidence he says...
  • For Obama and Roberts, second time's the charm

    For Obama and Roberts, second time's the charm
    Inaugurations are more comfortable the second time around. For President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., it's not likely there will be a repeat in their encore performance of Chief Justice Roberts' flub of the words in the presidential...
  • Part three: Culture shock

    Part three: Culture shock
    Tribune Tower was in crisis, and the illustrations of penguins installed in the building's ornate lobby were meant as a constant reminder. With Tribune Co. revenues sliding and managers struggling to adjust to an Internet revolution, executives in early...