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  • Trees linked to less crime, research finds

    Trees linked to less crime, research finds
    Who doesn't love a tree? Apparently, criminals. Researchers have found that leafier places in Baltimore tend to have lower crime rates than those with few or no trees. A new study looking across Baltimore City and Baltimore County has found that with few...
  • Joseph Klein Jr., insurance executive and philanthropist

    Joseph Klein Jr., insurance executive and philanthropist
    Joseph Klein Jr., a Baltimore insurance executive and philanthropist who believed in leading by example, died Sunday of pulmonary fibrosis at his Pikesville home. He was 80. The son of a co-founder of Levinson & Klein Inc., an East Baltimore furniture...
  • Balto. Co. Council approves plans for three residential developments

    Baltimore County Council members on Monday approved preliminary plans for three residential developments: two senior-housing projects in the county's southwestern corner and a townhouse project in North Point. The council unanimously signed off on...
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore to revamp teaching on pain

    University of Maryland, Baltimore to revamp teaching on pain
    As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists. Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
  • US News: Hopkins is 2nd best school of medicine

    US News: Hopkins is 2nd best school of medicine
    The U.S. New & World Report graduate school rankingsĀ are out and Johns Hopkins University has moved up from 3rd to a tie for 2nd with the University of Pennsylvania. They were behind top-ranked Harvard University. But they beat out Stanford University...
  • Jean E. Breiner, school nurse

    Jean E. Breiner, school nurse
    Jean E. Breiner, a registered nurse who had been the school nurse at Padonia Elementary School for more than two decades, died Friday of myleoid leukemia at her Timonium home. She was 77. The daughter of a truck driver and a homemaker, the former Jean...
  • Harford County College Lines

    QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY: Blaine Dulkerian of White Hall, bachelor of arts in public relations; and Christina Heilman of Jarrettsville, bachelor of arts in public relations, graduated from Quinnipiac University during the 81st undergraduate commencement...
  • College news: Laurel residents graduate college, are named to dean's list

    Erica Christian, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester as a junior at the University of Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg, Va. Patricia Contic, of Laurel, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice –...
  • NSA leaks investigation could be unique challenge for Rosenstein

    NSA leaks investigation could be unique challenge for Rosenstein
    Just days after Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosensteinand another federal prosecutor were appointed to look into national security leaks, a group of Republican senators called for their ouster, claiming the men can't be trusted to investigate the...
  • Hopkins, UM graduate programs again rank among the best in nation, says U.S. News

    The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland continue to boast some of the best graduate programs in the country, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine rose one spot to a...
  • Owen Daly II, Navy veteran and top Baltimore banker

    Owen Daly II, Navy veteran and top Baltimore banker
    Owen Daly II, who served in the Navy during two wars and was a top executive at two Baltimore-based banks, died Thursday of heart failure at his Lutherville home. He was 87. Mr. Daly was born in Denver, Colo., and attended the Gilman School in Baltimore,...
  • Alice C. Jones, watercolorist, dies

    Alice C. Jones, watercolorist, dies
    Alice C. Jones, a noted watercolorist and former Hampton resident, died Aug. 19 of heart failure at her home in Delray Beach, Fla. She was 95. The daughter of a farmer and an educator, the former Alice Fulton was born in West Lebanon, Pa., and raised in...