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  • 'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania

    'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania
    Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge. The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
  • Hopkins clinician mixes art, science in facial prosthetics

    Hopkins clinician mixes art, science in facial prosthetics
    She enters the clinic on a walker, slow yet remarkably steady, and as Pauline Wood hails her host for the day, she gives him a bag of lemon tarts she rose early that morning to bake.  With her white hair and glasses, Wood, 89, is every inch the lovable...
  • Stent committee member faces accusations

    After Dr. Mark Midei was accused of implanting unnecessary heart stents in hundreds of patients at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, a Maryland Health Care Commission committee began developing safeguards to prevent a repeat situation. But now, one of...
  • Life expectancy low, but growing in city

    Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity. Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
  • Dream home: Reservoir of style and charm

    Dream home: Reservoir of style and charm
    Rebecca Yenawine and Mark Carter are accustomed to awe-struck looks when visitors cross the foyer of their 19th-century rowhouse in Reservoir Hill. The four-story brick Victorian, built circa 1870, is sprawling — some 6,000 square feet. And with...
  • Blogger Rocco Palmo uncovers Vatican secrets — all from his basement in Philly

    Blogger Rocco Palmo uncovers Vatican secrets — all from his basement in Philly
    A 28-year-old guy living in his parents' basement in South Philadelphia just might be one of the foremost experts on the Archdiocese of Baltimore, if not the whole American Catholic Church. Rocco Palmo facetiously calls himself "The Church Whisperer,"...
  • College News

    The following students earned degrees from the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, Ga.: Christopher Crowe, of Ellicott City, earned a Professional Master of Architecture degree; and Kelly Snell, of Ellicott City, earned a Professional...
  • Head of the Class: High school, college achievements

    Deedra Suchting, of Parkton, was recently presented Hereford High School's highest agricultural honor, the Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Co. Suchting received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and...
  • After coming out, former Maryland player feels he has a second chance

    After coming out, former Maryland player feels he has a second chance
    For years, Akil Patterson wouldn't tell the world who he really was: a gay man playing Division I college football. His secret weighed on him, frightened him, confused him, taking on a life all its own. In lonely periods, the former University of...
  • Physician pay, medical disclosure rules criticized

    The payments and "VIP trips" given to a Maryland cardiologist by Abbott Laboratories for parties and consulting work — disclosed in a federal report released Monday — are just what new legislation and industry guidelines are supposed to...
  • Head of the Class

    Hannah Sterling, of Mount Airy, is a member of the class of 2012 at Wells College in Aurora, N.Y., and has been named to the school's dean's list for the spring 2011 semester. Colleen M. Wampler, of Westminster, a senior at Millersville University of...
  • Recent College News

    CORNELL: Cornell University is pleased to announce Chloe Potter of Churchville, MD, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and Life Sciences with the Class of 2011 during Commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, NY, on May 29, 2011. FETCHO:...