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  • Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators

    Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators
    Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime, experts say.
  • Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling

    Hopkins to study how to stop seniors from falling
    Johns Hopkins researchers will share in a $30 million grant that aims to find the best methods of preventing falls, a big problem for seniors. Ten institutions will begin recruiting seniors in the fall for a five-year study that will compare existing...

    Baltimore County educator named National Teacher of the Year

    Baltimore County educator named National Teacher of the Year
    Awake in the middle of the night, Sean McComb couldn't wait to write one of the most important thank-you notes of his career: "Today is a really cool day," it began. "It's cool because you all became the National Students of the Year!" The letter was...

    In Laurel, 'intense' but promising shift to Common Core

    In Laurel, 'intense' but promising shift to Common Core
    At first glance, the bulletin boards lining the hallways of Oaklands Elementary School in South Laurel look like any typical display of students' work — drawings, short essays, a display of some dioramas. A closer look reveals something else,...

    2 charged with murdering Wheeling Jesuit lacrosse player

    2 charged with murdering Wheeling Jesuit lacrosse player
    Two men have been charged with murdering a Wheeling Jesuit men's lacrosse player early Saturday morning. Kevin Figaniak, a 21-year-old senior attackman and business major from Perkasie, Pa., and a friend were attacked about 1:45 a.m. as they walked back...