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  • Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director

    Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director
    Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
  • Critics demand a better health and wellness policy for Howard

    Critics demand a better health and wellness policy for Howard
    As a Columbia pediatrician, Henri Merrick regularly sees young patients who are significantly overweight. It's a trend she started noticing several years ago, and the weights of school-aged children began to cause her great concern. So three years ago,...
  • Study says Howard's health and wellness policy needs work

    Study says Howard's health and wellness policy needs work
    The revisions to the health and wellness policy for Howard County schools are good, but they could be better if the system wants to be word-class in all aspects, according to a study released last month by a local nonprofit dedicated to health in Howard...
  • Hopkins professor remembered as compassionate, brilliant scientist

    Hopkins professor remembered as compassionate, brilliant scientist
    Always curious about the inner workings of the human mind, Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" O'Hearn spent Wednesday night listening to a colleague at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine lecture on new electric therapies for patients with brain disorders. An...
  • A turning point in terror prosecutions

    A turning point in terror prosecutions
    The conviction of a former Baltimore County man in a deadly hotel bombing in Indonesia is seen as a turning point in the long-delayed prosecution of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay. Majid Shoukat Khan, who on Wednesday admitted to conspiring with Osama...
  • 'The Sing-Off' is back, bigger and better

     
    All right, folks ... you know that on these shows where people vote (at least eventually), I tend to stay pretty neutral. I mean, I always give my opinions on performances, but I wouldn't say I exactly root for people.......
  • Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches

    Demetrius J. Dukas, iconographer who painted churches
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings in the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • Demetrius J. Dukas

    Demetrius J. Dukas
    Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings throughout the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83. The son of Greek...
  • When is a war not a war? When Americans can't get hurt, Obama says

    When is a war not a war? When Americans can't get hurt, Obama says
    The Obama administration has come up with a remarkable justification for going to war against Libya without the congressional approval required by the Constitution and the War Powers Act of 1973. American planes are taking off, they are entering Libyan...
  • University of Maryland's founding chancellor John Toll dies

    University of Maryland's founding chancellor John Toll dies
    John Sampson Toll, a gifted physicist and founding chancellor of the University System of Maryland, died Friday of heart failure at the Fox Hill assisted-living Facility in Bethesda. He was 87. Dr. Toll, an indefatigable worker who led three institutions...
  • Bruce P. Wilson, bank president

    Bruce P. Wilson, bank president
    Bruce Page Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 of complications from a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had...
  • Baltimore Police hire ex-DEA, Homeland Security official to oversee internal affairs

    Baltimore Police hire ex-DEA, Homeland Security official to oversee internal affairs
    The Baltimore Police Department has hired a former DEA official and presidential appointee to head internal investigations, a move that the signals the agency's desire to get tougher on police misconduct. Grayling Williams starts today in his new...