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  • Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier

    Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier
    To his supporters, Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is a hero, the whistle-blower who revealed U.S. war crimes and diplomatic double-dealing in the Pentagon records and State Department cables he is alleged to have sent to the anti-secrecy organization...
  • McRae Whitaker Williams

    McRae Whitaker Williams
    Dr. McRae Whitaker Williams, a retired physician and former administrator at Union Memorial Hospital, died Tuesday at home. Dr. Williams' family did not request an autopsy to determine the cause of death. The longtime Owings Mills resident was 75. "He...
  • Paul Frederick Obrecht, developer

    Paul Frederick Obrecht, developer
    Paul Frederick Obrecht, a well-known Baltimore warehouse developer whose various projects included Moravia Industrial Park, died Nov. 3 of complications from a stroke at his Lutherville home. He was 82. Mr. Obrecht, who went by P. Frederick Obrecht...
  • Fighting climate change through geoengineering

    Fighting climate change through geoengineering
    As the climate continues to change as a result of human actions, the government has done little to regulate the known causes of the problem. Consider Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's recent proposal to restrict the Environmental Protection...
  • Ravens hire director of football analytics

    The Ravens are adding another member to the front office whose primary role will be to look beyond the numbers. Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome announced today that the organization has hired Sandy Weil as their director of football analytics. With...
  • Fareed Zakaria's plagiarism more bad news for CNN

    Fareed Zakaria's plagiarism more bad news for CNN
    UPDATE: See end of post for update on another journalist saying Zakaria "borrowed heavily" from him. Following the lead of Time magazine, CNN Friday suspended Sunday morning show host and international affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria for plagiarism....
  • Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music

    Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music
    Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera. Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...
  • Five appointed to HCC Board of Trustees

    Five appointed to HCC Board of Trustees
    Richard D. Norling of Darlington and Cordell E. Hunter Sr. of Havre de Grace were appointed to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Martin O'Malley this week. O'Malley also reappointed the board chairman Bryan E. Kelly and board...
  • Q&A // Alicia Seelaus, River Hill, basketball

    The label "smart player" is often overused, but few descriptions are more appropriate for River Hill High School senior Alicia Seelaus. The 6-foot-tall Seelaus excels in the classroom and is headed to Yale University in the fall. Her tireless work on the...
  • The curious captains of a reckless industry

    When the U.S. Navy began its great sell-off of surplus ships in 1991, Richard Jaross was among the first to see an opportunity.He began dismantling Navy ships at a California scrapyard, where workers were exposed to lead and asbestos. He came to Baltimore...
  • Where the food is both scarce and risky

    PHILADELPHIA For the poor, food is not only scarce, it's often rotten and germ-ridden. Corner stores and small supermarkets that feed vast swaths of impoverished Philadelphia offer bacteria-laced foods in unhealthy conditions that can lead to foodborne...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award
    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF local...