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  • 'Nine Years Under' tells of author's coming of age in a Baltimore funeral home

    'Nine Years Under' tells of author's coming of age in a Baltimore funeral home
    Baltimore author Sheri Booker sees dead people. In her mind's eye, she can clearly remember the 600-pound man whose corpse had to be hoisted by a crane out of his apartment window, the teenage suicide victim who tattooed instructions about his funeral...
  • Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research

    Defunding the dreamers: the perils of cutting science research
    When I was a Ph.D. student at Yale, I dreamed of working as a university professor, directing a research laboratory, and training students of my own. I have been a professor for a little over four years now. Of the lessons I have learned in this time, the...
  • Sequestration is not the solution

    Sequestration is not the solution
    If Congress fails to deal with the looming threat of sequestration, March 1 will be devastating for millions of Americans. That will be the day that automatic, across-the-board spending cuts begin to take effect — cutting $1.2 trillion from...
  • Jennifer N. Conyers, research analyst

    Jennifer N. Conyers, research analyst
    Jennifer N. Conyers, a Baltimore City Health Department research analyst who enjoyed making jewelry and photography, was found slain Friday in her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 32. Ms. Conyers' body was discovered in the basement of her home in the...
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
  • Susan Lee Marr, legal assistant

    Susan Lee Marr, legal assistant
    Susan Lee Marr, a legal assistant and an active volunteer, died Saturday of ovarian cancer at her home in the Arcadia-Beverly Hills neighborhood of Northeast Baltimore. She was 55. Susan Lee Neukam was born in Baltimore and raised in Dundalk, where she...
  • Peace Corps Week a time of reflection for former volunteers

    Peace Corps Week a time of reflection for former volunteers
    Sally Foster worked in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a health educator in the early 1960s. Mike McQuestion was stationed in the Philippines in the mid-1970s, trying to teach basic preventive medicine to mountain villagers. Chris Carneal...
  • Arundel council votes to oust health officer Wakhweya

    Arundel council votes to oust health officer Wakhweya
    In a meeting that drew a standing-room-only crowd to its chambers, the Anne Arundel County Council voted Tuesday to support a recommendation by State Department of Health and Human Hygiene Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein to remove the county's health...
  • Council votes to affirm ouster of county health officer

    Despite the presence of an overflow crowd offering support, the County council voted to affirm the ouster of health officer Angela S. Wakhweya, the first African-American to hold the job in the history of the county department. After being ousted from...
  • Paul W. Ramey

    Paul W. Ramey
    Paul Wilson Ramey, a member of the Army Corps of Engineers who was a founder of AIDS Action Baltimore, died of cancer Dec. 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 55 and lived in Hampden. Born and raised in Woodstock, Va., he was a 1975 graduate...
  • McDaniel students research African-American cemetery

    McDaniel students research African-American cemetery
    On a steep hillside up the street from an auto repair shop, a group of McDaniel College students are piecing together long-forgotten lives. The students pull back brambles, trim branches and press flour into tombstones carved a century or more ago....
  • Crop Walk on May 5 part of fight against hunger [Lisbon/Woodbine]

    The Western Howard County Crop Walk will take place on May 5 at 2 p.m. at Larriland Farms. The event is to raise money for people around the world who are suffering from hunger. Money raised can provide a family with bee hives, training and equipment to...