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  • Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease

    Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease
    A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
  • Ravens to square off with Chuck Pagano, Colts in first-round playoff game

    Ravens to square off with Chuck Pagano, Colts in first-round playoff game
    The Ravens' upcoming AFC wild-card playoff game next weekend figures to be charged with emotion. The fourth-seeded Ravens will host an inspired Indianapolis Colts squad coached by former Baltimore defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, who's successfully...
  • Digest: Covie Stanwick leads BC to 17-8 rout of Holy Cross

    Women's college lacrosse Stanwick leads BC to rout of Holy Cross Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) set career highs with six goals and three assists to lead No. 18 Boston College (1-0) to a 17-8 victory over host Holy Cross (1-1). Brooke Blue and...
  • Ravens aren't looking for momentum, just wins

    Ravens aren't looking for momentum, just wins
    All season, the Ravens talked about peaking at the right time. They downplayed their 9-2 start, maintaining that a strong finish to the regular season was what was important. They didn't want to just make the playoffs. They wanted to enter them with...
  • Who are 1st winners in the NFL playoffs?

    Vikings will surprise Aaron Wilson Baltimore Sun The reeling Texans will get it together enough to defeat the Bengals, who will fail to win the rematch of last year's wild-card game. The Bengals have won seven of eight games, but their run ends...
  • Bone marrow drive Jan. 5 aims to find match for Towson woman

    Organizers of a bone marrow drive this week in Towson hope it will find a match for Towson resident Mary Jeanne "MJ" Mullen Buck, who needs a transplant in her fight with blood cancer. "MJ is one of the kindest, most giving people I have ever known,"...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • Students for Safe Schools on a mission at Bollman Bridge school [North Laurel/Savage]

    Bollman Bridge Elementary takes bullying and community outreach seriously. The school started a group called Students for Safe Schools to help build a nurturing environment while helping others learn to stop bullying. The students volunteer during their...
  • Men's store is new addition to Charity's Closet [North Laurel/Savage]

    Charity's Closet is expanding! The clothing re-saler has been so successful that it is now going to have Phil N. Thropy, a men's store, as well as Charity's Closet, which will become just for women. Clothing is just $5 an item. The store also needs...
  • Cara G. Becker, volunteer and entrepreneur

    Cara G. Becker, volunteer and entrepreneur
    Cara G. Becker, a Towson University student and entrepreneur whose spirit of volunteering began in her childhood, died Monday of leukemia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Towson resident was 21. "In her young life, Cara Becker touched so many people,...
  • Deion Sanders, Warren Sapp weigh in on Ray Lewis' pending retirement

    Deion Sanders, Warren Sapp weigh in on Ray Lewis' pending retirement
    A longtime friend and former teammate of middle linebacker Ray Lewis, Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders opined that perhaps the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year is retiring from football because he feels his teammates aren't matching his...
  • Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Colts wild card game with Mike Chappell of The Indianapolis Star

    Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Colts wild card game with Mike Chappell of The Indianapolis Star
    Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with reporter Mike Chappell, who covers the Indianapolis Colts for The Indianapolis Star. MV: Chuck Pagano was well-liked in...