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  • ABC News comes to prime time with some real life-and-death drama this week

    ABC News comes to prime time with some real life-and-death drama this week
    I did not think I’d ever see a better medical documentary series than the Emmy-Award-winning “Hopkins 24/7” that aired in 2000 or its sequel, “Hopkins,” which won a Peabody Award in 2008. The backstage access, immediacy and...
  • Father of Frostburg player: 'No one is to blame' for son's death

    It should have been such a happy occasion for Ken and Kristin Sheely of Germantown. They were moving their daughter, Keyton, into her dorm room Aug. 22 for her freshman year at Penn State. Then Ken's cell phone beeped. It was a call the Sheelys will...
  • Zach Lederer, 'Zaching,' and the local teen's bold fight against cancer

    Zach Lederer, 'Zaching,' and the local teen's bold fight against cancer
    It is an image that has inspired hundreds, if not thousands. Zach Lederer, 18, stares directly and defiantly into the camera, arms up and flexed in a muscle pose, surrounded by the medical accouterments of his hospital bed. He had just come out of brain...
  • 'American Idol' results: Top 6 revealed

     
    For the first group performance tonight, before we learn who is out on American Idol, Stefano, Jacob, Lauren and Haley sing Train's "Hey Soul Sister." I'm pretty over that song, but you know ... these small-group performances this season have......
  • 'American Idol' recap: Better late than never

     
    Sorry, folks, that this is so late. Between the snow earlier this week and an eye doctor's appointment that left me unable to see for a couple of hours. (But, yay, my retinas are OK. /TMI) Anyway, at long last,......
  • Obama doesn't know what year it is

    Obama doesn't know what year it is
    Politicians have been making a lot of gaffes lately (what else is new?). Michele Bachmann thought the founding fathers abolished slavery; Sarah Palin invented the word "squirmish," and, now comes news that our president, Barack Obama, has no idea what...
  • Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable

    Hooked on treatment: Marylanders pay clinic millions, but diagnoses questionable
    Kevin Brown knew he was hooked on crack cocaine. That was obvious each time he set off on another smoking binge. But Brown says he never imagined that he also suffered from a mental illness until he walked into Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. A day or...
  • Delivering bad news one of medicine's great difficulties

    Delivering bad news one of medicine's great difficulties
    The anguished mother pounded the floor at Johns Hopkins Hospital, screaming, "Why, why, why?" Dr. John Wogan had just told her as gently as he knew how that her teenage son was dead, the victim of a stray bullet fired on the streets of Baltimore. The...
  • New Sun critic takes his place at the table

    New Sun critic takes his place at the table
    As long as I've been writing restaurant criticism, first as a freelancer for the City Paper and later for The Baltimore Sun, people have always been curious about my qualifications. Some of them were actually nice about it. Now that I'm The Sun's...
  • Kids make up largest group with traumatic brain injuries

    Kids make up largest group with traumatic brain injuries
    Austin Story doesn't remember the late-summer outing at a friend's lakefront home in New Jersey, or the rocks he climbed near a waterfall. Or how he lost his footing and, as his horrified mother looked on, fell about 50 feet. The 14-year-old lay...
  • End of mercury thermometers is near

    End of mercury thermometers is near
    It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction. While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
  • Brewery tours: From the grain to the glass

    Brewery tours: From the grain to the glass
    On a recent Saturday afternoon, a man addressed a crowd of about 50 at a brewery right outside Baltimore and said, "Let us pray." He raised his arm, looked over his flock and solemnly intoned: "Our lager which art in barrels, thy will be drunk, at the...