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  • City man may be 1st case of W. Nile

    An 80-year-old Baltimore man stricken by a brain inflammation late last month is Maryland's first probable case of West Nile virus infection this year. The man, who was not identified, lives in the 2200 block of Linden Ave., near Druid Hill Park. He...
  • Critics aim to reduce secrecy in foster care

    Getting detailed information about foster children is difficult. So is finding detailed information about the group homes where they live. All of that makes it very challenging to hold accountable the companies that are entrusted and paid to take care of...
  • 'No guarantees' that mail is safe, postmaster says

    Trying to reassure postal workers and an anxious public, the postmaster general moved to shore up the U.S. postal system against biological attack -- even suggesting that people should wash their hands after touching their mail. "We're telling people...
  • Residents told to prepare for floods

    Howard County Executive James N. Robey warned yesterday that Hurricane Isabel could bring heavy rains and high winds to the county in a short time and that flooding could hit low-lying areas such as lower Main Street in Ellicott City. Despite showing...
  • Md. battens down for Isabel

    Beneath deceptively clear, blue skies, Marylanders pushed their preparations for Hurricane Isabel yesterday, securing homes, businesses and boats, and rushing their harvests to beat the heavy rains and gales expected tomorrow. Isabel, which had packed...
  • Longtime beloved Oriole dies at 64

    Elrod Hendricks, an affable and beloved sports figure in Baltimore who spent 37 of his 45 seasons in professional baseball in an Orioles uniform as a player or coach, died last night. Hendricks would have turned 65 today. Orioles executive vice...
  • Stream of Consciousness

    I can hear him now: "All that for that?" I can pretty much see him, too, in his khaki trousers and white T-shirt, over in the small clearing by the honeysuckle thicket on the little river I love. My father is watching me fish in the way I have chosen to...
  • Anthrax probe widens as second case discovered

    Federal officials widened their probe yesterday into the death of a Florida man from anthrax, acknowledging that they are considering bioterrorism after anthrax spores were found on the victim's computer keyboard and in a colleague. Attorney General John...
  • Md. Guard unit expected to get call-up for Iraq

    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon announced yesterday that 43,000 National Guard and Reserve support troops will begin replacing U.S. forces in Iraq early next year and that most of those part-time soldiers will be called to duty within 30 days. One unit from...
  • Bush says U.S. must spread democracy

    WASHINGTON -- President Bush laid out a broad vision Thursday of an American mission to spread democracy throughout the Middle East and the rest of the world, saying, "Freedom can be the future of every nation." Engendering democracy across the Middle...
  • State's lax oversight puts fragile children at risk

    There were warning signs in the months before 11-year-old Arthur Lee Wiley became deathly ill. The severely disabled boy was kept in bed so long he moaned in pain. He suffered a broken leg for reasons no one has ever determined. By February 2002, his...
  • Westview woman has West Nile

    A 68-year-old Westview woman has become the first Baltimore County resident this year to test positive for the West Nile virus. The unidentified woman was admitted Saturday to an area hospital and remains there under treatment, according to the state...