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  • Local biotech firm wins grant to develop vaccines for two viruses

    Profectus BioSciences Inc., a Baltimore-based biotechnology company, said Wednesday that it won a $5.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a vaccine for a pair of contagious and deadly viruses that the U.S....
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios

    Grand Prix of Baltimore: Driver bios
    No. 26 Marco Andretti Age: 25 Country: United States Racing team: Andretti Motorsport Driver points: 237, 16th place, 185 behind leader Top finish in 2012: Andretti finished second behind teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay at the Iowa Corn Indy 250 on June...
  • Phelps barely makes tonight's 400 IM final at London Olympics

    Phelps barely makes tonight's 400 IM final at London Olympics
    Michael Phelps barely slipped into Saturday night's final for the 400-meter individual medley, coming in eighth in the morning preliminary heats that launched the first full day of Olympic competition -- and his own fourth and final Games. "The only...
  • Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth

    Michael Phelps fails to win medal in 400M individual medley, finishing fourth
    Who was that swimmer in the far lane, finishing fourth and failing to medal? A sluggish-looking Michael Phelps launched his final Olympics Saturday night in uncharacteristic fashion, leaving the pool without a stop at the medal platform after a fourth-...
  • Fish heads field for Legg Mason Tennis Classic

    American Mardy Fish shouldn't find Washington's Legg Mason Tennis Classic quite as lonesome as Wimbledon's second week is apt to be. The sole American man to advance to Wimbledon's round of 16, Fish will lead a strong contingent of countrymen into...
  • Kylie Minogue comes to Patriot Center on her second American tour ever

    Kylie Minogue comes to Patriot Center on her second American tour ever
    Australia's Lady Gaga, Kylie Minogue, has 20 years on her American counterpart. She has 12 albums to Gaga's three. And she's a major touring draw overseas. But despite all that, she's just a niche star in the United States. Her first American tour came...
  • Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world

    Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world
    Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
  • Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers

    Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers
    The last time Ryan Imbriale grew a mustache, he was a junior in high school. Now 39, he still cringes a little when he sees that yearbook photo, showing the wispy scraggle above his lip. He was never tempted to set aside his razor again. Until now. "I've...
  • Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter

    Towson native's tribute to her father recalls stories as city firefighter
    For years, the routine never changed. Glenmont resident Bill Heneck would sign off from his "second family," his co-workers at the West Baltimore firehouse where he served as a paramedic and firefighter for 28 years, and come home to his wife, Eunice, and...
  • Artist teaches culture through world music at Howard schools

    Artist teaches culture through world music at Howard schools
    Tim Gregory is fond of telling schoolchildren that his music career began while playing his mother's pots and pans with pencils as a kid. It's a testament to his credo that "everything is a potential instrument." Gregory not only encourages playing...
  • Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue

    Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue
    Three people connected to the theft of more than 321,000 pounds of stolen metal have pleaded guilty in a scheme with tentacles reaching from a scrap metal dealer in West Baltimore to companies in Pittsburgh, New York, Switzerland, India and Australia. It...
  • Test your wine knowledge with this quiz

    It's quiz time! Time to gauge your wine savvy. Below you will find a host of questions on topics covered these past seven months. See how much you've absorbed... information-wise! 1. "Pride of the Wineries: A California Living Book" stated that this...