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  • Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease

    Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease
    Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading. She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...
  • Steven M. Smith, respiratory therapist

    Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56. The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
  • The age of dictators and religious zealots is over

    The age of dictators and religious zealots is over
    The recent article on multiculturalism by Bob Ehrlich ("Multiculturalism is the enemy of democracy," June 2) and the response by Wally Pinkard ("America is more than baseball and apple pie," June 7) have opened up a credible discussion on the root...
  • Lockheed, Northrop win $91 million contract

    Lockheed, Northrop win $91 million contract
    Defense contractors Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman said Thursday that they've won a $91 million contract for radars to be used on Saudi Arabia's Apache attack helicopters. Northrop Grumman said its share of the Longbow work would be handled from...
  • Towson teen on center stage in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

    Towson teen on center stage in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade
    Caroline Shea studied for months before performing in local productions of shows such as "Oliver," "Phantom of the Opera" and "Babes in Toyland," but her performance before her largest audience yet — more than 50 million — came with just three...
  • William E. "Bill" Hathaway, emergency medical expert

    William E. "Bill" Hathaway, an emergency medical services expert who taught the subject at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and earlier had served in the Army Intelligence Corps, died Nov. 1 of cancer at his home in Amherst, Va. The former...
  • Anthony T. Carozza II, engineer

    Anthony T. Carozza II, engineer
    Anthony Thomas Carozza II, a retired engineer who served in the Army Corps of Engineers and was a world traveler, died of stroke complications Nov. 10 at Symphony Manor in Roland Park. The Guilford resident was 83. Born in Catonsville, he was the son...
  • IKEA and Banned Books Week

    As the American Library Association kick off Banned Book Week, an annual event designed to draw attention to censorship issues, a bizarre case of visual censorship by IKEA is in the news. The Swedish furniture company acknowledged that catalogs...
  • Carson coverage shows media at its worst

    Carson coverage shows media at its worst
    We have read and heard on a continuous basis from the national media outlets the distortion of the words used by Dr. Benjamin Carson in discussing his stance against gay marriage ("Dr. Ben Carson steps down as speaker at Hopkins graduation," April 11). If...
  • Oil spills and Keystone

    Oil spills and Keystone
    If Americans needed a reminder of the serious environmental risks posed by the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, they got it last week with the oil spill in Mayflower, a suburb of Little Rock, Arkansas. More than 12,000 barrels of crude spilled into the town...
  • Area artist helps pioneer 3-D nipple tattoos for breast cancer patients

    Area artist helps pioneer 3-D nipple tattoos for breast cancer patients
    After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Lillie Shockney, the administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, had nipple reconstruction — twice. Despite the many shades of patients' skin tone, "The color choices for doing it in the...
  • O'Malley lays out liberal agenda in State of State address

    O'Malley lays out liberal agenda in State of State address
    Gov. Martin O’Malley urged the General Assembly on Wednesday to approve an unabashedly liberal agenda that includes repeal of the state’s death penalty, new curbs on guns and spending for construction projects that create jobs. Asking...