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  • Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material

    Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material
    Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will. The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...
  • Shirley D. Patterson, chemist

    Shirley D. Patterson, chemist
    Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68. The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...
  • Singapore, a land without entitlements

    Singapore, a land without entitlements
    SINGAPORE -- While the U.S. unemployment rate "dropped" to 7.7 percent last month -- a figure even The Washington Post acknowledged was due "in large part because the labor force fell by 350,000" -- here in this modern and prosperous city-state of...
  • Ethics panel won't file complaint against Dundalk councilman

    Ethics panel won't file complaint against Dundalk councilman
    The Baltimore County Ethics Commission said Tuesday it will not file a complaint against a Dundalk councilman who for years did not disclose his outside employment — including a stint at a company that did business with the county schools —...
  • Serious questions about Del. Vallario

    Serious questions about Del. Vallario
    Del. Joseph F. Vallario Jr., the Prince George's County Democrat who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, is the frequent target of accusations that his public role and private interests conflict. That criticism usually boils down to a disagreement...
  • Hospitals spend big on lobbying in Annapolis

    Hospitals spend big on lobbying in Annapolis
    Hospitals and other health care interests spent more than $3.6 million on lobbying in Maryland during the first half of the year, more than any other industry, according to an analysis by Common Cause Maryland. The group, which advocates for...
  • Lacrosse Q&A with Severna Park midfielder Morgan Torggler

    Lacrosse Q&A with Severna Park midfielder Morgan Torggler
    As a two-time All-Metro first-team midfielder, Severna Park's Morgan Torggler excelled on both ends of the field and will conclude her high school career in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic on Saturday at Towson University's Johnny Unitas...
  • Councilman pulls bill that sought to ban protests at Baltimore County schools

    Councilman pulls bill that sought to ban protests at Baltimore County schools
    A Baltimore County Council member has withdrawn a controversial bill that sought to bar protests near public and private schools in the county — a measure that drew wide criticism from organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union,...
  • Bobo maligns transparency of Inner Arbor Trust

    Bobo maligns transparency of Inner Arbor Trust
    Nearly a month after submitting a letter to the Columbia Association board of directors requesting revisions to the transparency provisions for the Inner Arbor Trust Inc., a separate corporation set up by the board to manage the development of Symphony...
  • Towson professor investigated over allegations of plagiarism

    Towson professor investigated over allegations of plagiarism
    A longtime Towson University professor has resigned his post as the head of the city school system's ethics panel amid allegations that his published academic articles contain content from dozens of sources without proper — or in some cases any...
  • Mayor, Pratt exchange gifts -- but what?

    Mayor, Pratt exchange gifts -- but what?
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt spent the better part of last year in heated political disputes, but by Christmastime, the two city leaders exchanged gifts. They just can't agree on what was exchanged. The mayor reported...
  • Kate Mara on Obama pasties and the morals of Zoe Barnes

    Kate Mara on Obama pasties and the morals of Zoe Barnes
    In the Netflix miniseries "House of Cards," Kate Mara plays a young reporter deeply involved in the world of Washington politics. But the 30-year-old performer says she has no particular interest in journalism or political life. She's just acting the...