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  • Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member

    Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member
    Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis. A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
  • Far from frivolous, St. Mary's College prepared me for a rigorous career in the sciences

    Far from frivolous, St. Mary's College prepared me for a rigorous career in the sciences
    As a 2010 graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland, I was quite disappointed by way the school was portrayed recently by commentator Anne D. Neal ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30). Her attack on St. Mary's educational standards was off-base and a...
  • Drinking-water contamination found near 'fracked' gas wells

    Drinking-water contamination found near 'fracked' gas wells
    A new study finds residential wells more likely to be contaminated when near drilling for natural gas using hydraulic fracturing. Researchers led by Duke University's Robert Jackson report that although the vast majority of wells checked in northeastern...
  • Towson Row plan fuels argument for circulator bus

    Towson Row plan fuels argument for circulator bus
    With last week's announcement of Towson Row, a $300 million project that will include apartments, student housing, retail and office space in downtown Towson, area elected officials have ramped up efforts to introduce a circulator bus to stem an...
  • Six to be added to Edgewood High School Hall of Fame

    Six to be added to Edgewood High School Hall of Fame
    Six people will be added to the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame during afternoon and evening ceremonies to be held at the school on Wednesday, June 5. The six will join 20 others inducted during the first two years of the program which honors alumni,...
  • Howard system looks ahead to middle school redistricting

    Construction has already begun on a new Howard County middle school, set to open in Hanover's Oxford Square development in August 2014. The system is already looking to how it will fill that school with students as the middle school redistricting...
  • Labor official brings minimum-wage push to Baltimore

    Labor official brings minimum-wage push to Baltimore
    The fight over the federal minimum wage is coming to Baltimore. The head of the U.S. Department of Labor plans to swing into town Tuesday to talk to low-wage workers about how they make — or don't make — ends meet. Seth D. Harris, the agency'...
  • Harford County Council condemns state gun law

    Harford County Council condemns state gun law
    The Harford County Council passed a resolution Tuesday, by a 6-1 vote, criticizing the state's new gun safety bill. The resolution says the Firearms Safety Act, which bans the sale of 45 kinds of rifles and magazines and requires "law-abiding citizens"...
  • Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes

    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes
    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
  • Benefactor doesn't dictate direction of research

    Editor: In response to "Harford County Council passes resolution condemning state gun law" (May 15th, 2013): The article quotes a Harford County Councilman who questioned the objectivity of gun policy research at Johns Hopkins University because New York...
  • Hopkins gun research is not biased

    Hopkins gun research is not biased
    In reference to "Harford County Council passes resolution condemning state gun law" (May 15), the article quotes a Harford County councilman who questioned the objectivity of gun policy research at Johns Hopkins University because New York City Mayor...
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine aims to raise $500 million

    University of Maryland School of Medicine aims to raise $500 million
    The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced this week a $500 million fundraising goal — the Baltimore institution's largest campaign ever. Donors already have given $339 million during the quiet phase of the campaign, dubbed...