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  • Effective leadership can boost federal employee satisfaction, partnership finds

    Effective leadership can boost federal employee satisfaction, partnership finds
    Leadership, more than any other factor, shapes how federal employees view their workplaces, says Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. The Washington-based nonprofit, which encourages careers in public service, found...
  • Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer

    Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer
    Kenneth Dale Claborn, a retired Bendix Radio Corp. senior project engineer who worked throughout the Cold War, died Dec. 24 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in The Villages, Fla. He was 89 and had lived in Perryville and Parkton. Born...
  • The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy

    The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy
    I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
  • Film to document Crownsville Hospital's history

    Film to document Crownsville Hospital's history
    For years, R. Todd Stevens drove by the old Crownsville Hospital Center and wondered about the closed psychiatric facility. The hospital shut down in 2004, two years before Stevens moved just a couple miles down the road. He was surprised to learn the...
  • Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr.

    Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr.
    Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr., a retired electronics engineer who survived the nearly ill-fated assault on Italy's Mount Belvedere during World War II, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. The son of a...
  • Community mourns the passing of centenarian Stanley Marc [Elkridge]

    Elkridge has lost its most beloved centenarian. On Sunday, Oct. 6, Stanley J. Marc, 101, of Elkridge, died. He was mostly referred to as Pop or Uncle James, as his immediate family, extended family and all the "friends like family" were scattered all...
  • Learn more about unusual six-tailed asteroid in online chat

    Learn more about unusual six-tailed asteroid in online chat
    Scientists have plenty of questions about a bizarre asteroid spotted spouting what looks like six comet-like tails, but they are nevertheless giving the public an opportunity to make their own queries about it. Researchers are holding a Google Hangout...
  • NASA rocket lights night sky over Maryland

    NASA rocket lights night sky over Maryland
    A rocket streaked through the sky Tuesday night in Maryland and for hundreds of miles across the eastern U.S. as NASA launched a mission from the Delmarva peninsula. An Air Force Minotaur I rocket lifted off at 8:15 p.m. from NASA's Wallops Flight...
  • Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move

    Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move
    Wherever Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler goes, he is followed by a 27-year-old former rocket scientist with a video camera and a tripod. Since April, Gansler has been tailed at news conferences and policy summits, along parade routes, at...
  • Suspected College Park shooter said to be quiet, studious

    Suspected College Park shooter said to be quiet, studious
    Though much remained unknown about the suspect in the shootings near the University of Maryland's College Park campus, a picture emerged Tuesday of a quiet, studious young man who had completed several high-profile summer internships with NASA. Dayvon...
  • Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies

    Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies
    Steven Muller, former president of the Johns Hopkins University and a major figure in American higher education, died Saturday of respiratory failure at his Washington home. He was 85. A refugee as a child from Nazi Germany who went on to earn a...
  • Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon

    Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon
    To visit the new national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank. On the plus side: There would be plenty of parking. Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Space...