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  • Angelos donates $2.5M for lung center at Franklin Square

    Angelos donates $2.5M for lung center at Franklin Square
    Peter Angelos, the personal injury lawyer who owns the Baltimore Orioles, donated $2.5 million to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to establish a lung disease treatment center in his name, he and hospital officials announced Wednesday. The gift,...
  • Prominent lawyer who overcame poverty now has millions to give

    Prominent lawyer who overcame poverty now has millions to give
    Catholic schools in Baltimore propelled George W. McManus Jr. from poverty to success as a lawyer, he says, providing him a solid education. And years later, when the legal tables turned and he needed defense, priests and school officials were there as...
  • Will Hopkins respect its donor's wishes?

    Will Hopkins respect its donor's wishes?
    Donors give billions of dollars every year to higher education, and, in many ways, they are the lifeblood of our colleges and universities. When it comes to college giving, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's philanthropy to Johns Hopkins University...
  • George W. McManus Jr.

    George W. McManus Jr.
    George W. McManus Jr., a retired attorney and philanthropist who gave millions to assist schools and defended the indigent through the Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland, died of congestive heart failure Sunday at his Guilford home. He was 92. "George was a...
  • Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum

    Lance Armstrong headlines Ellicott City forum
    Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban. His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
  • Gay marriage supporters could win dinner with Josh Charles

    Gay marriage supporters could win dinner with Josh Charles
    Baltimore's own Josh Charles, star of "The Good Wife," is offering an incentive for people to donate to Maryland's campaign to legalize same-sex marriage. Folks who donate to the cause might win dinner with the celeb. In a promotion that just launched...
  • Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87

    Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87
    Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
  • Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community

    Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community
    Art Modell did not just play a major role in the sports life of Baltimore. He and his wife Pat were among the region's most generous donors to the city's cultural institutions, including the Lyric Opera House, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art...
  • Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony

    Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony
    Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards. “Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Holly Madison's pool party

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Holly Madison's pool party
    Our troupe of chefs enter the kitchen still reeling over the Grand Canyon field trip. “What a filling!” says Thierry. Or maybe that was “feeling”. Tricky French accent. He also reveals he’s feeling much more competitive...
  • 'Real Housewives of Miami' recap, Bras and Brawls

    'Real Housewives of Miami' recap, Bras and Brawls
    This week's theme is "take off your clothes for a cause." I don't know if they did that on purpose, but it brought some much needed cohesion to the episode. To raise money for breast cancer, Lisa and Lenny are hosting a lingerie party. Lisa wants to...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time
    Happy Wednesday! Here we go with episode three:  Chefs enter the kitchen still reeling over the wedding mayhem of last week. Quickfire presents a giant ice bar laced with every seafood imaginable. The catch of the day (har har) -- the chefs cannot use...