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  • Court sides with Hopkins in Montgomery County land dispute

    Court sides with Hopkins in Montgomery County land dispute
    Johns Hopkins University won another legal victory Thursday in its attempt to build a research park on farmland previously owned by a woman whose family sued the school, saying she would have opposed the development. A three-judge panel of the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 'Tis the season to give away books around the city

    'Tis the season: the season of lights and decorations, the season of too much food, too much drink, too much hustle bustle, too much, too much.  'Tis also the season of giving: giving donations and time to favorite charities, giving gifts to family,...
  • 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...
  • Local author Madison Smartt Bell releases third short story collection

    Local author Madison Smartt Bell releases third short story collection
    The author Madison Smartt Bell's 16th work of fiction, a book of short stories called "Zig Zag Wanderer" is guaranteed to make the author absolutely no money whatsoever. Nada. Zilch. Zip. Not one blessed penny. And he wouldn't have it any other way....
  • Year-end tax planning important for upper income households

    Year-end tax planning important for upper income households
    A year ago, it was difficult for taxpayers to do last-minute tax planning because of uncertainty surrounding expiring tax breaks from the Bush era. Lawmakers were at loggerheads on which, if any, deductions and credits to keep and whether to let tax...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...