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  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground contractor settles government claim for $1.1 million

    Aberdeen Proving Ground contractor settles government claim for $1.1 million
    A defense contractor has agreed to pay the federal government $1.1 million to resolve allegations brought under the civil False Claims Act that the company falsified information on employee qualifications in order to collect more than allowed under a...
  • Mother sentenced for leaving child in casino lot

    Mother sentenced for leaving child in casino lot
    A mother charged with leaving her 4-year-old daughter in a car for eight hours while she gambled at Maryland Live casino on New Year's Eve pleaded guilty Thursday and has been sentenced to five days in jail, and was ordered to stay away from gambling...
  • Howard superintendent surprises students with parachute jump

    Howard superintendent surprises students with parachute jump
    Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose wants students to dream big. On Thursday, she traveled 13,500 feet high in the sky to inspire Atholton High School students to be all that they can be before parachuting onto the school's football field with...
  • Baltimore VA offers assisted-living care in home setting

    Baltimore VA offers assisted-living care in home setting
    As an alternative to a traditional nursing home facility, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has turned to a new program in which those in need of assisted-living care are treated in a more intimate setting. Medical foster homes place up to three...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Chemistry in the Library: Chemists Celebrate Earth Day. Sat., April 26, 2 p.m. Join a...
  • Columbia native Shepherd making waves on world kickboxing stage

    Columbia native Shepherd making waves on world kickboxing stage
    World-class taekwondo athlete and Howard County native Gregory Shepherd made the transition to kickboxing in an effort to expand his talents to as many fields of martial arts as he could. After capturing the annual North American Kickboxing Championship...
  • Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment

    Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler disparaged Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, drawing outrage from a veterans group Monday as the two top Democrats contending for the governor's mansion clashed over Brown's work history. A political action...
  • 24-hour Shootout for Soldiers returns to McDonogh on June 19-20

    24-hour Shootout for Soldiers returns to McDonogh on June 19-20
    The Shootout for Soldiers, a 24-hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded American military members that has raised more than $250,000 since its inception, returns to McDonogh on June 19 and 20. Originally started by a group of high school students...
  • Guard gets no respect from the Army [Letter]

    Guard gets no respect from the Army [Letter]
    After reading Matthew Brown's article about the rivalry between the U.S. Army and the Maryland Army National Guard, I recognize again, as I did during my service in Guard, the Army's entrenched inability to acknowledge the Guard's status as a quality...
  • Government shutdown threatens cancellation of Navy-Air Force football game

    Government shutdown threatens cancellation of Navy-Air Force football game
    A nationally televised college football game between Navy and Air Force at a sold-out stadium in Annapolis could become one of the more visible casualties of the U.S. government shutdown. While Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Tuesday that a...
  • Remembering JFK cutting the ribbon to open the Northeastern Expressway

    Remembering JFK cutting the ribbon to open the Northeastern Expressway
    My parents were not of the same political persuasion even though they voted in the same primary. Daddy was a Johnson Democrat, and Mother was a Kennedy Democrat. Daddy held his convictions quietly, but not Mother. She organized coffees and got out the...