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  • At Johns Hopkins, friends remember slain diplomat's zest, compassion

    At Johns Hopkins, friends remember slain diplomat's zest, compassion
    Friends and former classmates gathered Saturday at Johns Hopkins University to remember Anne Smedinghoff, a Foreign Service officer who was killed in a bombing in Afghanistan earlier this month, sharing stories of a too-short life marked by adventure.
  • Johns Hopkins graduate killed in bomb blast in Afghanistan

    Johns Hopkins graduate killed in bomb blast in Afghanistan
    Anne Smedinghoff wanted to help the people of Afghanistan, those who knew her say. The 25-year-old Johns Hopkins University graduate was attempting to deliver textbooks to school children there when she and four other Americans were killed in a car bomb...

    Nancy Marie Haragan, arts advocate

    Nancy Marie Haragan, arts advocate
    Nancy Marie Haragan, founding executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, died Sunday of metastatic melanoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 60. "Reflecting on all she's done for the arts community made me realize...

    Quinn signs concussion education law for coaches

    Quinn signs concussion education law for coaches
    Before football practice began this season, Conant High School coach Bill Modelski had some homework. He needed to take an online course about the symptoms and management of concussions and then pass an online quiz. Yet even as he did it, he wondered...

    Father, like son, sentenced in 2011 slaying of father's girlfriend

    Father, like son, sentenced in 2011 slaying of father's girlfriend
    A month after his son was sentenced to 50 years, a Blue Island man was given 95 years in prison in the shooting death of his girlfriend -- a crime they carried out together. Prosecutors said Devin Bickham Sr., 42, and Devin Bickham Jr., 23, plotted to...