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Bethesda (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Henry S. Baker Jr., banker

    Henry S. Baker Jr., banker
    Henry S. Baker Jr., a retired banker and community leader, died Saturday from complications of a tumor at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The longtime Monkton resident was 86. The son of Henry S. Baker Sr., treasurer of the Johns Hopkins University, and...
  • Martin Guitar makes custom guitar for blind veteran

    Martin Guitar makes custom guitar for blind veteran
    Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strumming a few random chords, then moving into a sampling of Neil Young. The sounds take him back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and sat around a...
  • Made in Maryland: Sean O'Harra's furniture gives reclaimed materials a modern edge

    Made in Maryland: Sean O'Harra's furniture gives reclaimed materials a modern edge
    Sean O'Harra's furniture might be newly constructed, but there's nothing "new" about it. Walking through his workshop, a cavernous warehouse space on Reisterstown Road, O'Harra points to an enormous piece of wood, a cross-section of a maple tree trunk....
  • Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher

    Kathryn Barry Truax, teacher
    Kathryn Barry Truax, an elementary school teacher recalled for her classroom presence, died of leukemia Dec. 2 at her Ruxton home. She was 30. Born in Baltimore and raised in Ruxton, she was a 2000 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School, where she played...
  • Nordstrom Rack opens today in Columbia

    Nordstrom Rack opens today in Columbia
    Nordstrom Rack will open its planned store in Columbia today at 9 a.m. The discount format of upscale department store Nordstrom Inc. celebrates the opening of a 41,000-square-foot space with "Rally at the Rack." The retailer promises music, breakfast...
  • Brown is first to enter 2014 gubernatorial race

    Brown is first to enter 2014 gubernatorial race
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown became the first candidate to join the 2014 Maryland governor's race Friday with a call to close the gap between rich and poor in education, health and economic opportunity. Before a crowd at Prince George's Community College...
  • F-35's manufacturers put civilians in 'cockpit'

    F-35's manufacturers put civilians in 'cockpit'
    Rep. Donna F. Edwards slipped into the F-35 cockpit — a stationary demonstration model — and gave the jet a simulated spin, trying out the controls, shooting down enemy aircraft over the Chesapeake Bay and executing a celebratory roll. "This...
  • Budget cuts slow federal hiring in Md.

    Hiring for federal jobs in Maryland has fallen 30 percent since 2008, and for the first time in years is being outpaced by the number of employees retiring or resigning — a trend that has raised concerns among some about the government's ability...
  • VA to immediately evaluate, pay oldest disability claims

    VA to immediately evaluate, pay oldest disability claims
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday a plan to immediately evaluate and pay the oldest disability claims, a move that advocates expect will bring relief to Maryland servicemen and women who face one of the largest backlogs in the...
  • Marriott plans 35 layoffs in June, several hundred later

    Bethesda-based Marriott International warned the state that it will lay off 35 employees in June, and potentially several hundred others later in the year, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation said Friday. The company's layoff...
  • Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant

    Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant
    The first Marylander to succumb to rabies since 1976 developed the virus through a kidney transplant that took place more than a year before the Army veteran died of the disease in February, national health and defense officials said Friday. Tests...
  • Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems

    Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems
    Backed by an affirming legislative session and soon to be flush with transportation money, state officials went to Washington on Monday to assure the administration that Maryland has both the means and the will to build two light rail systems. "Timing is...