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  • Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon

    Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon
    By the time Graham Peck was halfway up Heartbreak Hill during the Boston Marathon, he knew he'd be all right. The Fells Point resident had gone into Marathon Monday with a goal of finishing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours and 28 minutes. Peck, running his...
  • Correcting Romania's record on 'takeovers' [Letter]

    Transylvania united with Romania of its own accord in December 1918 ("Romania no stranger to takeovers," April 2). This took place at an assembly, freely elected by secret and universal suffrage where 1,228 delegates unanimously voted to join Romania....
  • Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan

    Council president wants answers on Baltimore police plan
    Kennard Buckner, 22, was walking out of an alley just feet from his home in Southwestern Baltimore on Sunday morning when he was killed by a gunman in a hail of bullets, police said. An officer two blocks away from the shooting in the 1300 block of...
  • Dr. Peter C. Maloney, Hopkins biochemist

    Dr. Peter C. Maloney, Hopkins biochemist
    Dr. Peter C. Maloney, an internationally known biochemist who was a professor of physiology and associate dean for graduate students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Dec. 12 of cancer at his Bare Hills home. He was 72. "Peter...
  • Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery

    Modern tribe explores a storied cemetery
    Past mournful statues with age-darkened faces and along the graves of railroad barons, Civil War generals and an infamous assassin, wound a small group who had connected through a most modern forum – the website Yelp. About a dozen people...
  • Sports on TV

    SATURDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || NBA || Clippers@Cleveland || NBA7:30 || || Detroit@Chicago || WGN-A8 || || Dallas@Portland || NBA10 || || Boxing || Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi || SHOW8 || || J. Agbeko vs. G. Rigondeaux ||...
  • State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

    State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations
    Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp. Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
  • Caesars acknowledges federal probe, says won't affect Baltimore plans

    Caesars acknowledges federal probe, says won't affect Baltimore plans
    The parent company of Baltimore's casino said Monday that one of its businesses is the subject of a federal investigation into money laundering and that it was pulling out of a $1 billion casino venture in Boston. But officials at Caesars Entertainment...
  • With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial

    With 'honor flights,' World War II vets see their memorial
    The U.S. National World War II Memorial opened on the Mall in Washington in 2004 — too late for most of the war's veterans. At the time of the memorial's dedication, it was estimated that only a quarter of the 16 million Americans who served in...
  • Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, anesthesiologist

    Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, anesthesiologist
    Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had...
  • Massachusetts nonprofit brings foreclosure relief program to Maryland

    Massachusetts nonprofit brings foreclosure relief program to Maryland
    A Massachusetts firm that acquires foreclosed homes and sells them back to their former owners under more affordable loan terms is expected to announce Friday its expansion into Maryland. This would be Boston Community Capital's first foray outside...
  • Four Ravens jerseys stolen in Bel Air [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Horace Andrew Kenly, 51, of the 500 block of Bonnie Drive, was charged Friday with tampering with an electric meter and having an alcoholic beverage in a retail area. Tykeem Bacon, 24, of the first block of Mount Royal Avenue, was charged...