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  • Medical students meet their match

    Medical students meet their match
    Keith King was kicked out at age 18 from the religious commune in Pennsylvania where he grew up. He had $150 and no place to go after he defied the elders, telling them he wanted to leave and pursue his dream of becoming a doctor. Nearly a decade later,...
  • A better box ban [Editorial]

    A better box ban  [Editorial]
    A proposal in the Baltimore City Council to prohibit employers from asking about the criminal history of prospective employees until late in the hiring process has produced a strong backlash from the business community, and in particular the Greater...
  • The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians

    The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians
    Tribune Newspapers The Rev. Robert Nugent, a Roman Catholic priest whose support of gays and lesbians in the church brought the Vatican's censure, ending his public role as an advocate for reconciling church doctrines with the realities of gay life, died...
  • Counterfeit money discovered in Abingdon [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Derrick J. Ware, 28, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault. Justin Thomas Brown, 36, of the 1400 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard, was charged Monday with speeding and failing to obey...
  • Sentencing postponed for Howard County teen in terror plot

    Sentencing postponed for Howard County teen in terror plot
    The Tuesday sentencing of a Howard County teen convicted of terrorism offenses in Philadelphia has been postponed, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office there. Mohammad Hassan Khalid pleaded guilty to working to pursue a terrorist plot in Europe...
  • Stephen Gorski joins Duffield Associates

    Stephen Gorski, has joined Duffield Associates' Civil Engineering and Water Resources Department as a senior project manager. He has more than 25 years of experience in civil engineering design, management and construction for a variety of large and...
  • Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]

    Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Tiera Monique Harris, 27, of the 4700 block of Witchhazel Way, was charged Thursday with being a fugitive from Virginia. Frank Earl Jackson III, 50, of the 600 block of South Stepney Road, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault and...
  • Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]

    Christmas decorations stolen in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Dwane A. Mabe Jr., 25, of the 100 block of Osborne Road, was charged Monday with possessing a drug other than marijuana and paraphernalia. Angel Michelle Simms, 39, of the 700 block of Battle Avenue, was charged Monday with first-degree...
  • Aberdeen audit shows financial improvement for city

    An audit of the City of Aberdeen's finances showed the city continued to improve financially over last fiscal year, with a $2.2 million surplus in its general fund, city Finance Director Opiribo Jack said Monday. The firm McGladery LLP did the audit,...
  • Rachel A. Pines, learning officer

    Rachel A. Pines, learning officer
    Rachel A. Pines, a classically trained pianist who later changed careers and became chief learning officer for a business consulting company, died Nov. 7 of breast cancer at the Cancer Treatment Center in Philadelphia. The former Mount Washington resident...
  • Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice

    Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice
    A second burst of snow in three days is forecast Tuesday, potentially lengthening the weekend for schoolchildren one more day and clouding the morning commute. Several inches of snow, with smaller chances of half a foot or slightly more, are forecast...
  • Cell phone possiblye tapped in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]

    Aberdeen Thomas L. Burgess, 25, and Brittany J. Baka, 23, of the first block of Grant Street, were charged Saturday with theft between $1,000 to $10,000, four counts of theft less than $1,000, vandalism, having burglary tools with intent of breaking...