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  • Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says

    Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says
    For every gunshot report taken by Baltimore police, there could be five more they haven't heard about, according to the company behind a high-tech system that city officials hope will help curb the illegal use of firearms.
  • 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...

    Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

    Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower
    In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball and a future as a Union Oil Company gas station. Today, preservationists are again rallying...

    Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural

    Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural
    With "Save the Last Dance" and the shot-in-Baltimore "Step Up," Duane Adler established himself as one of the go-to screenwriters for 21st-century dance movies. But apparently that wasn't enough. "Make Your Move," a multicultural dance drama with tons...

    Paper or plastic? [Commentary]

    Paper or plastic? [Commentary]
    Cash or credit? Cash: At the Hot Stove restaurant on Cape Cod, which I visit every summer vacation for one of their tasty burgers served on English muffins, patrons must pay their tab in cash or by check. A few years ago, the pub stopped taking credit...