| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Pioneering rocket scientist Yvonne Brill often referred to herself as an "only" — as in the sole woman in the room at a time when female scientists and engineers were exceedingly few.
Brill began her career in 1945 and eventually developed a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Ronald J. Biglin, a former business professor and dean of graduate programs at what is now Loyola University Maryland who owned a winery and a distribution company, died Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 81.
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
J. Thomas "Gus" Novotny, a retired Howard County entrepreneur who combined his love for golf and trains and turned them into businesses, died March 24 from cancer at his home in Palm Gardens, Fla. He was 75.
The son of a supervisor and a homemaker, John...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Don't miss the first simulcast presentation of Chick-fil-A Leadercast—Harford on Friday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood. Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a one-day leadership event broadcast live from Atlanta, Ga., to...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Jack Welch is throwing his support — such as it is — behind Jamie Dimon, the embattled leader of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Dimon is scrambling to hang on to the chairmanship of his company in the aftermath of an embarrassing trading mishap by the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Stainless steel is supposed to be, well, stainless, isn't it? That was John's question after he noticed rust stains on the refrigerator he'd purchased from Sears.
John also had purchased an extended warranty, so he contacted Sears and explained the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Something very good happened Wednesday when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order providing for a comprehensive review of all state regulations and for greater transparency, public participation and analytical rigor in Connecticut's regulatory...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
KNBC-TV Channel 4 is taking the bus.
Nearly 1,800 Los Angeles County buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have become the latest vehicles for the local TV station's advertising sales and marketing.
The NBCUniversal-owned station...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:52 PM
For nearly a quarter-century, doctors have ordered annual PSA tests for men of a certain age to screen for prostate cancer, despite a lack of evidence that its benefits outweigh the risks — especially when tiny, slow-growing tumors were detected....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis.
A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The next time you open your Instagram app, there's a good chance you'll see the social network's first ad.
An ad for a watch from fashion brand Michael Kors is slated to display on U.S. Instagram users' feeds on Friday, regardless of whether they follow...