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  • The UM money pit [Letter]

    The UM money pit [Letter]
    Your article on the University System of Maryland's highest earners apparently was not intended to address the really big issue ("UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners," June 28). The real issue is the self-sustaining, government-run...
  • Folarin S. Dosunmu, board president, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

    Folarin S. Dosunmu, board president, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
    Much Shelist associate Folarin S. Dosunu has been appointed president of the board of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, a pro bono legal services provider. He has been a board member for four years and previously served one year as vice president for...
  • Scripps Research Institute eyes pact with USC

    Scripps Research Institute eyes pact with USC
    The Scripps Research Institute is considering a partnership with the University of Southern California, but Scripps' president says the arrangement wouldn't jeopardize the Jupiter campus. "Any agreement with USC would maintain Scripps's unique...
  • Patricia Wright

    Patricia Wright
    Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79. Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
  • West Chester officials part of early effort to leave PASSHE

    When word leaked out in February about a plan to let prosperous state-owned universities leave the State System of Higher Education, officials at West Chester University — arguably the most robust — chose their words carefully. Talking points...
  • Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again

    Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again
    Maryland officials are poised to again review their Medicaid rolls for those who no longer qualify. The state ceased such reviews for six months as it worked to open the new online marketplace for people to buy public and private insurance plans and...
  • Jon Pelto and Ebony Murphy petition to run for governor

    Jon Pelto and Ebony Murphy petition to run for governor
    After months of careful consideration, Mansfield resident Jonathan Pelto recently made the decision to choose a running mate and then petition to be included on the ballot for the upcoming election for governor of the state of Connecticut. Pelto has...
  • Marsh to ABC, Algie Howell to parole board

    Now we know why state Sen. Henry Marsh and Del. Algie Howell resigned early from the General Assembly. Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped them both today for jobs in his administration. McAuliffe named Marsh one of three commissioners to the state's...
  • Brian Vickers honoring FSU championship with new paint job

    Brian Vickers honoring FSU championship with new paint job
    DAYTONA BEACH — Brian Vickers is giving Florida State University something to cheer for during Saturday's Coke Zero 400. Vickers, a former Busch (now Nationwide) circuit champion, will be driving the No. 55 Aaron's Toyota honoring FSU's 2013...
  • Lawyers dive to restore coral reefs

    During the week, they draft briefs, argue motions and negotiate corporate deals. But in their off-hours, these South Florida lawyers, judges and other legal professionals strap on flippers and dive into the ocean, just seeing the sights or doing...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...