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  • Daily Pilot Softball Dream Team: Sailors used Marshall plan

    Daily Pilot Softball Dream Team: Sailors used Marshall plan
    Hattie Marshall did not want the sun to set on her Newport Harbor High softball career before picking up her first Sunset League win. The numbers were staggeringly against Marshall, a senior pitcher and co-captain, and the Sailors coming into the 2013...
  • 'The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P' chronicles the life of a serial dater

    'The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P' chronicles the life of a serial dater
    With courage and determination and more than a little bit of moxie, Adelle Waldman set out to crack the code. For her debut novel, a modern-day comedy of manners called "The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P," the Baltimore-raised author decided to explore...
  • Big MOCA donor Steven Cohen faces off with feds over hedge fund

    Federal authorities are trying to topple Steven A. Cohen from his heights as one of the world’s top hedge fund managers by stripping him of the right to invest other people’s money. Could fighting the non-criminal proceeding that the...
  • New 'Cry Analyzer' Provides Clues To Baby's Health

    New research offers the tantalizing possibility that an innovative tool could decipher what an infant's cries mean and assess if he or she is at risk for developmental problems. A team of doctors and engineers from Brown University and Women & Infants...
  • Herman L. Ammon

    Herman L. Ammon
    Herman L. Ammon, who taught chemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park for nearly five decades and was also an expert in the field of crystal structure, died Aug. 2 of a stroke at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham. He was 76. "Herm was a...
  • Executive Profile: Boris Elisman, president and chief operating officer of Acco Brands

    Executive Profile: Boris Elisman, president and chief operating officer of Acco Brands
    After arriving here from Russia as a 13-year-old, Boris Elisman developed a particular fondness for Twinkies. Enjoying one every day, the lanky teen eventually noticed he was putting on weight. His pants, which his parents couldn't afford to replace,...
  • Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students

    Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students
    A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!" This week's activity helped...
  • Addiction: State's Overdose Problem Requires A Sense Of Urgency

    Connecticut is not doing enough to keep people from becoming addicted to alcohol and drugs and dying of drug overdoses. Only a fraction of those who need help with the chronic, relapsing disease of addiction get that help here, mirroring statistics...
  • Criticism of St. Mary's College seminars is unfair, uninformed

    Criticism of St. Mary's College seminars is unfair, uninformed
    Regarding Anne D. Neal's commentary on St. Mary's College of Maryland, how sad it was to read such an uneducated piece published by a usually trustworthy source ("Campus cautionary tale," May 30). The article was a perfect example of manipulation of...
  • Hopkins team explores the dark side of light

    Hopkins team explores the dark side of light
    Scientists who study sleep understand that light has a dark side, because it can interrupt natural rhythms, causing the mood and learning problems that go with lack of rest. Johns Hopkins University researchers have taken the understanding a step...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...