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  • Around Broadneck: Former Broadneck teacher with rare condition is crossing her fingers

    Around Broadneck: Former Broadneck teacher with rare condition is crossing her fingers
    It is hard to determine how petite Chelley Vukmanic is when she is lying down. The past year, she's been horizontal nearly all the time. Her tenacity and perseverance made her seem somehow bigger.
  • Bree Newsome, who removed Confederate flag, known as principled leader

    Those who know Bree Newsome — the young woman who climbed a flagpole in front of South Carolina's Statehouse to remove the Confederate flag on Saturday — aren't surprised by her bold step. Even as a student at Columbia's Oakland Mills High...

    Dr. John H. 'Jack' Hebb

    Dr. John H. 'Jack' Hebb
    Dr. John H. "Jack" Hebb, a retired gynecologist whose career spanned more than 40 years, died of multiple organ failure Monday at the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. He was 91. "He was a straightforward, no-BS type of physician in his...

    NC neuroscientist wins $4M to study Parkinson's disease

    A Duke University neuroscientist and biomedical engineer has been awarded $4 million to study deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/1J8ym9R) that Warren Grill won the Javits...

    Some blacks feel fatigued after barrage of racial incidents

    The weariness, the rage, the depressing conviction that black life is stuck in a murderous loop fueled by racism — these emotions resounded in black America after the deadly shootings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston,...