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  • Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner

    Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner
    Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....
  • More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases

    More college men are fighting back against sexual misconduct cases
    Peter Yu, Drew Sterrett and Lewis McLeod were headed toward bright futures at prestigious colleges and universities when each got involved in one-night sexual encounters. All three young men claimed the encounters were consensual — but the women...
  • UC Irvine law school earns full accreditation

    UC Irvine law school earns full accreditation
    UC Irvine’s law school has been granted full accreditation by the American Bar Assn., the university has announced. The UC Irvine School of Law was the first new public law school in the state in almost 50 years when it opened in 2009 and gained...
  • 'Jesus' Wife' papyrus a forgery? You're a sexist!

    As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
  • South River study puts Annapolis students in a learning environment

    South River study puts Annapolis students in a learning environment
    Thirty-five Annapolis students spent their Tuesday examining river critters in a net, measuring water clarity and planting more than 100 trees and shrubs. The day of hands-on outdoor activities capped The Water Project, an initiative led by a young...
  • Shale gas limits debated

    Shale gas limits debated
    Maryland regulators are weighing some of the strictest limits in the country on shale gas drilling, but a scientist Monday suggested they still may not go far enough to protect drinking water wells from contamination by methane leaking from drilling...
  • Nolan H. Rogers, assistant attorney general

    Nolan H. Rogers, assistant attorney general
    Nolan H. Rogers, a former Duke University lacrosse star who later became a Maryland assistant attorney general and the official tour guide and historian for Oriole Park at Camden Yards, died May 2 of complications from cancer at Sinai Hospital. The...
  • Bullies may get a long-lasting physical benefit, scientists say

    Bullies may gain health benefits that last into adulthood from their behavior, researchers said Monday. And in turn, children who are bullied can suffer long-lasting inflammation. “Our study found that a child’s role in bullying can serve as...
  • The truth about cats and dogs

    The truth about cats and dogs
    A few months after adopting a kitten, David Grimm and his fiancee huddled late one evening in the waiting room of a Towson emergency vet. Jasper, their normally rambunctious gray-and-white kitten, was suffering from acute kidney failure. Although the...
  • On Asia tour, Obama sees traces of his late mother's work

    President Obama sat down here this week with the American director of the Asian Development Bank to review the work product of a contractor who had delivered business financing and leadership training to poor women in Southeast Asia. The papers showed...
  • La Caņada resident challenges Mike Gatto for Assembly seat

    La Cañada resident challenges Mike Gatto for Assembly seat
    Across the nation, pollsters are identifying key races to watch in the June 3 primary. Odds are, they aren’t looking too closely at California’s 43rd Assembly District. That’s where incumbent Rep. Mike Gatto (D- Silver Lake) is...