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  • After dangerous season in 2014, Ocean City hoping for calm seas this summer

    After dangerous season in 2014, Ocean City hoping for calm seas this summer
    It's the time of year when the sounds of crickets, lawn mowers and ice cream truck jingles fill the air. But at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, summer is marked by the whir of medevac helicopters. "It's trauma season," said Kari Cheezum,...
  • Retiring coach, former student named to LCHS hall of fame

    Retiring coach, former student named to LCHS hall of fame
    Coach Louie Bilowitz and former Spartan Josh Henderson — whose prowess on the soccer field earned La Cañada High School national honors in 1995 — will be inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony Sunday. Bilowitz, who...
  • Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept

    Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept
    If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long. That may seem to make...
  • Councilman Mosby calls on Baltimore-born rappers to inspire city students

    Councilman Mosby calls on Baltimore-born rappers to inspire city students
    City Councilman Nick J. Mosby visited several high schools Friday to connect teens with a group of people he knew would get their attention: Baltimore-bred rappers. The councilman — whose West Baltimore district was the center of the unrest that...
  • Experts lay groundwork for higher produce consumption to take root

     Experts lay groundwork for higher produce consumption to take root
    Whether you clear your cabinets for every new diet that promises health and beauty, just grab the bacon-topped cheeseburger or live somewhere in the middle, you must — you just must — know by now that we should all eat more vegetables and...
  • 'Truth About Lies' tells it like it is. Really

    'Truth About Lies' tells it like it is. Really
    The enjoyable, relatable documentary "(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies" takes a pointed look at the ways, big and small, that deceit infuses and often determines our life course. Directed by Yael Melamede (who co-wrote with Chad Beck), the film...
  • Immersed In The Light We Cannot See

    Immersed In The Light We Cannot See
    Last week, I finished reading "All the Light We Cannot See," the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr. My book-group discussion reminded me how literacy in general and science literacy in particular, can help us appreciate the finer things in...
  • John Angelos became unexpected voice in Freddie Gray protests

    John Angelos became unexpected voice in Freddie Gray protests
    After the Baltimore protests turned chaotic, John Angelos sat in his parked car late at night typing out tweet after tweet on his BlackBerry about the roots of the unrest. The Twitter outpouring made the Orioles executive vice president and son of...
  • Nearly 9% of Americans are angry, impulsive - and have a gun, study says

    Nearly 9% of Americans are angry, impulsive - and have a gun, study says
    Tread lightly, Americans: Nearly 9% of people in the United States have outbursts of anger, break or smash things, or get into physical fights -- and have access to a firearm, a new study says. What's more, 1.5% of people who have these anger issues carry...
  • Chicago book news: 'Empire of Deception' explores Leo Koretz, master swindler

    Chicago book news: 'Empire of Deception' explores Leo Koretz, master swindler
    "Empire of Deception" by Dean Jobb will be published by Algonquin May 19. Subtitled "The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation," it explores the crimes of 1920s Chicago lawyer Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds...
  • Lane Tech graduate Laken Tomlinson picked in first round by Lions

    Lane Tech graduate Laken Tomlinson picked in first round by Lions
    When NFL players retire, many go into coaching or broadcasting or invest their football money in business ventures. They don't often go to medical school. But that very well may be where Laken Tomlinson winds up when he hangs up his spikes.  The Lane...