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  • James R. Crook, attorney

    James Roderick Crook Jr., a retired attorney for Baltimore City and a World War II veteran, died of stroke complications Wednesday at the Edenwald Retirement Community. The Guilford resident was 91. Born in Baltimore and raised in Oakenshawe, he attended...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Howard school board candidates make final push before Tuesday election

    On a day that the storm Sandy kept most of the region indoors, Howard school board candidate Robert Ballinger saw an opportunity. With Election Day about a week away, he figured he'd reach out via email to Howard residents who were likely at home...
  • Two incumbents, challenger elected to Howard school board

    Voters in Howard County elected two incumbents and a first-time challenger to the school board on Tuesday. Incumbent Janet Siddiqui took the top spot, followed by first-time candidate Ann De Lacy and fellow incumbent Ellen Giles. Siddiqui said she was...
  • Tech to the rescue: STEM industries can lead the charge in reviving Maryland's economy

    Tech to the rescue: STEM industries can lead the charge in reviving Maryland's economy
    The increasingly hyperbolic diatribes in the presidential campaigns have drowned out any focus on the single most important issue on Maryland voters' minds: jobs. It's time to stop the political attacks and put forward ideas to attack the economy's core...
  • Researcher believes there's an art to his science

    Researcher believes there's an art to his science
    Regan Thomson reached for pieces of red and black plastic and began snapping them together into a form that would seem abstract to the untrained eye. As he worked, he spoke about his philosophy, drawing heavily on the principle that restraint leads to...
  • Students need skills to pay the bills

    Parents are often told — by magazines, television news shows and Oprah — that they are doing things wrong. Don't give kids regular milk; give them organic or they'll turn into mutant cow people. Don't use plastic cups, they contain BPA, which...
  • Westport murder victim identified as father of top basketball recruit

    Westport murder victim identified as father of top basketball recruit
    The 38-year-old man fatally shot over the weekend in South Baltimore's Westport neighborhood was the father of one of the top girls basketball recruits in the country, friends said. Freddie King was an avid supporter of daughter Tyshell's basketball...
  • Theodore C. Sorensen dies at 82; JFK's close advisor and writer-in-residence

    Theodore C. Sorensen dies at 82; JFK's close advisor and writer-in-residence
    Theodore C. Sorensen, John F. Kennedy's close advisor and writer-in-residence in the Senate in the 1950s who became special counsel to the president and remained chief speechwriter during Kennedy's tragically brief presidency, has died. He was 82....
  • Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights

    Paul E. Sullivan dies at 87; analyst earned a spot in history of civil rights
    Paul E. Sullivan, an analyst with the U.S. Defense Department who won an important civil-rights victory in 1969 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the whites-only membership policy of his Fairfax County, Va., swimming pool club, has died. He was...
  • James F. Neal dies at 81; formidable lawyer won victories on both sides of courtroom

    James F. Neal dies at 81; formidable lawyer won victories on both sides of courtroom
    James F. Neal, a formidable lawyer who won noteworthy victories on both sides of the courtroom — as a prosecutor he sent Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa and top Watergate figures to prison, and as a defense attorney he saved film director John Landis...