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  • Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive

    Leonard George Getschel III, Smyth executive
    Leonard George Getschel III, a gemologist and Smyth Jewelers executive who managed its Ellicott City store, ended his life Oct. 19. The Lutherville resident was 37. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leonard George "Buzz" Getschel Jr. and the former...
  • FAU restrooms offer new place for news

    FAU restrooms offer new place for news
    A Florida Atlantic University publication is giving a whole new meaning to reading news on the go. The Student Union on the Boca Raton campus has installed "Toilet Tribune," a newsletter of campus happenings, inside the more than 40 commodes and...
  • Five Questions for Tracey Griffin

    Five Questions for Tracey Griffin
    In the early 1990s, while working at Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Tracey Griffin helped launch new cosmetics for the CoverGirl and Max Factor brands. Now, after having worked as a Washington-based consultant for McKinsey & Co., Griffin finds herself...
  • Dick Durbin bio

     Dick Durbin bio
    Dick Durbin Political party: Democrat Current job: U.S. senator since 1997, now assistant majority leader Age: 69 Born in: East St. Louis Lives in: Springfield and Chicago Personal: Married to Loretta with children Paul, Jennifer and Christine...
  • Rabbi charged with voyeurism hid camera in bathhouse, police say

    Rabbi charged with voyeurism hid camera in bathhouse, police say
    A prominent Jewish rabbi and Towson University professor arrested Tuesday on voyeurism charges in D.C. hid a camera in a clock-radio to record as many as six women changing and showering at a ritual bathhouse, according to charging documents released...
  • UCF students protest higher tuition for 'excess' classes

    UCF students protest higher tuition for 'excess' classes
    Kevin Diatezua wasn't sure what he wanted to study when he transferred to the University of Central Florida. "I wanted to take a little taste of everything before I made a definite decision," said Diatezua, 24. "I was under the impression that college...
  • Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents

    Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents
    On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets. The explosion echoed another — just six months...
  • Yahoo to lay off 400 in India, invite some to work in U.S., report says

    Marissa Mayer caused an uproar last year when she banned telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Now it looks like she again wants workers as close to the company as possible. The online tech company is reportedly cutting about 400 positions at its...
  • Frankel and Spain clash in a swing district

     Frankel and Spain clash in a swing district
    Republican challenger Paul Spain tells voters he can "work across party lines to get things done in Washington." His Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, says she has spent nearly two years doing just that. Spain and Frankel are running in a...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...