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  • Lawsuit filed in case against rabbi with ties to Towson U. accused of voyeurism

    A lawsuit filed Tuesday against a Georgetown synagogue and others accuses the sanctuary's authorities of covering up a series of unusual practices of an influential rabbi, which the suit says allowed his alleged secret recordings of women in a ritual bath...
  • A worrisome sign for Clintonistas: Low audience turnout — in Georgetown

    A worrisome sign for Clintonistas: Low audience turnout — in Georgetown
    There was something in the air before Hillary Clinton addressed Georgetown University students Wednesday, but it definitely wasn't a new-car smell. It was a faint but unmistakable whiff of indifference. When the unannounced front-runner for the 2016...
  • Expanding Medicaid helps Florida's children succeed in school

    Expanding Medicaid helps Florida's children succeed  in school
      Children who have health insurance through Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), go further in school than children who are uninsured, according to a recent report.  Researchers from Cornell and Harvard have found that,...
  • Why Police Body Cameras Won't Work

    Why Police Body Cameras Won't Work
    The failure to indict the New York City police officer whose chokehold killed Eric Garner — captured on video — proves just how ineffective body cameras would be in curbing epidemic police violence and racial profiling. The officers who...
  • Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race

    Simon, Topinka face off in comptroller race
    Sheila Simon Democrat Age: 53 Birthplace: Troy Residence: Carbondale Current job: lieutenant governor Previous positions: Law school professor, Southern Illinois University; Carbondale City Council member; candidate for Carbondale mayor; Jackson...
  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • In 2nd District, Rigell, Patrick debate dysfunction

    In a way, the incumbent and challenger in one of Virginia's most closely divided congressional districts, the 2nd, agree on the big point: Washington is broken. But Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, and Democratic challenger Suzanne Patrick disagree...
  • Hillary Clinton starting to lose that 'new car' smell

    Hillary Clinton starting to lose that 'new car' smell
    WASHINGTON — There was something in the air before Hillary Clinton addressed Georgetown University students Wednesday, but it definitely wasn't a new-car smell. It was a faint but unmistakable whiff of indifference. When the front-runner for the...
  • 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...