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  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a league-wide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...
  • Royal Farms quietly grows from dairy business

    Royal Farms quietly grows from dairy business
    Royal Farms quietly grew over decades into one of Baltimore's most ubiquitous businesses, but last week the convenience store chain took a bigger stage. On Wednesday, the city approved a $1.25 million, five-year agreement for Royal Farms to serve as...
  • Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare

    Rashi Fein dies at 88; economist considered a father of Medicare
    Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent of...
  • Organ quartet to command the stage

    Organ quartet to command the stage
    If the thought of sitting through an organ recital is the last thing on your mind, the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, who peform at the Fleetwood High School auditorium Saturday Sept. 20, might just be for you. Possibly the only ensemble of its kind in...
  • The 'American Dream': ¿paraíso artificial? [Commentary]

    The 'American Dream': ¿paraíso artificial? [Commentary]
    It sounds great on the surface that there would actually be a place in the world where opportunity and money abound, knowing no imaginable limits. Almost as though a new life, full of the freedoms, finances and prospects, is ripe for the picking from...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    BRUCE NICHOLSON, director of Lehigh Valley Health Network's Pain Medicine Division and president of Pain Specialists of the Greater Lehigh Valley, has been selected to join the board of directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley. Dr....
  • William A. Seiler III, real estate developer

    William A. Seiler III, real estate developer
    William A. Seiler III, a retired real estate developer who was a U.S. Professional Tennis Association coach and umpire, died in his sleep of liver failure Aug. 30 at his Monkton home. He was 80. Born in Baltimore and raised on Tunbridge Road in Homeland,...
  • Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]

    Fund cancer research to keep breakthroughs coming [Commentary]
    Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support. With justifications including "sequestration,"...
  • Wallace Stevens Hartford Home To Be Used As Residence By New Owners

    Wallace Stevens Hartford Home To Be Used As Residence By New Owners
    The former Hartford home of acclaimed poet Wallace Stevens has been sold, and its new owners plan to use the house as a private residence. The 1920s Colonial-style home at 118 Westerly Terrace has been purchased for $430,000 by Se-Jin Lee and Emily L....
  • Special Report: Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks

    ATLANTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Major U.S. poultry firms are administering antibiotics to their flocks far more pervasively than regulators realize, posing a potential risk to human health. Internal records examined by Reuters reveal that some of the nation'...