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  • Poverty, race drive asthma rates more than city living

    Poverty, race drive asthma rates more than city living
    It was the day after Mother's Day in 2012 when Faith Walker ran into her East Baltimore house unable to breathe. Her mother, Tyishia Walker, who suffers from asthma and has an older daughter with the disease, knew exactly what was wrong: Faith also...
  • Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop

    Five Questions for Ed Berlin, co-owner of the Ivy Bookshop
    Ed and Ann Berlin's professional lives took a fresh turn when they bought the 10-year-old Ivy Bookshop in January 2012. She had years of experience as a book publishing executive, he had devoted much of his professional life to the technical side of...
  • Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination

    Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination
    After the worst month for measles in more than two decades, public health officials gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Monday to talk about ways to prevent 2015 from becoming the worst year for the disease. Local, state and federal officials...
  • Single payer criticism often untruthful

    Single payer criticism often untruthful
    After discouraging election results, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin abandoned his effort to establish a single payer health system. This is bad news not only for the Green Mountain State but for all Americans. Governor Shumlin had been one of the only major...
  • Baltimore won't buy gunshot detection system

    Baltimore won't buy gunshot detection system
    Baltimore officials have backed off a decision to purchase a gunshot detection system, saying the cost to use the technology would take away from other crime-fighting efforts. Kevin Harris, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, confirmed...
  • City skips purchase of gunshot detection system

    City skips purchase of gunshot detection system
    Baltimore officials backed off a decision to purchase a gunshot detection system, saying the cost to use the technology would take away from the city's other crime-fighting efforts. Kevin Harris, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, confirmed...
  • JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries

    JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries
    "The Book of Negroes," based on the award-winning novel from Johns Hopkins University alum Lawrence Hill, has been made into a television mini-series to be shown later this month on BET. American actor Aunjanue Ellis plays the main character, Aminata...
  • Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening

    Customers wait in the cold for Shake Shack opening
    Shake Shack opened its first Baltimore location on Monday morning and about 25 people lined up in freezing temperatures to be the first ones inside.  Just before the doors opened at 11 a.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Shake Shack CEO Randy...
  • Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen

    Pentagon reports lower rate of sex assaults on midshipmen
    Incidents of unwanted sexual contact at the Naval Academy fell last year, the Pentagon said Wednesday, and a greater proportion of alleged victims came forward to report that they had been attacked. Officials said those trends show they are making...
  • Top city prosecutor, O'Malley aide join AG's office

    Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh named his two top deputies Tuesday, tapping Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legal adviser and a city prosecutor who coordinated major investigations. Elizabeth Harris, O'Malley's chief legal counsel since 2008, will...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...