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  • Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities

    Johns Hopkins bans social events at fraternities
    The Johns Hopkins University on Friday said it has banned all social events at fraternities, the school's latest move in response to the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Sigma Alpha Epsilon party last weekend. Hopkins officials said...
  • Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon

    Chase Brexton names director for new LGBT health center in Mount Vernon
    Chase Brexton Health Care has selected a former Catholic Charities administrator to lead its new LGBT Health Resources Center, set to open in the primary care provider's Mount Vernon headquarters this spring. Nate Sweeney, 36, will serve as executive...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    People around the nation and in Baltimore will mark Veterans Day today. Here's what you need to know to start your Tuesday.    WEATHER Today’s weather on what used to be called Armistice Day which commemorated the end of World War I at the...
  • Connecting city kids to health care careers

    Connecting city kids to health care careers
    Trevor entered my 11th grade Baltimore biology class without a strong science background. He didn't know what the heart did, what cells were or why DNA was important. Yet two months later, he wrote one of the best essays in the class comparing...
  • The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots

    The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots
    Rachel Carson's three lyrical books on the sea made her an acclaimed author, but 1962's "Silent Spring" — the title conjuring a world without birdsong — made her a heroine. Her clear passages describing DDT and chemical contaminants'...
  • The Stupid Virus and the Smart Economist

     The Stupid Virus and the Smart Economist
    Americans for generations have wondered why our politicians treat us as if we're stupid. Previously, in searching for evidence of rampant stupidity, all you had to do was consider that millions of Americans wear Crocs (stupid plastic footwear). Or the...
  • Close Clean Water Act loophole

    Close Clean Water Act loophole
    The Chesapeake Bay and all of its connected lakes and tributaries are a vital resource for Maryland, providing clean drinking water and drawing millions of visitors each year to the area who seek outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, sailing and...
  • John Kass: The stupid virus and the smart economist

    Americans for generations have wondered why our politicians treat us as if we're stupid. Previously, in searching for evidence of rampant stupidity, all you had to do was consider that millions of Americans wear Crocs (stupid plastic footwear). Or the...
  • Joseph F. Matthai Jr., banker and veteran

    Joseph F. Matthai Jr., banker and veteran
    Joseph F. Matthai Jr., a retired Maryland National Bank executive and a World War II veteran, died Oct. 31 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 93. The son of Joseph F. Matthai Sr., chairman of the board of United States Fidelity and...
  • Francis J. Carey Jr. , lawyer-investment banker

    Francis J. Carey Jr. , lawyer-investment banker
    Francis J. Carey Jr., a lawyer, investment banker and philanthropist whose ancestral roots go deep in Baltimore business and educational circles, died Nov. 1 at his Ambler, Pa., home of a pulmonary embolism. He was 88. The son of Francis J. Carey Sr., a...
  • Amy J. Scherr, Baltimore lawyer

    Amy J. Scherr, Baltimore lawyer
    Amy J. Scherr, a Baltimore lawyer who represented the Maryland Division of Unemployment Insurance and was executive secretary and counsel to the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities, died Monday at Symphony Manor assisted living in Roland Park...