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  • Marie E. Scott, homemaker

    Marie E. Scott, homemaker
    Marie E. Scott, a homemaker who enjoyed attending auctions, playing bridge and traveling to France, died of cancer Aug. 27 at her Homeland residence. She was 87. The daughter of George Grant Thomas, a banker, and Marie Elise Donahue Thomas, the former...
  • More middle-aged women having babies outside marriage: CDC

    More middle-aged women having babies outside marriage: CDC
    More single U.S. women over the age of 35 are having children, even as the overall birth rates for unmarried women in the United States have dropped, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday. There were 1.6 million births to...
  • Rape kit exams not available on area campuses

    Rape kit exams not available on area campuses
    While the Obama administration presses colleges and universities to respond more aggressively to sexual assaults, students who are attacked at Baltimore-area schools are unable to get rape kit exams on their campuses. Instead, they must go to a hospital...
  • Clermont Police SWAT team members participate in crisis situation training

    Clermont Police SWAT team members participate in crisis situation training
    It started back in July 2012, as a response within the law enforcement community to a devastating national tragedy. The tragic shootings inside a Century movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, prompted the creation of summits aimed at advancing an...
  • Invasive trees sprout from Baltimore buildings

    Invasive trees sprout from Baltimore buildings
    Pastor Elbert Street noticed a small crack in the wall behind the pulpit at Grace Christian Baptist Church. It widened. Then a branch appeared. A cluster of leaves unfurled. That was when Street realized that something was growing between the walls of...
  • Robert J. Lyden Jr., water technician

    Robert J. Lyden Jr., water technician
    Robert J. Lyden Jr., a retired Baltimore water technician and volunteer, died Friday at Stella Maris Hospice of pancreatic cancer. He was 64. The son of Dr. Robert J. Lyden Sr., a physician, and Anita Lyden, a homemaker, Robert James Lyden Jr. was born...
  • In passing, a life devoted to conservation

    In passing, a life devoted to conservation
    For some people, environmentalism is a lifelong passion. That would be true of Michael Beer, retired biophysics professor at Johns Hopkins University, who died Friday at age 88.  He was devoted to protecting and restoring the Jones Falls, the stream...
  • R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, civil engineer

    R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, civil engineer
    R. Alonzo "Lonz" Childress, a civil engineer whose career with the Baltimore County Department of Public Works spanned more than 40 years, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from an infection. The Taneytown resident was 72. "Lonz...
  • Mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley lake bed solved

    Mystery of how rocks move across Death Valley lake bed solved
    The cracking sounds were ferocious. An ankle-deep, frozen lake in Death Valley National Park was breaking apart under sunny skies. As cousins Richard Norris and James Norris watched, a light wind began moving huge floes of ice across the surface of...
  • Hopkins student team selected in competition to build 'Star Trek'-like device

    Hopkins student team selected in competition to build 'Star Trek'-like device
    A team of Johns Hopkins University undergraduates was named a finalist in a competition to build a real-life version of the tricorder, a fictional device used on the TV show "Star Trek" to diagnose health ailments. The stakes are high — the Hopkins...
  • Former North Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad,' 'The Office' actors among upcoming JHU speakers

    Former North Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad,' 'The Office' actors among upcoming JHU speakers
    Johns Hopkins University will host a former North Korean detainee, the hiker whose accident was adapted into the movie "127 Hours," and actors from "Breaking Bad" and "The Office," among several other speakers this fall. The university's annual Milton...