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  • Interim data indicates Sophiris drug may not be effective

    Sophiris Bio Inc lost about 80 percent of its market value after interim data showed that its only compound was not effective in treating lower urinary tract symptoms of enlarged prostate. Monday's announcement cast doubts on whether the company's drug...
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist

    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, criminologist
    Alvin J.T. Zumbrun, a criminologist whose career in teaching at various colleges and police academies spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of cancer at his Catonsville home. He was 88. "During his 40-year career teaching law enforcement officers...
  • You better watch out: Krampus is coming to town

    You better watch out: Krampus is coming to town
    The Krampus storms through winter streets on hairy haunches, rattling chains and brandishing a bundle of birch sticks. And if you've been naughty, he might just whisk you away in his sack. The mythological creature — a sort of anti-Claus —...
  • Interim state health secretary named

    Interim state health secretary named
    Dr. Laura Herrera Scott, the deputy secretary for public health at the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will step temporarily into the secretary's job once Dr. Joshua Sharfstein leaves office this month, according to an email Sharfstein sent...
  • Two men charged in rape of 16-year-old at off-campus Hopkins frat

    Two men charged in rape of 16-year-old at off-campus Hopkins frat
    Baltimore police have charged two Reisterstown men in the Nov. 2 rape and sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at a Johns Hopkins University off-campus fraternity house, officials said Wednesday. Chaz Haggins, 20, and Ethan Turner, 19, face several...
  • Analysts urge state to scrap film tax credit

    Analysts urge state to scrap film tax credit
    State analysts urged lawmakers Tuesday to scrap Maryland's film tax credit, arguing the state hasn't benefited enough from the $62.5 million poured into television and movie companies since 2012. The hearing in Annapolis marked the public opening of a...
  • Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs

    In theory, it's a simple idea. With the cost of attending college rising, why not reduce the typical time for a bachelor's degree from four years to three? That's the proposal floated by Johns Hopkins University professor Paul Weinstein in the latest...
  • Close encounters with a million-dollar college president

    Close encounters with a million-dollar college president
    While reading the article by Colin Campbell on college presidents whose pay tops $1 million a year ("36 private-college presidents make more than $1 million," Dec. 7), I learned that the president of Johns Hopkins University receives $1.1 million. That...
  • Ann H. McLain, 'first lady of Washington College'

    Ann H. McLain, 'first lady of Washington College'
    Ann H. McLain, a longtime active resident of Chestertown who was also known as the "first lady of Washington College," died Wednesday at the Heron Point retirement community of heart failure. She was 94. "She was a wonderful, gracious lady who had...
  • Federal spending in Md. falls by $1.2 billion, new report finds

    Federal spending in Md. falls by $1.2 billion, new report finds
    Federal spending in Maryland fell by nearly $1.2 billion last year, a nonpartisan research group reported Tuesday — the latest sign that congressional belt-tightening is having an impact in a state long buoyed by the federal checkbook. The...