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  • Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight

    Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight
    Dr. Lance Plyler was desperate. It was late July, and two of his American relief workers in Liberia were showing worsening symptoms of Ebola. Believing he couldn't handle such "dire circumstances" alone, the medical director for Samaritan's Purse turned...
  • Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties

    Omega's story speaks to rise of healthcare properties
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. faltered in the late 1990s after cuts to Medicare and Medicaid drained the business of clients. As federal budget cuts rippled through the system, Omega reeled. Founded in 1992, the Hunt Valley-based real estate investment...
  • The Steelers, a familiar enemy

    The Steelers, a familiar enemy
    "Crab cakes and football, that's what Maryland does!" After seeing the movie Wedding Crashers, I've heard that quote from my friends countless times. I love this quote because of the genuine pride encompassed by a simple sentence. People from Maryland...
  • 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...
  • State colleges revising sexual assault policies

     State colleges revising sexual assault policies
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued recommendations to the state's universities Thursday as they work to revamp their approach to sexual misconduct, including training students to intervene when they can and directing school officials to...
  • Scientific seamstress tries to pin down Ebola

    Scientific seamstress tries to pin down Ebola
    When biomedical engineers at the Johns Hopkins University hosted a weekend-long challenge last month, asking participants to make protective garb for medical workers treating Ebola, an unlikely participant emerged — Baltimore wedding gown maker Jill...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scott Linardi, roofer, metal artist

    Scott Linardi, roofer, metal artist
    Scott Linardi, a roofer and metal artist, died Wednesday after falling from a slate roof he was inspecting in the Original Northwood neighborhood. He was unresponsive after being taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden-Medfield area resident was 42....
  • 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...
  • Hopkins astrophysicist honored for discoveries about the universe

    Hopkins astrophysicist honored for discoveries about the universe
    Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess, who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, has taken home another prestigious award for his work on the expanding universe. He showed that the universe is not just still expanding but that the...