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  • Valerie A. Linaburg, mill controller

    Valerie A. Linaburg, mill controller
    Valerie A. "Val" Linaburg, controller of Wilkins Rogers Inc., a milling operation, died Friday in her sleep at her Ellicott City home. She was 60. The daughter of Joseph Attenborough, an insurance adjuster, and Barbara Attenborough, an office worker,...
  • Eleanor 'Bunny' Knipp, nature lover

    Eleanor 'Bunny' Knipp, nature lover
    Eleanor Armistead "Bunny" Knipp, a nature lover, died of complications from dementia Jan. 28 at Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Gibson Island resident was 89. Born Eleanor Bowles Armistead in Staunton, Va., she was the daughter of Mary...
  • Don't sell killer drones

    Don't sell killer drones
    As a protester of the use of killer drone strikes and Johns Hopkins University's swarming drone research, I was shocked to read "U.S. to sell armed drones to allies" (Feb. 18). Sadly, the U.S. government has a long and troubled history of supporting and...
  • Joseph J. Challmes

    Joseph J. Challmes
    Joseph J. Challmes, a professional writer for nearly four decades whose love of writing was only equaled by his love of the ponies, died of a heart attack Feb. 9 at Mercy Medical Center. He was 65. Mr. Challmes and his companion, Margie Roswell, had...
  • Michael N. Mallis, businessman

    Michael N. Mallis, businessman
    Michael N. Mallis, a former chemical engineer who later became a businessman, died Jan. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from flu that led to heart failure. He was 90. The son of Nick Mallis, who owned the Shipyard Restaurant in...
  • Five Questions for Joseph Haskins Jr., head of Harbor Bank

    Five Questions for Joseph Haskins Jr., head of Harbor Bank
    In a time of widespread consolidation and a shrinking number of minority-owned banks, the institution Joseph Haskins Jr. helped found 33 years ago is becoming rarer. Amid more stringent federal oversight, many community banks are finding it more...
  • Experts on Islamic State worry US is underestimating fight for Mosul

    IRBIL, Iraq U.S. commanders pressing for an attack on Mosul perhaps as early as this spring may be underestimating the importance of the city to its Islamic State occupiers, who are likely to put up a huge fight to retain their control, experts who've...
  • 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' iconic novel on slavery, has suburban D.C. roots

    NORTH BETHESDA, Md. On a busy street in a well-to-do Washington suburb is an unlikely piece of African-American history. The Colonial house with an attached log cabin on one and a half acres near a major intersection is, at first glance, a typical...
  • Universities press Congress for fewer rules

    Universities press Congress for fewer rules
    Some of the nation's top university officials, including the chancellor of the University System of Maryland, are calling on Congress to roll back what they see as a byzantine and ever-expanding system of federal regulations that is costing schools...
  • Baltimore man helps Christian militia fight ISIS in Iraq

    Baltimore man helps Christian militia fight ISIS in Iraq
    Matthew Van Dyke, the native Baltimorean, self-made freedom fighter and film documentarian, emerged from the shadows last week to report his latest adventure with a Tweet: "I am in #Iraq helping to raise a Christian army to fight #ISIS." Sounds...
  • 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...