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  • U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus

    U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus
    Only select fans can buy a beer at a University of Illinois football game, but according to billboards around the state, Coors Light is now the "Official Beer of the Fighting Illini." The billboards went up in August, soon after the university...
  • Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze

    Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze
    She has been intellectually disabled and mostly deaf since early childhood. Cerebral palsy leaves her movements stiff. She has yet to be potty-trained. But for years, her family says, the public schools in which 15-year-old Colbi Wike was enrolled...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...