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  • Cole's record on development draws praise and concern

    Cole's record on development draws praise and concern
    In two terms on the Baltimore City Council, William H. Cole IV has earned a reputation as an enthusiastic champion of downtown development. That history — and his close ties to the business community — make him a great choice to jump-start...
  • George W. Hilton, college professor

    George W. Hilton, college professor
    George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
  • Ebola provides a painful lesson on Liberia

    Dr. Elinor Graham and her friend, Dr. Roseda Marshall, are two remarkable doctors united by their concern for the well-being of the Liberian people. In recent weeks they have been gathering medical supplies and raising awareness about Liberia among...
  • Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous [Commentary]

    Smallpox virus stocks are dangerous [Commentary]
    The only known stocks of the deadly smallpox virus are now kept in two designated research laboratories, one in Russia and one in the United States. This has troubled many who believe that destruction of the virus would provide greater assurance that it...
  • Hopkins joins research center developing 'hack-proof' layer of cyber protection

    Hopkins joins research center developing 'hack-proof' layer of cyber protection
    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University and four other prominent institutions will spend the next five years trying to turn a theoretical "next-generation" form of encryption into a practical way to better protect software from hackers. Hopkins, the...
  • The formula for family stability [Commentary]

    The formula for family stability [Commentary]
    Nearly everyone agrees that education is the pathway out of poverty and that a stable family life is crucial to nurturing young children. Yet here in central Maryland, homelessness and family instability present barriers to academic success for too many...
  • At last! Cassini spies methane clouds on Saturn's moon Titan

    At last! Cassini spies methane clouds on Saturn's moon Titan
    Flying past Saturn’s moon Titan, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has caught a few glimpses of methane clouds speeding over the enormous moon’s hydrocarbon seas in its northern polar region. Clouds developed and dissipated over Ligeia Mare, a...
  • MICA to launch master's program for filmmakers

    MICA to launch master's program for filmmakers
    The Maryland Institute College of Art announced Wednesday that it will launch a master's program in filmmaking and will run it out of a historic Station North theater that will be home to both MICA and the Johns Hopkins University's film programs. The...
  • Almost Heaven Survivor

     
    I promised in my column today to show you before and after pictures of Teddy Bean, the poodle mix who was among the 216 dogs removed from Almost Heaven dog kennel in 2009. He was taken to the Maryland SPCA......
  • Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene

    Deaths draw attention to drugs in EDM scene
    Does the EDM scene have a drug problem? The question, which has followed the increasingly mainstream electronic dance music genre for years, is being raised again in the wake of the deaths of two males, ages 20 and 17, who attended an all-day EDM show...
  • Almost Heaven poodle found a happy ending

     Almost Heaven poodle found a happy ending
    I've written a lot about the inaptly named Almost Heaven dog kennel in Upper Milford Township, and most of it has been negative. But today, I have some good news related to Almost Heaven. This story was triggered by an email I received early this...