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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Marijuana legalization is the only option

    Marijuana legalization is the only option
    Earlier this month, marijuana was partially decriminalized in Maryland, making possession under 10 grams (about a third of an ounce) subject to a citation, a fine and no jail time. Despite some problems with the language of the law, taking jail time off...
  • 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 —...
  • City solicitor calls police body camera bill 'illegal'

    City solicitor calls police body camera bill 'illegal'
    The Rawlings-Blake administration argued Monday that a proposal to require police officers to wear body cameras is an illegal overreach of the City Council's authority. City Solicitor George Nilson, who reports to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, said...
  • Hopkins study: Feds are whiter, richer, more liberal than most Americans

    Hopkins study: Feds are whiter, richer, more liberal than most Americans
    The workers who staff the federal government in Washington are whiter, richer, more educated and more liberal than the rest of the country, according to two political scientists at Johns Hopkins University —who warn of the potential for a...
  • Six months after Charles Village street collapse, residents bemoan ongoing construction

    Six months after Charles Village street collapse, residents bemoan ongoing construction
    It's not easy for Jenna Cataldo to fall asleep, even after her long overnight nursing shifts at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The heavy construction outside the front door of her Charles Village rowhouse have ensured that, she said —...
  • More Marylanders seek flu shots amid Ebola outbreak

    More Marylanders seek flu shots amid Ebola outbreak
    Call it the Ebola effect. A lot more Marylanders are volunteering for that shot in the arm that may protect them from the flu this year. Flu vaccinations were up about 30 percent in September around the state to more than 95,000, according to early data...
  • Rebecca H. Lowery, university administrator

    Rebecca H. Lowery, university administrator
    Rebecca H. Lowery, who was director of finance and administration for the Johns Hopkins University's Department of Development and Alumni Relations, was killed Oct. 22 when a tree fell on her car while she was driving. She was 52. Ms. Lowery was driving...