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  • Research links affordable housing to children's test scores

    Research links affordable housing to children's test scores
    The conference was about affordable housing, but the keynote speech was about children and test scores and the role that housing plays in them. The standard rule of thumb for any family, struggling or not, is to spend no more than 30 percent of...
  • Baltimore's City Council members often miss votes

    Baltimore's City Council members often miss votes
    City Councilman Brandon Scott's bill seeking health grades for Baltimore restaurants was languishing in committee, partly because not enough members showed up to vote. Councilman William "Pete" Welch was a persistent no-show. When the measure finally...
  • Separating people from politics

    Separating people from politics
    If you're ever looking for an interesting social experiment, tell Americans that you're going to Vietnam and gauge their reactions. Laughs, jokes and double takes were commonplace when I told people of my plans to embark on a 10-month stint as a Fulbright...
  • Jobs being cut, moved at Polk Audio

    Jobs being cut, moved at Polk Audio
    Polk Audio's presence on its native Baltimore turf is shrinking again. The company that makes speakers and headphones for home sound systems will lose about half of its workforce of more than 80 people in a reorganization by its parent company Sound...
  • Pauline Piper, centenarian

    Pauline Piper, centenarian
    Pauline G. Piper, a longtime resident of the Wiltondale neighborhood near Towson, died of heart failure March 27 at the Sweet Brook Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Williamstown, Mass. She was 106. Family members said Mrs. Piper attributed her...
  • Search for greater power endures

    Today is Good Friday, and it will find Christians throughout our state asking for repentance and seeking a connection to the divine on bended knee. But in other parts of Maryland, God is being sought through powerful electron microscopes and through a...
  • A second Title IX complaint has been filed against Johns Hopkins University

    A second Title IX complaint has been filed against Johns Hopkins University
    A second Title IX complaint has been filed with the Department of Education against Johns Hopkins University, according to Laura Dunn, a lawyer and the executive director of SurvJustice, a nonprofit activist group working to decrease sexual violence....
  • Anne Arundel County education briefs

    Students win science fair South River High sophomore Ava Grounds won the grand award at the 48th annual Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and schoolmates Ashlee Brennan and Hannah Hall took second with their joint project....
  • Babies learn from the unexpected, Hopkins research shows

    Babies learn from the unexpected, Hopkins research shows
    Want to make your baby smarter? New research by the Johns Hopkins University has found that it may be as simple as throwing some surprises his or her way. All babies are born with some natural smarts, but youngsters learn more about the world when this...
  • Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs

    Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs
    Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against the Johns Hopkins University, blaming the institution for its role in 1940s government experiments in Guatemala that infected hundreds with syphilis,...
  • Beauty is in the shifting eye of the beholder

    Beauty is in the shifting eye of the beholder
    Angelina Jolie and Marilyn Monroe are classic beauties of the Western world. Experts say it's their symmetrical facial features that give an impression of attractiveness. In parts of Ethiopia, it's a lip that's been stretched around a plate that's...