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  • LeRoy B. Mathews, budget director

    LeRoy B. Mathews, budget director
    LeRoy B. Mathews, former budget director for American Telephone & Telegraph and a longtime band member, died March 4 at the Maples of Towson, an assisted-living facility, of complication of dementia. He was 86. The son of LeRoy Frederick "Roy" Mathews...
  • UMBC chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon apologizes for actions of defunct U. of Okla. chapter

    UMBC chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon apologizes for actions of defunct U. of Okla. chapter
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon has issued an apology on behalf of the fraternity, whose University of Oklahoma chapter was closed after a video surfaced showing members uttering a racial epithet while singing a...
  • Baltimore-rooted composers will help to celebrate Shriver Hall Concert Series' 50th season

    Baltimore-rooted composers will help to celebrate Shriver Hall Concert Series' 50th season
    While the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be enjoying a centennial season in 2015-2016, the Shriver Hall Concert Series will mark its own notable milestone — half-a-centennial. The organization, which presents top-drawer classical soloists and...
  • John R. North, civil engineer

    John R. North, civil engineer
    John R. North, a retired civil engineer and church organist, died March 6 at York Hospital in York, Pa., of a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 77. The son of Clyde M. North, a Green Spring Dairy stationary engineer, and Edna Erhardt North, a homemaker, John...
  • MedImmune tapping local partners to speed discoveries

    MedImmune tapping local partners to speed discoveries
    The story of MedImmune, the Maryland startup that British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca bought for $15.6 billion in 2007, is an example for entrepreneurs striving for their own blockbuster deals. But MedImmune leaders say they want to go beyond leading...
  • Imaging study looks at brain injury in former NFL players

    Imaging study looks at brain injury in former NFL players
    A recent study of retired NFL players by Johns Hopkins medical researchers adds to growing evidence linking football with brain damage. The study published last month in the journal Neurobiology of Disease focused on nine retired NFL players, but the...
  • Arundel players join the crazy, kooky fun in Toby's 'Addams Family'

    Arundel players join the crazy, kooky fun in Toby's 'Addams Family'
    There are always good reasons to venture out of Anne Arundel County to catch a production at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia, but the theater's current offering, "The Addams Family," offers a few extra incentives — three local residents in key...
  • Is civility a lost art?

    Is civility a lost art?
    It is more than 50 years since Emily Post, the guru of etiquette, passed away. Has civility passed away with her? When Speaker of the House John Boehner referred to the president's legislation as "crap," I began to wonder. In "The Promise," his best-...
  • China's silenced Jing

    Millions of Chinese speakers around the world have watched "Under the Dome," the 104-minute documentary about China's air pollution situation. The documentary, self-funded by investigative journalist Chai Jing, was released online Feb. 28 and...
  • Johns Hopkins tops magazine's list of graduate education schools

    Johns Hopkins tops magazine's list of graduate education schools
    For the second year in a row, the Johns Hopkins University School of Education has been named the top graduate education program in the country by U.S. News and World Report, according to annual rankings released Tuesday. Johns Hopkins’ 8-year-old...
  • Police take-home car programs a trade off; costs unknown

    Police take-home car programs a trade off; costs unknown
    When they are not patrolling the streets and nabbing speeders, hundreds of Baltimore-area police officers are allowed to use their cruisers to pick up groceries, run family errands or shuttle relatives around. Such programs cost taxpayers — but no...