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  • O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland

    O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland
    President Barack Obama appointed an "Ebola czar" Friday to lead the nation's response to the deadly virus, as Gov. Martin O'Malley sought to allay the public's fears after an infected Texas nurse was brought to Bethesda for treatment. Meanwhile, Johns...
  • Brown campaign under fire for using cops in campaign ad

    Brown campaign under fire for using cops in campaign ad
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown is drawing criticism for using uniformed Baltimore police officers in a campaign ad attacking his Republican challenger over guns — and the department is investigating whether the officers broke...
  • Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library

    Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library
    It's hard not to admire their inventiveness, their refusal to be cowed by the stubborn and unyielding truth, their bravado and their nerve. The dozens of charlatans, schemers and impostors on display in "Fakes, Lies and Forgeries," an entertaining new...
  • Serious monkey business in old Dania

    Serious monkey business in old Dania
    Drivers traveling along Federal Highway in the '40s and '50s in Dania (before the city appended "beach" to its name) were treated to the sight of a 30-foot-tall scowling money. The imposing statue marked the entrance to the Chimpanzee Farm, where chimps...
  • Hopkins' new video game may pave way for stroke therapy

    Hopkins' new video game may pave way for stroke therapy
    With a swipe across an iPad, a game player becomes a bottlenose dolphin. Everything the gamer does, the dolphin does, too. She can dive deep into the water, shoot 20 feet up and twist into a full-body spin in midair. Amid the acrobatics, the gamer hunts...
  • Seymour "Sy" Sussman, businessman

    Seymour "Sy" Sussman, businessman
    Seymour "Sy" Sussman, the former longtime president of the Northwest Loan Co., a Pennsylvania Avenue pawnshop, died Sunday at the North Oaks retirement community near Owings Mills of complications from dementia. He was 87. The son of Joseph Sussman, who...
  • Chief of Mayor's Office of Employment Development to retire

    Chief of Mayor's Office of Employment Development to retire
    The longtime head of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development plans to retire in January. Karen Sitnick, 64, who has worked for the city for more than 30 years, was appointed director of the $24.9 million, 191-person agency in 2000. During her...
  • Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village

    Student apartments, retail, restaurants planned for Charles Village
    Student apartments with retail, restaurants and parking could soon rise on a vacant lot in the heart of Charles Village, developers and Johns Hopkins University officials announced Wednesday. The 1.1-acre lot is a block from campus, and Hopkins officials...
  • Artists bring creative process outdoors for Hopkins 'paint out'

    Artists bring creative process outdoors for Hopkins 'paint out'
    Public murals are one way Baltimore artists are increasingly exposing the masses to their work, but on Saturday at the Johns Hopkins University, painters shared more than that — they showed how art is made. More than 40 painters spent a warm,...
  • State hopes tracking pain pills will reduce overdoses

    State hopes tracking pain pills will reduce overdoses
    A database in Kentucky that has tracked potentially dangerous and addictive prescriptions dispensed in the state for the past 15 years has become a national model by helping significantly reduce so-called doctor-shopping for pain drugs. Federal data show...
  • John G. Schisler, longtime C&P spokesman

    John G. Schisler, longtime C&P spokesman
    John G. Schisler, the longtime spokesman and director of public relations for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Sept. 12 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. He was 85. "Through and...