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  • Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks

    Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks
    A doctor might ask for a patient's family disease history, or exercise or smoking habits, but whether they have trouble getting food onto the table or paying energy bills is unlikely to appear on any clinic questionnaire. Those sorts of factors could...
  • Ford hoping to tap thirst for fuel efficiency with phone app contest

    Ford Motor Co. will offer a $25,000 first prize for whoever makes the best phone app for fuel efficiency. The Ford Personalized Efficiency Challenge runs through July 24. Anyone entering has to work through the automaker's OpenXC research platform....
  • Insomnia Cookies delivers late-night dessert in Lincoln Park

    Insomnia Cookies delivers late-night dessert in Lincoln Park
    DePaul University students and other Lincoln Park nightowls now have a new way to satisfy their late-night munchies: cookies and milk delivered to your doorstep by Insomnia Cookies, which opened its first Chicago-area location in Lincoln Park Tuesday....
  • A great move for Maryland and the Big Ten

    As a graduate of The Ohio State University, I would like to extend a warm Buckeye welcome to the Big Ten's newest member, the University of Maryland ("UM to leave ACC for Big Ten in '14," Nov. 20). The move is great for both the Big Ten and Maryland. I...
  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue. But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
  • Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor

    Dr. Moreland Perkins, philosophy professor
    Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 85. "Moreland was highly...
  • 'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school

    'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school
    During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery. She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...
  • Crime & Punishment: Dunkin' Donuts Employee Fights Off a Robber With a Pot of Coffee

    Crime & Punishment: Dunkin' Donuts Employee Fights Off a Robber With a Pot of Coffee
    Michael Moses Tarpeh allegedly went on a cross-country crime spree that included incidents of theft, sexual assault and attempted carjacking, many of them near college campuses where Tarpeh, 23, can blend in. Recently, he partied with some UConn...
  • H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor

    H. Samuel Case, McDaniel professor
    H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. The longtime Westminster resident was...
  • The or not the

    On Twitter, @SherrieVossMatthews inquires about the use of articles with initialisms and acronyms.* An article at Daily Writing Tips summarizes the conventions: "Because acronyms like NASA are pronounced as words ('na-suh,' in this case), there’s...
  • Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator

    Benjamin C. Whitten, city educator
    Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89. "Ben was a true giant in the...