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  • Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist

    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist
    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine pediatric psychologist who was an expert in children's behavioral problems, died of pneumonia Oct. 19 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 82. "Tom...
  • College representatives will visit Laguna Beach High

    Laguna Beach High School's annual College Roundup, which allows students and their families to explore postsecondary educational options before visiting college campuses, will take place Oct. 23 in the gym, according to a news release. Attending will be...
  • NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Accused Of Threats, Deadly Chase Before Crash

    NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Accused Of Threats, Deadly Chase Before Crash
    Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers who claim Bironas...
  • Social support cuts breast cancer deaths by almost half

    Being loved and feeling loved can help prevent a recurrence of cancer and reduce fatality rates among those battling the disease, offers a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. A strong social support system can play a large role in...
  • Threats, deadly intent alleged in Rob Bironas crash

    Threats, deadly intent alleged in Rob Bironas crash
    Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash less than a mile from his home in Nashville on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers...
  • HIV vaccine feat leaves more questions than answers

    HIV vaccine feat leaves more questions than answers
    Only hours after HIV vaccine researchers announced the achievement of a milestone that has eluded them for a quarter of a century, they began plotting their next steps -- and coming to grips with a sobering reality. Their ultimate goal, halting the spread...
  • Newsmakers

    Steve Poynot, Senior Vice President and Team Leader for Howard Bank, has been selected for the Next Leaders in Banking inaugural roster by the Maryland Bankers Association. Poynot will be honored at the Next Leaders in Banking Awards Breakfast on Oct. 6....
  • Robots built to help autistic children

    Robots built to help autistic children
    Robots aren't known for their soft side. They build cars and defuse bombs; they don't, as a rule, make friends or deal with feelings. But a few groups of researchers around the world are working to build robots for an unusual purpose: Making emotional...
  • A hard road for the poor in need of cars

    A hard road for the poor in need of cars
    No car, no work. jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery('div#series-box h4.last').html('Map: Alternatives for poor buyers'); }); That's the conclusion Lisa Twombly reached as she fought to hang on to her job as a caretaker for an elderly San...
  • For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up

    For the forgetful in menopause, brain works harder to keep up
    Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
  • Debate on whether cursive writing should still be taught

    Debate on whether cursive writing should still be taught
    Darius Riley displays the concentration of a tightrope walker as he fastens his eyes on the lined paper in front of him and grips his No. 2 yellow pencil down to its point to make his most perfect curly letters. "I would rather do it in print because...