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  • James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore

    James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore
    James Rogers Miller Jr., a former state delegate from Montgomery County who spent 15 years as a federal district judge in Baltimore, died of congestive heart failure June 25 at HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton. He was 83. "Judge Miller was an...
  • Ruth Mae LeggettAugust 2, 1921 - June 29, 2014

    Ruth Mae Leggett died quietly at her home on June 29, 2014 at the age of 92.  She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota and was one of five girls born to Theodore and Mable Lindstrom.  Ruth graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a degree in English,...
  • Champion of African-American cooking

    Champion of African-American cooking
    Freda DeKnight was named the first food editor of Ebony magazine in 1946 and thus became "the national, if not international, face of African American food," as the food historian Jessica B. Harris once described her. Through nearly two decades of food...
  • Closing Schizophrenia Program A Crippling Loss

    Hartford HealthCare's plans to shutter the 20-year-old Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program at The Institute of Living because of low rates of insurance reimbursements strikes at the heart of treatment for the severely psychiatrically ill in Connecticut....
  • Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race

    Competing visions in Md. attorney general's race
    If state Sen. Brian Frosh has his way, voters will pick Maryland's next attorney general based on experience — his 28 years in the General Assembly, 11 of them as a committee chairman who pushed through measures such as the state's new gun control...
  • Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds

     Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds
    Just as the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, the caterpillar that stands out from its leafy environment is more likely to be eaten. In a study published online Monday in the journal PNAS, scientists at UC Irvine and Wesleyan University concluded...
  • Key Issues Forum: Are We There Yet?

    Are we a colorblind society yet? A Key Issues Forum next Tuesday, June 24, looks at how far we've come and what we need to become "post-racial." Panelists are Lois Brown, chairwoman of the African American Studies Program at Wesleyan University; William...
  • Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist

    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, radiologist
    Dr. Charles J.E. Arnold, former chief of radiology at North Arundel Hospital and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, died suddenly Wednesday of undetermined causes at his Green Spring Valley home. He was 72. The son of Dr. Emerson...
  • Colorado Governor Offers Marijuana Advice To Connecticut

    Forty years ago when he was graduating from Wesleyan University, John Hickenlooper couldn't have imagined that he'd be back on campus giving advice to the state of Connecticut on how to run a vast marijuana retail network. Or maybe he could imagine it....
  • A Repugnant Attack On Academic Freedom

    The American Studies Association recently passed a resolution that "endorses and honor[s] the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions." The action was taken, the group explained, because "there is no effective or...
  • Here's To Collinsville: Once Dry, Now Cool

    "A quaint drinking town with an art problem," reads a T-shirt for sale at a local pub near my home in Collinsville. A one-liner that rarely fails to get a chuckle, it's a tongue-and-cheek truism that not only expresses present-day sentiment, but sharply...