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  • Donald Sweeney, Father of Anne Sweeney, Dies at 88

    Donald E. Sweeney, an educator who achieved breakthroughs in the integration of intellectually challenged children into the Kingston, New York, school system, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 88. Sweeney was the father of Anne M. Sweeney, who stepped...
  • Chardavoine's jazz remedy

    Chardavoine's jazz remedy
    Jazz guitarist Chardavoine would likely be a doctor if it weren't for George Benson. While a freshman at SUNY in upstate New York, where he was studying medical technology, Chardavoine (first name: Jean) attended a concert by Benson. As he watched the...
  • New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody

    New dean aims to strike proper tone at Peabody
    The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean. Fred Bronstein, who started on the job in June after six years as president of the St. Louis Symphony,...
  • Business Brief

    Westview names Employee of the Month Jodi Holton has been named Employee of the Month for August at Westview Health Care Center. She is a second shift supervisor and has been employed at Westview since May 2005. As the second shift nursing supervisor,...
  • Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]

    Are tax dollars paying for anti-alcohol advocacy? [Commentary]
    This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
  • Family of Aurora shooting victim sues ammo, body armor suppliers

    Family of Aurora shooting victim sues ammo, body armor suppliers
    More than two years after James E. Holmes killed 12 people and wounded 70 at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the family of one of the victims has filed suit against the websites where they say he bought the ammunition, body armor and tear gas used to...
  • Sunday's local colleges roundup: ODU, CNU field hockey squads gain wins

    Field hockey: Old Dominion jumped out to an early lead and won 2-1 at Liberty. Victoria Rezette scored 8 minutes, 51 seconds into the game for the ninth-ranked Lady Monarchs (1-3), and Katy Fuhrman scored with 14:49 left in the first half. Alynn...
  • Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta

     Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta
    Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth. "My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...
  • Story, science, and adventure

    Story, science, and adventure
    Science reporter Abby Olena was writing about researchers hunting microplastics in Lake Michigan. The Tribune photo desk separately sought to photograph a flotilla of tall ships inbound for Chicago. As it happened, a group of collaborating scientists...
  • Making earthquakes for science

    Making earthquakes for science
    Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history. It will hit at the University at...
  • Maryland college offering credit for massive open online courses

    Maryland college offering credit for massive open online courses
    The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...