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  • Music never stops for Maysa

    Music never stops for Maysa
    Maysa Leak had always heard music in her head. But when the 46-year-old soul singer from Gwynn Oak lost her mother to Leukemia last summer, the music stopped. For the first time she could ever recall, the artist simply known as Maysa heard nothing. "I...
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  • 35 nominated to Harford's Most Beautiful People [Letter to the Editor]

    On Oct. 3, Harford County Government recognized this year's 35 nominees for the 27th annual Harford's Most Beautiful People. Through their volunteer work they have touched the lives of many people living in and around Harford County and their stories...
  • Dwight Howard on leaving Lakers: 'I had to do what was best for Dwight'

    Dwight Howard on leaving Lakers: 'I had to do what was best for Dwight'
    HOUSTON — Dwight Howard knows what people think. In Central Florida, many people who once adored him now regard him as a villain because he forced the Orlando Magic to trade him in 2012. In Southern California, many call him a "coward" because...
  • Talk show host pens book on daughter's near-death saga

    Talk show host pens book on daughter's near-death saga
    Her TV show was so popular in London and in her native Jamaica in the 1990s that she's been dubbed "the Oprah of the Caribbean." But morning-show host Diana Wright says the most meaningful chapter of her life closed recently when she self-published a...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • PASSINGS: Patricia Buffler

    Patricia Buffler Studied causes of childhood leukemia Patricia Buffler, 75, a UC Berkeley researcher who studied childhood leukemia and environmental health, and served as dean of the university's school of public health, died Sept. 26 when she...
  • Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies

    Miss Shirley's owner Eddie Dopkin dies
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, the popular restaurateur who founded and owned Miss Shirley's and co-owned the Classic Catering People, died Saturday at age 61. Dopkin's dining successes and relationships within the community earned praise Saturday from...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
  • Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients

    Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients
    New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday. The formerly HIV-...
  • Carcinogens emitted from Canada's main fossil fuel hub, study says

    Carcinogens emitted from Canada's main fossil fuel hub, study says
    WASHINGTON — A new study has detected air pollutants, including carcinogens, in areas downwind of Canada's main fossil fuel hub in Alberta at levels rivaling those of major metropolises such as Beijing and Mexico City. The study by researchers...