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  • Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment

    Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment
    Autistic children of federal workers in 22 states begin receiving insurance coverage this month for a key behavioral treatment, under a decision by the Office of Personnel Management. Maryland, home to the third-largest population of federal workers...
  • Harford County's Michelle Campbell receives pharmaceutical award

    The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has awarded the first Donald O. Fedder Memorial Fellowship to Michelle Campbell, a fifth-year student from Have de Grace. The award supports the training and development of a graduate student whose work...
  • Schaefer's aquarium mermaid tells her tale, three decades later

    Schaefer's aquarium mermaid tells her tale, three decades later
    She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention. But she'd never seen anything like...
  • Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions

    Hug made major contributions to Baltimore's institutions
    The obituary for Richard E. Hug (May 7) fell far short of honoring the legacy of a man who dedicated so many years to helping make Baltimore's non-profits better able to fulfill their missions. While the obit focused on Dick's political fundraising,...
  • A ROAR of support in Roland Park for national Autism Awareness Month

    Sitting at the kitchen counter, playing a game on his mother's cellphone, Nick Brooks looked like any other 13-year-old, except for an occasional hand clap and the burbles that his brothers affectionately call "Nicky noises." Soon, he got bored with the...
  • Connecting workers on the autism spectrum with tech jobs

    Connecting workers on the autism spectrum with tech jobs
    Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it. The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
  • Record heat forecast Wednesday, with highs around 90 degrees

    Record heat forecast Wednesday, with highs around 90 degrees
    Maryland skipped over spring and went straight to summer-like weather Tuesday, as a "Bermuda high" system more common to June or July created a chance for record-breaking heat on Wednesday. Temperatures reached 85 degrees at Baltimore-Washington...
  • Seven men, one woman shot in separate incidents in Baltimore

    Seven men, one woman shot in separate incidents in Baltimore
    Eight people were shot in six incidents in Baltimore on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning and all were expected to survive. The shootings all occurred within an almost eight hour period that stretched from dinnertime Wednesday until just after...
  • Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence

    Spring heat rises in Baltimore, and so does city violence
    As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours. The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...
  • Kennedy Krieger doctor and Mary Beth Marsden contribute to book about raising kids with autism

    Kennedy Krieger doctor and Mary Beth Marsden contribute to book about raising kids with autism
    Anne Moore Burnett knew the other moms at the playground were rolling their eyes at her. Her son wouldn't go down the slide unless it was clean, so she was looking around for a stray napkin or anything she could find to wipe it down. As she felt their...
  • Eight years after paralysis, Van Brooks continues moving forward

    Eight years after paralysis, Van Brooks continues moving forward
    Last September, Van Brooks walked for the first time in eight years. A wobbly video, recorded on a smartphone and posted on Facebook, shows the lower body of an undeterrable young man. Legs violently shaking as he refuses to accept his initial...