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  • Two Schaefer Foundation trustees seek to oust third

    Two Schaefer Foundation trustees seek to oust third
    William Donald Schaefer wanted three people — a friend, an aide and a lawyer — to lead the charitable foundation created in his name. Two of the three apparently have other plans. Years before his death in April, Schaefer designated Gene...
  • The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix

    The long road to the Baltimore Grand Prix
    Steven Wehner had overcome dyslexia, a stint in jail on drug charges and the loss of his repair shop on Martha's Vineyard. Living in the basement of his mother's Rodgers Forge home, he set his sights on his biggest challenge yet: Bringing an IndyCar...
  • L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies

    L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies
    L. Patrick Deering, a retired accountant and insurance executive who worked behind the scenes on behalf of cultural, educational and philanthropic causes, died of leukemia Sunday at his Ruxton home. He was 88. Born on a cattle and dairy farm in County...
  • Kennedy Krieger sued over lead paint study

    In a class action lawsuit filed Thursday, Kennedy Krieger Institute is accused of exposing poor black children to "dangerous levels" of lead as part of a housing experiment in the 1990s. The suit, filed Thursday in Baltimore City Circuit Court by...
  • City Hall to light up blue for autism

    City Hall to light up blue for autism
    If you’re wondering why Baltimore City Hall is blue, it’s for autism awareness. As part of the International “Light It Up Blue” campaign, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has joined with the Kennedy Krieger Institute on the...
  • For Baltimore schools, special education still a work in progress

    For Baltimore schools, special education still a work in progress
    At 4 years old, Imani Frederick couldn't recognize colors. Even a year later, he couldn't form complete sentences and struggled to count to 10. When he was 6, a neuropsychologist observed the fidgety, easily frustrated boy and diagnosed attention...
  • Regulator vows to improve trucking enforcement

    The nation's top trucking regulators said Wednesday that their agency is moving to prevent companies that have been shut down for repeated safety violations from staying in business by changing their names, a recurring problem in the industry. The...
  • Scientists acting out

    Scientists acting out
    The opening scene went something like this: Setting: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab building 17 cafeteria -- Fall 2009 Rocket Scientist #1: I do community theater. Rocket Scientist #2: I almost minored in theater in college. Rocket Scientist #1:...
  • Minority toddlers with autism being diagnosed later than white kids

    Minority toddlers have more language, communication and gross motor skill delays than white toddlers, according to a new study from Kennedy Krieger Institute. Previous research concluded that children of African American, Hispanic and Asian descent...
  • Linda Schuberth

    Linda Schuberth, a senior occupational therapist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute who helped children overcome swallowing and feeding issues, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, March 5 at her Homeland home. She...
  • Scuba diving may hold promise for paraplegics

    Scuba diving may hold promise for paraplegics
    Outfitted in scuba gear and 100 feet underwater, Cody Unser noticed a weird tingling in her legs. She dived a second and a third time, and again felt tingling. It was subtle, but it was the first new sensation that she had felt in three years, since...