| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:05 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 6:55 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Jesse Berst of the Center for Smart Energy points out that if Thomas Edison came back from the grave he'd find our electric grid pretty much just as he left it. I'd add that Henry Ford (Edison's bosom buddy) would find our cars recognizable, too: Four...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:14 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 1:29 PM
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, a nonprofit organization with locations in Arbutus and Halethorpe to support individuals with disabilities achieve independence and productivity, name these women to its board of directors:
• Vanessa Jones,...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Through the magic of television, America and 180 other countries will watch tonight as ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition unveils a new home for a 24-year-old quadriplegic patient at Baltimore's Kennedy Krieger Institute.
But in fact, Brian Keefer...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Thomas Talbott Bond, founder of the T. Talbott Bond Co., a Baltimore-Washington photocopier dealership, died Friday of complications from dementia and a broken hip at Keswick Multicare Center.
The longtime Ruxton resident was 85.
The son of Henry M....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:41 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Tom Gattis is not an easy man to reach, but the Maryland native has a pretty good excuse. As a structural engineer at New Mexico's Los Alamos National Laboratory, he works in a facility that specializes in nuclear weapons research.
Not many former rock...
| Nov 17, 2011
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