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  • Bible, marriage and the Lord's Prayer

    I am writing as a pastor to express my support for Question 6, which allows gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to be married in Maryland. Biblical scholar John Dominic Crossan explains that the concept of justice in the Bible is not punitive...
  • H. Berton McCauley, dentist

    H. Berton McCauley, dentist
    Dr. H. Berton McCauley, former chief of the dental division of the Baltimore Health Department, who led the controversial battle that resulted in the city's water supply being fluoridated nearly 60 years ago, died Oct. 23 of prostate cancer at his...
  • Man and woman shot in separate Baltimore incidents

    Man and woman shot in separate Baltimore incidents
    A man and a woman were shot in Baltimore overnight Friday in two separate incidents, according to police. The first shooting happened a little before 9:30 p.m. in the 5100 block of York Road on the border of the Radnor-Winston and Winston-Govans...
  • Mary Alma Lears, Walters docent

    Mary Alma Lears, Walters docent
    Mary Alma O'Connor Lears, a former Walters Art Museum volunteer guide whose keen eyes alerted officials to a $1 million theft later linked to a gallery security guard, died of lung disease Jan. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson and former Roland...
  • Betty B. Hill, homemaker

    Betty B. Hill, homemaker
    Betty B. Hill, a homemaker and orphanage volunteer, died of a pulmonary embolism Oct. 23 at St. Joseph Medical Center. The former Roland Park resident was 84. Born Betty Jane Bearry in Dundalk, she was the daughter of an electrician and a homemaker....
  • Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired

    Bar review: Despite new owners, Swallow at the Hollow feels tired
    For almost as long as the Senator Theatre has been in operation, so has Swallow at the Hollow. The bar/restaurant has been a holdout in Belvedere-Govans since the 1940s, when it was called the Hollow Bar and Grill. Little changed at the corner bar over...
  • Michael Govan to lead LACMA for six more years [Updated]

     
    Michael Govan, who has led the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for five years, has renewed his contract as LACMA director through June 30, 2016. Govan’s initial contract as museum leader had been due to expire April 1, 2011.......
  • Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist

    Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist
    Vincent Quayle knows the corrosive effect of foreclosures well, sitting as he does at the helm of a nonprofit group that helps homeowners in trouble. But he says the current foreclosure crisis is nothing compared to the damage wrought by the...
  • Best Bets

    Mount Royal Tavern — 1204 W. Mount Royal Ave., hosts the 27th annual Foodscape, a takeoff on Artscape, with an opening reception July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 410-243-2632. A group of Baltimore artists has been creating food-themed art to rib the focus...
  • List of schools making adequate yearly progress

    City schools and AYP The following elementary and middle schools were the only ones in Baltimore to meet adequate yearly progress goals this year: •Baltimore International Academy •Baltimore Leadership School For Young Women •...
  • Man pleads guilty, is sentenced to 40 years, for killing 91-year-old woman in Northeast Baltimore home

    Man pleads guilty, is sentenced to 40 years, for killing 91-year-old woman in Northeast Baltimore home
    A 46-year-old man pleaded guilty on Friday and was sentenced 40 years prison for stabbing to death a 91-year-old woman during a break-in last year in Northeast Baltimore. Police had linked the suspect's DNA to under the victim's fingernails and to a...