Featured, Lifeline

Is Maryland Assault Weapons Ban in Trouble?

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 05, 2016 9:51am

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After the Newtown shooting left 26 people dead — 20 of them small children — the state of Maryland passed a ban on semiautomatic high-capacity assault weapons. Now that gun-control law is in trouble. Read More →

Health and Fitness

Obese Mothers, Autistic Children?

1 Written by: | Friday, Feb 05, 2016 9:34am

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What causes autism, and why has there been such an increase in the number of children diagnosed with the condition over the past few decades? That question has resulted in much fraught debate–and some bad science, too. Now, researchers at Johns Hopkins are wading into the debate with new research that shows a surprising factor that may contribute to an increased risk of autism. Read More →

Lifeline

‘Black Lives Matter’ Activist Is Surprise Addition to Mayoral Race

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 9:18am

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You can add one more name to the long list of people running for mayor of Baltimore in 2016. Read More →

Featured, Hampden, Lifeline, Real Estate & Home

Baltimore Makes ‘Hottest Neighborhoods of 2016’ List

3 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 9:08am

Photo by Kevin B. Moore/via Flickr

Photo by Kevin B. Moore/via Flickr

Real estate website Redfin believes that “charm” is one of the top qualities people are looking for when it comes to trendy places to live in 2016… so it should come as no surprise that a Baltimore neighborhood is on their list of the hottest neighborhoods of the year. Read More →

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Edward Snowden, Other Famous Folks to Speak at Hopkins

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016 9:04am

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Every year, the Foreign Affairs Symposium at Johns Hopkins brings an exciting group of speakers to campus for a series of free lectures open to the public. This year, the group of invitees is particularly exciting — particularly since at least one of them can’t even step foot in the United States. Read More →

Lifeline

Orioles Prospect Ramon Ramirez Dies Suddenly at 23

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 01, 2016 9:09am

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In 2014, Ramon Ramirez signed with the Orioles as an undrafted free agent. He was playing in the team’s minor league when he died this week at age 23. Read More →

Catonsville, Lifeline

Obama Chooses Baltimore County for His First Visit to a Mosque

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 01, 2016 8:55am

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On Wednesday, President Barack Obama is scheduled to stop by the Islamic Society of Baltimore in Catonsville. It will be the first time he’s made an official visit to a mosque since he became president. Read More →

Health and Fitness, Lifeline

More Birth Control Means More Sex, Hopkins Study Finds

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 29, 2016 9:43am

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Contraception helps women avoid unwanted pregnancies–but it has wider benefits, too. Studies have shown that access to contraception improves all sorts of economic and social outcomes. Oh, and according to a new study out of Johns Hopkins, it also leads to more sex. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline, Real Estate & Home, Schools

Birthplace of Johns Hopkins Slated for Demolition

0 Written by: | Friday, Jan 29, 2016 9:28am

Photo by Matthew Cole via Capital Gazette

Photo by Matthew Cole via Capital Gazette

Johns Hopkins, the nineteenth century entrepreneur who would go on to baffle generations with his confusingly plural first name, was born in 1795 at a tobacco plantation in what’s now Anne Arundel County. Read More →

Lifeline, Schools

Howard County Principal’s Snow Day Video Goes Viral

3 Written by: | Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 10:05am

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“A principal’s work is never done,” according to Waterloo Elementary School Principal Sean Martin.

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