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David Rodman Cohan, attorney, dies
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:04:38 PDT

David Rodman Cohan, an attorney who established a national health awareness foundation, died of cancer June 19 at his daughter's Mount Washington home. He was 83.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Brooks Lane in Reservoir Hill, he was the son of Allan Eli Cohan, an attorney, and his wife, Mary.

He...


Newark Police investigating unconfirmed bear sighting in Rittenhouse Park
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:04:00 -0400
Newark Police are investigating an unconfirmed report of a bear sighting in Rittenhouse Park on Saturday.

Senate repeal bill would let many drop health coverage, and insurers don’t like it
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:59:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (TNS) — Insurers are fretting about the Senate Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act because it would repeal the individual mandate but — unlike the House bill — not provide an incentive for people to retain coverage.

Lesher lecture depicts de Gast’s life, legacy
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:26:00 -0400
EASTON — “If you’re unhappy with the picture, you were not close enough.”

Conversions gradually transforming Orthodox Christianity
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:23:00 PDT

Growing up a Southern Baptist in eastern Tennessee, Brent Gilbert says, he never realized there were other ways to worship.

He figured everyone knew the best church music was contemporary.

He was sure there was a 45-minute pastor's sermon at the heart of every Sunday service.

And didn't all Christians...


Local leaders attend Broadway musical about teen suicide
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:05:00 -0400
EASTON — Forty local educators, social workers, nonprofit leaders and others serving youth recently visited New York City to see the award-winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen” on Broadway.

Police searching for stabbing suspect
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:57:00 -0400
HURLOCK — Maryland State Police are searching for a suspect wanted for stabbing a Dorchester County man Saturday morning, June 24, in Hurlock.

Three deputies out as Howard County schools reshuffle organization
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:29:00 PDT

After nearly two months on the job as interim Howard County schools chief, Michael Martirano has begun reorganizing the central office and empowering six deputies who will report to him.

The superintendent said the changes are intended to reduce redundancy and align talented staff, but he hasn't...


Police: Three people shot overnight in Baltimore
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:17:00 PDT

Three people were shot overnight in two separate incidents in the city, according to Baltimore Police.

On Saturday at about 12:20 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Patapsco Ave. for a report of a shooting, police said.

They found a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the left foot,...


Emocha Mobile Health expands to opioid addiction treatment
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Emocha Mobile Health, a Baltimore-based health technology startup, is expanding its mobile application that helps people takes their medications as prescribed to opioid addiction treatment with a $1.7 million federal grant and $1 million in private funding.

With the Small Business Innovation Research...


Oregon State’s dream season ends with two tough days against LSU at the College World Series
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:00:00 -0400
Just that quickly, Oregon State’s magical season is over. Considered by some college baseball experts as perhaps the best team ever, the Beavers’ dream of a national championship was dashed in a 6-1 loss to LSU.

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