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Why is a French nobleman who tried to blow up Napoleon buried in Georgetown?
In 1800, he introduced the improvised explosive device to the world. In 1805, he fled to the United States.

James S. Weaver Jr. retired stockbroker
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 10:35:00 PDT

James S. Weaver Jr. a retired stockbroker and opera fan, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer’s disease at Moorings Park, a Naples, Fla., senior life care community.

The former Towson resident was 85.

The son of James S. Weaver Sr., vice president of marketing for Spang-Chalfant, a Pittsburgh...

Easton fight leads to weapon charges
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:31:00 -0400
EASTON — A Preston man previously convicted of a felony has been charged with possession of a shotgun after an altercation with another man in the Easton Walmart parking lot.

Harford County horseman Thomas Voss inducted into National Racing Museum Hall of Fame
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 10:14:00 PDT

The late Harford County based horse trainer Thomas Voss was inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame during a ceremony Friday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

A five-time National Steeplechase Association champion trainer, Voss was inducted into the hall for his work with jumpers, but...

Two teens charged with North Laurel carjacking
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 09:50:00 PDT

Howard County police arrested two male teenagers Wednesday in North Laurel after they allegedly stole an acquaintance's car and then hit two parked vehicles.

The Laurel residents, ages 15 and 16, were charged with carjacking, robbery, assault and theft. Howard County police spokesman Seth Hoffman...

Hopkins school of public health names new dean
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 08:30:00 PDT

Ellen J. MacKenzie, a trauma expert and long-term faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will lead the school as its next dean this fall, university administrators announced Friday.

MacKenzie will become the school’s 11th dean and the first woman to hold the position...

Ryan Tannehill’s knee injury is unfortunate, not necessarily a death sentence for Miami Dolphins
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:24:00 -0400
Ryan Tannehill’s non-contact left knee injury sustained Thursday is obviously a disappointing setback for the 29-year-old who missed the final three games last season after partially tearing the ACL in the same knee.It reportedly will be a few days before…

Grid operator expects to save ‘congestion dollars’ with Mason-Dixon power line project
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PDT
Northern Harford opponents get ready for upcoming open houses Aug. 7-8

BenFred’s 5: Still missing the NFL? Here’s an easy cure, St. Louis
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 10:45:00 -0400
Five topics from columnist Ben Frederickson that St. Louis sports fans should be discussing

Hopkins researchers find that majority of prescribed opioids go unused after surgery
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 07:30:00 PDT

The majority of opioids prescribed after surgery go unused, creating leftover pills that have a high risk of being used inappropriately, according to a review conducted by Johns Hopkins University and published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

In a review of six different...

Charles N. ‘Chuck’ Curlett Sr., businessman
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 07:25:00 PDT

Charles N. “Chuck” Curlett Sr., a Baltimore businessman who worked in fleet leasing and real estate, died Sunday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Ruxton resident was 70.

The son of John N. Curlett Sr., chairman of the board of McCormick & Co., and Sarah Gilbert Neilson, Charles...

Village Junction Bakery-Cafe in Arbutus gets new owner
Fri, 4 Aug 2017 07:01:00 PDT
Favorite items remain at shop

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