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BY David Snyder
July 24, 2013

The selection committee at the National Merit Scholarship Corporation uses SAT scores to whittle down a field of 1.5 million college scholarship applicants to a smaller group of semifinalists. After that, the organization examines extracurricular and community activities engaged in by the student. When one looks at the overall contributions from Ben Miller, who graduated CONTINUE »

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BY Marc Shapiro
July 24, 2013

LifeBridge Health has a new president and chief executive officer, but he’s a very familiar face. Neil Meltzer, who will be succeeding Warren Green, took over the position on July 1. He worked in the system since 1988, when he first joined Sinai Hospital as its vice president of operations. “I feel like I’m well-prepared CONTINUE »

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BY Marc Shapiro
July 24, 2013

Baltimore’s own home-grown brewery, Union Craft Brewing, will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Saturday, July 27, with music, food, art and … beer. “People seem to like it, so we keep making more,” Adam Benesch, one of the brewery’s three owners, said of the beer. In its first year, Union Craft has made 14 beers, CONTINUE »

Police are looking into multiple vandalism incidents that occurred over the weekend. Shown here: a variety of anti-Semitic and satanic images drawn on the exterior of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.
BY David Snyder
July 24, 2013

Baltimore County Police are investigating a rash of vandalism incidents that occurred at multiple Pikesville locations over the weekend. Graffiti that included anti-Semitic images, satanic images and sexual images were found at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Wellwood International School and Greenspring Shopping Center, police said. Images were also discovered on vehicles, stop signs, sidewalks, parking signs CONTINUE »

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A conversation with Dan Raviv
BY Justin Hayet
July 24, 2013

Dan Raviv is a Washington, D.C.-based national correspondent for CBS and host of its “Weekend Roundup.” He is also known for co-authoring “Every Spy A Prince: The Complete History of Israel’s Intelligence Community.” He posts weekly on his blog at israelspy.com. The JT recently caught up with Raviv to talk about his new book, “Spies CONTINUE »