| Jun 18, 2011
| 8:47 PM
When she was 11 years old, Alexis Ross discovered she had type 1 diabetes. She had lost 20 pounds, lacked any energy and was unable to quench her thirst.
Finally, one day, she was rushed to the hospital by her mother, Caroline.
"My blood sugar was...
| Jun 19, 2011
The woman had just bought a new car at the Mile One dealership, but she was sad to see her old one go. So she let a dealership staffer take a picture of her with both — and Mile One connected her with the buyer of her old car online.
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield.
But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use.
The twister, one of the...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 1:43 PM
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The Centennial Fun Run, a summer series of family oriented one-mile runs...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:54 PM
This recorded message must be one of the biggest fibs a business makes to customers: "Your call is very important to us."
If that's true, why not hire someone to answer the phone?
Indeed, not being able to reach a live person is the No. 1 gripe about...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Baltimore's newest food truck is debuting today. It's a gourmet food truck named GrrChe. The basic menu includes "plain and simple" sandwiches on white or wheat. Specialty sandwiches include the Lobster Grill and the Crab Delight.
GrrChe also will be...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Patrick Reid O'Brien knew at the age of 6 that he wanted to be an artist — art flows through his family tree — but everybody warned him he'd never be able to pay his bills with his art. And for a long time, everybody was right.
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:49 PM
If you're looking for ice cream and iced tea to cool the heat of a summer day, you could go to the refrigerator.
Or you could take a sweet trip to the newly opened Turkey Hill Experience in Lancaster County.
The attraction from the Turkey Hill Dairy not...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Nnamdi Asomugha is atop the offseason wish list of many Ravens fans, and understandably so. Adding a Pro Bowl player such as Asomugha, who has been one of the NFL’s top cornerbacks the past few seasons, would give the Ravens a difference-maker at...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Without the National Archives' new "Wikipedian in residence," the only way anyone would be able to see Ansel Adams' collection of 220 photos would be to visit the archives in person.
But now, thanks to a new partnership between the archives and...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 7:18 AM
If skies are clear and all goes well Tuesday evening, observers throughout Maryland and much of the Mid-Atlantic region should be able to watch a big rocket launch from Virginia's Wallops Island.
The Air Force will attempt to launch a battlefield imaging...
| Jun 26, 2011
Investment guru Peter Lynch once advised ordinary folks to "invest in what you know."
For many small investors, some of the companies they are most familiar with are the e-commerce and social media sites they use every day.
Now some of these private...