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  • Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest

    Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest
    Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...
  • Food or fuel?

    Food or fuel?
    This year's drought has already raised wholesale corn prices dramatically, and consumers will likely soon feel the pinch at the grocery store checkout. Economists are warning of a 3-4 percent rise in food prices this year and next as well, an especially...
  • Cloverland's got milk — and more security, auditing

    Cloverland's got milk — and more security, auditing
    The four black orbs — dark-tinted security cameras — watch silently overhead in a room filled with stainless-steel pipes. The pipes carry raw milk from four large holding tanks outside the building into two large metal cabinets that look...
  • Pig farmers are guilty of cruelty to animals

    I strongly object to letter writer Rick Berman's views regarding the "humane" treatment of pregnant pigs ("Pregnant pigs treated humanely," Sept. 22). No reasonable person objects to pregnant pigs being kept in separate pens, but you don't need to be a...
  • UM students circulate petition to oust Chick-fil-A from campus

    Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain. An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...
  • Education advocates, retailers prepare for bottle tax showdown

    Education advocates, retailers prepare for bottle tax showdown
    Teachers, students, retailers and beverage industry lobbyists are preparing for a showdown Wednesday as the battle over raising Baltimore's bottle tax to fund school repairs moves to a skeptical City Council committee. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake...
  • If not the bottle tax, then what?

    If not the bottle tax, then what?
    Baltimore City has a serious problem with run-down, antiquated school facilities. They represent a major impediment to progress in improving the education of Baltimore children and a drag on the city's efforts to shake off decades of decline....
  • The single most important thing people can do to save the bay

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Executive Director Alison Prost mentioedn some good ideas in her recent op-ed, but what's more important is what she didn't say ("New pollution regulations aren't enough for the Chesapeake Bay," July 15). She didn't mention, for...
  • Building Baltimore's next economy

    Building Baltimore's next economy
    By several measures, metropolitan Baltimore's economy is doing better than fine. In 2010, median household income was nearly $15,000 higher than the national average, and during the last decade, real incomes grew even as they shrank nationally. Metro...
  • Md. corn crops suffer in drought

    Md. corn crops suffer in drought
    Queenstown farmer John Draper's corn crop looks bleak — ears that normally have 18 or 20 rows of kernels have 14 rows due to a lack of rain. Others have few or shriveled kernels, and some stalks haven't grown any ears at all. Yet, with a shot at...
  • Larry's 1332 in Arbutus serves its last meal Friday evening

    Larry's 1332 in Arbutus serves its last meal Friday evening
    A little over a year after opening near the heart of downtown Arbutus, Larry's 1332 closed after it served Friday night dinner July 20. Larry Schwartz, who opened the restaurant at 1332 Sulphur Spring Road on May 31 last year and primarily served soups,...
  • Harford's 2013 school budget still up in the air

    The final 2013 budget for Harford County Public Schools could be still up in the air by as much as $24 million because of ongoing labor negotiations and uncertainty about state funding – as well as by the county's refusal, thus far, to give the...