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  • Unions are using striking fast food workers

    Unions are using striking fast food workers
    Thursday saw fast food workers across in 130 cities the country walk off the job in order to protest for higher wages. The protesters were bemoaning the low pay earned in fast food jobs and are demanding an economically unfeasible wage of $15 per hour. To...
  • TIC Gums expands in Harford County

    TIC Gums expands in Harford County
    TIC Gums in Harford County is perhaps the biggest privately owned player in an invisible part of the food industry. It's not chewing gum, though the company does get some visitors who assume that's what it makes. The name refers to a different kind of...
  • Hopkins University commits to local, organic food

    Hopkins University commits to local, organic food
    The Johns Hopkins University has swapped traditional dining hall fare this year with new offerings: 25 varieties of apples from a farm in Pennsylvania, greens grown less than three miles away in Baltimore and gourmet beef from a cattle breeder in Monkton....
  • The minimum wage is about the middle class [Commentary]

    The minimum wage is about the middle class [Commentary]
    Fast food workers in more than a hundred cities across the country went on strike for a $15 an hour wage earlier this month. They were calling it a strike for a livable wage. Fast food workers epitomize the low-skilled working poor in America, but a $15...
  • Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters

    Baltimore Outreach Services cooks up success for women at its shelters
    When Latitia Carter and her then-12-year-old son sought temporary housing at Baltimore Outreach Services' emergency shelter in Federal Hill, she wasn't looking for a job — just a roof over her head while she rebounded from a rough spell that...
  • Naval Academy employee dies suddenly

    Naval Academy employee dies suddenly
    A civilian employee of the Naval Academy died Friday after falling unconscious on campus, the academy said. The woman, a member of the food service staff, was found unresponsive at about 5 a.m. in the kitchen area of King Hall, the academy said in a...
  • Havre de Grace Middle School open on normal schedule after power outage and fire alarm Sunday

    Havre de Grace Middle School opened as usual for classes Monday, despite an incident the day before, during which firefighters had to respond to a fire alarm at the school. Firefighters with the Susquehanna Hose Company of Havre de Grace responded to the...
  • Should everyone go gluten free?

    Should everyone go gluten free?
    A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets. Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
  • A small step against obesity in Howard Co.

    A small step against obesity in Howard Co.
    Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
  • Beverage industry wrong about Ulman

    Ellen Valentino and the beverage Industry are entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts ("Ulman drink ban is heavy-handed," Dec. 18). Ms. Valentino's assertion that the beverage industry has "voluntarily removed full-calorie soft drinks...
  • Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough

    Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough
    The good news as Labor Day approaches: Jobs are returning. The bad news: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits. The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...
  • Golden years grow dimmer as workers labor longer

    Golden years grow dimmer as workers labor longer
    Before the recession, Madie Green's home daycare was normally full. As parents lost their jobs and pulled kids out, the 55-year-old District Heights woman spent through her savings to keep up on her mortgage and auto payments. Her business still hasn'...