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The catastrophe in Haiti struck quickly in January 2010. The consequences have gone on for much longer. A group in Howard County is seeking to make sure that the country is not forgotten. More than two years after a massive 7.0 earthquake left...
Atholton High School student Eric Lu whipped out his cellphone and displayed information about the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that occurred off the west coast of Sumatra on Tuesday. The information came courtesy of mobile application software called...
The combined fury of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may have drowned much of the region's stink bug population, but scientists are still hesitant to say that homeowners will see fewer of them when the weather warms. Scientists say something...
For a group deeply worried about mankind's survival in a world racked by escalating environmental problems, Earth Forum of Howard County takes an approach that dovetails nicely with the county's campaign for civility. While the four-year-old church-...
Here's hoping the groundhog doesn't see his shadow today, and that spring is on its way. Do you remember that old movie,"Groundhog Day"? At this time of year I think we all feel a little bit like that character — one day feels pretty much like the...
The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region knows how important it is to stay connected to your home. We have been serving Maryland's disaster victims every day for the past 107 years from our offices in Baltimore. We've changed our physical address a...
Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...
Investors had plenty to keep them jittery in 2011. There were the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, economic woes in Europe, and, here at home, politically tinged fiscal showdowns in Washington over deep government spending cuts. Still, the stock market...
Four a.m. is a terrible time of day, too late for night owls, too early for early risers. The exception is 4 a.m. at Borobudur, waiting for the sun to rise over the Kedu Plain in central Java with 504 figures of Buddha. The temple is one of three great...
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The Hartford CourantKatharine Hepburn's storied seaside Connecticut mansion in Fenwick is again for sale. Yes, it is the Hepburn estate. And yet, it isn't. It's someone else's house not only by title, but by feel. A massive, multi-million dollar renovation pushed the...
If you don't know where you're going on vacation this year, you may not be indecisive. You might just be a bargain hunter. Increasingly, travelers are trading the certainty of the destination for savings, Peter Yesawich, vice chairman of MMGY Global, a...
Dozens of homes were damaged and several injuries reported when possible tornadoes touched down in northwestern North Carolina Wednesday night. 10 injuries were reported in Rutherford County. Two of those seriously hurt. The storms moved through...
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