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  • Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner

    Daniel Baker, Alex. Brown partner
    Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82. "Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
  • Obamacare's tax on innovation

    Obamacare's tax on innovation
    Government leaders are asking us to out-innovate, out-export and out-work our competitors in order for the United States to turn this economy around. But what if our own government was instituting policies that proved to be some of the biggest obstacles...
  • Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity

    Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity
    Graduates of the Johns Hopkins University's master's program in science writing have explained the prospects of life on Mars, the promise of neuroscience research and the ethics of animal testing on the pages of Scientific American, Nature and Popular...
  • Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market

    Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market
    Nate Weiner used to do most of his grocery shopping at the Wegmans in Hunt Valley and the Giant near his Hampden home. Now he orders most of his groceries online from Relay Foods and picks it up at designated spot on Sundays. "I get most of my produce...
  • Plant sales and flea markets galore on tap for the weekend [West Friendship]

    Mother's Day shopping? No need to travel further than our little village. Area churches and garden centers are loaded with flowers and fancies just perfect for Mom's special day. Dennis Whittaker's Whittaker's Flowers will be open Friday, May 10, noon...
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Fort Meade spouse job fair The third annual Fort George G. Meade Military Spouse Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave. on the post. The event is open to all military spouses,...
  • Howard health council calls for stronger focus on wellness language

    Howard health council calls for stronger focus on wellness language
    A health advisory group to the Howard County Board of Education is calling for stronger language in policy-making that focuses on the health and wellness of county students — including the policy currently before the board that has drawn criticism...
  • County land preservation program could add 3,000 acres

    County land preservation program could add 3,000 acres
    Carroll County could add more than 3,000 acres to its agricultural preservation program over the next month, adding to Carroll's position as the county with the most acres preserved through agricultural conservation easements in the state. The Board...
  • Attack on wind power a lot of hot air

    Attack on wind power a lot of hot air
    Charles Campbell, a retired executive with Gulf Oil, once again gets the facts wrong in his latest attempt to attack wind energy ("Nuclear power is good for the environment," May 28). First, Mr. Campbell falsely claims that Denmark has not seen a...
  • Obama names former CRS head ambassador to the Vatican

    Obama names former CRS head ambassador to the Vatican
    President Barack Obama has nominated Ken Hackett, the humanitarian who served as president of Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services for 18 years, as the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. The announcement, made Friday, means Hackett will become the...
  • Winter honey bee deaths devastate keepers, puzzle scientists

    Winter honey bee deaths devastate keepers, puzzle scientists
    Something is killing the honey bees of Maryland. Close to 60 percent of the managed hives died last fall and over the winter — about twice the national average, according to the state bee inspector and local keepers. "I had a healthy hive that...
  • Recalled frozen berries sold in Maryland

    Recalled frozen berries sold in Maryland
    Harris Teeter and Costco have pulled an antioxidant berry blend from stores because it has been linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A. The product made by Townsend Farms Inc. was sold at Harris Teeters stores April 19 to May 7 under the name Harris...