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  • 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...
  • Less testing on animals, better science

    Many Americans would be surprised to learn that chimpanzees are still being used in biomedical research and that millions of other animals are utilized in consumer product and toxicity testing. Others may find a sense of security in knowing that this...
  • Tony Blair tells crowd at Loyola about global challenges

    Tony Blair tells crowd at Loyola about global challenges
    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a Baltimore audience Tuesday night that the world's challenges have never been greater, nor come with such speed, and he advocated intervention in struggling countries by powers such as Great Britain and the...
  • A bit of stirring, if inarticulate, Beethoven for your Midweek Madness treat

    A bit of stirring, if inarticulate, Beethoven for your Midweek Madness treat
    The European Union has been in the news lately, especially with regard to the UK's continued participation, so I thought I would use this Midweek Madness installment to remind everyone of the joy of brotherhood. The Union happens to have an anthem...
  • Day Trip: Springfest heralds summer in Ocean City

    Day Trip: Springfest heralds summer in Ocean City
    Ocean City Springfest Ocean City's Springfest sets summer in motion. The four-day event, in its 22nd year, begins May 3 and features live entertainment headlined by The Fabulous Hubcaps, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Money and Survivor. (Loretta Lynn concert is...
  • The Great Recession of 2012?

    The Great Recession of 2012?
    Just as the U.S. economy appears to be improving, four sets of forces could thrust America into an abyss rivaling the Depression. •First, for decades, Washington has pursued more open global trade and domestic deregulation. These unleashed great...
  • Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse

    Germany's plan will make euro crisis worse
    European leaders are working feverishly to create what German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling a "fiscal union" to restore private investor confidence in Europe and rekindle growth. Unfortunately, what she advocates will thrust Europe into a deeper...
  • Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard

    Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard
    The Greek parliament approved a $113 billion austerity package that had been demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund as a condition for receiving a $17 billion installment of the $160 billion "bailout" package negotiated last...
  • Maryland's BPA ban exposes children to greater risks than the chemical itself

    Maryland's BPA ban exposes children to greater risks than the chemical itself
    Dumb ideas are often infectious — especially in the world of politics. Lawmakers in several states, for example, are considering legislation similar to a foolhardy bill that the Maryland legislature passed last month that could itself actually...
  • BPA poses serious health risk to children

    The recent opinion piece written by a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute ("BPA ban exposes children to risks," May 3) is full of inaccuracies and produced by an organization that receives funding from the chemical and plastics...
  • Eurozone crisis: EU could learn a thing or two from Alabama

    Eurozone crisis: EU could learn a thing or two from Alabama
    I've had it with this useless, ongoing charade to "save Europe." It's time to get serious and consider jailing and impeaching some of these European Union member leaders for requisite incentive. Last week's EU show was pathetic. It made me throw a...
  • Curbing chimpanzee research

    Curbing chimpanzee research
    Dogs may be a man's best friend, but on the great evolutionary chain, chimpanzees are humanity's closest relatives in the animal world. Chimps are so much like us physically, emotionally and socially that for decades researchers routinely used them as...