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  • Summer camp guide 2014

    Summer camp guide 2014
    Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various locations 410-381-5566 lmarianelli@abrakadoodle.com abrakadoodle.com/md04 June 23-Aug. 22 Ages 2-11 Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
  • Keystone XL is one more hole in a sinking ship [Letter]

    Keystone XL is one more hole in a sinking ship [Letter]
    On what basis did the U.S. State Department conclude that the Keystone XL pipeline project is relatively benign in regard to greenhouse gas? The key passage from the report's executive summary states that "approval or denial of any one crude oil...
  • Gas prices likely to rise going into spring

    Gas prices likely to rise going into spring
    Get ready for a seasonal spike at the pumps. As many refineries slow production of gasoline in February as they conduct seasonal maintenance, gas prices are likely to rise in Maryland and across the country, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "Winter...
  • Livestock industry gets a pass on climate change [Letter]

    Livestock industry gets a pass on climate change [Letter]
    I'm so glad the Obama administration is developing support mechanisms to help the livestock industry adjust to the impacts of climate change ("U.S. sets up 10 'climate hubs' to assist farmers, ranchers," Feb 6). Since the industry is among the largest...
  • Syria and Iran are U.S. foreign policy disasters [Letter]

    Syria and Iran are U.S. foreign policy disasters [Letter]
    While reading the summary of key 2013 events, when I got to the description that "Syria blinked," I had to blink myself. I assume the writer meant "Syria winked." At least that's about as much attention as Bashar al-Assad paid to President Barack Obama'...
  • An economic argument for extending unemployment insurance [Commentary]

    An economic argument for extending unemployment insurance [Commentary]
    Today, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to consider whether to reinstate the Federal Unemployment Insurance (UI) program, which provided an average of 29 weeks of benefits past the 26 weeks states provide. A decision to discontinue this program will...
  • Drinking water contamination not only downside of proposed gas pipeline [Letter]

    Thank you for Tim Wheeler's article on opposition to the construction of a new natural gas pipeline because of the effects it may have on local water supplies ("Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear," Jan. 1). There are other reasons to...
  • Dog stolen Saturday in Havre de Grace [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Aberdeen police reports: A customer was disorderly Friday at BP service station, in the 800 block of West Bel Air Avenue. A driver was disorderly Friday in the 500 block of Hickory Drive. A theft was reported at Aberdeen High School on...
  • Patent pool abuse deserves scrutiny [Commentary]

    Patent pool abuse deserves scrutiny [Commentary]
    As Congress considers legislation aimed at limiting lawsuits filed by so-called patent "trolls" — those who collect patents solely so they can sue others for infringing upon them — there is another kind of intellectual property abuse that...
  • Cove Point project opponents raise safety concerns

    Cove Point project opponents raise safety concerns
    The way energy company Dominion sees it, exporting liquefied natural gas from its Southern Maryland complex wouldn't be that big of a shift from the importing it does now. Same pipes, same storage tanks, same terminal. But the project at Cove Point...
  • Just say no to fracking [Letter]

    Just say no to fracking [Letter]
    Your recent article on hydraulic fracturing stopped me in my tracks ("Furor over fracking in Va. forest," Jan. 26). I spent my undergraduate days at Bridgewater College in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. One of the highlights was the resplendent beauty of...
  • Cove Point deserves closer examination [Editorial]

    Cove Point deserves closer examination  [Editorial]
    There is nothing small or inconsequential about plans to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal at Cove Point in Southern Maryland's Calvert County. Dominion Resources wants to invest in the neighborhood of $3.8 billion to build the controversial...