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  • Obama finally takes on Big Oil

    I was pleased to learn that President Obama's new deficit plan includes ending $41 billion in subsidies to Big Oil ("Federal workers groups, contractors opposed Obama debt plan," Sept. 19). This is good news for America and good news for Maryland...
  • CNN's new host Erin Burnett: Smug, superficial and acting like she knows

    CNN's new host Erin Burnett: Smug,  superficial and acting like she knows
    I promised myself I was going to give CNN's new weeknight host Erin Burnett a full week of shows before I reviewed her. It was hard keeping that promise Monday night when I saw her pay a visit to the Occupy Wall Street encampment so she could look down...
  • Baltimore scientists find low but possibly harmful Gulf contamination

    Baltimore scientists find low but possibly harmful Gulf contamination
    Scientists from the National Aquarium and the Johns Hopkins University say they've found low but potentially harmful levels of toxic oil contaminants in the Gulf of Mexico months after the Deepwater Horizon well blowout was capped. Erik Rifkin, interim...
  • Tatyana McFadden looking to go far and fast at Paralympics

    Tatyana McFadden looking to go far and fast at Paralympics
    Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
  • Havre de Grace BP gas station robbed at gunpoint

    Two men robbed a Havre de Grace gas station at gunpoint late Wednesday night, city police said. The men entered BP gas station, in the 1000 block of Pulaski Highway, at about 10:50 p.m. and one of them brandished a handgun, Havre de Grace Police...
  • Cockeysville: Paralympic club aided by BP donation

    As the Olympic fever spread throughout the state and nation, the Baltimore Paralympic Sport Club Mid-Atlantic, located in Cockeysville, recently received a $15,000 grant donation from BP and its Baltimore marketer, Carroll Independent Fuels. The London...
  • Man, 20, charged in fatal beating of 42-year-old man in Northwest Baltimore

    City police have charged a 20-year-old man in the fatal beating of a 42-year-old man in a Northwest Baltimore gas station parking lot, officials said.  Police were called to the 3300 block of Garrison Blvd., in the Forest Park neighborhood, at about 8:45...
  • Crime Log: Front door of High's dairy store in Arbutus smashed and cigarettes stolen

    The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872....
  • Look, up in the sky: green roofs

    Look, up in the sky: green roofs
    Atop the National Aquarium in Baltimore, away from the crowds, is a hidden oasis where the turtles and lizards sometimes come to bask in the sun. Their caretaker says it's also a nice spot for wild birds - and him, too. The 4,000-square-foot "green roof,...
  • What a mess ... Nature's ash, BP's oil from space

     
    Between the leaking BP oil well and the ash-spewing Eyjafjalljokull volcano in Iceland, there is plenty of crud in the air and water to catch the eye of high-flying satellites.NASA today released new images of both events. The shot of......
  • Gulf oil gusher - today's view from orbit

     
    Here's the latest NASA photo from orbit of oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon leak. It was taken just after noon today (Monday 5/17) by the Terra Earth-Observing Satellite.The oil slick appears dull gray, stretching from the tip of the Mississippi River......
  • Gulf oil slick + hurricane = ??

     
    Jeff Masters, at WeatherUnderground, has posted a detailed discussion of what might happen when a hurricane boils up over the Gulf of Mexico this summer and barrels through the big BP oil slick. It's not a pretty picture:"One of the more......