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  • AAA issues warning about leaving children in hot cars

    AAA issues warning about leaving children in hot cars
    AAA Mid-Atlantic today released a list of safety tips to help parents and care givers remember to never leave a child unattended in a car. Their advice comes on the heels of the heartbreaking death on Friday of a 16-month-old girl in Baltimore County. She...
  • Back Story: Site of grisly 1956 murder is demolished

    Back Story: Site of grisly 1956 murder is demolished
    A small, nondescript fieldstone house on an overgrown lot at 6520 N. Charles St., across from the Sheppard-Pratt gatehouse, was demolished this month. The house was the scene of one of the most brutal murders ever to have taken place in Baltimore County....
  • Obama-Romney: It's not over yet

    Obama-Romney: It's not over yet
    Things certainly seem to be breaking President Barack Obama's way of late. A slew of new polls last week showed gains for him in crucial battleground states, most notably Ohio, the one state no Republican has ever won the presidency without. Mr. Obama...
  • Time for major cuts in defense spending

    Time for major cuts in defense spending
    Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
  • Coast Guard grows its own tradespeople at repair yard

    Coast Guard grows its own tradespeople at repair yard
    Since 1899, the Coast Guard's shipyard at Curtis Bay has added years to the life of the sea-battered fleet, repairing and upgrading hundreds of cutters before sending them back on patrol. So in 2002 when shipyard officials looked at the future and saw...
  • Md. defense contractors press Congress for details of cuts

    Northrop Grumman Corp. says it is already having difficulty attracting bright, tech-savvy workers. The CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp. told Congress this month that his company could have to lay off thousands of employees. They and other Maryland defense...
  • Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day

    Gas prices continue to rise, unusual after Labor Day
    Eyeing the Royal Farms sign advertising a gallon of premium gas for $3.99, Taryn Gross-Ojekwe's jaw fell open. "When it is going to cease?" she said of the price, which has climbed steadily over the past few weeks. "Just within the last few days, it...
  • With new buyer, Sparrows Point faces a possible end to decades of steelmaking

    With new buyer, Sparrows Point faces a possible end to decades of steelmaking
    Steel from Sparrows Point built the Golden Gate Bridge, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, hundreds of ships for World War II and livelihoods for tens of thousands of Baltimore-area families. The story of the massive steel mill follows the arc of American...
  • Planes Mistaken for Stars reunion show in D.C. proves band has plenty to still offer

    Planes Mistaken for Stars reunion show in D.C. proves band has plenty to still offer
    Recently reunited band Planes Mistaken for Stars played Red Palace in Washignton on Saturday night. Intern Jake Fewster had this report: For some, the idea of a reunion show conjures up images of a geriatric, arena rock band way past their prime. This...
  • Contract talks between dockworkers and shippers go down to the wire

    Contract talks between dockworkers and shippers go down to the wire
    With time running out before the contract expires, the union representing 14,500 longshoremen on the East and Gulf coasts and the port employers' organization will meet Wednesday morning with a federal mediator to try to avert the first strike in 35...
  • Construction displaces Laurel Elementary students for opening of school

    The first day of school in the county was Monday; but at Laurel Elementary, the massive, ongoing construction at the school displaced students and sent them to other schools to begin the school year. Students in pre-kindergarten have been re-located...
  • From the harvest: pickled okra

    From the harvest: pickled okra
    Okra isn't the first (or seventh) vegetable most people think to buy when they go to the farmers' market. Known primarily for its use in heavy Southern dishes and infamously for its ability to become slimy because of its natural mucilage, okra isn't...