| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:26 AM
I have been following the Horizon Foundation's HoCo Unsweetened initiative since its inception. As a parent and teacher, I see daily evidence of how sugary drinks affect children and adults. I have serious reservations about high fructose corn syrup, a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Online television service Aereo Inc. plans to expand to the Baltimore area starting Dec. 16, offering monthly subscriptions starting at $8 for viewing or recording live television on smart phones, tablets and laptops, the Long Island City-based company...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The tele-medicine phenomenon brought about by applications such as Sickweather is changing — in some cases saving — lives across America ("Social media can help contain illness Dec. 2). It's also creating new economic opportunities for start-...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected.
While a maximum...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Maybe it’s because I grew up in Wisconsin watching Vince Lombardi’s Green Bay Packers on all those snowy Sundays. But watching a great NFL game played in the snow is as good a TV experience as there is in my book.
And I can’t think...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Ever been to the "SoFo" part of Annapolis?
If you're not sure, don't feel badly. Until a few months ago, the name didn't exist. It was dreamed up recently by owners and managers of businesses along Forest Drive as a way to draw attention to stores and...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
An Ellicott City man who ran unsuccessfully for the Howard County Board of Education three times was sentenced Monday in federal court for impersonating a Secret Service agent in what lawyers on both sides agreed was a "sad" case.
Robert D. Ballinger...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:21 PM
While some parts of western Anne Arundel County, including Hanover and Crofton, have boomed with retail development, Odenton has largely been passed by.
But a new report commissioned by county economic development officials suggests Odenton has desirable...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Susquehanna Bank could have collected cans of beans and jars of peanut butter for local food banks in cardboard boxes. Instead, the regional bank is making its contributions via Facebook.
For each "like," "share" or comment on its daily Stellar Deed...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Users of the Uber car service experienced some sticker shock this weekend as they tried to hail a private car with their smartphone.
The company has had a "surge pricing" policy for over a year — increasing rates during periods of high demand...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Leaks are bedeviling trade negotiations.
In October, the European Commission leaked its position papers for the US-EU free trade agreement talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement or T-TIP.
In November, Wikileaks...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Connie Rhodes had an extra incentive to head to North Carolina from Dundalk this holiday season.
Three of her grandchildren got married this year, and for their first Christmas with their spouses, "they wanted Grandma there," the 64-year-old said...