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Here's a question for a snowy day in spring: Will Marylanders, and Baltimoreans in particular, ever grow so accustomed to snow that they stop worrying so much about it? Could climate change do enough crazy things to the atmosphere to bring us more...
The Baltimore SunMaryland could outlaw the shark fin trade under a bill that passed the House of Delegates this week. The fins, the key ingredient in shark fin soup and considered a delicacy in some Chinese cuisines, have undergone global scrutiny because of...
Tags: Fishing, Soups, Endangered Species, Wildlife, Jackie Chan
Towson University baseball coach Mike Gottlieb got the call March 8 at 9:07 a.m. — a time he has committed to memory. We need you to meet with us at 9:45 a.m., athletic director Mike Waddell told him. Call your players and tell them to come, too,...
The O'Malley administration has settled a class action lawsuit brought by critics who accused the state of failing low-income and disabled Marylanders by regularly taking nearly a year to approve medical assistance applications as part of a severe...
Those entering the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, campus from Interstate 195 find it easy to mistake the buildings on the right side of the road for part of the school, or just miss them completely. Those five buildings make up the BWTech...
The grading system for high schools in Howard County may not be changing, but students, parents, teachers and administrators will be seeing changes in the reporting of weighted grades and how exams — and late transfer students — are scored....
Tags: High Schools, Teaching and Learning, Students, Schools
Administrative law judges who evaluate disability claims for the Social Security Administration want a federal court to ease a workload that they say makes errors more likely — the latest in a series of challenges confronting the Woodlawn-based...
Tags: Elections, U.S. Senate, Thomas Edward Perez, Laws, Chuck Hagel
The Maryland General Assembly has wisely reaffirmed the importance of maintaining Program Open Space, the state's premier program to conserve land and create recreation areas, as a dedicated fund based on revenues from the transfer of real estate ("...
In the new sci-fi movie "Oblivion," Earth's most precious resource is Tom Cruise. But running a close second (spoiler alert) is water. Aliens want it. All of it. This is old hat, science fiction-wise. In "The War of the Worlds," H.G. Wells had...
With a new survey finding the Chesapeake Bay's crab population at its lowest level in five years after a poor spawn last year, Maryland officials announced Friday they would move to tighten catch limits on the region's iconic crustacean. The annual...
Crabbing season officially begins in Maryland today, but the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs apparently haven't gotten the word. My colleague Richard Gorelick reports that watermen, seafood dealers, restaurateurs and state natural resource officials all...
Tags: Natural Resources, Weather Reports, Science, Seafood, Annapolis
April 1 is the official start to the blue crab harvest in Maryland. But don't reach for your mallet just yet. "It's not time for crabs," said Jessica Borowski, a manager at Midtown BBQ and Brew. "It's too cold out." The crabs seem to agree. The...
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