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  • On football, fussbal and futbol [Commentary]

    On football, fussbal and futbol [Commentary]
    When the National Football League draft kicks off Thursday night, last year's worst teams will get to pick first — and ostensibly best — under a principle that's guided the draft since its inception in 1936: that there should be competitive...
  • Survey finds oysters regaining 'foothold' in Bay

    Survey finds oysters regaining 'foothold' in Bay
    Maryland's depleted oyster population has more than doubled since 2010, state officials reported Wednesday, giving state scientists hope the bivalves are on track to regain a "substantial foothold" in the Chesapeake Bay after being devastated by...
  • Jon Cardin missed nearly 75% of committee votes in Annapolis

    Jon Cardin missed nearly 75% of committee votes in Annapolis
    Del. Jon S. Cardin, the front-runner to become Maryland's next attorney general, calls himself an active legislator who believes "nothing is more sacred to democracy than the right to vote." But when it came time to cast votes in the House Ways and...
  • Bay crab population decreases

    Bay crab population decreases
    The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population remains in a serious slump for the second straight year, with the number of females dropping to a dangerously low level, officials announced Thursday. Severe winter weather, not overfishing, is largely to blame,...
  • Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay

    Chef education tours resume on Chesapeake Bay
    The Maryland Seafood Marketing Program, an effort of the state's Department of Natural Resources, has started up its fourth season of chef education tours.  The tours offer culinary professionals an opportunity to see Chesapeake seafood products up...
  • Carbon fee is best climate change option [Letter]

    Carbon fee is best climate change option [Letter]
    I was happy to see the Sun cover the National Climate Assessment released this week that detailed the effects climate change is already having on the U.S. ("White House climate change report unveils dire warnings, call for action," May 6). The highlight...
  • Climate change science settled, politics, not so much [Commentary]

    Climate change science settled, politics, not so much [Commentary]
    The scientific consensus on whether human beings are causing global climate change is largely settled – we are causing it. The politics, however, are far from settled; a slew of people, many who are politicians or political commentators on the...
  • Tuberculosis remains a threat despite city's eradication efforts

    Tuberculosis remains a threat despite city's eradication efforts
    Baltimore once suffered the highest rate of tuberculosis infection of any large city in the country — 75 cases per 100,000 people in 1966. Since the 1980s, however, the city has served as a model for tuberculosis control and prevention, helping to...
  • UMBC announces major construction projects

    UMBC announces major construction projects
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, officials announced that a number of construction projects will soon be under way on campus, including a larger arena and a more welcoming entrance. The announcement came during the university's annual meeting...
  • Quick-thinking Harford man saves bald eagle entangled in fishing line

    Quick-thinking Harford man saves bald eagle entangled in fishing line
    David Meadows, of Street, was fishing for white perch before dawn Saturday in Susquehanna State Park outside Havre de Grace. Meadows, 51, found a spot along the Susquehanna River, just upstream from where Deer Creek meets the river, and put his line in...
  • Where's the urgency on climate change? [Letter]

    Where's the urgency on climate change? [Letter]
    Letter writer Taylor Smith-Hams rightly points out the need for a price on carbon to fight climate change: By making fossil fuels more expensive than renewable energy, the market phases them out ("Carbon fee is best climate change option," May 11). But...
  • Kindness toward our feathered friends [Editorial]

    Kindness toward our feathered friends [Editorial]
    Last Saturday was meant to be a pleasurable morning (or day) of perch fishing. It turned out to be a bit more of an adventure for Dave Meadows, 51, of Street, who was startled from his early morning fishing trip on the bank of the Susquehanna, just...