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  • Residents sue over Sparrows Point pollution

    Residents sue over Sparrows Point pollution
    Residents around Sparrows Point filed suit Thursday against the owners of the Baltimore County steel mill and a cement plant on the peninsula, contending that neighbors' health has been put at risk and their property contaminated by pollution from...
  • Nice to see Jerry Lawler back, but some of the imagery was inappropriate

    Nice to see Jerry Lawler back, but some of the imagery was inappropriate
    Two weeks ago, Jerry "The King" Lawler suffered a heart attack on live television. In the time since, websites have reported and speculated on Lawler's condition and the events surrounding the incident, which played out on live television. On tonight'...
  • Bel Air woman gets new ear lost to skin cancer

    Bel Air woman gets new ear lost to skin cancer
    Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago. It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
  • Bits & Pieces: Armstrong appearance a positive for a good cause

    As soon as I heard that Lance Armstrong was coming to Columbia to participate in the REV3 Half Full Triathlon Oct. 7, my first thought was, "Oh, oh, we should get some serious noise about this one." And, while there was a reaction, the results were a...
  • ACLU asks Supreme Court to reconsider gene patenting case

    ACLU asks Supreme Court to reconsider gene patenting case
    The American Civil Liberties Union has asked for a second time that the Supreme Court invalidate Myriad Genetics Inc.'s patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancers, the latest salvo in a case with broad consequences for...
  • Lisbon/Woodbine: Let the Master Gardeners come and take your leaves

    I can't believe that summer is over and fall is upon us. It won't be long before we're raking leaves and wondering what to do with them. The Howard County Master Gardeners will be happy to pick up your leaves from your house as part of their "Rake and...
  • Rodgers Forge teen carries mother's lung cancer battle to Camden Yards

    It's a rare treat to step onto the field at Orioles Park at Camden Yards, but one that Rodgers Forge resident Brett Roberts has enjoyed twice. On Saturday, Sept. 22, Roberts joined his younger sister Ava, his grandmother Susan Behm, of Wiltondale, and...
  • Columbia Wegmans starting in-store speaker series on health

    The new Wegmans in Columbia has joined forces with Saint Agnes Hospital to present a free monthly health-related speaker series in the Wegmans Market Cafe. "Wellness at Wegmans," featuring physicians and other health care experts from the hospital,...
  • Howard County Briefs

    'Houses of Hope' The Columbia mall hosts the Cool Kids Campaign's exhibition, "Houses of Hope," continuing through Saturday, Aug. 18, at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. The exhibition consists of 12 handmade birdhouses painted by current and...
  • Who will make sure genetically modified foods are safe to eat?

    I was startled by University of Maryland nutritionist Karen Kolowski's recent article about genetically modified foods ("Educate yourself on genetically modified food," Aug. 8). While it is true that such foods don't occur in nature and that their...
  • 'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'

    'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'
    After the United States overwhelmed France, 86-50, in the Olympic women's basketball final Saturday in London, new introductions were in order. "My name is not Angel McCoughtry. My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist," the former St. Frances star...
  • The Sun remembers: Aug. 12-18

    The Sun remembers: Aug. 12-18
    Aug. 14, 1998: Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles hits two home runs with the bases loaded in a 15-3 romp over the Indians in Cleveland. "My biggest asset is when I have a stick in my hands," says Hoiles, only the ninth player [and first catcher] to slug two...