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  • HdG Golden Tomato Contest ends Oct. 5

    Uh, oh, dear readers, It's Friday the 13th. Take care! Yom Kippur begins at sundown this eve for our Jewish readers. Shalom! Today (Sept. 13) is Fortune Cookie Day. Celebrate your lucky fortune with a Chinese meal at our local eateries: China Kitchen,...
  • Howard school redistricting meetings rescheduled

    The Howard County Board of Education has rescheduled five of its seven upcoming meetings on the middle school redistricting process. The board approved the changes by consensus at its meeting Thursday, Sept. 12. The changes were made because several...
  • A renovation gives a Cross Keys home British style

    A renovation gives a Cross Keys home British style
    David Young's townhouse in Baltimore's Village of Cross Keys has all the hallmarks of a country gentleman's London retreat — and the style fits him like a pair of fine English leather gloves. Prior to the spring of 2006, the 74-year-old retired...
  • UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain

    UM medical school studying vaccine for deadly flu strain
    Scientists with the University of Maryland School of Medicine are helping to test a vaccine to fight a lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 44 people in China. The H7N9 strain has not yet been found in the United States, but the medical school's...
  • Towson prostitution arrest leads government to try to seize assets

    Towson prostitution arrest leads government to try to seize assets
    Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret. Men arrived day and night...
  • Silk Road arrest exposes a hidden Internet

    Silk Road arrest exposes a hidden Internet
    The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library. Within hours, though, many...
  • GOP is out of touch on the shutdown, debt ceiling

     GOP is out of touch on the shutdown, debt ceiling
    Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul for too long have lead the GOP into believing their claim that the debt ceiling and government shutdown issues won't cause an economic calamity ("Ted Cruz wins by losing," Sept. 27). All well and good senators,...
  • Under Armour opens retail store, promotional venue in China

    Under Armour opens retail store, promotional venue in China
    Under Armour, in a race to expand its brand globally, opened its first-ever Under Armour Experience, a blend of retail store and promotional venue, in Shanghai, China. Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of the Baltimore-based athletic apparel maker, hosted...
  • The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy

    The 'Gravity' of Obama's mistaken space policy
    I recently had a chance to watch the space-themed film "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Leaving aside the multitude of technical errors in the film, as someone who has consulted in the space business for a number years, I always...
  • Md. alumnus Benedik's wushu fascination takes him to world championships

    Md. alumnus Benedik's wushu fascination takes him to world championships
    Justin Benedik played nearly every sport he could imagine during his youth in Calvert County. His main focus was soccer, but the 2004 Patuxent graduate also dabbled in football, tennis, golf, lacrosse and "almost everything my parents could bring me to...
  • Columbia resident raises funds for Honduras medical clinic

    Columbia resident raises funds for Honduras medical clinic
    When Columbia resident Gregory Norris' ear began to throb during a scuba outing while vacationing in Roatan, Honduras, he knew he needed medical attention. But what Norris didn't know is that the visit to Roatan's Clinica Esperanza would be the best...
  • Giant Food appoints president

    Giant Food appoints president
     A former executive of a pan-Asian retailer will become Giant Food's next president. Gordon Reid, former group director for commercial services for Dairy Farm International, which runs more than 5,600 stores throughout Asia, will step in at Giant on...