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  • GBMC doctor talks about food safety for the Fourth of July

    GBMC doctor talks about food safety for the Fourth of July
    With the Fourth of July approaching, many people are contemplating cookouts and picnics. But all that celebratory food and drink can pose a threat to your health. There are steps to take to ensure there aren't any unwelcome fireworks in your belly,...
  • Deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany: Reminder of importance of funding food safety

    Deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany: Reminder of importance of funding food safety
    The deadly outbreak of E. coli in Germany that has taken 22 lives and sickened some 2,200 is a reminder both of how vulnerable we can be to food-borne illness and how important it is to have a strong food safety system. American health officials...
  • Elly Wierda, Dutch Resistance fighter, dies

    Elly Wierda, a volunteer who was a member of the Dutch Resistance during World War II, died July 7 of cancer at her Rock Hall home. She was 88. Born Elly Klein Bog, the daughter of a wealthy textile company owner and a homemaker, she was raised in...
  • Former aide researches Schaefer ancestry

    Former aide researches Schaefer ancestry
    When Joseph M. Coale III, who worked for William Donald Schaefer when he was mayor in the 1970s, first proposed exploring his ancestry two years ago, Coale was greeted with the famous blue-eyed Schaefer stare and a sense of profound indifference. "He...
  • A 'virtual power plant' in your home: conservation

    A 'virtual power plant' in your home: conservation
    I leave the water running while I do the dishes, drive a half-ton truck that gets 10 miles to the gallon and, in the energy hog display that my husband finds most annoying, I move from room to room without turning off lights behind me. OK, so I also don'...
  • Gates is right call out European allies on NATO

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates was right to call out our European allies for their lack of commitment to NATO and their over dependence on the defense forces of the USA ("Gates hits NATO allies hard," June 11). Anyone who has traveled to Western Europe...
  • New dog park fee gets mixed reviews

    New dog park fee gets mixed reviews
    When Marion Nadeau moved from Utah to All Saints Road in Laurel last year, one of the first things she did was look for a place to exercise her twodogs. She saw the Dr. Bruce Morley Dog Playground, on Van Dusen Road near Cherry Lane, listed online and...
  • Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense

    Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense
    As European leaders meet this week in an attempt to once again shoo reality away from the continent's respirator, countries outside the European Union are making it increasingly clear that they'll have no role in prolonging the charade. Cyprus has just...
  • Money managers confront turmoil in eurozone

    With all the upheaval in the eurozone and the promise of more to come, what's an investor to do? Kick anything vaguely European out of the 401(k)? Baltimore money managers T. Rowe Price and Legg Mason say they both have relatively low levels of...
  • Dr. Otto C. Beyer, urologist

    Dr. Otto C. Beyer, urologist
    Dr. Otto Christian Beyer, a retired urologist and surgeon who practiced for three decades, died of a respiratory ailment Thursday at his Ellicott City home. He was 84. In a memoir, he wrote that his father, also named Otto Beyer, was born in a farming...
  • Spirit, Condor airlines announce new service from BWI

    For the second time in 24 hours, an airline has announced its arrival at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Tuesday that it will start twice-daily nonstop service Sept. 6 from BWI to...
  • Power outages: Long-term fixes need study

    Power outages lasting a week or longer are on everyone's minds, and the finger-pointing goes on, mostly in BGE's direction for not being prepared for the derecho storm last week. The professional weather forecasters could not predict it, so I'm unclear...