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  • Perryville Marine training to provide security to ambassadors

    A young man who spent five years in the Perryville Police Department's outreach program is preparing to depart for training to become part of a Marine Corps security team designated to protect the U.S. ambassador to Japan. Pfc. Joseph Immel, who spent...
  • Ellicott City native plays with history and gender in fashion line

    Ellicott City native plays with history and gender in fashion line
    In his pale gray waistcoat, charcoal corduroys, and crisp white dress shirt buttoned to the neck, a burgundy ribbon tied around the collar, Amadeus Guchhait looks like he's from another era. So does his art. Guchhait, a junior at the Maryland...
  • Convicted Allfirst trader seeks redemption hiring others

    Convicted Allfirst trader seeks redemption hiring others
    John M. Rusnak was preparing to open a ZIPS dry cleaning business in Pasadena when a job seeker walked in from a nearby drug recovery house. The applicant had little experience, was recovering from a heroin addiction and had a misdemeanor charge on his...
  • William P. 'Bill' Hidey, farmer

    William P. 'Bill' Hidey, farmer
    William P. "Bill" Hidey, a farmer who sold his vegetables and household goods from a converted school bus, died Tuesday of heart failure at Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia. He was 91. The son of Page Hamilton Hidey, a builder, and...
  • Cove Point project opponents raise safety concerns

    Cove Point project opponents raise safety concerns
    The way energy company Dominion sees it, exporting liquefied natural gas from its Southern Maryland complex wouldn't be that big of a shift from the importing it does now. Same pipes, same storage tanks, same terminal. But the project at Cove Point...
  • 'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again

    'Exoskeleton' helps paraplegics walk again
    Marcela Turnage does the challenging, such as skiing, sailing and horseback riding. And the more mundane, like shoveling snow from the driveway. What the active 32-year-old mother doesn't do is walk. She hasn't since a car accident in 2002 took her...
  • Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]

    Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]
    Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
  • Thirteen Harford businesses fail alcohol compliance test; Bill Bateman's shuts down in Bel Air

    Thirteen Harford businesses fail alcohol compliance test; Bill Bateman's shuts down in Bel Air
    More than a dozen Harford County businesses were willing to serve alcohol to an underage customer, with all but three of those who failed not even bothering to ask for proof of age, during a compliance test last month, the county's liquor control board...
  • Mt. Royal's effortless ride

    Mt. Royal's effortless ride
    The flier may have read “record release show,” but Mt. Royal's concert last Saturday in Charles Village felt more like a celebratory gathering of close friends and family. Minutes before taking the stage, Katrina Ford, the rock quintet's...
  • Pan-Asian cuisine and friendly service at Fusion in Cockeysville

    Pan-Asian cuisine and friendly service at Fusion in Cockeysville
    Lisa Lee has done it again. After selling Umi Sake, the uber-popular Asian food restaurant in Cockeysville, Lee scooted a couple miles up York Road, opening a new restaurant, Fusion, in April of last year. At Fusion, Lee stuck with what she knows...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 10

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 2, Episode 10
    "I've always loathed the necessity of sleep. Like death, it puts even the most powerful men on their backs." -- Frank Underwood While Gavin strokes Cashew and tracks someone by GPS from his secret lair, Doug is in Joppa, having Rachel read scripture...
  • Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters

    Exhibit of contemporary Japanese ceramics opens at the Walters
    A new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum is an homage to unsteady hands and uncertain tempers, to chips and nicks, to the inconsistent and unfinished. In "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics," many of the 60 vases on...