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  • '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...
  • Jun-ichi Igusa

    Jun-ichi Igusa
    Jun-ichi Igusa, a retired Johns Hopkins university professor of mathematics who researched number theory and algebraic geometry, died of a stroke Nov. 24 at the Holly Hill Nursing Home. The Hunt Valley resident was 89. "He was a giant in his field,"...
  • Survey: Federal workers still willing to put in extra effort as job satisfaction drops

    After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States. Developing a...
  • Before ringing in the new year, tour HdG churches on Dec. 29

    Happy new year dear readers! Good luck in 2014. May you accomplish all your new year's resolutions. On Dec. 29, the Susquehanna Ministerium hosts an open house of Havre de Grace churches, 2 to 4 p.m., 410 939-2464. This is a self-guided tour of HdG's...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails, The (bottled) Bourbon Lemonade at Pabu

    Great Baltimore cocktails, The (bottled) Bourbon Lemonade at Pabu
    Sometimes, keeping things bottled up is a good thing. A trend on the rise in the ever-evolving beverage scene is the bottled cocktail. D.C.'s scene has received press recently for having at least a half-dozen bars offering bottled cocktails.   Still,...
  • China's consuming problem

    China's consuming problem
    Last month, alarm bells were nearly ringing in business and political circles because China's latest gross domestic product figure came in lower than expected — at 7.5 percent. Some rather eminent people immediately came out to proclaim the need for...
  • Seafood galore in Havre de Grace this weekend

    It's seafood time, dear readers! Enjoy the 33rd Havre de Grace Seafood Festival in Tydings Park Friday, Aug. 9, 3 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sample seafood delicacies from near and far,...
  • Destroying Syria's chemical weapons won't be easy, but it's possible

    Destroying Syria's chemical weapons won't be easy, but it's possible
    Globally, chemical weapons demilitarization has been difficult, slow and costly, but with technologies that have been developed over the past two decades, the safe destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile is feasible. While the diplomats work out...
  • SushiQ in Elkridge succeeds with boutique approach

    SushiQ in Elkridge succeeds with boutique approach
    Some restaurants are like department stores. Their menus tend to offer something for almost everyone. Others are more like boutiques, offering a more specialized type of cuisine. One such place is SushiQ on Washington Boulevard in Elkridge. Rather than...
  • 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,...
  • Developers announce newest restaurants for Towson Square complex

    Developers announce newest restaurants for Towson Square complex
    The two developers of Towson Square, the entertainment complex that kicked off a revitalization of downtown Towson, announced Thursday the next set of restaurants going into the $85 million project. Bonefish Grill, BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse, Hanabi...
  • Dining at Towson Square

    Dining at Towson Square
    Developers Cordish Co. and Heritage Properties announced on Thursday the addition of four restaurants for the entertainment complex. Below are descriptions of the type of fare offered at each, as well as the names and fare of the three other restaruants...