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  • St. Charles of Brazil church in new, larger temporary home for Sunday services

    St. Charles of Brazil church in new, larger temporary home for Sunday services
    The small congregation of St. Charles of Brazil still doesn't have a permanent home, but it doesn't mind. The group held their first Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 4, in its new home at Historic Stone Church in Elkridge. "I think it's going to be...
  • Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas

    Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas
    Under Armour liked the work Karl-Heinz "Charlie" Maurath had done for one of its competitors when the brand tapped him to lead its international growth. That was nearly two years ago, when Maurath left Adidas, where he'd held senior executive roles in...
  • Baltimore Spice moving to Hampstead

    The Board of Carroll County Commissioners announced Monday that Fuchs North America will be relocating from Owings Mills to Hampsted. The company, part of the worldwide Fuchs Group since 1990, may be better known locally as "Baltimore Spice."...
  • Fastest-growing consumer complaint: Towing

    Fastest-growing consumer complaint: Towing
    The fastest growing consumer complaints? In order: ¬†Towing disputes, landlord/tenant problems, abusive debt collection practices, telephone billing issues and unlicensed contractors. That’s according to an annual survey releaseed today by the...
  • Tracking the long-distance travels of dust

    Tracking the long-distance travels of dust
    Spring stirs pollen, and also dust — high-flying dust that's blown thousands of miles to reach North America in greater amounts than scientists have known before, with potential impact on the climate and air quality. Mineral dust rises from dry...
  • Whose traffic camera system is bigger? D.C.'s or Baltimore's?

    Whose traffic camera system is bigger? D.C. or Baltimore's? In the Baltimore Sun's speed camera investigation published Sunday, Xerox State & Local Solutions, Baltimore's speed camera vendor, called the city's automated traffic enforcement system the...
  • Did Dr. Ben Carson go too far in Fox comments on same-sex marriage?

    Did Dr. Ben Carson go too far in Fox comments on same-sex marriage?
      I have been tracking the dance Johns Hopkins nuerosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has been doing with Fox News since his appearance last month at The National Prayer Breakfast. You can see my concerns about the relationship here. But Tuesday night, Dr....
  • Ron Paul's anti-war stance doesn't make up for his extremism on everything else

    Granted, Democrats may be distressed that Barack Obama has not performed better as an anti-war president ("Ron Paul: The anti-war candidate," Jan. 2). But before people jump ship and vote for Ron Paul because he is "anti-war," they should check out the...
  • Cadillac to take another shot at small luxury sedan leaders

    Cadillac hopes the third time's a charm. In yet another bid to unseat upscale German brands BMW and Mercedes-Benz, the luxury division of General Motors Co. unveiled its new ATS small sedan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The...
  • Israeli radar maker sets up in Howard County

    Israeli radar maker sets up in Howard County
    Anxiety over federal budget cuts has big U.S. defense contractors slimming down, but an Israeli aerospace company is counting on expansion here. Israel Aerospace Industries' new ELTA North America subsidiary officially opened its headquarters in Howard...
  • Michele Bachmann is right: We need to ask questions about radical Islamic infiltration

    Michele Bachmann is right: We need to ask questions about radical Islamic infiltration
    Like the ghosts of Shakespeare's Banquo or Dickens' Jacob Marley, the specter of the late commie-hunting congressman from Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, will always be with us. It is summoned up today, by some on the left, who use it as a tool to thwart...
  • Revitalized whooping crane adoption program kicks off in Laurel

    Revitalized whooping crane adoption program kicks off in Laurel
    In the 1940s, the North American whooping crane population had dwindled dangerously low, to fewer than 20 cranes living in the wild. Now that number is closer to 600, thanks in large part to recovery efforts like the one housed at the Patuxent Wildlife...