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  • Warning about shellfish from South Korea issued by state health officials

    Warning about shellfish from South Korea issued by state health officials
    State health officials are warning consumers not to eat any fresh or frozen molluscan shellfish from South Korea.  Molluscan shellfish include fresh or frozen oysters, clam and mussels. Also on the list of foods to avoid are roe-on scallops, either...
  • Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art

    Maryland Art Place showcases Mina Cheon's provocative 'polipop' art
    Mina Cheon is used to seeing things from multiple perspectives. As a child in South Korea, the artist was exposed to two religious philosophies — Buddhist on her father's side, Christian on her mother's — and embraced a third as an adult,...
  • The myth of free trade

    The myth of free trade
    Maryland politicians are dismayed by the latest closing of the Sparrows Point steel mill and the loss of its remaining jobs, but on a broader national scale the die was cast in the 1970s, when extreme hubris in the U.S. steel and fabricating industries...
  • Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea

    Marriottsville humanitarian hopes for change in North Korea
    He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north. Families were close-...
  • On North Korea, caution is better than rash words

    On North Korea, caution is better than rash words
    Perhaps there has been nothing more baffling to American eyes than the photographs of hordes of obviously grief-stricken North Koreans mourning the death of their 69-year-old dictator, Kim Jong Il. Under his reign and that of his father, the people of the...
  • Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia

    Ex-soldier from Laurel charged with trying to join terrorist group in Somalia
    Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website. The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
  • Abingdon woman killed in Harford crash Sunday

    Abingdon woman killed in Harford crash Sunday
    Rain and thunderstorms hit Harford hard Saturday and Sunday, and police say the weather may have contributed to a fatal car accident in the county Sunday morning. The storms also led to localized flooding and power outages across the county, particularly...
  • Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11

    Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11
    Since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the following wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, men and women across the country — and Harford County — have bravely sacrificed their lives to fight for the rights we as Americans have every day....
  • South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy

    South Korean trade deal: A small step toward fixing the economy
    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, a relatively modest effort given the risks the economy faces and the toll that extended joblessness has taken on American workers, is bogged down in a divided Congress and is about to get more so. Senate leaders are...
  • Passing the past along at Korean Festival

    Passing the past along at Korean Festival
    She was born in South Korea, loves her homeland's traditions with a passion and has officially served the burgeoning Korean-American community in Maryland for more than six years now. But Michelle Kim still insists that as a cultural ambassador, she...
  • Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing

    Romney, Obama are both wrong on outsourcing
    President Barack Obama is slamming Republican challenger Mitt Romney for heading companies that were "pioneers in outsourcing U.S. jobs," while Mr. Romney is accusing Mr. Obama of being "the real outsourcer in chief." These are the dog days of summer,...
  • Get tough with North Korea

    Get tough with North Korea
    After four years of negotiating in and with North Korea, I cannot say that I have all of the answers to deal with a regime that defies the expectations of rational thinking, but I do have at least one of them: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea...