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  • NRP plans to increase boat patrols as fatalities increase

    NRP plans to increase boat patrols as fatalities increase
    Maryland Natural Resources Police will be stepping up patrols this weekend in an attempt to curb drunken boating and the number of maritime fatalities, which threatens to exceed a 10-year high reached in 2009. Eleven boaters have died in Maryland...
  • Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years

    Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years
    Geologists say Tuesday's magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Central Virginia released forces that have probably been building for tens of thousands, perhaps millions, of years. And the event may not be over. "Aftershocks are always a possibility, and they're...
  • Come to Ocean City and get pumped

    Come to Ocean City and get pumped
    Baltimore, your next fill-up could well be on Brent Ashley. Don't know the man? Not a problem. All you need to know is that the 59-year-old retired motel owner wants people to come to http://www.baltimoresun.com/travel/beaches/ this summer, and he's...
  • As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured

    As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured
    As Hurricane Irene advanced toward Harford County Saturday evening, firefighters and other emergency responders were being kept busy responding to calls of wires down, utility poles on fire, at least one electric transformer knocked out and several...
  • Climate change a colossal waste of time

    I am glad to see that The Sun finally printed a factual response to so called man-made global warming ("Get past alarmism on global warming," Oct. 26). Writer Richard Haddad has it right and every one who has studied high school physics or chemistry...
  • Special birthday celebrates a life in Catonsville

    Happy 100th birthday to great-grandma Bee (Catherine Morsberger Bellis), a lifelong Catonsvillian who will celebrate the milestone July 31. She now lives with her son Tim, off Edmondson Avenue, near Academy Heights. A grandmother to 24 and great-...
  • Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders

    Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders
    Hesston, Ka., population 4,000, is just one small town among others on America's Midwestern plains. But the town left an indelible impression on John Windsor and Jonathan Zorn after their short stay there during a recently completed 73-day...
  • Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast

    Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast
    The commandant of the Coast Guard, in Maryland this week to visit a newly launched national security cutter, said Thursday that he expects to deploy two of the state-of-the-art vessels off the East Coast. Initially, the Coast Guard had planned to berth...
  • Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins

    Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins
    Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you. Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...
  • Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic

    Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic
    The governor has announced  the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31. Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
  • Meet July's top singles, Mo and Ashley

    Meet July's top singles, Mo and Ashley
    b and HeidnSeek Entertainment have joined forces to introduce singles of the month. Meet Mr. and Miss July. MO OVEISSI — 30, SAGITTARIUS Lives: Towson Hometown: Towson Education: Towson University Occupation: IT Support Interests: Atlantic Ocean to...
  • Oenophiles can get very lyrical about the land of Lirac

    On the right bank of the Rhône River, in the southern portion of the Rhône Valley, lies Lirac, a grape-growing region that is hot, arid and subject to the full force of the cold Mistral wind. This wind originates miles over the Atlantic Ocean and...