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  • Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud

    Federal report on stent procedures finds potential fraud
    While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
  • Red Cross grateful for Japan help

    Imagine suddenly being cut off from the world. That's what happened to millions of people when a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan in March. In an instant, homes were destroyed and citizens were suddenly without safe drinking water or...
  • In Howard, seeds of optimism

    In Howard, seeds of optimism
    Just as the first green sprouts of spring give rise to optimism for better days ahead, there are hopeful economic signs in Ellicott City, where Howard County Executive Ken Ulman this week proposed a budget that — wait for it — anticipates...
  • People of Japan saddened by Schaefer's death

    The news of Mayor William Donald Schaefer's passing saddened many Japanese, especially the residents of Kawasaki, our sister city since 1979. The late mayor was instrumental and vital in the creation of the sister city relationship with Kawasaki. The...
  • A 'virtual power plant' in your home: conservation

    A 'virtual power plant' in your home: conservation
    I leave the water running while I do the dishes, drive a half-ton truck that gets 10 miles to the gallon and, in the energy hog display that my husband finds most annoying, I move from room to room without turning off lights behind me. OK, so I also don'...
  • Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze

    Table Talk: New Four Seasons restaurant jumps on the 'izakaya' craze
    PABU, the second restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is scheduled to open this week. The dinner-only restaurant is the first collaboration between Michael Mina, whose San Francisco-based restaurant group also developed the concept for Wit &...
  • PABU opens Tuesday in Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel

    PABU opens Tuesday in Four Seasons Baltimore Hotel
    PABU, the second restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is set to open Tuesday night. See reactions and photos from pre-opening dinners. The dinner only restaurant is a first collaboration between Michael Mina, whose San Francisco-based...
  • Howard County college notes

      University of Evansville archaeology major Nathan Biondi, of Ellicott City, will travel to Israel this summer as part of the Jezreel Expedition, an archaeological project co-sponsored by the university. Beverly Frimpong, daughter of Charity Marfo...
  • 'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food

    'Help' yourself to some rich cinema soul food
    Nothing leaves movie-lovers feeling more nourished and content than a good drama. Watching a finely observed human struggle played out on screen is like cinema soul food, providing sustenance through its vital new connection to the world. Indeed, the...
  • Raw Recap: John Laurinaitis rewrites wrestling history to build feud with John Cena

    Raw Recap: John Laurinaitis rewrites wrestling history to build feud with John Cena
    WWE has a long track record of revising its own history. Former enemies all of a sudden are best friends, a certain former world champion has been erased completely from history, and the list continues. But Monday night on Raw, general manager John...
  • Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941

    Dec. 7 not just another day in Harford, now or in 1941
    Seventy years ago today, at shortly before 8 in the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, in Hawaii, the first wave of Japanese aircraft attacked the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II. But two days before the attack,...
  • Edenwald residents recall infamy and impact of Pearl Harbor

    Edenwald residents recall infamy and impact of Pearl Harbor
    They all reside at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson now. On Dec. 7, 1941, however, that "date that will live in infamy," when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, they were all in different places when they heard the news, some of them...