| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:28 PM
In Maryland, 93,000 teens and young adults are neither working nor in school, a trend that threatens future financial stability and predicts chronic joblessness, advocates said Monday.
And unemployment among those ages 16 to 24 is the highest in the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The median on Route 152 by the new Aumar Village shopping center in Fallston is being modified to soon allow drivers of vehicles northbound on Route 152 to make a left turn into the property, which is on the southwest corner of the busy Route 1/Route...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:27 AM
McDonald’s announced Tuesday that, starting next week, the Oak Park, Ill.-based company will list calorie information on restaurant and drive-through menus.
The announcement from the fast-good giant comes in the wake of other initiatives the fast-...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Mirlande Wilson sat back Wednesday and observed the worldwide media spectacle she caused when she claimed she bought one of the winning $656 million Mega Millions tickets at a Baltimore County convenience store.
But after a 23-minute news conference...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 6:36 PM
If the three Maryland public school educators want to hold onto a sense of normalcy after Tuesday's announcement that they are splitting a share of the record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot, experts say they should stay tight-lipped.
For now, "The...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:59 PM
Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways.
The state has spent...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Organic products and those without preservatives and harsh processing remain big business in the United States — with $81 billion in sales last year — despite a tough economy.
Sales in stores, online and in practitioners' offices were up 7...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The Greater Towson Council of Community Associations is a part of Towson's "shadow government," according to Mike Ertel, a former president of the organization.
He notes that Towson may be the Baltimore County seat. But it is not an incorporated...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:03 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• He was for it, before he was against it:...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The idea for this week's list comes from Owl Meat Gravy, who reminded me that it is the time of year for "disgusting fried state fair food." The Howard County Fair opened its week-long run Saturday. The Maryland State Fair......
| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:22 PM
McDonald's releases its new Fruit and Maple Oatmeal today. "McDonald's wants to help make it easier and more inviting for our guests to eat more whole grains and fruits, and Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is an effective way to......
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
From an article by Richard Verrier in today's Los Angeles Times: The nation's cinema operators are fuming about proposed federal rules that could require them to disclose the calories in their concession food — including popcorn, a highly profitable...