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  • Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast

    Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast
    The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists.
  • Skipjacks reminders of better times for the Bay [column]

    There's a rather noble effort under way to save a bit of the heritage of the Chesapeake Bay, one of the few remaining sail-powered commercial fishing boats in the country. Specifically, there's a move afoot to replace the mast of the skipjack Martha...

    2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County

    2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County
    Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week. The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins...

    Small KKK group holds rally at Civil War battlefield

    Small KKK group holds rally at Civil War battlefield
    On a Civil War battlefield where tens of thousands of men clashed fifteen decades ago, eight Ku Klux Klan members unfurled their group's banner Saturday afternoon and called for a new uprising to oust President Barack Obama. The Klansmen — who...

    Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development." Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...