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  • Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework

    Hurricane Sandy boosts federal telework
    Federal officials shut the government down as Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore late last month, but NOAA employee Holly Bamford remained hard at work. While heavy rain and wind lashed her Silver Spring office, the National Ocean Service manager oversaw...
  • Columbia company brings farm-fresh food to area families

    Columbia company brings farm-fresh food to area families
    Kristy Skocik and her husband, Chris, signed up for a community-supported agriculture plan last winter to ensure they would have farm-fresh fruits and vegetables in the spring for the baby they were expecting. Disappointed when that weekly plan was...
  • Leonid meteor shower to peak this weekend

    Leonid meteor shower to peak this weekend
    One of the best shows of the annual Leonid meteor shower is expected this weekend, though it won't be a spectacular in North America as it will in Asia. The Leonids traditionally make an appearance in the pre-dawn sky this time of year as earth passes...
  • Satellite animation shows Tropical Storm Andrea's towering thunderstorms

    Satellite animation shows Tropical Storm Andrea's towering thunderstorms
    A NASA satellite's images show thunderstorm clouds nearly 9 miles high around Tropical Storm Andrea -- areas that could bring heavy downpours to some parts of Maryland on Friday. NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (or TRMM satellite)...
  • Research buzz: Unmanned aircraft venture into hurricanes

    Description: NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel Mission, also known as HS3, is exploring the massive tropical systems from high altitudes via two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft. Instruments on board the planes will collect data researchers and...
  • Watch International Space Station fly over Maryland on Thursday

    Watch International Space Station fly over Maryland on Thursday
    Another good opportunity to watch the International Space Station fly over Maryland occurs Thursday. With clear skies in the forecast and the spacecraft expected to be particularly bright, it could be a very good show. Look for the spacecraft to appear...
  • Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?

    Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?
    Second of three articles about state ballot questions Ambrose "Bo" Vogt, a union construction worker from Pasadena, believes the effort to expand gambling in Maryland would create jobs in a field in which work has been scarce. But Tamara Davis Brown, an...
  • 50 years ago: State trooper in critical condition after being struck by car on Route 1

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Oct. 18, 1962: State Trooper Richard Truitt, a 24-year-old officer stationed at the Benson Barrack, was in critical condition after being struck by a car. Trooper Truitt was talking to a Bel Air woman,...
  • Joseph S. Eubanks

    Joseph S. Eubanks
    Joseph S. Eubanks, a noted bass-baritone and Morgan State University music professor who performed with the first American company of "Porgy and Bess," which toured the world in the 1950s, died May 16 of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson....
  • Gart Westerhout, astronomer

    Gart Westerhout, astronomer
    Gart Westerhout, an internationally known radio astronomer who established the astronomy department at the University of Maryland, College Park and was scientific director at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, died Sunday of congestive heart...
  • Baltimore shows off its manufacturing for visiting engineers

    Baltimore shows off its manufacturing for visiting engineers
    Men and women wearing hairnets, hard hats, safety glasses and bright-orange vests wended their way through Domino Sugars' Baltimore refinery Tuesday — there to look, not work. The manufacturing engineers and engineering students toured Domino as...
  • Climate change is everywhere — except the presidential election

    Today's editorial "What about climate change?" (Oct. 18) was great! Thank you for asking the question that CNN's Candy Crowley decided was less important than the economy during the debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. You described Mr....