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  • Kale takes the spotlight as foodies hail its health benefits

    Kale takes the spotlight as foodies hail its health benefits
    After years of being relegated through the purgatory of forgotten foods, kale has found itself in the spotlight for the first time in decades and is ready to prove it belongs there permanently. A crop of the ancients, kale has been cultivated for over 2,...
  • Helicopters can save lives during emergencies

    Helicopters can save lives during emergencies
    Severely injured patients are more likely to survive if they are transported to a hospital by helicopter than by ambulance, new Johns Hopkins research has found. The use of  helicopters has been scrutinized because they may crash and end up killing...
  • Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase

    Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase
    Anne Arundel County residents would see their property taxes increase under the $1.2 billion budget proposed Monday by County Executive John R. Leopold, but that would be partially offset by a drop in trash pickup frequency and fees. County workers,...
  • Drivers find delays on JFX, other routes as repairs begin

    Drivers find delays on JFX, other routes as repairs begin
    Motorists making their way downtown Monday through either a narrowed Jones Falls Expressway or crowded city streets may have felt a pang of envy as they watched walkers and cyclists easily outpacing them. Reports varied on Monday's morning commute &#...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix group in turmoil

    Baltimore Grand Prix group in turmoil
    IndyCar executives met with Baltimore officials Monday to discuss the future of the company planning the city's Grand Prix — and whether the leader of the group should depart. Downforce Racing LLC, which took over the troubled event earlier this...
  • Top Chef alumni news: Jill Snyder joins Clementine as executive chef

    Top Chef alumni news: Jill Snyder joins Clementine as executive chef
    Season 5 "Top Chef" contestant Jill Snyder has a new gig. Snyder has left her chef de cuisine position at Woodberry Kitchen for Clementine. This is Snyder's first executive chef position since leaving Red Maple, shortly after her fleeting November 2008...
  • NFL schedule will be released tonight

    NFL schedule will be released tonight
    The Ravens know their opponents for the 2012 season, but they don't know when they'll play them. That will change tonight. The NFL will release its schedule for the 2012 season tonight at 7 live on NFL Network and at NFL.com. Keep checking at...
  • As tax deadline looms, last-minute filers finally buckle down

    As tax deadline looms, last-minute filers finally buckle down
    On deadline day at Liberty Tax Service on Harford Road, a young woman in a green Statue of Liberty costume stood out front waving frantically at passing cars. But on Tuesday morning, you'd never know a deadline was looming from the relative calm inside...
  • Anne Arundel Council votes 'no confidence' in Teare

    Anne Arundel Council votes 'no confidence' in Teare
    Anne Arundel County Council members voted 4-3 Monday night to adopt a resolution expressing no confidence in Police Chief Col. James E. Teare Sr., the latest example of increasing pressure on the chief in the aftermath of the indictment of County...
  • Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music

    Peabody composer wins Pulitzer Prize in music
    Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera. Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...
  • Maritime Industries, Southside Academy pay tribute to Negro leagues

    Maritime Industries, Southside Academy pay tribute to Negro leagues
    On a warm, sunny afternoon at the Maritime Industries Academy baseball field, posters honoring members of the Negro leagues hung on the outfield fence and dust swirled under the banner honoring Jackie Robinson at home plate. Members of the Maritime and...
  • Showalter supports Gregg after rough outing

    Showalter supports Gregg after rough outing
    A day after Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg's abysmal relief appearance in Sunday's 9-2 loss at Toronto — an outing in which the right-hander went through seven batters to get one out with two down in the sixth inning, allowing five runs to score &#...