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  • More dry weather; NE winds bring minor flooding

     
    Skin drying out? It's no wonder. We're looking at 26 percent relative humidity (and dropping) here at The Sun's weather station as high pressure continues to dominate our weather.It's beautiful, of course. Sunny skies are forecast to continue here right.....
  • Now's not the time to stop cleaning up diesel engines

    Now's not the time to stop cleaning up diesel engines
    This is a story about a problem that we can solve — with a bit of help from Congress. Fifteen years ago, there was no such thing as clean diesel. City transit riders held their breath when the bus pulled away from the curb, and parents worried...
  • Howard County wedding with 'wag': A pooch in the bridal party

    Howard County wedding with 'wag': A pooch in the bridal party
    Kimberly Ashcraft’s wedding day checklist: hair, makeup, portraits ... and ensuring the ring bearer gets a good  long run. Like a growing number of brides and grooms, Ashcraft was determined to include her dog, Bear, a Chesapeake Bay retriever-...
  • Maryland's energy future requires investment now

    While I agree with Jay Hancock ("A bright energy future lighted by small changes," April 17) that conservation and the use of natural gas and LEDs is part of the solution to our energy needs — as well as the global warming problem — it is...
  • Girls track: First team

    Girls track: First team
    Willie Austin Edgewood, jr. • Versatility showed throughout the championship meets •Won Class 2A 100-meter hurdles, long, triple jumps •Won 100 hurdles, long jump at Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference title meet; took second in...
  • Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration

    Carroll officials take stand on growth, transit, immigration
    The Carroll County Commissioners open their twice-weekly meetings with heads bowed in prayer. Robin Bartlett Frazier began a recent session with words from Joshua in the Old Testament and her hope that the board would "be strong and of good courage in...
  • Schaefer's bay, environmental efforts recalled

    Schaefer's bay, environmental efforts recalled
    When William Donald Schaefer was elected governor 25 years ago, Maryland's environmentalists braced for the worst. During his run for statewide office, the longtime mayor of Baltimore had talked about rolling back moves by his predecessor to save a...
  • 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'...
  • Proposed toll increase is not small change

    The level of the proposed increase in tolls is outrageous during this austere time and is expected to generate an additional $77 million per year. Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) toll revenue supports Maryland's tunnels, bridges and turnpikes....
  • Barclay Haskins Trippe Jr., Easton businessman, dies

    Barclay Haskins Trippe Jr., a retired Easton businessman and preservationist, died June 2 of cancer at the Talbot County farm where he had lived his entire life. He was 87. Mr. Haskins, the son of a businessman and a homemaker, was born and raised on...
  • Earth Day 2011: Reality bites

    Friday marks the 41st anniversary of Earth Day and provides the customary opportunity to take stock of the environmental movement in this country. Unfortunately, for all the talk of the greening of America, it's been a pretty rotten 12 months for the...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibit briefs

    Art exhibit "Heliotrope Bouquet 13," all-media community art show runs through July 13 at Anne Arundel Community College's Cade Center for Fine Arts, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Free. Information: 410-777-7028 or...