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  • Flooding rivers there mean higher prices here

    Flooding rivers there mean higher prices here
    Whether or not one agrees with the logic of dynamiting levees and opening spillways to sacrifice small towns in order to save downstream cities, the flooding of the Mississippi River area is a noteworthy economic phenomenon. The U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins

    Striped bass audit hides multitude of sins
    Let's say you have a product that people automatically associate with you. Except for one hiccup in the timeline, it's been on the market since before Capt. John Smith rowed a boat around the Chesapeake. And it's so popular that people will do crazy...
  • Ask Outdoors Girl

    Bob Bost of Havre de Grace asks: Sometime back (maybe a few months) I read an article in the Sun on Sunday, regarding the placing of reef balls off Hart-Miller Island. I can't seem to fine the article or any information on the Sun's web page. However,...
  • Senior briefs

    Free workshop "Caregiver 101" will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 30, at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Workshop will provide information needed to prepare for discharge from a hospital or rehabilitation facility, and on...
  • Emerald ash borer found in Arundel, Allegany

    Just weeks after it turned up in Howard County, the emerald ash borer has been detected in Anne Arundel and Allegany counties. Maryland agriculture officials have responded by placing all Maryland counties west of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake...
  • Chesapeake Bay cleanup 'on track'

    Gov. Martin O'Malley declared Monday that Maryland is 98 percent of the way to reaching its short-term "milestone" for accelerating the state's efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay, while federal officials said all the bay watershed states generally...
  • College Park students compete to build green house

    College Park students compete to build green house
    At a small construction site tucked between an ice skating rink and an office building, students, professors and contractors sing along to country music as they put the finishing touches on two small houses joined in the middle by a manmade wetland....
  • Engagement: Kate Livie to wed Ben Ford

    Peggy Joseph Ford and John Ford, of Easton, have announced the engagement of their son, Ben Ford, to Kate Livie, of Chestertown. The bride to be is the daughter of the late Kent County Commissioner Scott Livie and Robin Bayne, of Chestertown. Livie is...
  • Court limits Sparrows Point pollution liability

    Court limits Sparrows Point pollution liability
    In a ruling that's left Dundalk-area residents shaking their heads, a federal court has declared that recent owners of the century-old steel-making complex at Sparrows Point can't be made to clean up past contamination of surrounding waters. U.S....
  • Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic

    Seventeen dishes chosen for the governor's picnic
    The governor has announced  the 17 dishes that will be featured at his (invitation-only) July 21 cookout, the launch event for Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week, July 23-31. Recipes were submitted by chef/producer teams and selected for their...
  • William F. Weinstein, psychology professor, dies

    William F. Weinstein, psychology professor, dies
    William F. Weinstein, a retired psychology professor who was on the faculty of Catonsville Community College for more than three decades, died Sunday of heart and kidney disease at Transitions Health Care in Sykesville. He was 75. William Frederick...
  • Gadget aims to breathe life into Baltimore's harbor dead zone

    Gadget aims to breathe life into Baltimore's harbor dead zone
    Something new is floating in the Inner Harbor. Not litter this time, but a space age-looking gadget meant to see whether new life can be breathed into the troubled body of water. Local environmentalists and an engineering firm teamed up Thursday to place...