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  • Seminole Wekiva Trail is a good choice on a hot day

    Seminole Wekiva Trail is a good choice on a hot day
    The Seminole Wekiva Trail, a 14-mile urban, multi-use trail, runs on the former Orange Belt railway line. The trail runs from Markham Road near SR46 on the north end, to SR436 and Laurel Road on the south end. The north end includes a section of off-road...
  • 2012 Graw Days hosts authors for Speaker Series and Mini-Museum for history buffs

    The 1904 vintage National Bank building will be transformed Oct. 13 into the Graw Days' History @ the Bank. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Bank will have an array of horse racing artifacts, prints, racing silks and artwork. In addition, the Graw Days...
  • Pig farmers are guilty of cruelty to animals

    I strongly object to letter writer Rick Berman's views regarding the "humane" treatment of pregnant pigs ("Pregnant pigs treated humanely," Sept. 22). No reasonable person objects to pregnant pigs being kept in separate pens, but you don't need to be a...
  • Wavy Gravy is Back as Emcee of Gathering of the Vibes

    Wavy Gravy is Back as Emcee of Gathering of the Vibes
    Wavy Gravy's main claim to fame is being the head of the Hog Farm hippie commune that served free food to the masses at Woodstock some 43 years ago (and still survives to this day). "What we have in mind is breakfast in bed for 400,000," he exclaimed...
  • Md. corn crops suffer in drought

    Md. corn crops suffer in drought
    Queenstown farmer John Draper's corn crop looks bleak — ears that normally have 18 or 20 rows of kernels have 14 rows due to a lack of rain. Others have few or shriveled kernels, and some stalks haven't grown any ears at all. Yet, with a shot at...
  • Food Prices to Rise in Calif. Amid Drought Elsewhere

    Food Prices to Rise in Calif. Amid Drought Elsewhere
    LOS ANGELES -- California might not be dry as a bone, but with the drought throughout most of the rest of the nation, it might as well be. The drought is pushing up the cost of meat and milk and other dairy products for the state's consumers. That's...
  • Müller yogurt of Europe now available locally

    Müller yogurt of Europe now available locally
    Müller yogurt is touted as the number-one yogurt in the U.K., and now the Quaker Oats Company has brought the product to the United States. It’s being released in markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, including Hampton  Roads, so look for it on...
  • Food or fuel?

    Food or fuel?
    This year's drought has already raised wholesale corn prices dramatically, and consumers will likely soon feel the pinch at the grocery store checkout. Economists are warning of a 3-4 percent rise in food prices this year and next as well, an especially...
  • Intersections: Swap meet buy leads to Glendale history lesson

    I've called Glendale home since I was a toddler, but I've only recently begun to explore the history of the city I find comforting yet peculiar at the same time. Glendale makes you work to find its personality. It's also a vortex filled with relics from...
  • Eastern Shore farmers, Perdue win pollution lawsuit

    Eastern Shore farmers, Perdue win pollution lawsuit
    Ruling in a bitterly contested case with national ramifications, a federal judge found Thursday that the Waterkeeper Alliance failed to prove that an Eastern Shore farm's chicken houses were polluting a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. U.S. District...
  • Boniface family deals with death, looks ahead for Maryland Million Day

    Boniface family deals with death, looks ahead for Maryland Million Day
    The Boniface family of Bonita Farm in Darlington has been through a lot this year. Benjamin Boniface, 20, died when he lost control of his pickup truck on the private farm lane early one morning in June after "he failed to negotiate a curve," according...