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  • G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor

    G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor
    Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin, a character actor best known for playing authority figures in television and films, including "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 90. Spradlin died of natural causes at his cattle ranch in San...
  • Fresh & Green's opens in old Parkville Superfresh

    Fresh & Green's opens in old Parkville Superfresh
    Towson resident Denise Clark recently had a crash course in how to close one 32,000-square-foot supermarket, then open another. Clark, former manager of the Superfresh supermarket in the Parkville Shopping Center, at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue, now...
  • Suspicion in Mexico's Sinaloa cartel

    Suspicion in Mexico's Sinaloa cartel
    The towering iron gates opened onto a palm-lined driveway that led past the family church, a twisting water slide and two man-made lakes, one stocked with fish, the other with jet skis. With its soaring twin bell towers, each topped by a cross, the...
  • Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies

    Dolores B. Canoles, highway foe and Canton activist, dies
    Dolores B. Canoles, a longtime Canton neighborhood activist who joined the battle in the late 1960s that successfully defeated a proposed extension of Interstate 83 through East Baltimore and who later was a member of the city Liquor Board, died Aug. 3 of...
  • Farm Bureau faults Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort... again

    Farm Bureau faults Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort... again
    The American Farm Bureau Federation continues to criticize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay restoration plan. According to a recent report, the EPA’s computer models don’t jibe with those of the U.S....
  • 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...
  • Working vacations

    Don't like lounging? There are plenty of vacation destinations that invite you to pay for the privilege of working. Here are three opportunities to expend some elbow grease and come away with a sense of accomplishment. And muscle fatigue. Keep them...
  • Charles T. Manatt dies at 75; Democratic Party leader and diplomat

    Charles T. Manatt dies at 75; Democratic Party leader and diplomat
    Charles T. Manatt, who founded one of the biggest and most influential law firms in Los Angeles and then became a political power as chairman of the state and national Democratic parties, died Friday night. He was 75. Manatt died at Kindred Hospital in...
  • For farmers, a fairer market

    For farmers, a fairer market
    Whether it was on my "rural tour" of states throughout the country or at workshops with the Department of Justice to discuss competition in agriculture, time and again, livestock and poultry producers have emphasized the need for a fair and competitive...
  • End the ethanol charade

    End the ethanol charade
    Is it just me, or was there actually a time when ethanol was the great, green hope? Didn't Al Gore tell us it would fight global warming through cleaner motor vehicle emissions? Didn't George W. Bush promise this homegrown grain byproduct would reduce U....
  • Md. approves manure-for-power plant at prison

    In a move that increases Maryland's commitment to renewable energy, the state Board of Public Works approved a deal Wednesday under which a Virginia company will be given a 30-year lease on land at an Eastern Shore prison to build a plant that will...