| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Hospitals aren't the only places where people can pick up a nasty "superbug.'' A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, at sewage treatment plants in the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest....
| Nov 3, 2012
Wearing round glasses, a buttoned vest and blue wingtip oxfords, Shaheen Sadeghi can't walk down Anaheim's Center Street Promenade without being greeted by every shop owner on this three-block stretch of newly opened restaurants and boutiques. He's the...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:59 PM
SPOILER ALERT: This story reveals features of the plot.
Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson has said his new eco-horror movie, "The Bay," about a Chesapeake Bay turned deadly by environmental abuse, is "80 percent factual."
Bay scientists and...
| Oct 31, 2012
Steve Austin will be back for Season 2 of CMT's Redneck Island when the competition series kicks up again starting Nov. 10 at 9pm ET/PT. The 10-episode season is again billed as a “redneck-style competition series,” and this time the...
| Oct 18, 2012
Alan Hudson, the farmer at the center of a environmental law case that could shake up the Eastern Shore chicken business, took the stand in federal court Wednesday to tell his side of the story.
Hudson testified that as a 19-year-old, he built the...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Living near a livestock farm may increase your risk of acquiring an antibiotic-resistant infection, according to a new study led by researchers from Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health.
In reviewing data from the Netherlands, a team of...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Lawyers in a closely watched pollution lawsuit targeting an Eastern Shore chicken farm and the Salisbury-based poultry company Perdue presented radically different previews of the case Tuesday as the trial began in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:30 PM
A dispute that started three years ago when environmentalists accused an Eastern Shore chicken farm and one of the nation's largest poultry companies of polluting a stream that ultimately flows to the Chesapeake Bay comes to a head Tuesday in a...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:03 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:21 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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...