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  • Agritourism takes off in Hawaii

    Agritourism takes off in Hawaii
    HANALEI, Hawaii — It's a warm Tuesday afternoon on Kauai and tourists are lining up — just a few at first, then a dozen or so. Finally more than 100 have gathered, waiting patiently. They're not here to swim with dolphins, snorkel in turquoise...
  • 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....
  • Convict Lake worth going on the lam for a getaway

    Convict Lake worth going on the lam for a getaway
    My brother, John, tried to sleep during the boring part of the three-hour trip from Los Angeles to Convict Lake in the Eastern Sierra. Fortunately, I was driving. Besides, I don't think there's a boring part, especially once you get on U.S. 395 in the...
  • Fairness for Eastern Shore chicken farmers

    Within the poultry industry, company dealings with the farmers they contract with have been one-sided for at least the past 20 years. It's been a long, hard battle for contract farmers to try to gain any fairness in that relationship; I can't count the...
  • When too many waterfowl make the water foul

    It's that time of year when the Canada geese are on the move. The early October nip in the air seemed to have rousted the big birds into the air and put them into their V-formations for another season. When it comes down to it, I rather like the visiting...
  • O'Malley sticks his nose where it doesn't belong

    O'Malley sticks his nose where it doesn't belong
    There are two sides to every dispute. Next time Gov. Martin O'Malley has the sudden desire to bully the environmental law clinic at the University of Maryland, he ought to keep that in mind. Perhaps if he or his staff had bothered to talk to students at...
  • 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...