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  • Pages from the Past: Catonsville youngster's persistence led to rescue of man trapped in truck

    An article in the Jan. 25, 1962, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian recognized a local boy's heroic actions. At the annual awards meeting of the Safety Services of the Baltimore Regional Chapter, American Red Cross held Jan. 16, Richard...
  • O'Malley can make up for UM law clinic meddling

    O'Malley can make up for UM law clinic meddling
    The famous maxim that "the more things change, the more they remain the same" is not always true. Sometimes, things get worse. Consider, for example, the recent efforts of Gov. Martin O'Malley to influence the resolution of an environmental lawsuit...
  • Chicken farmers' side needs to be heard

    It is true that there are at least two sides to every story, including the situation of Gov. Martin O'Malley entering into the ongoing case between the University of Maryland Environmental Law Clinic and the Hudson family of Worcester County and Perdue...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shipping citrus in time for the holidays

    Shipping citrus in time for the holidays
    Do you love our Florida citrus? If so, you can share that love with friends and family out of state by shipping fresh citrus from local groves. Hollieanna Groves in Maitland is a family owned and operated grower, packer, and shipper of citrus fruit...
  • Africa offers big-game hunters exotic options

    Africa offers big-game hunters exotic options
    If fiftysomething basketball players can spend thousands of dollars on fantasy camps with the likes of Coach K and MJ, if golfers make similar pilgrimages to the sport's birthplace in Scotland, why shouldn't hunters do the same at exotic venues in Africa?...
  • Lecture season launches

    NEWPORT BEACH — Some people in the audience gasped as the aerial photo flashed on the screen at the front of the room. They were reacting in wonderment as a color shot came up of the so-called "Loop," a section of the Green River that snakes...
  • Lawmakers debate ban on arsenic in chicken feed

    Chicken farmers nationwide have stopped feeding their flocks a drug containing arsenic since a 2011 government study suggested the cancer-causing metal may be tainting poultry, but Maryland lawmakers are still struggling with whether to ban the once-...
  • 'Hog butcher for the world'

    'Hog butcher for the world'
    The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
  • Dining Review: A dip into Argentine culture

    Dining Review: A dip into Argentine culture
    Most Americans don't know much about Argentine culture. Our enduring image is of the gaucho, the cowboy of the pampas, wearing a bright scarf and a small version of a Stetson. It's an image cherished by the Argentines themselves, but it's about as...