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  • Maryland ban on arsenic in chicken feed to spread?

    Maryland ban on arsenic in chicken feed to spread?
    Maryland is set to become the first state in the nation to outlaw chicken feed additives containing arsenic - but it won't be the last, if environmental activists have their way. Gov.Martin O'Malleyis scheduled to sign into law today legislation that...
  • Law puts social studies back in the limelight

    Law puts social studies back in the limelight
    Social studies, a subject that had been demoted in Maryland schools in recent years, will regain some of its past educational stature under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Martin O'Malley. Under the legislation — one of hundreds of bills O'Malley...
  • Living Here: Festivals

    Festivals throughout Hampton Roads. May May 26-27: Pungo Strawberry Festival, Pungo community of Virginia Beach Taste strawberries prepared 50 different ways, enjoy entertainment on three stages and see a parade on Saturday, carnival, livestock show,...
  • A trap for small businesses

    A trap for small businesses
    Laws are like fine nets, catching the common fish even as the biggest push their way through. Or so you might think on learning of how federal prosecutors keep nabbing small and medium-size businesspeople who violate an obscure law relating to bank...
  • Urban waste, not chicken manure, is the bay's biggest threat

    The contrast between 50 million gallon sewage spill in Baltimore County this spring and the ensuing Baltimore harbor fish kills and the Waterkeeper Alliance lawsuit against Worcester County farmers Alan and Kristin Hudson could not be starker. When a...
  • Md. farmers are doing their share for Chesapeake Bay

    The recent commentary by representatives of Senior Scientists and Policymakers for the Bay regarding poultry waste regulations was wrong in many ways ("No more half-measures," June 18). They are correct that more people and their pollution will stress...
  • Forever Florida's zip lines range from mild to rather wild

    Forever Florida's zip lines range from mild to rather wild
    ST. CLOUD, Fla. — The mother of all thrill rides? It's at Forever Florida, about 45 miles south of the Orlando theme parks. The choice of thrills is yours. It could be Peregrine Plunge, smooth and straight and, at 1,300 feet, the longest zip line...
  • On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'

    On Dec. 7, he was 'one of the lucky ones'
    Archie Gregory has spent four decades visiting schools, riding in parades and speaking at functions to deliver one basic message: that he is not a hero. Not now, not ever. In his mind, he wasn't a hero when the bombs first struck at Pearl Harbor on Dec....
  • Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial opens

    Eastern Shore poultry pollution trial opens
    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. The...
  • Study links living near livestock with drug-resistant infection

    Study links living near livestock with drug-resistant infection
    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...
  • Chicken farmer in water pollution suit takes stand

    Chicken farmer in water pollution suit takes stand
    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...