| May 22, 2012
| 5:40 AM
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...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:41 PM
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...
| May 23, 2012
Festivals throughout Hampton Roads.
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,...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:14 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:00 AM
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.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:07 PM
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....
| 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 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 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...