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  • A documentary explores the hypocrisy of 'cause marketing' surrounding breast cancer

    A documentary explores the hypocrisy of 'cause marketing' surrounding breast cancer
    Pink Ribbons, Inc. Starts showing Friday, June 8 at Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   There's a moment early in the new documentary Pink Ribbons. Inc. when you realize, "Wait, this film is sort of about taking...
  • Bottle tax hike could move forward Monday

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's proposed increase to the city's tax on bottle beverages is expected to move forward Monday after being corked up for months by a City Council committee. Council members, led by Council Vice President Edward Reisinger,...
  • Edwin C. Fry, farmer

    Edwin C. "Pop" Fry, a longtime Kent County farmer who was active in agricultural affairs, died June 1 of pulmonary disease at Washington Hospital Center in Washington. He was 88. The son of farmers, Mr. Fry was born in Washington and raised in...
  • City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike

    City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax hike
    An increase to Baltimore's bottle tax — the linchpin of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to raise funds to renovate the city's decrepit school buildings — received preliminary approval from the City Council Monday, likely assuring the...
  • New Eyman initiative looks to extend 2/3 requirement for new taxes in Olympia

    New Eyman initiative looks to extend 2/3 requirement for new taxes in Olympia
    Initiative guru Tim Eyman is back on the street collecting signatures for another new anti-tax measure.  “There’s no doubt that down in Olympia they do not like the idea of making it tougher to raise taxes,” said Eyman. This year&...
  • Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction

    Mayor plans to raise bottle tax to pay for school construction
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will seek to raise the city's bottle tax from 2 cents to 5 cents as part of a plan to boost funding for school construction and repairs, her administration said Thursday. The bottle tax money and other revenue would...
  • Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get

    Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get
    Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight. All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
  • Rawlings-Blake readies for battle over proposal to raise bottle tax

    Rawlings-Blake readies for battle over proposal to raise bottle tax
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is gearing up for a tough fight over her plan to raise Baltimore's bottle tax to pay for repairs to dilapidated city schools. A bill to increase the 2-cent tax to 5 cents – and devote all bottle-tax...
  • Mayor, Alonso ask legislators for school construction flexibility

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso told legislators Friday that the city needs more flexibility in spending the school construction money it gets from the state — seeking a change that would let the school...
  • For city schools, a promising vision

    For city schools, a promising vision
    The proposal to rapidly overhaul Baltimore's aging school facilities that district CEO Andrés Alonso presented to a state Senate committee last week represents one of the most important and innovative ideas the city has offered in recent years to break...
  • Dairy farms still vital to Harford County despite fewer farms

    Dairy farms still vital to Harford County despite fewer farms
    It's been 25 years since the federal government bought out a substantial number of dairy farmers in Harford County. Despite the federal buyout program and the suburbanization of a large swath of the county, dairy farming remains a way of life on 21...