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  • Two state-sponsored wine and food expos coming up in Richmond

    Two state-sponsored wine and food expos coming up in Richmond
      Mark your calendar for two state-sponsored food and wine events coming up in February and March at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in downtown Richmond. The fifth annual Virginia Wine Expo will take place February 24-26, and the 2012 Virginia...
  • Higher bottle tax will cost jobs in Baltimore

    Higher bottle tax will cost jobs in Baltimore
    There is no question Baltimore City schools need financial help to renovate aging buildings, but one aspect of the plan to finance this massive renovation project misses the mark and will have a devastating impact on hard-working businesses and families...
  • Dairy industry shrinks across Maryland

    Dairy industry shrinks across Maryland
    Andy and Mary Laudenklos each spend more than 70 hours a week caring for their 600 cows, delivering calves and overseeing the milking at their Carroll County dairy farm — and they're also raising three young sons. The couple and their three-year-...
  • Soft-drink boycott simplistic reaction to complex problem

    In an effort focused on grabbing headlines, County Executive Ken Ulman recently called for a 30-day boycott of soft drinks, completely missing an opportunity to educate and talk to the public about real solutions for addressing obesity. Now more than...
  • 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...
  • Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property

    Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman moved Tuesday to ban the sale of high-sugar drinks such as soda in parks, libraries and other county properties and at county-sponsored events — hoping yet again to make the county a progressive model. "I believe...
  • A small step against obesity in Howard Co.

    A small step against obesity in Howard Co.
    Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
  • Beverage industry protests Ulman's heavy-handed tactic of banning sugary drinks

    It is troubling that Howard County Executive Ken Ulman can dictate what people can eat and drink on county property ("Howard bans sale of sugary drinks on county property," Dec. 12). Last week, Mr. Ulman unilaterally banned the sale of certain beverages...
  • Beverage industry wrong about Ulman

    Ellen Valentino and the beverage Industry are entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts ("Ulman drink ban is heavy-handed," Dec. 18). Ms. Valentino's assertion that the beverage industry has "voluntarily removed full-calorie soft drinks...
  • Food or fuel?

    Food or fuel?
    This year's drought has already raised wholesale corn prices dramatically, and consumers will likely soon feel the pinch at the grocery store checkout. Economists are warning of a 3-4 percent rise in food prices this year and next as well, an especially...
  • Cloverland's got milk — and more security, auditing

    Cloverland's got milk — and more security, auditing
    The four black orbs — dark-tinted security cameras — watch silently overhead in a room filled with stainless-steel pipes. The pipes carry raw milk from four large holding tanks outside the building into two large metal cabinets that look...