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  • Turner Station residents threatened by chromium pollution

     Turner Station residents threatened by chromium pollution
    We read with interest Rebbecca Ruggles' commentary on Fells Point residents' concern regarding the presence of chromium 6 contamination near the site of the proposed Harbor Point project ("The toll of development," Oct. 25). Residents are rightly...
  • Report: Congo rebels smuggling out $500 million a year in gold

    Report: Congo rebels smuggling out $500 million a year in gold
    M23 rebels in the lawless eastern reaches of the Democratic Republic of Congo have built alliances with local gangs to gain control of lucrative gold mines and smuggle out $500 million a year of the precious metal to finance their brutal attacks, a...
  • Avengers anniversary: 50 moments that shaped Marvel’s mightiest

     
    In 1963, President John F. Kennedy proposed a joint U.S.-Russia mission to the moon, the Rolling Stones had their first […]...
  • Glendale, Burbank support draft Chromium 6 level

    Glendale, Burbank support draft Chromium 6 level
    In a letter to the California Department of Public Health this month, Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa applauded the agency’s draft limit on a cancer-causing water contaminant, but the majority of water agencies whose representatives spoke about...
  • Chromium taints groundwater beyond Harbor Point

    Chromium taints groundwater beyond Harbor Point
    Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
  • Between a rock and a soft place

    Between a rock and a soft place
    A notice taped to 10 stations at 18|8 men's salon reads: "It is now legal to get stoned at 18|8." In smaller print, it continues, "Ask your stylist, what's the deal!" When taken up on the invitation, co-founders Ron Love and Scott Griffiths...
  • Was Yasser Arafat poisoned? New turmoil over test results

    Was Yasser Arafat poisoned? New turmoil over test results
    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Nearly a year after three international forensic institutions took samples of the remains of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, conflicting reports have resurfaced regarding the cause of his death. Arafat died at a French...
  • Antiquing for a wedding ring on Hawaii's Big Island

     Antiquing for a wedding ring on Hawaii's Big Island
    KEALAKEKUA, Hawaii — My husband, Eddie, was allergic to his wedding ring. I know that sounds like a bad opening to a novel, but aside from the traditional growing pains, we were solid. So instead of overanalyzing the fact that his skin became...
  • Small-cap effect in January

    (EDITOR'S NOTE: Andrew Leckey, who has written his investment column for TMS for more than 26 years, will no longer write the column in order to focus on his efforts as president of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona...
  • Lipstick's allure may come with heavy metal price

    Lipstick's allure may come with heavy metal price
    The quest for lusher, ruby-red lips may be exposing women to dangerous metals, including cadmium, a highly toxic element linked with renal failure, a UC Berkeley study suggests. Researchers found trace amounts of nine metals, some benign, some...
  • Accessories add seasonal touch to a wardrobe in transition

    Accessories add seasonal touch to a wardrobe in transition
    During this time of year, it can be difficult to figure out what exactly you should be wearing. Store windows are showing tweed, leather jackets and boots. On the streets around you, however, everyone is still wearing shorts. And in terms of the...