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  • Harbor Point environmental questions [Commentary]

    Harbor Point environmental questions [Commentary]
    At a recent public meeting, representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Maryland Department of the Environment, Honeywell International and Beatty Development Group made formal presentations focused on environmental concerns associated...
  • New report casts doubt on Arafat poisoning theory

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Leaks from test results French scientists had conducted on samples taken last year from the remains of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat added more confusion Tuesday to the debate over Arafat's death. According to the...
  • Red Line poses health threat, too [Letter]

    Red Line poses health threat, too [Letter]
    The recent commentary concerning Harbor Point and the hexavalent chromium clearly describes the potential harm to the surrounding residents, but there is another issue that should be of a greater concern ("Harbor Point environmental questions," Dec. 2)....
  • Harbor Point does not need more studies [Letter]

    Harbor Point does not need more studies [Letter]
    The recent commentary, "Harbor Point environmental questions," (Dec. 2), may lead The Sun's readers to believe that additional studies are necessary before work can begin on the proposed redevelopment there. In fact, these suggested studies have nothing...
  • 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...
  • Slayer's Jeff Hanneman: 10 clips that showcase his fury

    Slayer's Jeff Hanneman: 10 clips that showcase his fury
    There are times when it’s best to let the riffs, tangled leads and headbanging speak for themselves. Slayer co-founder Jeff Hanneman, who died Thursday, was by all accounts a silent, reserved presence in real life, but when he stepped onstage to...
  • Amazon launches project to monetize fan fiction: Kindle Worlds

    Amazon has a plan to monetize fan fiction: It's called Kindle Worlds. On Wednesday, Amazon announced a new scheme in which writers of fan fiction can self-publish and sell that writing with the sanction of the original copyright holder. The idea is that...
  • Portland, Ore., voters say no to fluoride in the water

    Portland, Ore., voters say no to fluoride in the water
    Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn’t have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it’s going to remain that way. A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more...
  • 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...
  • What to do if stains turn up on your stainless steel fridge

    What to do if stains turn up on your stainless steel fridge
    Stainless steel is supposed to be, well, stainless, isn't it? That was John's question after he noticed rust stains on the refrigerator he'd purchased from Sears. John also had purchased an extended warranty, so he contacted Sears and explained the...
  • 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...