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  • Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform

    Declaring L.A. in decline, commission offers plan for jobs, City Hall reform
    Three months after it painted Los Angeles as a metropolis stumbling into decline, the Los Angeles 2020 Commission offered 13 recommendations Wednesday that it said would “put the city on a path to fiscal stability and renew job creation.”...
  • Robert Dwight

    Robert Dwight
    Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods of Annapolis. He was 91 and had lived on Gibson Island....
  • Fruit flies make blazing fast turns like fighter jets, study says

    Fruit flies make blazing fast turns like fighter jets, study says
    Fruit flies could make some talented fighter pilots. Scientists who had the insects wing it through two laser beams watched the bugs make hairpin turns at blazing fast speeds, by banking in the same way that fighter jet planes do. The findings,...
  • Like mini fighter pilots, fruit flies can execute hairpin turns

    Like mini fighter pilots, fruit flies can execute hairpin turns
    Fruit flies seem to have a preternatural ability to evade annoyed swatters. Now, laser-wielding scientists have discovered the secret of these winged escape artists: They execute speedy hairpin turns by banking in the same way that fighter jets do....
  • Dr. Carolyn R. Haynie, Baltimore child psychiatrist, dies at 65

    Dr. Carolyn R. Haynie, Baltimore child psychiatrist, dies at 65
    Dr. Carolyn R. Haynie, a psychiatrist whose work with underserved children in her hometown of Baltimore became the core of a regional practice, died May 12 of breast cancer. The Mount Washington resident was 65. Raised in the Harlem Park neighborhood...
  • Want to really appreciate your food? A higher price may do the trick

    Want to really appreciate your food? A higher price may do the trick
    If you could get a $5 lunch for $1, would it taste better? Be a more satisfying lunch? If you chose the bargain, guess again. Price affects consumer satisfaction, and getting a deal doesn’t necessarily make diners like their food better,...
  • Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles

    Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles
    When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead. Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
  • Five ways restaurants may be tricking you into spending more money

    Five ways restaurants may be tricking you into spending more money
    Restaurants put a lot of effort into serving you a meal, and not all of it happens back in the kitchen. According to a new list of restaurant tricks by Business Insider, from the music to the way a menu is presented, it's all part of a ploy to get...
  • Hamas drone injects new element into Arab-Israeli conflict

    Hamas drone injects new element into Arab-Israeli conflict
    The exchange of rocket fire from Palestinian militants and Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip took a new turn this week when the military wing of Hamas said it had launched drones into Israel -- one of them downed by an Israeli Patriot missile. The...
  • Set yourself up for success with mindful eating

    We all complain of not having enough time--even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we often find ourselves eating in the car, at the computer, or while working. These distractions create an environment for making poor food choices, such as...
  • Enjoy a cup of java at the Emmaus Library

    You arrive at the Emmaus Public Library with your morning cup of coffee and are just about to toss it in the trash outside when you see the sign: Drinks are welcome. Say what? It's true. In an effort to make the library more of a comfortable gathering...