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  • Sallye J. Esterson, Realtor

    Sallye J. Esterson, Realtor
    Sallye J. Esterson, a retired Baltimore Realtor who enjoyed golfing, died of complications from dementia March 15 at the North Oaks retirement community near Owings Mills. She was 90. The daughter of Herman Josephs, a furniture store owner, and Florence...
  • Starbucks campaign could keep us from calories

    Starbucks campaign could keep us from calories
    Here's a quiz. If there's one thing Americans love it's: A) Eating food that has more calories than the galaxy has stars. B) Having uncomfortable conversations. If you answered "B," you're crazy. We hate uncomfortable conversations. It doesn't...
  • Craig Underwood grows the peppers that go into Sriracha sauce

    Craig Underwood grows the peppers that go into Sriracha sauce
    The gig: Craig Underwood, 72, is a fourth-generation farmer who grows all the chili peppers for Irwindale-based Huy Fong Foods, which makes the wildly popular Sriracha in the signature green-capped bottle. Underwood, a Navy veteran and graduate of Cornell...
  • Friedman and Ceci: Should very young children testify in criminal cases?

    Friedman and Ceci: Should very young children testify in criminal cases?
    This term, the Supreme Court has an opportunity to dramatically improve how our criminal justice system treats statements by very young children if it is willing to look beyond the two bad options adopted by the lower courts and consider instead a...
  • Peter S. Smith

    Peter S. Smith
    Peter S. Smith, a longtime Baltimore attorney who pioneered programs that provided legal representation to the city's poor and disenfranchised, died Feb. 14 at his Durham, N.H., home of complications of lymphoma. The former Mount Washington resident was...
  • Cornell SAE hazing case has lawyer asking: Where's the adult oversight?

    Cornell SAE hazing case has lawyer asking: Where's the adult oversight?
    A lawyer representing the family of a Sigma Alpha Epsilon pledge at Cornell University who died four years ago after a hazing incident said Tuesday that his case and the racist video chant by SAE members at the University of Oklahoma have a key element in...
  • Robert I. Epstein

    Robert I. Epstein
    Robert Irwin Epstein, a retired mechanical engineer who enjoyed traditional Irish dancing, died of kidney failure March 1 at the Mercy Ridge Retirement Community. The former Homeland resident was 86. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and raised in its Flatbush...
  • Don't miss this golden chance to reform our outdated Cuba policies

    Don't miss this golden chance to reform our outdated Cuba policies
    As the United States moves to reestablish relations with Cuba, it should take the opportunity to reevaluate another relic of the Cold War: its anachronistic policies on admitting refugees and asylum seekers. Preference is still given to Cubans because...
  • EatingWell: Make a healthy diet a way of life

    All too often, when starting a diet, we start out with grand intentions ("I'm going to lose weight and eat better! This time will be different, I swear!) only to revert to our old eating habits within a week or two. So how can you give your desire to...
  • Southwest and Great Plains at risk of 21st century 'mega-drought'

    Southwest and Great Plains at risk of 21st century 'mega-drought'
    Global warming will bring the "unprecedented" risk of a decades-long mega-drought in the American Southwest and Great Plains during the second half of the century, researchers claim. The forecast, which was published online Thursday in the new journal...
  • Students learn about a variety of fields

    Students learn about a variety of fields
    University School in Davie has a unique twist on Career Day. As part of their Career Connections event, more than 50 professionals from Nova Southeastern University and beyond were dispersed into eighth-grade classrooms. The five or six participants...