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  • Alcuin H. 'Al' Krebs, teacher

    Alcuin H. 'Al' Krebs, teacher
    Alcuin H. "Al" Krebs, a retired Baltimore public schools reading resource teacher and World War II combat Marine, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease at Brightwood assisted living in Catonsville. He was 86. The son of a lithographer and a homemaker,...
  • Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer

    Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters will decide whether to dedicate hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year to land and water conservation when they cast their ballots this fall. And the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana may also be...
  • California declares drought emergency

    California declares drought emergency
    Gov. Jerry Brown officially declared a drought emergency in the state Friday, urging residents to cut water use by 20% and directing state agencies to take a range of steps to ease the effects of water shortages on agriculture, communities and fish and...
  • Readers want toll-road reform, safe cycling & more

    Readers want toll-road reform, safe cycling & more
    You folks have been fired up lately about everything from cyclists to my many shortcomings. But since so many people are asking how to end the stinky politics at our toll-road agency, we'll start there. Scott, I fully agree with you. ["Nonstop...
  • Family: Boy, 3, attacked by animal near park on West Side

    Family: Boy, 3, attacked by animal near park on West Side
    Emeil Hawkins, 3, was walking home with his mom and a pack of fruit snacks last month when an animal pushed him over and bit the toddler’s face, a family spokesman said. The boy’s family believes a coyote is responsible, said Bryce Kyle,...
  • Scientists fear an L.A. County gated community's environmental impact

    Scientists fear an L.A. County gated community's environmental impact
    A Texas developer and a group of California scientists are feuding over the amount of environmental damage a gated community would bring to one of the last remaining parcels of prime wildlife habitat in the southern Santa Susana Mountains. "This isn't...
  • O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation

    O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed state budget is balanced in part with funds shifted from programs meant to buy parkland and protect farmland from development, according to highlights of the plan released by the governor's office. Conservationists say...
  • 2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County

    2 bald eagles killed in Montgomery County
    Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week. The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins...
  • Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear

    Pipeline may affect drinking water, activists fear
    Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...
  • Letters: The past and future of plastic

    Re "L.A.'s got a brand new bag ban," Jan. 1, and "Bring your own (reusable) bag," Editorial, Dec. 31 It's about time Los Angeles eliminated the use of disposable plastic bags, but I hope this is only one part of a larger effort to cut back on plastics....
  • Time To Get Handle On State's Water

    When the University of Connecticut sought to bring more water to its Storrs campus over the past year, it became obvious that the state has no statewide water plan. UConn solved its problem in December when it contracted with the Connecticut Water Co. to...