| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Veteran musher Aaron Burmeister is racing with the hope of preventing fetal alcohol syndrome.
Burmeister, who was born and raised in Nome, says after spending time in multiple villages across the state, he's seen first-hand the effects alcohol has on...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards.
Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:42 AM
He's a one year old Bassett Hound/Spaniel mix.
He came to the RVSPCA as a stray.
He is on the smallish side of a medium sized dog, around 30 pounds.
Maverick is well behaved, walks well on the leash, and is housetrained.
| Feb 25, 2013
In the mid-1980s, the emerging AIDS epidemic was a high-profile target of vocal conservatives. Politicians and the religious right called for sweeping measures against those diagnosed with AIDS, including quarantine of patients, mandatory screening of...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:22 PM
From the moment a new baby arrives, the worry begins for a mother.
"You come home and you're just like 'okay, now it's my responsibility to take care of them. What do I do?'," said Amy Carr, a Lynchburg mother who just delivered her second child this...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) introduced a bill Monday to protect businesses from “shakedown” lawsuits that are filed with the intent of extracting settlements to make the litigation go away.
Business owners told Gatto at his...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Chloe, an 8-month-old Irish wolfhound the Aberdeen Area Humane Society is helping, is now recovering from surgery.
Chloe underwent a two-and-a-half-hour-long surgery Thursday to correct her front legs. Her legs were bent because of issues with growth...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A bill introduced this week by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to protect against what he called “shakedown lawsuits” comes as 12 businesses in his district face similar legal action for not posting simple signage — violations...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Ann Bartlinski placed the Eucharist and a pearl-beaded rosary blessed by the hands of the late Pope John Paul II on the chest of her 6-year-old daughter, Teresa, who lay Tuesday in a hospital bed, her tiny body rejecting a donor's heart.
| Jan 30, 2013
A growing body of research underscores that pesticides impact not just public health but also the Chesapeake Bay ("Report finds widespread contaminants in the bay," Jan. 22). A recent federal report, created in response to the same presidential...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ST. LOUIS - More than 1,000 communities that have spent millions of dollars over many years filtering a common agricultural herbicide out of their drinking water are welcoming their shares of a $105 million settlement with the weed-killer's maker.