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  • A slice of life: Celebration's American Pie Festival

    A slice of life: Celebration's American Pie Festival
    The world may love pie in all its many forms, but for one weekend Central Florida is ground zero for great things cradled in a circle of flaky pastry. The Great American Pie Festival returns for the 12th year to Celebration, bringing thousands of bakers...
  • CareFirst sticker shock

    CareFirst sticker shock
    The Obamacare critics were no doubt gleeful this week when CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield proposed average rate increases of 25 percent for its individual HMO customers next year, when it will be required to follow the requirements of the Patient...
  • Healthy choices at North Avenue food mart

    Healthy choices at North Avenue food mart
    Thanks for the recent article highlighting two businesses that are working to provide healthier food choices in Baltimore ("Two city stores move to close health gap," June 18). I work in the office complex next to Apples & Oranges, one of the...
  • Environmental disease threatens Bedford County orchard

    Environmental disease threatens Bedford County orchard
    In the growing business, Danny Johnson says you have to be prepared for everything. "One of the things we deal with constantly is the weather," said Johnson. Mother nature has thrown him a lot of curves over the years.  Ice nearly wiped out his...
  • Two stores try to close the health gap in Baltimore

    Two stores try to close the health gap in Baltimore
    The pause is familiar to anyone who has been in a supermarket: The grocery checkout suddenly stops as a customer, perhaps quietly embarrassed, decides which items can be purchased and which will have to wait. One day in Apples & Oranges, the grocery...
  • It's a Wrap: 'Sunday Night Football,' 'Big Bang Theory' and 'NCIS' Top Season Rankings

    It used to be that when Nielsen issued the final program rankings on the day after the season ended, the ratings book was closed. But as DVRs play an increasingly larger role in how Americans watch their favorite shows, you have to wait a few weeks after...
  • School for the Deaf kindergartners show 'signs' of success

    Congratulations to all 2013 graduates but special congratulations go out to Marshall Taylor and his fellow graduates who recently celebrated their promotion to the first grade at Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) Columbia Campus. Marshall who lives in...
  • America is more than baseball and apple pie

    America is more than baseball and apple pie
    Bob Ehrlich's recent column claiming that multiculturalism destroys democracy takes a very Eurocentric view of America ("Multiculturalism is the enemy of democracy," June 2). It selectively glosses over some of the ugly things our nation has done on its...
  • Columbia Volleyball Club teams win gold at Happy Volley Tournament

    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...
  • Limiting certain carbs may help ease irritable bowel syndrome

    Some foods, from beans to sugar-free gum, contain carbs called FODMAPs, which may trigger symptoms if you have irritable bowel syndrome. FODMAPs are a group of carbohydrates known to contribute to IBS symptoms, including gas, bloating, abdominal pain,...
  • A good meal can still be had during hurricane

    In Florida, we share a history of bad dinner guests. You may not have had personal contact with Katrina, Ivan, Wilma, Charley, Frances and their buddies who blew through in recent years, but it's likely you know someone who did. When hurricane season...