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  • 'Alternative response' is no solution to child abuse [Commentary]

    Earlier this month, The Baltimore Sun published an important story describing the expansion of Alternative Response (AR) across Maryland ("A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland," July 5). The new system assigns child abuse and neglect cases to one of two tiered tracks based upon whether they are deemed low or high risk.
  • 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...

    Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out

    Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out
    Howard "Howie" Grant Barrett wasn't your typical technology-oriented Martin Marietta employee. The former Marine graduated from a watchmaker college and an art school before working as an art director for the defense contractor from 1969 until he...

    Roger Ebert documentary as engaging as the man himself

    How fitting that America's most important movie critic has become the subject of a fine movie himself. Roger Ebert was a great populist he would watch and engage with mainstream fare that highbrows dismissed out of hand and a superb popularizer,...

    New economic development director says Eustis has 'exciting possibilities'

    EUSTIS — The city recently hired its first economic development director from a pool of nearly 50 applicants. Tom Carrino, economic development manager for Urbana, Ill., for the past eight years, began his position last month. Carrino was one of...