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  • Landscaping giants ValleyCrest and Brickman to combine

    Landscaping giants ValleyCrest and Brickman to combine
    The nation's largest landscape services business, ValleyCrest Cos. of Calabasas, has agreed to merge with another industry giant, Brickman Group Ltd. of Maryland. The new company, which has yet to be named, will be a landscaping behemoth with more...
  • FDA: Don't use GenStrip glucose test strips

     
    GenStrip blood glucose test strips, sold by Shasta Technologies may give incorrect blood glucose readings and should not be used, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today. According to a report on Medscape.com: A recall was issued after...
  • Tough school year draws to a close

    Tough school year draws to a close
    Most years, the last day of school comes with a sigh of relief, but this year what students and teachers describe is more akin to the body-draining feeling of finishing a marathon. "If I could frame it in one word I would just say 'exhausted,' " said...
  • Harford assisted living facility ordered to pay family of former resident $710,000

    An assisted living care facility in Forest Hill has been ordered to pay $710,000 to the family of a former resident, who the plaintiffs claim was neglected by staff for several hours prior to her death two years ago. The Estate of Marie Brockmeyer and...
  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
  • Prize chicks perish as fire destroys heated shelter in 1914

    An article in the March 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported the loss of a farmer's flock after a fire. A brooder containing 120 prize white Wyandotte chickens four weeks old burned Sunday night at the home of Claude B. Doing, at Lansdowne. The...
  • Senior housing could start to move to cities

    Senior housing could start to move to cities
    Urban living doesn't appeal just to the young and hip. Developers of senior housing are starting to test the allure of walkable communities with access to city amenities. Some are including densely populated areas as they scout for new sites, a...
  • Eight ways to future-proof your house for retirement

    Eight ways to future-proof your house for retirement
    Slowed by arthritis and worsening foot and ankle problems, Gary Blankenburg, 73, is becoming less mobile as he ages. As stairs grew more difficult, he and his wife Jo, 55, considered selling their two-story Sparks house built in 1922. But years of...
  • Investing: small banks, big dividends

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Not all banks have been dividend duds since the Great Recession, when many firms slashed payouts to pennies per share. A recent report by SNL Financial, a financial-services research firm, found that 20 banks had lifted their...
  • Inspector General: Chicago police underreported aggravated assaults, batteries in 2012

    Inspector General: Chicago police underreported aggravated assaults, batteries in 2012
    Chicago police did not report about a quarter of the aggravated assault and aggravated battery victims in its crime statistics in 2012, an audit by the city's top watchdog found. The department failed to follow state guidelines by counting each...
  • Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]

    Public financing leads to public accountability [Commentary]
    For many years, special interests — particularly the development industry — have played an inordinate role in financing the campaigns of county executive and county council candidates throughout Maryland. Once elected, these officials often...