July 5, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Research Offers Tips On How To Help Monarch Butterflies

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Senate Passes Farm Bill, Setting Up Clash On Food Stamps

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that makes modest modifications to existing farm programs while largely avoiding changes to food stamps, setting up a showdown with the House.  The bill passed 86-11.  The legisla More...

Maryland Minimum Wage Goes Up And New Laws Take Effect

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Maryland’s minimum wage is going up.  The new $10.10 an hour wage goes into effect Sunday.  It’s the last of the phased-in increases that were set by Maryland lawmakers in 2014. More...

Newspaper Shooting Suspect’s Grievances Began With Classmate

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Before he developed a longrunning grudge against The Capital Gazette, the man who police say opened fire and killed five newspaper staffers directed his anger at a female high school classmate he barely knew. More...

Why Buy Barbecue Sauce When You Can Design Your Own?

Barbecue sauce is one of the most versatile sauces out there – it can be served as a dipping sauce or a topping, brushed onto protein and vegetables during cooking, or stirred into beans and shredded meat after cooking.  More...

“Pawn Stars” Richard Harrison, Known As ‘The Old Man,’ Dies

LAS VEGAS (AP) – “Pawn Stars” patriarch, Richard Benjamin Harrison, who was known as “The Old Man,” has died at age 77.  Gold & Silver Pawn’s Facebook page posted Monday that Harrison was surrounded by &ld More...

Zsa Zsa, The English Bulldog, Wins World’s Ugliest Dog Title

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Newspaper Says It Received Threats Following Shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – The Maryland newspaper where five people were killed by a gunman last week said it received death threats and emails celebrating the shootings following the attack.  More...

1960s Study To Be Compared To New Dementia Study

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Nearly 400 Madison high school graduates took part in aptitude testing in 1960 in response to the country’s concern over Russian dominance in space.  More...

United States OKs Marijuana-based Drug For Seizures

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At Another Small Paper, Community Ties Are Personal

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It’s Not A Coffee Cake Or A Pancake. It’s Both – A Cobbler

Chef Bridget Lancaster developed this blueberry cobbler, admitting she’s not a “biscuit-style cobbler lover – they just taste too much like doughy dumplings.”  More...

Don’t Let A Vacation Derail Your Diet

(StatePoint) – Vacation season is here and it’s no surprise that what you eat can have an impact on your weight. More...

Today In History

Roosevelt Signed National Labor Relations Act In 1935

Today is Thursday, July 5, the 186th day of 2018. There are 179 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Pro-style Kitchens For The Home Cook

Avid home cooks often want to outfit their kitchens with the kind of high-end appliances and gear used by professional chefs. There’s that aspirational notion that somehow having the right equipment will lead to better food. More...

Demolition Starts On Notre Dame Building Dating To 1890s

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – Demolition has started on a University of Notre Dame building that dates to the 1890s and is one of the oldest on the South Bend campus.  More...

Johns Hopkins Doctor Sprayed Patient Fluids On Nurse

BALTIMORE (AP) – A lawsuit charges that a doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital sprayed a nurse with a patient’s contaminated fluids as part of accepted hazing by attending physicians.  More...