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2 Health Nuts Offer Advice on Avoiding Nutritional WAISTlands While Traveling

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Over the next few months, the “2 Health Nuts” will be doing some traveling for business…by plane, train, and automobile. We get this question a lot, and one that we are constantly finding solutions to as well – “How can I eat healthy, and inexpensively, when traveling?” Read More →

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Checkpoint Charlie: Before the Wall Came Down

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 9:52am

BigComboTrailerTwenty-five years ago, on November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. University of Baltimore MFA student Ellen Hartley recalls a night in 1966 when she and her student husband tried to cross to East Berlin. What stopped them might make you grateful.


Halten Sie — sofort!” A guttural voice. “Schnell aus dem Auto!”

Danny slammed on the brakes of our VW Bug. We stumbled out of the car. A pair of burly border guards ordered us to step aside and empty our pockets.

1966, Checkpoint Charlie. My husband and I were students, out for a night at the opera in East Berlin. Read More →

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Hey, Baltimore–Want to Watch a Big Explosion Today?

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 9:38am

Photo via Flickr, © David Robert Crews

Photo via Flickr, © David Robert Crews

If all goes according to plan, the Sparrows Point blast furnace will be imploded today at 1 PM. Fans of giant explosions, take note. Read More →

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Watch Out, Nike– Under Armour Is Coming for You!

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 9:21am


Last year, Under Armour passed Adidas and became the second most popular athletic wear company in the world. Number one, of course, was the unassailable Nike, which had a lockdown on 31% of the sportswear market in 2014. Facing a dominant company like that, Under Armour could easily just be content with their #2 spot. Who would blame them? But Under Armour doesn’t appear to be content with second place. Read More →

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Amber Alert Canceled; Kidnapped Md. Baby Found Safe

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 8:35am

Kidnapped Md. baby Deare Denny

Five-month-old Drew Marie Denny.

If you were holding your breath since police issued an amber alert for five-month-old Drew Marie Denny of Poolesville Tuesday afternoon, you can exhale now. The child has been recovered unharmed, and her alleged kidnapper, her father, is in custody. Read More →

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Ben Carson: Gay Couples May Find Their Wedding Cakes Poisoned

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 7:45am

Ben Carson

I know this can be a touchy subject around here, but former Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon and current potential presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson just made another, um, surprising statement. Read More →


Wednesday Morning Headlines: Police Issue Amber Alert for Missing Girl; A Look at 16-Story Apartment Tower Proposed for Della Notte Site; Md. Gains 11,000 Jobs in December; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 7:00am

Obama Relents on Plan to Alter College Savings – New York Times

Mayor says cuts in education aid would hurt Baltimore – Baltimore Sun

Orioles will not raise ticket prices for 2015, club spokesman says – Baltimore Sun

Police Have Issued an Amber Alert for Missing Girl – CBS Baltimore

First look at the 16-story apartment tower proposed for the Della Notte site – Baltimore Business Journal

Maryland gains 11,000 jobs in December, unemployment rate improves – Baltimore Business Journal


Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: Sinkhole Swallows Car; Pregnant Woman Attacked; Annapolis’ Uber Surge; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 4:37pm

Sinkhole swallows car in Maryland — KDSK

Pregnant woman attacked in Baltimore — Baltimore Sun

Plan to cut Board of Estimates positions moves forward — Fox Baltimore

Teen dies after falling through icy pond — CBS Baltimore

M&T Bank confirms interest in 1 Light St. tower — Balt. Biz Journal

Uber required to comply with Annapolis city code — WBAL-TV

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Maryland Addressing Heroin, From the County Seat to CVS

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 4:06pm


During his time as governor-elect, Larry Hogan said one of his first acts as governor would be to address the heroin epidemic that’s spreading in Maryland (and nationwide) with a State of Emergency. He spent his first acts rolling back Chesapeake Bay pollution regulations and taking gender identity out of a pair of statutes. However, other officials in the Baltimore area have been paying attention to heroin. Here’s a look at three things that are happening that speak to the problem, and they aren’t all in Baltimore City: Read More →

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