| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Food lends itself to good writing because, as M.F.K. Fisher so famously wrote long ago, writing about food often means writing about “other, deeper needs for love and happiness.” In defense of her craft and her subject, she declared: “...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Shares of Human Genome Sciences doubled in Thursday morning trading on news that a major British biopharmaceutical company offered to buy it for $2.6 billion, which the Rockville company rejected as too low.
Human Genome, which uses the human DNA...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Like a one-two punch, two major Maryland employers in the health care service and pharmaceutical industries were the targets last week of multibillion-dollar acquisition deals.
Both homegrown companies — Human Genome Sciences Inc. and Catalyst...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:18 PM
For the first time in the six years since Victoria Chakwin was diagnosed with a deadly lung disease, the gown she wears won't be hospital issue.
The 18-year-old from Martinsburg, W.Va., will go to her senior prom Saturday night in a red-and-black...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:05 PM
Brenda Dixon was just sitting outside enjoying the day when she found herself in the middle of a firing squad Wednesday afternoon.
Two men in a gold car stopped aimed handguns and unloaded 37 rounds.
"Shell casings were jumping everywhere, I said,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary by once again renewing their vows, this time doing the deed Friday in Paris.
“Tonight was an incredible night,” Carey said on Twitter. “I can't express how amazing...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Hair loss is most commonly thought of as a man’s issue. But according to the American Academy of Dermatology, women are almost just as likely to suffer from this condition.
“Anyone after the age of 17 can experience hair loss and thinning,&...
| May 12, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Melinda Malott is juggling another busy day.
She dispenses hugs and kisses as her children head off to school, makes her weekly grocery list, pays the bills, buys gifts for upcoming birthday parties and baby showers and organizes a fundraiser to send her...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:52 AM
organization: Lupus Foundation of America, North Texas Chapter
date: March 30, 2013
address: 100 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
The Walk for Lupus Now is a 5K (3.1 mile) FUN WALK, benefiting the local programs & services for the Lupus...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:14 AM
Homegrown Fall Favorites
Late fall brings a bountiful harvest with plenty of time to enjoy fresh produce grown close to home. Fall’s peak produce includes:
- Apples: Gala, Empire, Ida Red and Jonathan (all good multi-purpose apples for...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:51 AM
The residents and staff of The Park-Oak Grove Retirement Community cordially invite you to shop at the Holiday Benefit Bazaar on Saturday, November 3rd, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 4920 Woodmar Drive, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018.
This year, the residents chose...