| Jun 12, 2013
Maria Elvira Giusti de Gutierrez of Calexico said she believes it is important and necessary to send all three of her children to Catholic school for the academic excellence and morals they receive.
Tuition for that excellence and those morals come at...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Detroit's bankruptcy is about numbers: a 26 percent drop in population since 2000, 78,000 abandoned properties, $10 billion in underfunded pension and health care obligations for public employees and billions more in bonds and other debt that make it...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Chances are, you’ve seen and heard a lot about vinyl siding on home renovation television shows, in magazines and in your neighborhood. Once seen as a drab and boring alternative to aluminum siding, vinyl siding is now driving new design trends,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one in the world who doesn't own a dog. So let me set the record straight. I'm normal.
According to the best data available, Connecticut ranks 49th out of 50 states in terms of dog ownership, with only 28.3 percent...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Aberdeen: The funeral service for Agnes Mayer, 90, Aberdeen, will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Faith United Methodist Church, Aberdeen, with Pastor Jack Erickson officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. Agnes died...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:26 PM
A list on a news and opinion website that ranked Hagerstown among the 15 worst cities to have a baby is rankling local leaders, who called the survey flawed and meaningless.
They aren’t alone.
Sean Mussenden, a lecturer at the University of...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:52 PM
California leads U.S. states in science and engineering employment, according to a new report from researchers at the National Science Foundation.
In 2011, the state employed 786,653 people in science and engineering jobs — nearly 14% of the 5.7...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Corn supplies for 2013/14 slip on lower forecast yields. The August 12 Crop Production report set the first survey-based yield for the 2013 crop at 154.4 bushels per acre, 2.1 bushels below last month's projection. Corn production is forecast 187...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:25 PM
As Maryland health officials prepare for nationwide health reform, the goal is clear: enrolling the state's estimated 800,000 uninsured residents. But finding them is a challenge.
There is no master list or map of the uninsured, who make up 14 percent...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Dan Rodricks reports that Gov. Martin O'Malley is taking a victory lap after touting his great accomplishments as governor at the MACO convention held recently in Ocean City ("Martin O'Malley starts to take his victory lap," Aug. 20).
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Baltimore school system is raising the price of student lunches to $3 — one of the highest among the nation's large, urban districts — under a plan that also provides free meals to every low-income student.
The price is up from $2.35 for...