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Michael Rosenwald: February, 2012

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012

A blogger’s water-hating dog gets a wash

Andy the Barking Schnoodle visits a new do-it-yourself dog washing business started by a former missionary in Liberia. He even liked it.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  06:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Film wrestles with gay marriage in black community

A documentary commissioned by the National Black Justice Coalition follows four black couples in their quest to marry.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:03 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Frederick County makes English its official language

The move comes as the county has seen massive growth in Asians and Hispanics in the past decade.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:55 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 02/21/2012

AT&T spends big to improve Md. service. Have you noticed?

The company, often criticized for poor service, says it has spent more than $625 million to improve service in Maryland.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:54 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Maryland’s ‘Top Chef’ turns focus to school breakfasts

Frederick chef Bryan Voltaggio testifies in Annapolis to support governor’s budget increase for classroom breakfast program.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  09:34 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 02/16/2012

What happened to the stink bugs?

Scientists have noticed a big drop in stink bugs around the region, but it’s unclear whether our good luck will last.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:54 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Environment, Maryland

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Prince George’s clergy back wind power, call it a ‘moral issue’

Some religious leaders say getting rid of coal burning plants in their communities would end “environmental racism.”

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:31 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 02/13/2012

‘Scrooge of Valentine’s Day’ backs down: Md. school can celebrate holiday again

Walkersville Elementary officials reverse course after a valentines ban last year because of “inappropriate interactions between boys and girls in the classroom.”

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  01:10 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Md. lawmakers grapple with the stickiest matter of all — honey

Facing competition from imported honey that isn’t actually honey, Maryland’s beekeepers are urging passage of a bill that would put a definition on real honey.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Do Maryland judges need a raise?

Their salaries haven’t budged since 2006. A 23 percent raise is being considered in Annapolis as the state faces a severe budget crunch.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:58 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 02/07/2012

‘Top Chef’ star Bryan Voltaggio, celebrating Md. food, returns to TV

The popular Frederick chef and owner of Volt is hosting a public television show celebrating regional cuisine. It premieres tonight.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  10:04 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Military spouse of the year candidate is a couponer, entrepreneur

Kimberly Pepper-Hoctor left her lucrative job to ‘marry the military’ and now she’s a candidate for military spouse of the year.

By Katherine Driessen  |  04:56 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Military, Military spouses

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Maryland students spill their secrets

A University of Maryland student has built a Web site to let students share their darkest secrets anonymously. What are your college secrets?

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  01:37 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TerpSecret

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Splendid news for vacationing Diet Coke addicts in Maryland

Ocean City signs an exclusive deal to feature Coke products at town properties and events.

By Michael S. Rosenwald  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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